MPhil Psychology

Program Description

GIFT University is initiating a program of MPhil Psychology. This is a twoyear degree program. The purpose of launching this program is to provide opportunities to students in the diverse areas of psychology. This program would benefit scholars to advance and refine their knowledge in the discipline of psychology. This program would ultimately help psychology students to sharpen their skills in this field that would eventually provide them with better opportunities to practice their skills in academic, clinical, and other organizational settings.

Career Prospects

Psychology is not just the study of behavior, it is also the study of mental functions. Those employed in this field consider it a science, a philosophy, and an art. The main goal of psychology is to explain, predict, and control behavior and mental processes.

When deciding to major in psychology, it is important to understand the many subfields and specializations within this broad major. These areas of psychology include statistics, organization/industrial, clinical, neuroscience, cognitive, behavioral, social, developmental, and educational aspects. There are many career options for an undergraduate psychology major to pursue.

Program Objectives

The focus of MPhil Psychology research work is to train students on the principles of research so that they can carry out independent researches in their professional careers. The research work activity would encourage students to explore diverse issues so that their findings would be helpful for different institutions.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

As per criteria defined by HEC:

  • The candidate must have completed sixteen years of education for admission in MPhil.
  • The GAT-General test conducted by the National Testing Service with a minimum 50% cumulative score will be required at the time of admission to MPhil. The GAT-General test is valid for a period of two years.
  • For the MPhil degree, candidates will need to complete 24 credit hours of course work along with a minimum of 6 credit hours for research work/thesis, which is mandatory for MPhil.
  • The four compulsory courses (3 credit hours each) will be offered in the 1st and 2nd semesters. M.Phil. research thesis will continue to be offered during the 3rd and 4th semesters.