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M.A Applied Psychology Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Master of Arts in Applied Psychology


Passionate about the exciting and intriguing field of human psychology? Want to get into helping people overcome their problems, enabling them to pursue a healthy life? A postgraduate course in M.A. Applied Psychology helps you enter this field and get into the noble work of improving general well-being of the masses.

Course Name: M.A Applied Psychology
Group:
Stream: Humanities
Course Category: Philosophy and Psychology
Duration: 2 years

Overview
A specific area of psychology, applied psychology aims at tackling various behavioural issues affecting people. If psychology as a subject is mostly theoretical, then applied psychology is practical oriented and aims at solving problems, both at the individual and organizational level. Applied psychology puts into practice, the various theories and principles defining psychology. It tackles real world issues through research and application. It’s a very competitive world today. The stress of making a living in a not so ideal environment is taking its toll. Issues with mental health are getting common. All this creates a great opportunity for applied psychologists to practice and earn a living.

Eligibility and course duration


Graduate in any discipline, preferably in arts and specialized in psychology from a recognised university. Even medical graduates can apply for this course.

Duration of this postgraduate course is 2 years.



Colleges offering M.A Applied Psychology course in India

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Aditi MahavidyalayaUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Faculty of Law University of DelhiUniversity of DelhiDelhi

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More about the course


M.A. Applied Psychology is one course which prepares you to take on the ever increasing challenges the human race faces today. This scientific discipline, which has been mastered over the years by eminent people and psychologists has become all the more attractive as a respectable means of earning a livelihood. In recent years, the field has gained momentum and an increasing number of students are taking applied psychology as a secured career option. The course provides you with a solid background in human behaviour. It helps you understand the scientific principles behind our behaviour and how best to influence them to our advantage. Though the field is a broad based one, it is divided into the following three principal domains – clinical and health psychology, organizational behaviour and the third one, social psychology.

Opportunities for applied psychologists


One has the option to enter a number of sub-disciplines in this field. Able and experienced applied psychologists are in demand in businesses and organizations. To succeed, every business desires to understand the behaviour of its customers as well as employees. As such, people who have an expertise in human capital are in great demand. Hospitals, schools, colleges and other institutions provide opportunities to counsellors and psychologists. If you have the necessary inclination, then you have options to do advanced research in one or more of the sub-disciplines. One can also aspire to become a sports, forensic, human factor or an industrial organizational psychologist. Choices are innumerous. Other than jobs, one can have his/her own practice.

M.A Applied Psychology Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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