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M.Phil Clinical Psychology

Master of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology

Are you looking forward to specialize in the field of clinical psychology? Eager to do research work in the area of mental health and illness? Want to ease the pain of mentally ill patients? Learn here the details of the course M.Phil Clinical Psychology. Learn the prospects this course offers.

Course Name: M.Phil Clinical Psychology
Stream: Humanities
Course Category: Philosophy and Psychology
Duration: 2 years


In the last few decades the field of clinical psychology has grown quite significantly. There are now, a lot more number of mentally ill people in the country compared to what it used to be decades back. A competitive world, fast pace of life, mounting stress and break ups in family relations are the chief cause in deterioration of mental health across varied segments of the population. As a result, there is an improved number of clinical psychologists working in this field. Still, the demand for such professionals is much more than what is available. The field thus provides an attractive opportunity to make it as a worthy career.

Eligibility and course duration

Should have done post-graduation in MA or MSc Psychology from a recognized university with minimum 55% marks. Admissions are through entrance exam and a personal interview.

Duration of this research program is 2 years.

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M.Phil Clinical Psychology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College NameUniversityState
Aditi MahavidyalayaUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Sweekar Rehabilitation Institute For HandicappedAndhra UniversityAndhra Pradesh

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More about the course

Clinical psychologists play a very important role in the society. They help people in overcoming their emotional and psychological problems. They ease the mental agony such people suffer in their day to day life. By doing this M.Phil course, as a clinical psychologist, you will be further able to understand the psychological issues that affect most mentally ill people. You will better understand how to prevent and relieve psychologically oriented distresses. Thus, you will be able to promote general well-being and personal development of those suffering from mental distress or dysfunction.

The course curriculum includes regular theory classes, psychometric training, seminars, guest lectures, case discussions, publication and presentation of scientific papers, skill training and research work. Audio visual training aids are used to facilitate training on therapy. Moreover, you will have to submit a psychology based diagnostic case report in between the course.

Job opportunities

With an M.Phil degree in clinical psychology you get the licence from Rehabilitation Council of India to practice as a qualified clinical psychologist. You not only get the opportunity to work in the area of mental health, but also get opportunity to work as competent liaison psychologists in areas such as neuropsychology, health psychology and psycho-oncology. You have opportunity to have your own practice as a psychologist or you can work as a consultant with many of the government owned rehabilitation centres spread across the length and breadth of the country. You can further your skills in the field by doing a PhD.

M.Phil Clinical Psychology Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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