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Applied Psychology is a study of Psychology, which focuses on the principles, concepts and theories to solve human problems, experience in every field. The main focus of applied psychology is to apply research to work to identify design solutions for individuals and organisations, to help clients with problems faced in their everyday lifestyle. Applied psychologists help people resolve their emotional distress, disorders and illness. There are various branches under applied psychology where principles, theories, concepts, strategies are applied in areas such as family, health, school, colleges, clinics and many more areas.

The branches under Applied Psychology are as follows:

Type

Description

Clinical Psychology

These psychologists work directly with patients to diagnose and treat mental and behaviour problems such as anxiety, depression and other disorders.

Organisational Psychology

Professionals in this field use psychological techniques and strategies to help companies become productive.

Forensic Psychology

Psychologists use their skills in the use of Law and to support the justice system. Psychologists study the mind and behaviour of criminals and what leads them to make such actions.

Sports Psychology

Here the psychologists are a part of the game, only helping players familiar with the mechanics of the sport and nutrition so that players are fit mentally and have better strategies on the field.

Skills Required for Applied Psychology

Observer

Analyst

Avid Reader

Logical

Patient

Composed

Calm

Research Skills

Team Worker

Leader

Sensitive

Communication Skills

Problem Solving Skills

Apprehensive

Perceptive

Considerate

Courses Offered in Applied Psychology

Course

Duration

Eligibility Criteria

BA in Psychology

3-Years

The candidate should have done their Class 12 from any discipline from a recognised board and should have secured a minimum of 45%.

BSc Psychology

3-Years

The candidate should have done their Class 12 in Science stream from a recognised board and should have secured a minimum of 45%.

MA In Applied Psychology

2-Years

The candidate should have done their BA or BSc in Psychology as a major or minor from a recognised University and should have secured a minimum of 50%.

MSc Psychology

2-Years

The candidate should have done their BSc in Psychology as a major or minor from a recognised University and should have secured a minimum of 50%.

MPhil in Applied Psychology

2-Years

The candidate should have done their MA or MSc in Psychology from a recognised University and should have secured a minimum of 55%.

PhD in Applied Psychology

2-Years

The candidate should have done their MA/MSc/MPhil in Psychology from a recognised University and should have secured a minimum of 60%.

Applied Psychology Admission Process

Chose University/College: The first step a candidate should make is to search for colleges or universities which are offering courses in Applied Psychology. Check the fees, the seats offered, eligibility criteria which is set for the course.

Apply for Course: Proceed to apply for admission after getting to know the university offering the programme. Fill up the details as required and pay the application fee. The application forms are available for a limited period of time so the candidate is advised to know the details way in advance.

Mode of Admission: Universities and Colleges will either conduct entrance exams for admission or offer admission through merit. For postgraduate courses, the candidate will have to appear for an entrance exam.

Results: Selected and qualified candidates make the merit list. The student has to get the desired rank and percentage, to be eligible for admission.

Counselling: The candidate will have to appear for the counselling session conducted at the university to book their seat, submit their documents and pay the fees to seal admission.

Syllabus for Applied Psychology

Semester – I

Psychology and Its Applications I

Research Methodology & Statistics I

Practicum based on Papers I & II

Concurrent – Qualifying Language

Semester – II

Psychology and Applications II

Research Methodology & Statistics II

Practicum based on Paper IV

Concurrent – Credit Language

Semester – III

Applied Social Psychology I

Practicum based on paper VII

Concurrent – Interdisciplinary

 

Semester – IV

Applied Social Psychology II

Communication Skills

Practicum Based on Paper X

Concurrent – Discipline Centred I

Semester – V

Counselling Psychology

Clinical Psychology I

Practicum based on Paper XII

 

Semester – VI

Optional (a-f)

Project/Internship

Concurrent – Discipline Centred II

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Top Colleges Offering Applied Psychology

Lady Shri Ram College for Women

The Maharaja Sayajirao University

IGNOU

LPU

SGT University

Ramanujan College

Amity University

University of Madras

Ambedkar University Delhi

Dibrugarh University

Career Options after Applied Psychology

Social Psychologist

Social Worker

Counselling Psychologist

Social Psychologist

Forensic Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

Career Counsellor

Health Psychologist

Developmental Psychologist

Rehabilitation Specialist

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A student who has completed all requirements for graduation at a college or institution that awards degrees will be awarded a Bachelors degree in psychology (BA/BS). A B.A. in psychology typically takes four years to complete; but, depending on the college, it may be finished sooner or later. Three

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Established in 2015, the Amity Institute of Behavioral and Applied Sciences (AIBAS) within Amity University Mumbai operates with the mission to cultivate proficient human resources in sectors necessitating an understanding of behavioral dynamics and interventions. The institution adopts an effective

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The fee per semester is nearly INR 45000 with an additional INR 20,000 admission fee, INR 5000 examination fee per semester, and INR 5000 registration fee from the second year per semester.

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Graduation with min. 50% marks with psychology as a subject at the graduation level.

For international students: min 50% marks in qualifying examination and have pre-requisite subjects for admission in the desired program.

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Yes, Master of Arts in Applied Psychology offered at Sharda School of Humanities & Social Sciences. The total tuition fee for Master of Arts in Applied Psychology course is INR 1.73 L (for two years). The duration of the course is two years. Top Recruiting Companies are Amazon, Aon Hewitt, Asian Pai

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