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MS Clinical Psychology

MS Clinical Psychology

The MS in clinical psychology aims to prepare clinical psychologist to work in the area of mental health in clinical settings. The goal of the program is to train skilled and effective clinical psychologist who are well versed in the ethics of the profession. The program offers courses to enhance the knowledge and understanding of psychopathology, diagnosis and therapeutics interventions for both children and adults. Furthermore, students will develop understanding the impact of the cultural, social and environmental factors that affect the mental health wellbeing. In addition to the course work students are required to attend seminars, workshops, lectures and discussion forums arrange by the department. Students are required to do their internship in clinical settings for both adults and child psychology and complete research project in the domain of clinical psychology.

The Applied Psychology department envisions to provide students with a well-rounded knowledge base and application in the domains of Applied Psychology. It aims to prepare women for higher studies as well as professional career.

The mission of the department is to provide access to an education that is holistic, of quality and relevant to the context and time. The curriculum is designed to introduce students to the theories of psychology and their application.

The MS programs focus on experiential teaching so students can relate the concepts to practice. Students are required to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty. The experience of conducting the research and writing the research report hones students’ research skills.

The internships and placements enhance learning and experience in the field of clinical psychology. The program intends to prepare students for professional life, for Graduate and Graduate studies, and to be active citizens

Admission Requirments

  • 04 years BA/B.Sc. (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR 60% marks in Masters after 02 years BA/ B.Sc. The applicants should have done their Graduation/Masters in Psychology.
  • All candidates must appear for KC Graduate Assessment Test.
  • Only short listed candidates will be called for the Interview.

Road Map

Year 1 - Semester 1
CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
XXX XXXCore Course – I3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – II3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – III3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – IV3 (3-0)
Year 1 - Semester 2
CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
XXX XXXCore Course – V3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – VI3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – VII3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – VIII3 (3-0)
Year 2 - Semester 3 & 4
Code Course/Requirement Credit Hours
Child Placement (Internship)* 3 (3-0)
Adult Placement (Internship)* 3 (3-0)
XXX XXX Thesis 6
*Students will complete 580-600 hours of supervised internship in hospital setting.
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MPSY 522 Advanced Research Methods 3 (3-0)
MPSY 524 Psychopathology and Mental Health 3 (3-0)
MPSY 523 Therapeutic Intervention – Child 3 (3-0)
MPSY 521 Data Analysis and Statistics 3 (3-0)
MPSY 551 Clinical Psychological Assessment 3 (3-0)
MPSY 553 Therapeutic Intervention – Adult 3 (3-0)
MPSY 552 Psychopharmacology 3 (3-0)
MPSY 554 Neuropsychology 3 (3-0)

Research Thesis

An M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.