B.Sc (Hons.)/M.Sc Applied Psychology

 

 

Course Offered

Duration (in years)

Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc (Hons.) Applied Psychology

3

12th standard pass with any subject.

M.Sc Applied Psychology

2

Graduate with Psychology/Applied Psychology

 

Applied psychology is the use of psychological methods and findings of scientific psychology to solve practical problems of human and animal behavior and experience. Mental health, organizational psychology, business management, education, health, product design, ergonomics, and law are just a few of the areas that have been influenced by the application of psychological principles and findings. Some of the areas of applied psychology include clinical psychology,industrial and organizational psychology, cognitive psychology, counselling psychology, developmental psychology, neuropsychology, occupational and health psychology,forensic psychology, engineering psychology, school psychology, sports psychology.

TNU curriculum is holistic and provides opportunities to go out into the world as a work life coach, a harbinger of wellness and good health, as a mentor for a sportsperson or an interventionist and will be able to serve in hospitals, NGO’s Corporate Houses, Schools etc. Thus the course is highly job-oriented. Further, the comprehensive Masters programme will provide the student not just a M.A/M.Sc. degree, that is recognised all over the country, but also equip them to carry out research  in a wide variety of fields ranging from clinical psychology, social psychology, industrial psychology, sports psychology, health psychology, developmental psychology, education psychology, psycho-diagnostic & interventions, work-life coaching, psychology of well-being, human resource development, management studies and counselling.

The course attempts to encourage action oriented thinking.

In each course the students will be doing a field project the programme will include summer trainings and internship in hospitals, NGOs, corporate houses and schools. These practical training stints will make the students ready to work after their post-graduation in industries, hospitals or communities.

Course Structure

 

Semester 1

Subject Name

Credit Points

Advanced Research Methodology

4

Higher order statistics and SPSS

3

Critical and Reflective Thinking

4

Quest For Self

4

TOTAL

14

Semester 2

Subject Name

Credit Points

Qualitative Research

4

Psychology of Well - Being

4

Psychodiagnostics and Intervention

4

Work-life Coach

4

Special paper in Sports Psychology

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Practicals in area of specialisation

8

TOTAL

26

Semester 3

Subject Name

Credit Points

Special paper in Psychology of Well Being

4

Special paper in Psychology of Well Being

4

Review Paper

To review any 2 of the following

  • Movie
  • Journal Article
  • Book Review
  • Review Different Measures of Quality of Life

4

Internship

4

TOTAL

16

Semester 4

Subject Name

Credit Points

Special paper in Psychodiagnostics and Intervention

4

Special paper in Psychodiagnostics and Intervention

4

Review Paper

To review any 2 of the following

  • Movie
  • Journal Article
  • Book Review

4

Internship

4

TOTAL

16

Semester 5

Subject Name

Credit Points

Special paper in Work Life Coaching

4

Special paper in Work Life Coaching

4

Review Paper

To review any 2 of the following

  • Movie
  • Journal Article
  • Book Review

4

Internship

4

TOTAL

16

Semester 6

Subject Name

Credit Points

Special paper in Sports Psychology

4

Special paper in Sports Psychology

4

Review Paper

To review any 2 of the following

  • Movie
  • Journal Article
  • Game

4

Internship

4

TOTAL

16

Semester 7

Subject Name

Credit Points

Seminar

4

TOTAL

24

Advisory Committee

Prof.(Ms) Pritha Mukhopadhyay
 Department of Psychology
 University of Calcutta, Kolkata

Prof. Damodar Suar
 Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
 IIT Khargpu

Dr.Manas K. Mandal
 Dir. General, Life Sciences
 DRDO Headquarters, New Delhi

Dr. Sreemoyee Tarafdar
 HOD,  Department of Psychology
 West Bengal State University,  Kolkat

Prof. Ajit K. Dalal
 Department of Pscychology
 University of Allahabad, Allahaba

Dr. Dinaz jeejeebhoy
 Assistant Professor, B.Ed Department
 Loreto College, Kolkata

  • Career Prospects for Applied Psychology

    Placement and training cell of the university will work with students to facilitate student placement. Applied Psychology graduates and post graduates have an extensive array of options both in terms of type of work as well as the population segments that they would like to work with.

    They can opt to be career or vocational counsellors, help individuals make career decisions and utilize tools including personality assessments, interest inventories, and other evaluation measures.

    Clinical Psychologists, assess, diagnose and treat clients suffering from psychological disorders. These professionals typically work in hospital settings, mental health clinics, or private practices.

    Industrial-Organizational Psychologists, focus on workplace behaviour, often using psychological principles to increase worker productivity and select employees that are best-suited for particular jobs.

    Counselor, help a people with a wide variety of problems, including marriage, family, emotional, educational, and substance abuse issues.

    Genetics Counsellors, work with a team of medical professionals, including doctors, nurses, and geneticists to offer support, guidance, and assistance to families who have a family member with a genetic disorder or who may be at risk of passing down an inherited disorder to their offspring.

    Forensic Psychologists, apply psychology to the fields of criminal investigation and law. Forensic psychologists often work with other experts to resolve child custody disputes, scrutinize insurance claims, perform child custody evaluations, and investigate suspected child abuse.

    Engineering Psychologists, investigate how people interact with machines and other technology. These professionals use their understanding of the human mind and behaviour to help design and improve technology, consumer products, work settings, and living environments.

    School Psychologists, work in educational settings to help children deal with emotional, academic, and social problems.

    Sports Psychologists, focus on the psychological aspects of sports and athletics, including topics such as motivation, performance, and injury. The two major areas within sports psychology are centred on helping improve athletic performance or using sports to improve mental and physical health.

    Special Education Teacher, the field of special education offers a great deal of opportunity for those who enjoy helping children. Special education teachers work with students with a variety of disabilities.

 

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