IGNOU MA Admission | Psychology Courses | Psychology Degree | MA Psychology IGNOU
The M.A. Psychology degree program is being offered by the School of Social Sciences of IGNOU. Psychology is the field of study that deals with human and animal behaviour. Psychology as an area of knowledge has found its application in various fields like health, industries, sports, military, forensic and so on. This is also one of the reasons why the subject attracts a large number of people who want to understand not only human behaviour in general, but also enhance their self awareness. Psychology can be termed as both arts and science because it employs scientific methods to study human beings.
The main essence of psychology is individual differences and the factors like genetics and environment (including culture) that make individuals different. It also focuses on the behaviour of individuals in different social settings. One of the main aspects of psychology that makes it different from other social science subject is psychological measurement. Various standardized tests and scales are developed in Psychology that can be used to measure psychological entities. Such tests can be used to measure intelligence, personality, attitude, aptitude, adjustment, self concept and so on.
Offering psychology in distance mode is a challenge due to its applied nature. At IGNOU, the Discipline of Psychology strives to offer programs in psychology that includes components like practicum, internship and project so that the learners benefit with hands on practice and experience enhanced learning.
IGNOU MA Psychology Eligibility
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University.
In accordance with the university’s general policy of ‘openness’, ‘flexibility’ vis-a-vis eligibility criteria, all those who have completed graduation in any field, are eligible for admission to M.A. programme in Psychology. There will be no admission test.
Medium of Instruction: English.
Duration: Minimum 2 years and Maximum 5 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.
INGOU MA Admission Fees | MA Psychology Fee Structure
Rs. 15,600/- for full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 7,800/- per year.