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M.Sc. (Clinical Psychology)



M.Sc. (Clinical Psychology) is a post graduate Psychology course. Clinical psychology is an integration of science, theory and clinical knowledge for the purpose of understanding, preventing and relieving psychologically-based distress or dysfunction and to promote subjective well-being and personal development.

[College Code Kolkata: NCMTKOL]    [College Code Durgapur: NCMTDGP]

M.Sc. (Clinical Psychology)
Course Level PG
Duration 2 Years
Eligibility Graduate with minimum 50% Marks
Type Degree

The Clinical Psychology program offers students the option of completing two courses in child and adolescent therapy or two courses in psychiatric rehabilitation, which focuses on working with adults who have serious mental illnesses. Clinical psychology represents the largest sub-field of psychologists.

Specialty areas within clinical psychology include child mental health, adult mental, learning abilities, emotional disturbances, substance abuse and geriatrics and health psychology. The duration of the course is two years and it has four semester syllabus.

Scope & Career Opportunities

  • Caregiver
  • Career Counsellor
  • Career Employment Specialist
  • Child Care Worker
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Community Relations Officer
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Day-care Centre Supervisor
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Health Educator
  • Industrial Psychologist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Public Statistician
  • Psychiatric Assistant
  • Recreation Worker
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Research Psychologist
  • Social Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Staff Recruiter
  • Urban Planning Officer


Year 1

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Theories of Personality Structure
  • Application of Psychology in Community
  • Field Work
  • Personality & IQ Assessment
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Psychology
  • Research methodology
  • Statistics in Psychology, Scale Construction
  • Projective Techniques


Year 2

Specialization  (Clinical Psychology – Psychodynamic Orientation)

  • Advanced Psychopathology
  • Childhood & Developmental Disorders
  • Psychotherapy & Counseling 1
  • Psychotherapy & Counseling 2
  • Psychoanalysis & Dream Interpretation
  • Clinical Assessments (Case History Taking & Psychometric Evaluation) on Out-door Clients
  • Psychodynamic Formulation in Focus
  • Scope & Application of Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Clinical Law & Ethics
  • Orientation to Pharmaco-therapy
  • Psychiatric Orientation
  • Clinical Assessments (Case History Taking & Psychometric Evaluation) on Out-door Clients (adult cases)
  • Psychodynamic Approach in Focus
  • Internship
  • Dissertation



Graduate with minimum 50% marks from any recognized University


2 Years (Full Time)