Master of Science

Psychology (Clinical / Counselling / Industrial / Child and Adolescent)


The qualification required to apply for the program is a minimum of 50% marks in the respective bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Students who are pursuing final year bachelor’s program are also eligible to apply.


Study of Psychology (Clinical / Industrial / Counselling / Child and Adolescent)   has become as essential part of any industry today. Industries are driven by man power and handling human resources is a complex process. Hence, an in-depth knowledge of psychology will enable students to design, plan, and organize counseling strategies that will help in solving mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.

Jain (Deemed-to-be-University) offers M.Sc in Psychology, which is one of the most popular courses among the students. Through this program, students learn about the fundamental aspects of the human mind and behavior, various theories of psychology, and the tools and techniques used in psychological experiments. They learn to interpret scientific data and the challenges of handling complex mental and emotional behavior.

Program code: 044
Course Commencement : Sep 2024

Study Campus

School of Graduate Studies
#34, 1st Cross, J C Road
Bangalore – 560 027
P: +91 80 43430100

Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P : +91 73376 13222
P : +91 76763 86870

Curriculum Structure
  • Cognitive Processes
  • Biological Processes
  • Psychometric and Research Methods
  • Theories of Personality
  • Health Psychology
  • Experiments of Perception and Psychophysics
  • Experiments in Thinking
  • Social and Group Processes
  • Biological Processes - II
  • Experimental Designs and Psychological Statistics
  • Theories of Learning
  • Introduction to Sports Psychology
  • Experiments in Cognition - Memory & Learning
  • Special Training/ Workshop
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Holistic and Alternative Healing Techniques
  • Child Psychology
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Psychopathology - I
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Assessment of Intelligence and Aptitude
  • Assessment of Cognition and Intervention In Clinical Context
  • Assessment of Cognition and Intervention
  • Psychology of Human Resources
  • Psychological Assessment - I
  • Behaviour Dysfunction
  • Organizational and Management Related Exercises
  • Screening and Testing Children
  • Counselling Skills Training and Field Work
  • Business Entrepreneurship
  • Philosophy and Public Policy of Science
  • Corporate Training & Development
  • Community Mental Health
  • Family & Marital Counselling
  • Project Work
  • Corporate Psychology
  • Psychopathology - II
  • Introduction to Classical Psychotherapies
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Psychological Assessment - II
  • Introduction to Contemporary
  • Psychotherapies
  • Marketing and Advertising Psychology
  • Psychological Interventions
  • Areas of Counselling
  • Screening and Assessment in Industry and Organization Psychology
  • Assessment of Personality and Intervention in Clinical Psychology
  • Intervention Techniques
  • Internship and Reports
Course Highlights
  • Take up special workshops / training / application sessions
  • Experience the learning labs that provide an in-depth knowledge on the types of psychology
  • Learn about managing stressful situations in challenging environment
  • Learn about conducting psychological research and experiments
  • Understand concepts of human memory and learning
  • Understand and practice the ethical perspective of this profession
Career Enhancement Programs

Career Enhancement Programs are formulated as per current industry standards and reflect on our commitment to build a unique workforce that will meet the challenges of the industry. Evaluation is based on internal assessment, seminars, and reports prepared by the students.

To keep them at the forefront of employability, the career enhancement program prepares students with the necessary soft skills such as communication, presentation, and public speaking skills, personality development, and interview techniques.

Career Outcomes

Psychology is a highly rewarding field of study. One can work as a family counselor, school psychologist, forensic psychologist, clinical psychologist, sports psychologist, and industrial-organizational psychologist.

There is a huge demand for clinical psychologists in hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes. Nowadays, various developmental agencies, rehabilitation centers, prisons, child / youth guidance centers and NGOs recruit psychologists for counseling and rehabilitation of old aged people, and victims of violence, war, drug addicts, and child labors. Moreover, industries and corporate houses also require psychologists for personnel administration, and to suggest methods of improving working conditions and productivity of the employees.