MA Psychology

Department
Liberal Arts
Campus
IILM University, Gurugram
  • Duration: 2 Year
  • Eligibility: Bachelor Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.

Major in Psychology incorporate a scientific approach in the study of behavior and mental experiences.

Emphasis is on the development of analytical and expressive skills (e.g., research, paper review, writing and oral presentation); bases of investigation, critical thinking, and communication further creating a promising career for students.

Learning Objectives

  • An understanding of psychological concepts, appropriate techniques for the working knowledge and application of psychology.
  • Demonstrate psychological information literacy, engage in innovative and integrative thinking, interpret, design, conduct research and incorporate socio-cultural factors in scientific enquiry.
  • To apply ethical standards for evaluation in practice and counseling in order to build credibility and enhance interpersonal relationships.
  • Adoption of values that build the community at local, national and global levels.
  • To be able to apply psychological concepts and skills to career goals, exhibit self-efficacy and self-regulation, demonstrate emotional intelligence for working in teams and develop a meaningful professional direction for life.
  • Be able to communicate and negotiate based on critical thinking and informed judgment leading to problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Cognitive flexibility which enables adaptability to uncertainty in a rapidly changing environment.

Our Curriculum

CORE

  • History of Psychology
  • Psychology of Cognition & Emotion
  • Statistics
  • Personality
  • Practicum-I
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Psychopathology Across Lifespan
  • Psychological Testing & Assessment
  • Practicum-II Testing and experiments
  • Principles & Techniques of Counselling
  • Life Span Development
  • Practicum/Field work in Clinical/Counseling/OB
  • Understanding Social Psychology
  • Project/Dissertation

Students are offered specializations in two areas: Clinical Psychology and Organizational Psychology, wherein in total six specific electives are offered in second year of course. Specifically, three electives each in Semester-III & IV.

Discipline Specific Electives

  • Organizational Psychology
  • Clincial Psychology
  • Consumer Psychology & Advertising
  • Psychotherapy
  • Human Resource Management
  • Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Change Management
  • Neuroscience of Positive Psychology
  • Psychological Well-Being at Workplace
  • Family & Couple Therapy
  • Career Counselling & world of work
  • Health & Community Psychology
  • Training & Development
  • CBT-REBT: Basic Applications

Curriculum

The program aims to give a thorough training in Psychology (theoretical and practical exposure through internship) with specialization in clinical or organizational subfield.
A master’s program in Psychology is often required to begin a career as a psychologist. Depending upon the objective, one might be required to pursue additional qualifications. Psychology presents a great career option today and the future holds greater opportunities.
Care is taken to bring in the elements of skill to enhance employment opportunities.

Internships/Placements

  • Amar Ujala
  • Socially Souled
  • Lemon Tree Hotel
  • PsychEDD
  • Psychoshiksha

Placements

  • Manastha Health solutions
  • Evolve brain (neurofeedback technician)
  • Stay Curious (business development department)

Departmental Activities

  • INTERNSHIPS
  • PSYCHOLOGY CLUB
  • FIELD TRIPS
  • NGO VISITS
  • HOSPITAL VISITS
  • MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS INITIATIVES
  • PsyQuest MAGZINE
  • CENTRE FOR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
  • RESEARCH

Research Work

Name Publication URL
Ananya Suri (BA PSY 2019) https://ijip.in/articles/understanding-emotionally-intelligent-spouses-role-of-emotional-intelligence-in-marital-adjustment/
Agriima Nanda (BA PSY 2018) https://ijip.in/articles/effect-of-parental-support-and-expectations-on-childs-academic-performance-during-a-global-pandemic/
Ananya Maheshwari (BA PSY 2018) https://ijip.in/articles/worry-worms-in-me-self-help-exercises-for-anxiety-in-children-and-adolescents/
Ritwik Khurana (BA PSY 2018) https://ijip.in/articles/understanding-the-association-between-global-self-esteem-and-internet-addiction-in-high-school-students/
https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2020/08/education-disruption-a-covid-19-case-study/
Rhea Mahajan (BA PSY 2018) https://lnkd.in/eiWY9pc4
Arushi Bhatnagar (BA PSY 2018) https://lnkd.in/eaUSw-E5
Jasnoor Kaur (BA PSY 2018) https://ijip.in/articles/effect-of-peer-connection-on-attitude-towards-school-and-academic-motivation-in-high-school-students-during-the-pandemic/

Career Prospects

Hospitals | NGO’s | Clinical/ Child |Youth Guidance Centres |Welfare Organizations | Rehabilitation Centres | Corporate Sector | Consultancies |Training Organizations | Research Establishments| United Nation Agencies