UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Academic Programs

MSc Psychology

Overview Core Courses

Introduction

The degree in Master of Science in Psychology, a 2 years program, was launched in UMT in 2012 to cater to needs for higher education in Psychology for those students who did simple BA/ BSc and wanted to get a degree in Psychology. Invariably, they have studied Psychology as an elective subject in their college years.

Since MSc in Psychology would equal BS Psychology in terms of years of education in Psychology, the curriculum for the former is set to be similar to that of the latter in an inclusive education framework. The instructional methodology is appropriated in the individual courses in line with the nature of the subject and expertise of the relevant faculty.

The graduates of the both the programs are eligible to seek higher education; M-Phil Psychology / MS Psychology in Pakistan or Master's degree from abroad. The program is a blend of theory and practicum. Thesis and internship is offered to the students in the last two semesters.

Entrance Requirements

BA /BSc with minimum 45% marks

Admission Criteria

Applications are evaluated on the basis of previous academic record and performance in the interview/ written test.

Program Duration: Two years

Job Opportunities

The Psychology graduates find job as College Lecturer in the in the public and private institutions. They are also eligible to work as Psychologist in the ISSB and the Public service Commission. A number of graduates find jobs in the social sector NGOs. Many students would go for MS in Clinical Psychology and work in the health sector as Clinician or get a research degree i.e. M-Phil in Psychology and work as university faculty or researcher in applied settings.

Chairperson

DR. IFTIKHAR AHMAD
iftikhar.ahmad@umt.edu.pk

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