B.Sc (Hons.) in Applied Psychology
Duration: 4 years, 8 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.
The eight-semester (four-year) B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Psychology is a large and popular program within the Institute of Psychology. It is designed to be equated with the curriculum being taught at leading international universities. The program includes in-depth supervised training in Applied Psychology, Research and Practice. The degree aims to provide a thorough grounding in the theories, methods and debates in Psychology. It further aims to develop the ability to analyze and evaluate psychological concepts and theories using both quantitative and qualitative data.
Students can specialize in the areas of Clinical, Organizational, Counseling, Developmental and School Psychology. The collaboration of psychiatric units at teaching hospitals and other educational and business organizations in the private and public sectors is utilized to achieve this goal.
To be eligible for admission in the undergraduate programs, a candidate must have an intermediate certificate [FA/F.Sc.] from a recognized institute of higher education in Pakistan with a minimum placement in the 2nd division [45% marks] or three A-Levels with an average grade of C from either a foreign or local recognized educational system. In addition to this, a written 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
Year III Semester V
Year III Semester VI
Year IV Semester VII
Year IV Semester VIII
*Students are required to take the above mentioned courses plus 18 credit hours in elective subjects of their choice.
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.
Active participation in community work is mandatory for award of degree. IP celebrates mental health week annually in order to inculcate spirit of altruism in students.
List of Electives
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