Master of Science (M.Sc)

Psychology
Program code: 044
Course code : 4406
Course Commencement : June 2020
Eligibility

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 Campus

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

Admissions Office

JGI Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P+ 91 80 46650127

Study of Psychology 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.

  • Innovative and Learning Practice

    Jain (Deemed-to-be University) places importance on quality and value when it comes to academics and is committed to providing students with knowledge and skills that are in demand, besides offering opportunities to learn a variety of new concepts and skills.

  • Supportive Environment (Infrastructure)

    Well–equipped digital classrooms, e-library, and state-of the-art-infrastructure are offered to create a unique academic ambience. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) has a multi-disciplinary approach to provide cutting edge quality education to students and enhance discipline, integrity, and the ability to think innovatively. The University aims to create future leaders, who can be the driving force in society.

  • Career Development Opportunities

    At Jain (Deemed-to-be University), students can build academic networks through seminars, conferences, University-Industry interface, study-tours, student-exchange programs, and internships that bring endless opportunities to create great career paths.

  • Further Study Guidelines

    Postgraduate programs at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offer a strong basic foundation for further studies. We also help you develop career-specific skills and traits that are desired in the industry.

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
I Semester
  • Cognitive Processes
  • Biological Processes - I
  • Psychometric and Research Methods
  • Theories of Personality
  • Learning labs: Experiments on Perception and Psychophysics
  • Experiments in Thinking
  • Special Workshops / Training / Application Sessions
II Semester
  • Environmental psychology / Positive psychology / Holistic and alternative healing techniques
  • Social and group processes
  • Biological processes – II
  • Experimental Designs and Psychological Statistics
  • Theories of learning
  • Introduction to Sports pPsychology
  • Learning labs
  • Experiments in cognition - Memory and learning
  • Special Training / Workshop
III Semester
  • Corporate Training & Development
  • Community mental health
  • Family & Marital counselling
  • Open Elective
  • General psychology
  • Life span development
  • Common Course
  • Child psychology
  • Specialization Course
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Psychopathology – I
  • Introduction to counselling
  • Psychology of Human Resource
  • Psychological assessment – I
  • Behaviour dysfunction
  • LABS
  • Assessment of Intelligence and Aptitude
  • Assessment of Cognition and Intervention in clinical context
  • Assessment of Cognition and Intervention
  • Organizational and Management Related Exercises
  • Screening and Testing Children
  • Counselling Skills Training and Field Work
IV Semester
  • 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
  • LABS
  • Screening and Assessment in Industry and Organizational Psychology
  • Assessment of Personality and Intervention in Clinical Psychology
  • Intervention Techniques
  • Internship & Reports
  • Project Work

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.

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.