Master of Arts (Applied Psychology)

Master of Arts (Applied Psychology)

Master of Arts (Applied Psychology)

Programme Duration

Programme Duration

2 Years

Semesters

Semesters

4

Level

Level

Postgraduate

Criteria:

A minimum 50% aggregate in grades X and XII, along with a 3 year undergraduate degree from a recognised university with a 50% aggregate, or the equivalent.

Academic Year

Academic Year

2020-2022

Fees per year

Fees per year

AED 40,000

Why choose this course?

From educational, clinical and industrial to counselling and training, Applied Psychology will give you the knowledge and understanding needed to specialise in all aspects of psychology. At Amity University Dubai, students develop advanced analytical and reporting skills, the ideal programme to kick-start your career in any area of psychology.

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The programme will help students get a better understanding of themselves and those around them, creating a significantly positive impact on society as a whole.

Applied Psychology student have access to a well-equipped Psychology Lab with a range of experimental material. The course also offers the opportunity to intern in all applied fields of Psychology; at hospitals, NGOs, corporate firms or schools.

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Programme Description

This comprehensive 2-year programme covers a range of introductory courses designed to give students a complete overview of all areas of psychology and its concepts. Students are then given the opportunity to choose their own electives based on areas of interest. Cognition, development, personality, industrial and social psychology are just some of the popular choices.

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A vast majority of courses are dependent on interest and are regularly revised in order to incorporate the latest developments in psychology. Throughout the course you will gain practical experience, and learn how to devise and run your own experiments. During the final year you will carry out an original piece of research on a topic of your choice, with the opportunity to present their work at regional conferences.

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Career opportunities

A degree in Applied Psychology can lead to roles in almost any industry that is involved in influencing human behaviour. Marketing, human resources, teaching, sales, counselling and social work are popular amongst students. The opportunity to work in a hospital (Clinical/Counselling Psychologists/ Child Psychologists/Marriage and Family Therapist), NGO, school or organisation is abundant. Students often choose to work as counsellors or join research projects within organisations – facilitating data collection, entry, analysis and reporting.
What will students learn?

What will students learn?

Students will be able to demonstrate strong theoretical knowledge of advanced psychological principles and the necessary experience to join a career in any different domain of psychology.
Develop an aptitude for research and the application of various psychological methods and theories.
Assess clients appropriately and correctly diagnose them for effective management of mental health issues.
Develop a range of leadership skills and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, understanding of group dynamics and effective teamwork.

What will students achieve?

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