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M. Phil Applied Psychology

Program Overview

Areas: N/A

Duration: 2 years, 4 semesters

Credit Hours: 32

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.

  • Program Description

    The Institute of Psychology offers M.Phil Applied Psychology after M.A/M.Sc (2 years program) or B.Sc. Honors (4 years program) in Psychology. The M.Phil Program provides intensive research training to facilitate students in the applied areas of the research.

  • Admission Requirement

    To be eligible for admission to M.Phil Applied Psychology, a candidate must have good academic record with M.A/M.Sc (2 years program) or B.Sc. Honors (4 years program) in Psychology from a well-established and HEC recognized university. Moreover, the candidate will have to qualify the NTS (GAT) test prior to the admission in M.Phil Applied Psychology. Criteria for admission to the M.Phil program is kept in strict accordance with the guidelines set by the Higher Education Commission. Applicants who meet the academic criteria will take an entrance test by the Institute. On clearance of the test, they will be interviewed for final admission.

  • Courses

    • Year I Semester I

      Course Code Course Credit Hrs
      PSY 701 Professional and Ethical Issues 3
      PSY 710 Advance Statistics 3
      PSY 734 Specialized Areas in Psychology-I* 4 (3-1)
        Total 10
    • Year I Semester II

      Course Code Course Credit Hrs
      PSY 704 Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience 3
      PSY 730 Psychological Assessment 3
      PSY 736 Specialized Areas in Psychology-II* 4 (3-1)
        Total 10
    • Year II Semester III

      Course Code Course Credit Hrs
      PSY 840 Contemporary Research Methodologies and Formulating Research Proposal 3
      PSY 802 Current Trends in Assessment and Psychotherapy – I 3
        Total 6
    • Year II Semester IV

      Course Code Course Credit Hrs
      PSY 855 Research Thesis 3
      PSY 803 Current Trends in Assessment and Psychotherapy - II 3
        Total 6
        Total Credit Hours 32

      Specialized Areas in Psychology (any one of the following):

      • Clinical Psychology
      • Counseling Psychology
      • Health Psychology
      • Educational and School Psychology
      • Industrial and Organizational Psychology

      * Students must maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in each semester, those who fail to achieve the minimum required CGPA will not be promoted to the second year.

  • Degree Requirement

    Completion of credit hours and thesis

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