M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology
Duration: 2 years, 4 semesters
Career Paths: Psychological research units and organizations, hospitals, private clinics, educational institutions, armed forces (educational and medical core) , counseling and guidance centers, selection boards, research organizations, civil services, business enterprises, advertising and marketing agencies, industries, social welfare agencies, reformatories, NGOs and institutions for individuals with special needs.
M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology is an intensive two-year full time course that concentrates on understanding individual differences and psychological disorders experienced by children, youth, and families. This includes a focus on social, emotional, cognitive, and neurobiological features of normal and atypical development; approaches to assessment, diagnosis and intervention; and risk and protective factors that influence the nature and progression of atypical development and response to treatment. Students receive training that allows them to enter careers involving clinical and/or research positions in a variety of settings as well as careers in university teaching and research.
- All faculty members are practitioners in the field.
- Emphasis on practical learning in real-world settings.
- Excellent theoretical classroom training coupled with unrivaled out-of-classroom learning opportunities in a dynamic environment.
- Program prepares students to take effective roles in the community as mental health professionals.
- Students will learn the theoretical frameworks and scientific basis of Clinical Psychology.
- Students will develop the clinical skills that are required when working with the individuals suffering from emotional and psychological problems.
- Students will learn research methodologies and be able to critically evaluate research as it relates to Clinical Psychology.
- Students will learn the ethical and professional guidelines of the profession.
- Students will be able to understand and appreciate the impact of diversity and cultural issues in the field of Clinical Psychology.
To be eligible for admission to the M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology, a candidate must have good academic record with minimum 2nd division in B.A / B.Sc. in Psychology or Applied Psychology from a well established and respectable university. In addition to this, a written English test followed by an interview will be taken in order to qualify for admission.
Year I Semester I
Year I Semester II
Year II Semester III
Year II Semester IV
* Admission subject to the number of students.
**According to HEC, 3 Credits mean three credit hours of theory, while 4(3-1) means a total of four credit hours, of which three are of theory while one credit hour is for laboratory or practical work.
Subjects offered as electives to students by the Institute of Psychology are the following.
* Optional courses will be offered according to the availability of the teacher.
Completion of credit hours and research project