Program Overview

The study of Psychology has a host of applicable uses. Those who dedicate themselves to the study of this discipline will find that they are able to apply their understanding of human behavior to numerous situations and use their knowledge in their everyday life.

Other Benefits of Studying Psychology are as follows:

a)        Improved Communication Skills

Psychologists have explored how humans engage in communication. You can now learn to better your personal communication skills and increase the effectiveness of your communication efforts. A study of Psychology also makes it possible for you to avoid potential pitfalls that can lead to a costly communication breakdown.

b)        Better Understanding of Self

Psychology can help you understand how and why you feel as you do. You can see that you are not alone in your emotions or ideas, even when it may seem that you are. Additionally, an understanding of psychological principles can help you determine what you can do to respond to unwanted emotions and alleviate painful or undesirable emotional situations.

c)         Enhanced Understanding of Others

The study of psychology gives students a window into the actions of others as well. Understanding the emotional drives behind human actions can make it easier to comprehend seemingly incomprehensible actions. It can also help you improve your ability to assist others in dealing with emotional hardship or empathize with those struggling with a difficult dilemma

d)        Stronger Conflict Resolution Skills

By learning about the reasons behind people's actions in psychology you can become more adept at solving conflicts. When you understand how a person is likely to respond to a situation, and the emotional processes that lead to that response, you can more effectively predict how a situation will transpire. You will speak to an individual with whom you are having a conflict in a level-headed and logical manner.

e)        Good Career Prospects

Studying psychology has financial benefits as well. Those who study psychology prepare themselves for many jobs both within the mental health industry and in business and educational settings. Students easily apply skills learned in psychology class to business or social situations, making them an asset in almost any line of work.

Riphah, fully recognizing the importance of this subject, is introducing MSc Applied Psychology to further its mission of producing trained human resource, specifically, female workforce to uplift the economic and social status of women in Pakistan. The study of this subject will also enhance the capability of students to adjust into new cultural dimensions being introduced by media and other social factors.

Masters in Applied Psychology will offer basic compulsory subjects, and high tech laboratory training. The Optional subjects such as military psychology, post disaster management, psychological interventions and health psychology which will not only train human resource in latest applications of this subject, but RIPHAH will stand out as the only institution in Rawalpindi and Islamabad to offer these options to be taught. RIPHAH also plans to introduce Advance Diploma in clinical psychology later, to prepare quality clinical psychologists.

Course Facts

Study Level Study Mode Program Length Credit Hours Intake Class Timings 1st Semester Fee
Post Graduate Full Time 2 Years (4 Semesters) 70 Fall & Spring   08:00 am to 04:00 pm (Mon to Fri) Rs. 66,350/-

Entry To M.Sc Applied Psychology 

Eligibility Seats Selection Criteria Scholarships Offered at Start Date Application
14 years education with 45% marks 20

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Need & Merit-Based Scholarships

up to 100%

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H -8/2 Islamabad

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Program Structure

S.#

SEMESTER

 

CODE

SUBJECT TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

  1.  

First  Semester

APsy-401

Schools and Perspectives  in Psychology

03

  1.  

 

APsy-402

Statistics in Psychology

03

  1.  

 

APsy-403

Experimental Psychology

03

  1.  

 

APsy-404

Social Psychology

03

  1.  

 

APsy-405

Health Psychology “OR”

03

  1.  

 

APsy-406

Muslim Psychology

03

     7.   UR- 01              Life & Living course-I         01

 

 

 

Total  Credit Hours of 1st semester

16

 

Second Semester

 

 

 

1

 

APsy-407

Research Methods- I

03

2

 

APsy-408

Psychological testing

03

3

 

APsy-409

Psychopathology-I

03

4

 

APsy-410

Developmental Psychology

03

5

 

APsy-411

Computer usage and SPSS

03

            6   UR-02 Life & Living- II        01

 

 

 

Total  Credit Hours of 2nd semester

16

 

Third Semester

 

 

 

1

 

APsy-412

Psychopathology-II

03

2.

 

APsy-413

Neurological Basis of Behavior

03

3.

 

APsy-414

Clinical Psychology-I”OR”

03

4.

 

APsy-415

Counseling Psychology

03

5.

 

APsy-416

Research Methods-II0

03

6.

 

APsy-417

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

03

7.

 

APsy-418

Communication Skills

03

          8.   UR-03    Life & Living- III        01

 

 

 

Total  Credit Hours of 3rd semester

19

 

Fourth Semester

 

 

 

1.

 

APsy-419

Clinical Psychology-II”OR”

03

2.

 

APsy-420

Counseling Psychology-II

03

3.

 

APsy-421

Clinical Psychology Internship & Report Writing “OR”

03

4.

 

APsy-422

Counseling Psychology Internship & Report Writing

03

5.

 

APsy-423

Positive Psychology

03

6.

 

APsy-424

Forensic Psychology

03

  1.  

 

APsy-425

Thesis “OR” Optional Subject

06

     8.    UR-04    Life & Living-IV        01

 

 

 

Total  Credit Hours of 4th semester

19

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

70