MA In Psychology

MA Psychology is a 2 year full-time postgraduate program that studies human mind and behavior.

About the MA In Psychology​ Program

The MA in Psychology program delves deep into the study of human behavior, cognition, and emotion. Through a comprehensive curriculum, students explore various psychological theories, research methodologies, and practical applications. From understanding mental health issues to analyzing social behavior, the program equips students with the knowledge and skills needed for a career in counseling, research, human resources, or academia. With opportunities for hands-on experience and mentorship from expert faculty, students gain a holistic understanding of psychology and prepare to make meaningful contributions to the field.

Career prospects

Graduates of the MA in Psychology program have a wide array of career opportunities available to them across diverse sectors. Some common career paths include:

Clinical Psychologist: Providing mental health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to individuals experiencing psychological distress or disorders.

Counseling Psychologist: Offering guidance and support to individuals, couples, families, or groups dealing with various personal or interpersonal challenges.

Researcher: Conduct psychological research in academic institutions, think tanks or private organizations to advance knowledge in the field.

Industrial-Organizational Psychologist: Applying psychological principles to improve workplace dynamics, employee satisfaction, and organizational effectiveness.

Human Resources Specialist: Utilizing psychological insights to recruit, train, and manage personnel, enhance team dynamics, and foster employee well-being.

School Psychologist: Supporting students’ academic achievement and socio-emotional development through assessment, counseling, and intervention in educational settings.

Forensic Psychologist: Applying psychological expertise in legal contexts, such as criminal profiling, witness assessment, or rehabilitation programs for offenders.

Health Psychologist: Promoting health behavior change, managing chronic illness, or conducting research on the psychological aspects of physical health and illness.

Community Psychologist: Addressing social issues and promoting community well-being through advocacy, program development, and intervention.

Academician: Teaching psychology at the college or university level and researching to contribute to the academic field.

These career paths offer opportunities for personal and professional growth, allowing graduates to make meaningful contributions to individuals, organizations, and communities while pursuing their passion for psychology.

Program Details
Composition Name
Affiliation
Sigma University
Approvals
UGC, New Delhi and Sigma University, Vadodara
Duration
2 Year
Eligibility for Admission
The Candidate Must have done Bachelor's degree in Psychology as the main subject. .
The Candidate must have completed B.A. (Hons.) Psychology
Admission Schedule
Usually from May to October every year.
How to Apply?
Start Date
October 2024
College / Campus
Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism, Sigma University Vadodara.
Shifts (Working hours)
09: 00 am to 05:00 pm
Intake capacity
60

Curriculum

Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
I
1MAP01
Applied Psychology
5
0
0
5
5
I
1MAP02
Cross Cultural Studies in Psychology
5
0
0
5
5
I
1MAP03
Cognitive Psychology
5
0
0
5
5
I
1MAP04
Psychology: History, Culture, and Applied Transformations
5
0
0
5
5
I
1MAP05
Qualitative Research Methods
2
0
0
2
2
22
0
0
22
22
Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
II
2MAP01
Experimental Psychology- Theory and Practical
4
0
4
8
6
II
2MAP02
Applied Statistics In Psychology
4
0
0
4
4
II
2MAP03
Applied Personality Psychology
4
0
0
4
4
II
2MAP04
Psychometrics: Theory And Practical
4
0
0
4
4
II
2MAP05
Applied Environmental Psychology
4
0
0
4
4
20
0
4
24
22

Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Admission Procedure

Visit www.sigmauniversity.ac.in or you may visit the Admission Office at Sigma University, Vadodara.

Admission in all programs of Hospitality & Tourism is done by Sigma University Based on Merit

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