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M.Sc. Applied Psychology

Master of Science in Applied Psychology

If you are a graduate aspiring to become a practitioner of mental health, then a course in M.Sc Applied Psychology is definitely the right choice. For more details of the course, the colleges where one can pursue such program, the eligibility and the job prospects, go through this course page.

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


The course M.Sc Applied Psychology, aims to instill the necessary competence and professional skills to make a career in counseling and practicing mental health. It not only provides you with the theoretical concepts but also provides with the all important practical training on various aspects of the domain of psychology. In a country, where there is a large number of population which is mentally challenged and mental stresses are too common, there is an urgent need for professionals from this field. Other than mental health, the course curriculum lays stress on counseling and organizational development. It provides a thorough training in the principles of psychology to the student population in all sense.

Eligibility and course duration

Any graduate degree holder is eligible for this course. Admissions are mostly through entrance exams consisting of objective questions on psychology and related areas.

The duration of this postgraduate course is 2 years.

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M.Sc. Applied Psychology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Sc. Applied Psychology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2022 - 2023 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
Annamalai University Study Centre, Portblair, Andaman and Nicobar
Axiom Institute of Management And Technology (aimt) Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Bharathiar University College, Tamil Nadu
College of Science, Andhra Pradesh
Fatima Mata National College, Kerala
PSG College of Arts and Science, Tamil Nadu
Softkey Education & Infotech Ltd, Maharashtra
X. E. S. Fr. Agnel College of Arts & Comm, Goa

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More about applied psychology

The program lays stress on practical training, along with theory. The course curriculum integrates the training with visits to hospitals, industries and exposing the students to field work. With industries, marketing and advertising playing an important role in modern societies, the focus these days is on courses related to industrial psychology and psychology related to advertising. To improve upon the counseling skills of the students the curriculum lays stress on seminars, presentations, group discussions, book, paper & movie reviews, article compilations and similar such activities. Internship programmes lasting weeks to few months are arranged for the students in hospitals, special schools and in homes for mentally retarded.

Job opportunities

For most students, M.Sc in Applied Psychology is the first step towards further research in the area of mental health and counseling. For further study one can pursue P.G. Diploma in Industrial Psychology or enter a Ph.D program, depending upon the type of research one intends to do. Most of the employment opportunities in this field are in hospitals, special schools, colleges, homes for mentally challenged, NGOs and a host of research institutes. Those who have specialized in counseling psychology mainly work in the above fields. Their focus is on mental health and general well being. Those who have specialization in organizational psychology can work in industrial settings. Psychologists are playing a bigger role in industrial organizations. Psychology of recruitment, training, managing stress, job satisfaction are all important aspects for workforce and organizational efficiency.

M.Sc. Applied Psychology Admissions for 2021 - 2022 Academic Year

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