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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Psychology

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Psychology

School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SHSS)

  • Programme Code


  • Level


  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is a three-year undergraduate programme exploring social, experimental, clinical and organisational branches of psychology. The core elements of the subject matter involve the exploration of mental health, childhood and development as well as scientific fundamentals. This programme enables students to develop skills in the areas of communication, information gathering, problem-solving and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry analysis and interpretation. Psychology as a subject is grounded in natural and life sciences and offers ample scope to explore social sciences and humanities such as criminology and philosophy.  
The precisely designed programme curriculum offers students a glimpse of specialities available to study such as abnormal, psychology or psychiatry a degree that also includes a medical component. This popular college major subject helps the students in developing insights into communication interpersonal and human knowledge.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1: To comprehend concepts and principles of different disciplines of humanities, social sciences and languages and their inter-relation.
  • PEO2: To demonstrate a detailed acquaintance of the selected core discipline of study.
  • PEO3: To apply an independent approach to address various issues related to the core area of specialization by using appropriate theories and methodologies.
  • PEO4: To work as independent critically discerning and creative participant in the workplace, community and personal life.

Program Outcomes of the BA Psychology:

  • PO1: Theory and Content of Psychology: Become familiar with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  • PO2: Methods in Psychology: Comprehend and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • PO3: Applications of Psychology: Recognize and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
  • PO4: Critical Thinking Skills: Respect and use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
  • PO5: Intellectual Skills: Enable students to develop skills in the areas of communication, information gathering, problem solving, and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry, analysis, and interpretation.
  • PO6: Values in Psychology: Weigh evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically, and reflect other values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a discipline.
  • PO7: Cultural diversity skills: Sensitivity towards diverse contexts, ethnic groups, minorities, marginalized groups and gender issues.
  • PO8: Entrepreneurship Skills: Development of skills and attributes of empathy, team work, strategic thinking and planning, coordination, cooperation, conflict resolution, and congruence.

Program Specific Outcomes of the BA Psychology:

  • PSO1: To engage students in the comprehensive study of the discipline so that they can understand and interpret human thought, feeling and behavior under different circumstances.
  • PSO2: To equip them with analytical skills to apply knowledge of social, developmental, cognitive, workplace and organizational psychology in different situations.
  • PSO3: To promote innovative and integrative thinking and problem solving and enable them to interpret, design, and conduct basic psychological research

This course is for individuals who...

have an interest in studying Psychology, human mind and behaviour. This programme enables students to develop skills in the areas of communication, information gathering, problem-solving and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry analysis and interpretation.

Students who are looking for...

a career through an understanding of human behaviour thought and emotion. Fields of work after this programme include health and human services, education, marketing research and academia.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 87550 2nd Year 90177 3rd Year 92882
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
1950 3800*
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English Communication.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Counselling Aide
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Teacher
  • Career Counsellor
  • Social worker
  • Case Manager
  • Research Assistant
  • Welfare Organizations
  • Hospitals
  • NGOs
  • Child/Youth Guidance Centers
  • Research Establishments
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Hospitality
  •   American Psychological Association
  • HEC Paris
  • L& T
  • Birla 
  • ABB 

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