M.A in Psychology from Chandigarh University

Masters of Arts in Psychology

About the Programme

The curriculum is intended for thorough and advanced learning in Psychology. The postgraduate degree in Psychology at the Institute of Distance & Open Learning at Chandigarh University is a theoretical study of mental processes, motivations, actions, collective thought, and other aspects relevant to the existence of the mind. The curriculum would make it easier to understand the brain’s therapeutic facets and the potential for therapy and treatments to enhance behavioral issues.

Eligibility

An individual with a degree from a recognized university is eligible for graduation with Psychology as a subject.

Duration

The minimum duration of the course in 2 years. There are 4 semesters.

Specialization

It is a single program of specialization. The student must choose one specialization out of the two specializations offered at the beginning of the program.

Please note that the specialization can not be modified once it has been chosen.

  1. Specialization I -Applied Psychology
  2. Specialization II- Organizational Behavior and Development

Fee Structure for MA Psychology

The total fees for the odd semesters are INR 13700/-. The total fees for even semesters are INR 11200/-. The academic fees are INR 7950/- for both semesters. Registration fees are required for only odd semesters. The registration fees are INR 2500/-. Exam fees are required for all semesters and are INR 2000/-. The SLM Hard copy Charges are optional. The price of it is INR 1250/-.

Subject List for MA Psychology

There are 6 subjects in all the semesters.

The list of subjects for the first semester is:

  •   Systems and Theory 
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Social Psychology 
  • Research Methods and Statistics – I
  • Advanced Counseling Skills – I
  • Practicum –I

The list of subjects for the second semester is as:

  • Physiological Bases Of Behavior
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Life Span Development Psychology 
  • Advanced Counseling Skills – II
  • Research Methods and Statistics – II 
  • Practicum– II

The list of subjects for the third semester is as:

  • Psychotherapies
  • Child Psychopathology-I 
  • Clinical Disorders I
  • Elective – I (As per Specialization ) 
  • Specialization – Field Project 
  • Practicum – III

The list of subjects for the fourth semester is as:

  • Child Psychopathology-II
  • Clinical Disorders II
  • Elective – II (As per Specialization )
  • Elective – III (As per Specialization )
  • Internship/Dissertation 
  • Practicum– IV

Specialization Subjects

The list of subjects for elective are:

  • Positive Psychology and Well Being – Elective-I
  • Health Psychology – Elective-II 
  • Field Project
  • Psychology of Disaster Management– Elective-III
  • Organizational Psychology – Elective-I
  • Industrial Psychology- Elective -II
  • Field Project
  • Organizational Change and Development – Elective-III

The student must choose one specialization out of the two specializations offered at the beginning of the program.

Please note that the specialization can not be modified once it has been chosen.

 

Program Eligibility

An individual with a degree from a recognized university is eligible for graduation with Psychology as a subject.