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MS Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Program Overview

Duration: 2 years, 4 semesters

Credits: 49

Career Paths: Psychological research units and organizations, hospitals, private clinics, educational institutions, armed forces (educational and medical core) , counseling and guidance centers, selection boards, research organizations, civil services, business enterprises, advertising and marketing agencies, industries, social welfare agencies, reformatories, NGOs and institutions for individuals with special needs.

  • Program Description

    The Institute of Psychology offers MS Clinical and Counseling Psychology after M.A/M.Sc (2 years program) or B.Sc. Honors (4 years program) in Psychology. The MS Program provides intensive professional training to facilitate students in the applied areas of the subject.

  • Admission Requirement

    To be eligible for admission to MS Clinical and Counseling Psychology, a candidate must have good academic record with M.A/M.Sc (2 years program) or B.Sc. Honors (4 years program) in Psychology from a well-established and HEC recognized university. Moreover, the candidate will have to qualify the NTS (GAT) test prior to the admission in MS Clinical and Counseling Psychology. The criterion for admission in the MS Program is kept in strict accordance with the guidelines set by the Higher Education Commission. Applicants who meet the admission criteria will take an entrance test by the Institute. On clearance of the test, they will be interviewed for final admission.

  • Courses

    • Year I Semester I

      Course Code Course Credit Hrs
      MPSY 801 Professional and Ethical Issues 3
      MPSY 805 Child Psychopathology 3
      MPSY 810 Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis for Children 3
      MPSY 815 Psychological Intervention and Counseling Needs I 4
        Total 13
    • Year I Semester II

      Course Code Course Credit Hrs
      MPSY 820 Contemporary Research Methodologies 3
      MPSY 825 Adult Psychopathology 3
      MPSY 830 Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis for Adults 3
      MPSY 835 Psychological Intervention and Counseling Needs II 4
      MPSY 855 School Psychology 3
        Total 16
    • Year II Semester III

      Course Code Course Credit Hrs
      MPSY 840-A Research: Formulating Research Proposal 3
      MPSY 845-A Clinical Training 4
      MPSY 802 Current Trends in Assessment and Psychotherapy - I 3
        Total 10
    • Year II Semester IV

      Course Code Course Credit Hrs
      MPSY 840-B Research Thesis 3
      MPSY 845-B Clinical Training 4
      MPSY 803 Current Trends in Assessment and Psychotherapy- II 3
        Total 10
        Total Credit Hours 49
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      **Students must maintain a minimum CGPA of 2.5 in each semester, those who fail to achieve the minimum required CGPA will not be promoted to the second year. Moreover, only those students will be allowed to continue with the MS program who exhibit appropriate skills for clinical interventions.

  • Degree Requirement

    Completion of credit hours and thesis/research project