PhD Psychology

Objectives

The main objectives to is to produce competent researchers and trained psychologist who can benefit society in different ways. The scholars are trained in the core theoretical, practical and research related areas of Psychology which enables scholars to practice Psychology in a more scientific fashion.

 

Pre-Requisite

Admission criteria are rigorously designed according to the rules of HEC, Pakistan.

Basic prerequisite qualification is MS/M.Phil Psychology from HEC recognized university of Pakistan or from the foreign university with minimum3.00CGPA.

Candidate must have passed GRE Subject/GAT subject.

Candidate must have passed university entrance test.

Candidate must submit research synopsis at the time of university entrance test.

Interview will be based primarily on synopsis submitted by the candidate.

Final merit will be formulated depending upon academic qualification, GRE/GAT subject score, university entrance test score, interview, research publications and professional experience.

Duration of Program

The duration of PhD program is 3-8 years. The coursework for PhD program comprises of total 18 credit hours. Each student has to complete 18 credit hours in the first two semesters.

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SEMESTER WISE COURSE PLAN

Semester-1

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PSY 811

Advanced Research Methods

3

PSY 812

Data Analysis using   SPSS/AMOS/Mplus/Nvivo

3

PSY 813

Counseling Psychology

3

PSY 814

Psychology of Life Span Development

3

PSY 815

Psychology of attitude and opinion

3

PSY 816

Gender Psychology

3

Total

9

Semester-2

PSY 821

Critical Review of Published Research

3

PSY 822

Ethical & Legal Considerations in Psychology

3

PSY 823

Seminars in theories of Psychology

3

PSY 824

Advance Psychometrics

3

PSY 825

Advanced Social Psychology

3

PSY 826

Psychology of Self

3

PSY 827

Positive Psychology

3

Total

9

PSY 931

Dissertation

18

 

Assessment

Assessment of the students for each course (other than dissertation) in the MS Program will be carried out according to the following formula:
Sessional(Assignments, Quizzes, Projects and Presentations) = 30%
Midterm Exam = 20%
Final term exam = 50%