Master of Science (M.Sc.) Applied Psychology Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

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M.Sc. Applied Psychology is a 2-year postgraduate course program in applied psychology. Eligibility to this is a B.Sc. or any relevant degree in related discipline with an aggregate of 55% or equivalent CGPA or candidates who have completed their B.Sc. degree with subjects like math, physics, and chemistry etc. from a recognized institute (in a science stream) are also eligible. 

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Some of the main institutes that offer M.Sc. Applied Psychology are:

The fee for the course varies between INR 25,000 and 90,000 in India.

Applied Psychology is particularly concerned with psychology relevance to a range of everyday issues such as health, education, technology, and neuropsychological rehabilitation. The course structure is reflective of the same with courses and projects throughout the duration which require mastery of the subject.

Graduates of M.Sc. Applied Psychology ha a wide range of job opportunities like Welfare organizations, the advertising industry, colleges, defense forces, hospitals, community and mental health centers, prisons and correctional programs and institutions, counseling, child care, clergy, rehabilitation centers, youth guidance etc.

Opportunities are not limited to the said fields. Once completed, the graduate may pursue further studies and may complete their Ph.D. or may take up said job opportunities associated. The average salary for an M.Sc. Applied Psychology degree holder is between INR 4 and 5 LPA starting.

M.Sc. Applied Psychology: Course Highlights

Course Level Post Graduate
Duration of the Course 2 years
Examination Type Semester
Eligibility Eligibility to this is a bachelor degree in science, technology, engineering, pharmaceutical or engineering and has secured an aggregate of 55% or equivalent CGPA or candidates who have completed their B.Sc. degree with subjects like math, physics, and chemistry etc. from a recognized institute (in a science stream) are also eligible.
Admission Process Merit-Based and may also be followed by an interview and Group discussion.
Course Fee Between INR 25,000 and 90,000
Average Salary INR 4 and 5 LPA starting.
Top Recruiting Companies Welfare organizations, the advertising industry, colleges, defense forces, hospitals, community and mental health centers, prisons and correctional programs and institutions, counseling, child care, clergy, rehabilitation centers, youth guidance etc.
Job Positions Community relations officer, developmental psychologist, research psychologist, child-support specialist, clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, clergymen, psychiatric assistant, school psychologist, social psychologist etc

M.Sc. Applied Psychology: What is it about?

M.Sc. Applied Psychology is a comprehensive program which offers students thorough training in applying the principles and theories of psychology to the fields of counseling, organizational development organizational and management.

The course is well-structured academically, and also amalgamates classroom training and practical skills. M.Sc. Applied Psychology course provides students an opportunity to enhance their skills and competencies as professional psychologists, in the areas of mental health, counseling and organizational development.

The research project enhances their research orientation, in turn motivating them to pursue further research. The courses of research Methodology and Projects are depictive of this.

Psychology requires excellent communication skills, compassion towards people of all kinds, Subtlety in pointing out problems and solutions, Methodical approach and a mature personality. It also requires attributes like intelligence, Problem-solving abilities, creative thinking, reliability, and sensitivity. One can find a number of job opportunities after the study and can also go on to take up Ph.D.

M.Sc. Applied Psychology: Top Colleges

Name of the Institute Location Total Fees(INR)
Pondicherry University Pondicherry 31,450
Annamalai University Chidambaram 58,020
The Global Open University Dimapur 26,624
PSG college of arts and science Tamil Nadu 49,500
GITAM University Vishakhapatnam 82,800
Bharathiar University Coimbatore 25,750
Karnataka State Open University Mysore 32,000
Gautam Buddha University Greater Noida 44,000
Goa University North Goa, Goa 31,750
Guru Jambheshwar University of science and technology Hisar 40,000
St. Francis College for women Uma Nagar, Hyderabad 54,110
Bethune College Kolkata 6,480
University of Calcutta Kolkata 2,260
CMJ University Shillong 20,000

M.Sc. Applied Psychology: Eligibility

Eligibility to this is a bachelor degree in science, technology, engineering, pharmaceutical or engineering and has secured an aggregate of 55% or equivalent CGPA  or candidates who have completed their B.Sc. degree with subjects like math, physics, and chemistry etc. from a recognized institute (in a science stream) are also eligible.

M.Sc. Applied Psychology: Admission Process

Admission is based on the merit, that is marks obtained in the graduation at the bachelor’s degree are considered for admission into the master’s degree. The students may also need to undergo an Interview process.

M.Sc. Applied Psychology: Syllabus and Course Description

The two years of study is divided into the following courses. The courses are all compulsory and have to be taken up during the study. The course emphasizes on complete Understanding of the theory part and also a proper and thorough experience for a complete understanding of the subject.

Year I Year II
Advanced General Psychology Psychopathology and mental hygiene
Life Span Psychology Research methodology
Advanced Social Psychology Health psychology
Organizational Psychology Human resource management
Experimental Psychology I Project work or counseling psychology (Theory Paper)

M.Sc. Applied Psychology: Career Prospects

Career Prospects of M.Sc. Applied Psychology are many depending on the level of expertise and experience in the industry. They are hired for profiles from Clinical research to Pharmacologists. The average salary is between INR 4 and 5 LPA.

The employment areas are among Welfare organizations, the advertising industry, colleges, defense forces, hospitals, community and mental health centers, prisons and correctional programs and institutions, counseling, child care, clergy, rehabilitation centers, youth guidance etc.

The job profiles for M.Sc. Applied Psychology postgraduates range as Community relations officer, a developmental psychologist, research psychologist, child-support specialist, clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, clergymen, psychiatric assistant, school psychologist, social psychologist etc.

The compensation and salaries for these individual jobs are specific and depend largely on the skill-set they have built and the experience in the industry.

Advance courses after M.Sc. Applied Psychology:

  • Ph.D. in Psychology.
Master’s of science in Applied Psychology annual salary
Job Profile Job Description Average annual salary
Research Psychologist Psychology is the science that deals with the mind and behavior. From analyzing basic brain functions to examining complex social relationships, psychology research involves a wide range of studies that may include human and/or animal subjects. 6 – 8 LPA
Clinical psychologist Clinical psychologists meet with clients to identify problems—emotional, mental and behavioral—in their lives. Through observation, interviews, and tests, the psychologist will diagnose any existing or potential disorders. Identify psychological, emotional or behavioral issues 3 – 4 LPA
Neuropsychologist A neuropsychologist is a psychologist who specializes in understanding the relationship between the physical brain and behavior. Disorders of the brain and nervous system can alter behavior and cognitive function. 4 – 5 LPA
Lecturers/ Professors Students who have completed their Master’s of science in Applied psychology are eligible to teach the same or their relevant medical field courses in colleges across the country. 3 – 4 LPA starting.
School Psychologist School psychologists are uniquely qualified members of school teams that support students' ability to learn and teachers' ability to teach. They apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior, to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. 5 – 6 LPA

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Applied Psychology) Fee Structure in India


4.48 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES2.32 L  (Maximum Fee)
43.51 K (Average Fee)
17.89 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES2.55 L (Maximum Fee)
1.11 L (Average Fee)

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Applied Psychology) Fee Structure By state


Tamil Nadu

12.07 KPUBLIC COLLEGES1.28 L
37.11 K
78.23 KPrivate COLLEGES1.04 L
87.41 K

West Bengal

4.48 KPUBLIC COLLEGES72 K
24.26 K
50 KPrivate COLLEGES1.58 L
1.04 L

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10.0 /10

Internships Opportunities :

Our college does encourage us to go for internships and get hand on experience with the field of psychology. They do recommend us with good places where we can go and intern.Our faculty have contacts with good institutions, hospitals, schools and institution that can help us to get varied experience In the field so that each student can intern based on their interest that is if they want to explore the clinical field they help us to get into Hospitals, if one is interested in counselling they guide us through various counsellors and their centers where we can intern and same for the Organisational field.

Campus Life :

The extracurricular activities such as activities as said earlier the campus has a large sports ground along with swimming pool, gym and a really huge library also with Mrc center that allows one to connect ones assignment to the computer to edit and get a print out of it also the campus has a Xerox center. The labs have really good equipment such as a laptop and projecter which is maintained really well and also a visualiser.

Faculty :

The faculty of our college are really experienced and filled with knowledge and wisdom and believe in passing the same to their students. They strive for providing enriching learning experience for their students not only by sticking to the curriculum but a lot of outside and real world exposure. They are easy to communicate with, they guide us very well, always approachable, good proffesionals.

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8.5 /10

Admission :

First upon I filled the online admission form on the TNU University official admission website, then I took an appointment for the admission. After this, I personally visited the college and completed the documentation and went for the campus visit and then paid the fees and then I got the admission.

Course Curriculum Overview :

The course curriculum is quite good. They’re covering each and everything which will be going to help you in the course. The course is not so much hard and also not too simple. And the teachers will help you with every doubt you have.

Alumni/Alumna :

Yes, alumni and senior student are too kindly behave to the newcomers. They act like a professional and they always us about at present subject in the course and also help us to how to prepare in examinations and campus placement.

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6.7 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

I feel the curriculum needs an update but the faculties very nice to give us extra study materials and information on the latest trends in the areas. Dr. Anand pratap Singh my hod has made sure to provide us with every opportunity and exposure even at international level.

Remarks :

Very rare colleges provide a master's in science degree in psychology with a specialization of clinical psychology. I was always very interested in human behaviour and wanted to continue having a science background. The university provides great research opportunities

Campus Life :

Very well facillated. Good library, hostel and beautiful campus. Even in the outskirts it hardly felt like we were away. Good conectivity. Open air theater, multiple auditoriums, lots of greenery and a peaceful pond in the centre with huge buddha statue nearby.

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we have a lot of extra curricular activities like we had ramp show and Holi utsav and other festivals are also celebrated. Participatory lot of dance auditions held at the University and we had also been given a freshers welcome when we entered polish we also give precious to our juniors and we give farewell to our seniors we have a room which is basically a hall room for events. Seminar rooms for conducting seminars.

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syllabus was really very good we had cognitive psychology social psychology developmental psychology we have statistics in the second semester and in the third semester we were given specialisation according to our first semester marks. I had got a specialisation on clinical which is the very difficult to get into. Our best faculty is Subrata Das Gupta she is our HOD at the present moment.

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This city is my hometown and I have more facility and I can save expenses of staying out.the faculty of the college is very nice we get to see a lot of patients as it is required in our subject to see more patients to gain more experience. Calcutta University is one of the famous universities in India and even abroad.

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