This is a two-year, full-time programme with a blend of theory courses, laboratory and field-based practicum, internship and research. These courses lay a strong foundation for both, higher studies or work opportunities if the student so chooses. The insights from the Indian Knowledge Traditions (IKT) and their modern-day application form a unique aspect of this programme.
- History and Systems in Psychology
- Social Psychology in Context
- Personality Theories
- Advanced Cognitive Psychology
- Behavioural Neuroscience
- Counselling Skills and Techniques
- Indian Concepts and Theories in Psychology
- Development and Applications of Psychological Assessments
- Research Methods and statistics
- Organisational Behaviour
- Scientific Writing
- Master’s Dissertation
|Clinical and Health Psychology||Industrial and Organisational Psychology||School Psychology|
|Applied Health Psychology||Industrial and Work Psychology||Applied School Psychology|
|Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology||Human Resource Development||Advanced Educational Psychology|
|Community Psychology||Fundamentals of Business Management||Life Skills Education|
|Psychodiagnostics||Industrial Relations and Labour Laws||Vocational Guidance and Career Counselling|
|Psychotherapy||Psychology in Entrepreneurial Development||Psychotherapy|
|Indian Approaches to Psychotherapy||Organisational Theory and Development||Educating Students with Special Needs|
|Behaviour Therapy and its Applications||Marketing and Consumer Psychology||Behaviour Therapy and its Applications|
The practicals will be spread over three semesters as designed by the faculty and will be conducted either under laboratory conditions or in different field settings.
Each student will be placed in a field of their chosen specialisation for at least 180 hours during the third and fourth semesters. The fieldwork will be carried out under the joint supervision of a field supervisor and a faculty supervisor. Students are also required to undertake full-fledged research work and submit and defend their dissertations.
M.Sc. in Applied Psychology is a two-year full-time programme with a blend of theory courses, lab and field-based practicals, internship and research. These courses would lay a strong foundation for both higher studies or work opportunities if the student so chooses. The insights from Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) and their modern-day applications, would form a unique aspect of this programme. The postgraduates would specialise in one of the two specialisations offered in either Clinical and Health Psychology or Industrial and Organisational Psychology. The specialisations would equip the postgraduates to analyse situations and behaviours in their specialisation and work context, effectively apply psychological concepts, principles and theories and derive appropriate interventions required.
Practica will be spread over three semesters. These will be based on theory papers, both compulsory majors and optional specialisation papers, with at least two practica per course, as designed by faculty, conducted either in laboratory conditions or in different fields.
Internship/ Field Training and Dissertation:
Each student will be placed in the field of their chosen specialisation at least for fifty days during the summer vacations. The fieldwork would be carried out under the joint supervision of a field supervisor and faculty Supervisor. A dissertation is a requirement during the fourth semester.
- Internationally and nationally acclaimed faculty
- An eminent team of guest faculty
- State-of-the-art training methods
- Individualised supervision for course work, practicum, research and internship
- Strong roots in yoga and meditation-based therapies from the Indian knowledge Systems (IKS)
On completion of the programme, the postgraduates may opt to work as psychologists in clinical settings such as hospitals, clinics, private practice or work in corporate companies, universities, colleges, schools, etc. The students may also opt to enhance their knowledge through further studies.
Name & Designation
Teaching Area (relevant to programme)
Professor and Dean
MA, PhD Psychology
Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSc, DPhil, DCPsych
Social Psychology & Indian Psychology
Assistant Professor and Head, School of Philosophy, Psychology & Scientific Heritage
MA, MPhil, PhD Psychology
Research Methodology, Organisational Behaviour and Industrial Relations
MSc, MPhil Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology and Behavioural Neuroscience
MSc, PhD Psychology
MA, PhD Psychology
Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management