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MSc in Clinical Psychology

What is this Programme about?

The mission of the Msc Clinical Psychology program is to prepare competent and effective professional committed to generalised and clinical practice with the ability to respond to the needs of individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations. The program is committed to understand the mental health issues of Human being. The programme in particular is aimed at identifying and addressing community needs and issues, including those related to the mentally abuse, cultural diversity. In support of its educational endeavours, the program is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, lifelong learning and community service.

 

How this Programme Benefit you & your Career?

Master of Science (Clinical Psychology) is a 2 year programme offered by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Assam down town University. The programme has four semesters.  Which consists of core and optional courses.  It aims to prepare students for effective professional and clinical practice as in the social and community services sector.

The general objectives of the curriculum are associated with the science component of the Msc Course, which in time sequence precedes the professional component of the Msc course. The objectives are:

  • To demonstrate theoretical perspectives, major concepts and findings in Clinical Approach in psychology.
  • To demonstrate theoretical perspectives, major concepts and findings in Social Basis of Behavior.
  • Demonstrate theoretical perspectives, major concepts and findings in cognitive approach in psychology.
  • To demonstrate theoretical perspectives, major concepts and findings in biological basics of behavior.
  • To improve the quality of life for everyone.
  • To become aware of the mental health illness.

EMPLOYMENT OPPERTUNITIES AT PRESENT & IN FUTURE

A Bachelor of Psychology is required in various sectors such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Early Intervention for special kids
  • Healthcare
  • NGO
  • Counselling
  • Industrial Organization

 

Research:

The Psychology Programme undertakes research activities in the form of Phd work, research papers, academic projects, funded projects etc. The thrust areas of research under the programme are,

  1. Rural and urban development
  2. Human resource management
  3. Tribal development
  4. Social problems and prospects
  5. Local tradition and culture

 

Programme Contents:

MARKS AND SUBJECT WISE DISTRIBUTION PER SEMESTER:

Semester I

Sl no

code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

 MCPY 101

Basics Cognitive Psychology       

60

40

100

2

MCPY 102  

Physiological basics of Psychology Paper

60

40

100

3

MCPY 103  

History and Philosophy of Psychology  

60

40

100

4

MCPY 104  

Computer Applications in Social Sciences

60

40

100

5

MCPY 105

Field work  

 

 

100

6

MCPY 106

Practical

 

 

100

 

 Semester II

Sl no

code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

MCPY 201  

Developmental Psychology  

60

40

100

2

MCPY 202  

Personality Theories and Assessment  

60

40

100

3

MCPY 203  

Research Methodology in Behavioural Sciences

60

40

100

4

MCPY 204  

Psychopathology - I  

60

40

100

5

MCPY 211

Field Work

 

 

100

6

MCPY 212

Practical

 

 

100

 

 Semester III

Sl no

code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

MCPY 301  

Psychopathology- II    

60

40

100

2

MCPY 302  

Neuropsychology and Neuropsychiatric Conditions and its rehabilitation

60

40

100

3

MCPY 303  

Statistics and Data Analysis  Paper

60

40

100

4

MCPY 304  

Scholarly Psychological Research Writing Paper

60

40

100

5

MCPY 305

Internship

 

 

100

6

MCPY 306

Practical

 

 

100

 

  Semester IV

Sl no

code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

MCPY 401  

Community Psychology    

60

40

100

2

MCPY 402  

Medicine and Behaviour Modification  

60

40

100

3

MCPY 403  

Psychotherapy 

60

40

100

4

MCPY 404  

Clinical Supervised Internship

60

40

100

5

MCPY 405

Dissertation/ Research

 

 

100

 

Achievement:

  1. 3rd prize in Skit Competition by Psychology students held on World Suicide Prevention Day,  10th September, 2019.

 

Course Duration:

2 Years.

 

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