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M.A. Clinical Psychology

Department of Social Sciences 

Program Outline

M.A. Psychology or Master of Arts in Psychology is a postgraduate Psychology course. Psychology includes a comprehensive and thorough study of Psychology as a discipline at an advanced level.

The Course Curriculum for Post-graduate students of Psychology has been designed by the Department of Psychology at MGM University after carefully going through the University Grants Commission (UGC) Guidelines for the M.A. Psychology program. The syllabi for all the course papers were updated with the latest topics in the field after evaluating the courses and the upcoming trends in psychology. 

M.A. (Psychology) degree course covers the study of mental processes, motives, reactions, feelings, conflict resolution, crisis management, groupthink, motivation and nature of the mind. It covers subjects and topics like General Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Health Psychology, Industrial Psychology, etc. In other words, M.A. (Psychology) degree course is a study involving the scientific study of mental functions and behavior.

Eligibility & Admission

Program details: 

  • Duration: 2 years (4 semesters) 
  • Total Seats: 20 
  • Total Credits: 80 
  • Medium : English & Marathi
  • Eligibility: Any graduate from a recognized University with minimum 45% marks. 

Fee structure: 30000/- per year + University charges

 

Key Features

  • Theoretical knowledge with practical immersions 
  • High quality and experienced Faculty
  • Research oriented teaching & exposure
  • World-class infrastructure and learning facilities 
  • Well-equipped laboratory.
  • Well established counselling cell for students.
  • Educational culture and hygienic environment
  • Disciplined and learning oriented atmosphere 
  • Guest lectures of experts in respective fields
  • Practice of research and data analysis
  • Well-equipped computer lab and library with global access

Learning Outcome

  • Students will achieve foundational and applied knowledge and skills in research methodology and statistical analysis. 
  • Students will develop foundational knowledge of research and theory related to Clinical Psychology. 
  • Students will develop competence in formulating and conducting independent research and communicating results (in oral and written form).
  • Students will develop the skills needed to conduct a range of psychological assessments.
  • Students will develop skills in differential diagnosis, case formulation, treatment planning and therapeutic skills. 
  • Students will be knowledgeable about the ethical guidelines and standards related to the practice of psychology as per the guidelines. They will also know how to apply these standards in their professional practice. 
  • Students will be able to analyse and critically evaluate ethical dilemmas and identify appropriate means for resolution. 
  • Students will be responsive to issues of diversity in their academic, research, and professional practice.