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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Applied Psychology

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Programme Duration

3 Years

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Semesters

6

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Level

Undergraduate

Criteria:

A minimum 50% aggregate in CBSE grades X & XII, or the equivalent from alternative schools, is required.

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Academic Year

2019-2022

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Fees per year

AED 40,000

Why choose this course?

The human mind and behaviours have always intrigued people. How the mind works, what affects human behaviour and an understanding of emotions, influences and motivations that drive people are some of the areas that study of Applied Psychology considers. Applied Psychology assists in gaining knowledge and understanding of key areas of Clinical, Organisational, Counseling, Developmental, Psychopathology, Social, Cognitive Psychology as well as Behaviour Modification and Research Methods and more.
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The human mind and behaviours have always intrigued people. How the mind works, what affects human behaviour and an understanding of emotions, influences and motivations that drive people are some of the areas that study of Applied Psychology considers.

 

Applied Psychology assists in gaining knowledge and understanding of key areas of Clinical, Organisational, Counseling, Developmental, Psychopathology, Social, Cognitive Psychology as well as Behaviour Modification and Research Methods and more.

At Amity University Dubai, students develop practical research, analytical and reporting skills, making the course an appropriate foundation to launch a successful career or for further studies.

 

The course also offers internship avenues in all applied fields of Psychology and at hospitals, NGOs, corporates and schools. The course offers the student a buffet of courses and coaches in all the major specialisations under Psychology. It also combines the experience of experts in the industry for a better and comprehensive learning of the students via guest lectures and industry visits. The university also boasts a well-equipped Psychology Lab with Internationalised experiment material.

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Programme description

The BA(Hons) Applied Psychology Programme at Amity University Dubai offers a broad and self-contained introduction which covers the basic principles of learning, biological bases of behaviour, thinking, memory, personality, social influences on behaviour (Social Psychology), and changes in behaviour throughout the lifespan (Developmental Psychology) and social Gerontology and Health.
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The BA(Hons) Applied Psychology Programme at Amity University Dubai offers a broad and self-contained introduction which covers the basic principles of learning, biological bases of behaviour, thinking, memory, personality, social influences on behaviour (Social Psychology), and changes in behaviour throughout the lifespan (Developmental Psychology) and social Gerontology and Health.

 

The range of classes provides a greater understanding of human development and interaction, cognitive processes, individual differences and biological influences on behaviour. An experimental approach is common to all classes and research and statistical methods are studied in their own right. A variety of optional classes is offered, in which the students study an area of psychology in greater depth.

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Career opportunities

A degree in Applied Psychology can be utilised for employment in almost every industry and in specific roles that involve influencing human behaviour such as marketing, sales, counseling, and social work. Opportunities for work in the hospitals (Clinical/Counseling Psychologists/ Child Psychologists/Marriage and Family Therapist), NGOs, schools, researchers and organisations. Opportunities for work as counsellors or join research projects within organisations i.e. facilitating in data collection, entry and analysis, and reporting research findings.

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What will students learn?

Learning outcome 1

Students will be able to demonstrate strong theoretical knowledge of basic psychological principles and necessary experience for future training or work in different domains of psychology.

Learning outcome 2

Develop research aptitude and be able to describe, apply and evaluate the different research methods used by psychologists.

Learning outcome 3

Develop the ability to use different tools and software.

Learning outcome 4

Recognise, identify and comprehend the use of various principles in this field. Assess their clients appropriately and correctly diagnose them for effective management of mental health issues in their clients.

Learning outcome 5

Communicate effectively both in a written and verbal manner. 

Learning outcome 6

Develop a range of leadership skills and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, understanding of group dynamics and effective teamwork.

Learning outcome 7

Understand global issues from different perspectives, recognise the opportunities that the wider world offers, while learning from and respecting different cultures.

 

Learning outcome 8

Discuss professionalism and professional responsibility when involved in organisational training.

Learning outcome 9

Evaluate the context and viability of an organisation or business and be able to optimally use the available resources.

Learning outcome 10

Students will demonstrate a continuous learning attitude by updating their knowledge and skills in psychology.

 

Learning outcome 11

Display an empathetic and compassionate understanding of micro and macro psychological issues.

What will students achieve?

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