Course Name: M.A. Psychology

 Specialization:             1. Clinical Psychology

 

2. Counseling Psychology

 Duration: Two years (Four Semesters)

 Program Objectives:

The M. A in Psychology (Clinical/Counseling) program provides specialized training for individuals who intend to work as clinical psychologists along with psychiatrists in hospitals and also as counselors in schools and other settings where they might be engaged in health promotion and the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of people with a range of psychological problems or disabilities. It would also provide students with opportunities to do internships and research that will enable them to better integrate theory and research and work as clinical psychologists. This program is very rigorous in terms of the type and content of the courses offered where students will be benefitted in taking up research (India and abroad) and also to set up their own clinics for treatment and counseling.

Program outcomes:

After completing the program, the student will be able

 

  • To adopt a scientifically minded orientation to evaluating information presented to them, and conduct and disseminate methodologically sound research relevant to the practice of psychology.
  • To critically evaluate scientific information relevant to the field of clinical and counseling psychology and to use appropriate research methodology to test scientific hypotheses relevant to their area.
  •  To have competence in applying ethical principles relevant to their research, giving consideration to individual differences and diversity.
  • To apply theory-based and empirically supported approaches to assessment and intervention.
  • To develop knowledge of mental disorders/psychosocial impairments and skills to diagnose mental disorders.
  •  To understand the theory associated with different assessment methods and develop competence in   assessment and report writing
  • To develop the knowledge and skills to apply current approaches to psychological intervention, including empirically supported techniques, relevant to their areas.
  • Enter into careers as professional psychologists competent in psychological assessment, intervention, research and evaluation in teaching and practice settings. 

 

                                                               COURSE SCHEME & SYLLABUS FOR M.A. (PSYCHOLOGY)

(SPECIALIZATION CLINICAL OR COUNSELING) 

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SEMESTER – I

 

SR. NO.

COURSE NO.

TITLE

L

T

P

CR

1

PMP101

HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY

3

0

0

3.0

2

PMP102

INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

3

0

2

4.0

3

PMP103

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

3

0

0

3.0

4

PMP104

PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

3

1

0

3.5

5

PMP105

RESEARCH METHODS, STATISTICS AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY

3

1

0

3.5

6

PMP191

MINOR PROJECT

-

-

-

3.0

TOTAL

15

2

2

20.0 

SEMESTER – II

 

SR. NO.

COURSE NO.

TITLE

L

T

P

CR

1

PMP201

INTRODUCTION TO COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

3

0

2

4.0

2

PMP202

GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING I

3

0

0

3.0

3

PMP203

PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

3

0

0

3.0

4

PMP204

PERSONALITY

3

0

0

3.0

5

PMP205

PSYCHOMETRICS

3

1

0

3.5

6

PMP291

MINOR PROJECT

-

-

-

2.0

TOTAL

15

1

2

18.5 

SEMESTER – III

 

SR. NO.

COURSE NO.

TITLE

L

T

P

CR

1

PMP301

PSYCHODIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT

(FOR CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY)

3

0

2

4.0

PMP302

GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING II

(FOR GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING)

3

0

2

4.0

2

PMP303

PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES

3

0

2

4.0

3

PMP304

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

3

0

2

4.0

4

PMP305

POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND WELL BEING

3

0

0

3.0

5

PMP391

SEMINAR (PROPOSAL FOR DISSERTATION)

-

-

-

2.0

6

PMP392

MINOR PROJECT

-

-

-

2.0

TOTAL

12

0

6

19.0

 

SEMESTER – IV (CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY)

 

SR. NO.

COURSE NO.

TITLE

L

T

P

CR

1

PMP401

NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

3

1

0

3.5

2

PMP402

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

3

1

0

3.5

3

PMP491

DISSERTATION

-

-

-

  6.0

TOTAL

6

2

0

13.0 

SEMESTER – IV (COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY)

 

SR. NO.

COURSE NO.

TITLE

L

T

P

CR

1

PMP403

ADOLESCENT MARRIAGE AND FAMILY COUNSELING

3

1

0

3.5

2

PMP404

EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL COUNSELING

3

1

0

3.5

3

PMP491

DISSERTATION

-

-

-

  6.0

TOTAL

6

2

0

13.0

 

Total Credits: 70.5