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M.Sc in Psychology(M.Sc.)

Course Duration

4 Semesters
(2 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

55% or equivalent CGPA in B.A/B.Sc. degree with Psychology as one of their core papers.

Overview

M.Sc. Psychology is an extensive programme which provides students with comprehensive knowledge and training in the application of psychological theories and principles in the areas of Clinical and Organizational Psychology.

The course is well-structured in terms of academics, and also combines training and practical skills to prepare students for the present job market.

M.Sc. Psychology programme is designed for students in such a way that it enhances their skills and competencies that are required for professional psychologists in the areas of Research, Assessment, Mental Health, Counselling, and Organizational Behaviour.

What makes the programme unique

  • Offers two specialisations - Clinical Psychology and Organizational Psychology and students can choose from them based on their interests.
  • Prepares students for self-development and application of their knowledge in day-to-day life
  • Trains students for the job market with knowledge and appropriate skills.

Course Curriculum

01Cognitive Psychology

02Physiological Psychology

03Quantitative Research Methods

04Educational Psychology

05Psychological Measurement

06Practical – I (Experimental Psychology)

07Practical – II (Computer Fundamental and SPSS)

01Indigenous Psychology

02Theories of Personality

03Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

04Organizational Behaviour - I

05Community Psychology and Mental Health

06Consumer Psychology

07Practical – I (Assessment of Individual Differences)

08Practical – II (Test Construction)

09MOOC

01Qualitative Research Methods

02Life Span Development

03Rehabilitation Psychology

04Human Resource Management and Development

05Adult Psychopathology

06Organizational Behaviour-II

07Practical – I (Clinical Assessment)

08Practical – I (Assessment in Organization)

09Practical – II (Clinical Psychology Qualitative Research)

10Practical – II (Organizational Psychology Qualitative Research)

11Internship

12Open Elective

01Counseling Psychology

02Positive Psychology

03Psychological Intervention Techniques

04Organizational Training and Development

05Practical – I (Clinical Assessment and Intervention)

06Practical – II (Organizational Training and Development)

07Major Research Project

08Employability Skills

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After few years of graduation, the graduates of M.Sc. Psychology will be able to:

PEO-1:

Get employment in public or private organizations or continue higher education.

PEO-2:

Join as a team member or start own enterprise as a health/clinical/industrial/sports/counseling/Organizationalpsychologist and work with effective communication and ethics.

PEO-3:

Communicate effectively with the customers in his own enterprise and adopt lifelong learning skills for imparting business.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates of M.Sc. Psychology will be able to:

PO 1

Disciplinary knowledge:Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge in understanding Psychological studies.

PO 2

Reasoning:Analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from evidence and experiences from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.

PO 3

Problem solving:Extrapolate and apply their competencies to solve different kinds of non-familiar problems and apply one’s learning to real life situations using curriculum content knowledge.

PO 4

Environment and Sustainability:Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development.

PO 5

Research-related skills:Be inquisitive with a sense of inquiry and capability for asking relevant/appropriate questions, problematizing, synthesizing and articulating; to recognize cause-and-effect relationships, define problems, formulate hypotheses, test hypotheses, analyse, interpret and draw conclusions from data, establish hypotheses, predict cause-and-effect relationships; ability to plan, execute and report the results of an experiment or investigation

PO 6

Ethics:Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions, and accept responsibility for them.

PO 7

Cooperation/Team work:Work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams; facilitate cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group, and act together as a group or a team in the interests of a common cause and work efficiently as a member of a team.

PO 8

Communication Skills:Express thoughts and ideas effectively in writing and orally; Communicate with others using appropriate media; confidently share one’s views and express herself/himself; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner to different groups

PO 9

Self-directed and Life-long Learning:Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of socio-technological changes

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Programme Specific Outcomes

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates of M.Sc. Psychology will be able to:

  • PSO1: Demonstrate the knowledge in Clinical Psychology and Industrial Psychology
  • PSO2: Analyse the problems and challenges of different contexts of human behaviour and apply the skills mastered in dealing with problems.
  • PSO3: Use different techniques and tools to provide an opportunity to extend the knowledge base to the world of practice with a view to promote healthy interface between academia and society.

Career Opportunities

  • Assessments
  • Research
  • Special Education
  • Training and Development
  • Teaching
  • Test Construction
  • Counselling
  • Human Resource Development.
  • Health Sectors
  • Women and Child Welfare Organizations
  • De-addiction Centres
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Forensic department
  • Students who aspire to get into research can continue their doctoral studies at REVA University.
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