M.A. Psychology is one of the most opted-for specializations in the post-graduate degree of Master of Arts (M.A.). This programme is completed in two years, spread across four semesters.

The objective of MA in Psychology is to train students to identify emotional, psychological, and behavioural issues as well as specific disorders. Students are provided with a deep knowledge of human psychology, its behaviour, and how people interact with each other and their ecosystem.

As a Programme, M.A. Psychology offers insight into the deeper and more advanced aspects of psychology as a field while also helping the students to understand the professional aspects of it. Throughout the MA in psychology course, students are taught about the various therapies and counselling strategies which can be used for helping their patients and clients who seek counselling and psychological assistance with their lives and illnesses.


Bachelor Degree with as main or subsidiary subject from UGC approved University.

  • Duration
    2 Years
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  • To give the learners a sound base in psychology and human behaviour through an in-depth investigation into a broad range of psychological techniques and skills as applied to diverse settings.
  • To allow the students to explore their minds and actions in psychology.
  • To prepare students for careers in the field of psychology.

Curriculum Details

  • Systems and Theories of Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology - I
  • Human Development
  • Statistics and Research Methodology
  • Society and Environment
  • Seminar - I

  • Social Policy and Planning
  • Cognitive Psychology - II
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Operations Research
  • Practical - I
  • Seminar - II
  • Seminar - II

  • Applications of Psychology - I
  • Indian Philosophy
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Justice, Human Rights in India
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Psychology
  • Western Political Thought
  • Seminar - III

  • Applications of Psychology - II
  • Managerial Economics and Financial Accounting
  • Yoga and Health
  • Personality
  • Seminar - IV
  • Dissertation
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Program Outcomes (POs)

  • PO1

    Critical Thinking: To take informed actions after identifying the assumptions that frame our thinking and actions, checking out the degree to which these assumptions are accurate and valid, and looking at our ideas and decisions (intellectual, organizational, and personal) from different perspectives.

  • PO2

    Problem Analysis: To stimulate adopting an enquiring attitude towards the problems encountered, developing solutions & appreciation of the different contexts.

  • PO3

    Effective Communication: To speak, read, write and listen clearly in person and through electronic media in English and in one Indian language, and make meaning of the world by connecting people, ideas, books, media and technology

  • PO4

    Social Interaction: To elicit views of others, mediate disagreements and help reach conclusions in group settings.

  • PO5

    Effective Citizenship: To demonstrate empathetic social concern, equity-centred, national development, and the ability to act with an informed awareness of issues and participate in civic life through volunteering.

  • PO6

    Ethics: To recognize the diversity and complexity of ethical dilemmas in the real world, and educate oneself on actions on responsibility, and respect for human rights.

  • PO7

    Environment and Sustainability: To understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development.

  • PO8

    Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of socio-technological change.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

To aware the students about the mindset set up for different regions and aspects

To enhance the thinking with respect to how people think and react to different situations.

To find the possible solutions for the person to minimize/eliminate his/her fears and anxieties


Career Path

  • Psychologist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Counsellor
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Psychology Professor
  • Research Psychologist
  • Health project coordinator
  • Organizational consultant


What is M.A. psychology?
M.A. Psychology is a postgraduate-level Master's degree programme in psychology.
How many years of the programme is M.A. Psychology?
Master of Arts in Psychology is a two-year degree Programme, allocated in four semesters.
What are the eligibility criteria for the M.A. psychology Programme?
The M.A. psychology eligibility criteria require students to complete a bachelor's degree in any stream from a recognized university.

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