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M.Sc. Psychology

The two-year M.Sc. Psychology programme, affiliated to the MG University, is divided into four semesters of which the last two semesters are devoted primarily to clinical psychology The weekly schedule for a psychology trainee in the first three semesters consists of four days in-campus lecture programs (six hours per day) and two days concurrent clinical fieldwork in the hospitals that the department has tie ups with.  The final semester also includes a one month or 200 hours  consolidated block placement, in accordance with the specialization i.e. Clinical Psychology, and the submission of  a report on his activities in the institution/setting (clinical setting/ organization/ school setting/community/sport institution/forensic setting).

The program also involves conducting a research study presented as a  dissertation in the 4th semester based on a topic of his or her own choice and under the supervision of a teacher. Students are expected to publish their research in scientific psychology journals.

The program  incorporates experiential learning through psychology experiments in the postgraduate neuro diagnostic lab that has over 60 diagnostic tests,, through 2 block internships, class seminar presentations, dissertation writing experience, and most importantly case presentations and participation in the community clinics run by the department to serve the community around.

Through all these activities, the M.Sc.program aims to build the following 4 outcomes in the students.

M.Sc. Program Outcomes

PO1:  ASSESSMENT/ DIAGNOSIS SKILLS

PSO1a: Our graduates will have knowledge on theory, procedure and application of various Psychological instruments in real life, clinical and industrial settings. 

PSO1b: Our graduates will have knowledge on various methods of data collection such as interview, case study, survey and so on.  

PO2: . INTERVENTION SKILL

PSO2a: Our graduates will have knowledge and skill to analyse mental health needs of individuals with maximum accuracy. 

PSO2b: Our graduates will have skill to design valid psychological interventions which is appropriate to the problem/ need at hand. 

PO3: RESEARCH SKILLS

PSO3a: Our graduates will have knowledge to identify relevant psychological issues and formulate research problem and  research design. 

PSO3b: Our graduates will have the skill to analyse data and write a research report. 

PO4: SENSE OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

PSO4a: Our graduates will be sensitive to the mental health and social issues of various vulnerable groups in the community using theoretical knowledge and practical knowledge developed through internship and field visits. .  

PSO4b:  Our graduates will have skill to intervene in mental health and social requirements community. 

 

Semester

Code

M.Sc Courses

Credits

       

Semester I

PS 1 PC1

 Cognitive Psychology

4

 

PS 1 PC2

Personality and Personal Development

4

 

PS 1 PC3

Psychopathology

4

 

PS 1 PC4

Psychometry

3

 

PS1 PP1

Psychological Assessment (Practical)

4

       

Semester II

PS 2 PC 5

Psychology of Intelligence, Learning and Motivation

4

 

PS 2 PC 6

Health Psychology

4

 

PS 2 PC 7

Positive Psychology

4

 

PS 2 PC 8

Research Methodology

3

 

PS2 PP2

Field Work (Practical)

4

       

Semester III

PS3 PC 9

Neuropsychology

4

 

PS3 PC 10

Cognitive and Behaviouraly Oriented Therapies

4

 

PS3 PC 11

Counselling Psychology

4

 

PS3 PE 12 C1

Clinical Psychology 1

3

 

PS3 PP3

Neuropsychological Assessment (Practical)

4

   

Clinical/Field Visit

 
       

Semester IV

PS4 PE 13

Contemporary Issues and Role of Psychology in Social Engineering

4

 

PS4 PE 14 B2

Clinical Psychology 2

3

 

PS4 PE 15 B3

Psychotherapy

4

 

PS4 PP4

Clinical Internship

10

 

PS4 PD

Project/ Dissertation

4