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DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY


Psychology is the scientific study about mental processes (Brain processes) and Behaviour. The Department of Psychology is a dynamic hub of research and learning, exploring the complexities of the human mind and behaviour. Its faculty are dedicated to advancing understanding across a spectrum of psychological phenomena, from cognition and emotion to social dynamics and mental health. Through innovative research and interdisciplinary collaboration, the department strives to empower students with a deep understanding of psychology and its real-world applications.

Milestones

  • 2014- Department started functioning with Undergraduate program on BSc Psychology
  • 2017- First degree batch passed out
  • 2020- Started PG program in Psychology
  • 2024- Started Calicut University Four-Year Under Graduate Programme (CU-FYUGP)

Student Potential Enhancement Cell (SPEC)

  • An initiative of department of psychology since 2016 aims at the development of students in various domains.
  • This student-initiated cell conducts discussions, debates, presentations and other skill development programs regularly
  • the community extension cell of the department coordinates and monitors the social outreach programs of the students
  • The cell conducts surveys, awareness campaigns, training and visits in and outside the campus

PROGRAMMES

BSc Psychology

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology offers an immersive exploration into the complexities of the human mind and behaviour, equipping students with a solid foundation in psychological theory, research methodologies, and practical skills. Throughout the course, students delve into diverse topics including cognitive processes, social interactions, developmental psychology, and abnormal behaviour, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the intricate mechanisms that shape human thought and action. Practical components such as laboratory experiments, provide hands-on experience, allowing students to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios and develop essential analytical and interpersonal skills. With a BSc in Psychology, graduates are prepared for further academic pursuits in psychology or related fields.

MSc Psychology

Master of Science (MSc) in Psychology delves deeper into the complexities of the human mind and behaviour, offering advanced theoretical insights, research methodologies, and specialized practical skills. This postgraduate program allows students to explore specialized areas within psychology such as clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, organizational psychology, or applied psychology tailoring their studies to align with their career aspirations and research interests. Through rigorous coursework, independent research projects, and hands-on practical experiences, students deepen their understanding of psychological phenomena and develop advanced critical thinking, analytical, and research skills. The MSc curriculum often includes opportunities for collaboration with faculty on cutting-edge research, as well as internships or placements in relevant professional settings, providing students with valuable real-world experience and networking opportunities. Graduates of an MSc in Psychology are well-equipped to pursue diverse career paths in clinical practice, research institutions, academia, government agencies, or private sector organizations, and are prepared to make meaningful contributions to the field of psychology through their expertise and innovation.

 

 

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

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B.Sc. Psychology

M.Sc Psychology

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