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B.SC. APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY

The NMIMS (Deemed to be University) is introducing the B.Sc. programme in Psychology from September 2020. The salient feature of this programme is the emphasis being laid on the overall development of student with major focus on application and filed work. The course manly focuses on clinical, counselling, industrial and forensic psychology. Students will get ample opportunity of interactions with experts in these fields and experiential learning.

Duration

The B. Sc. is a three years course which includes six semesters with major focus on field knowledge.

Intake

Mumbai - 120 | Navi Mumbai - 60 | Bengaluru - 60 | Hyderabad - 60

Eligibility

The Candidate must have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent examination from recognized board with minimum 60% aggregate marks in any stream (Science / Commerce / Arts)

Admission Criteria Process

Merit list will be based on performance of the candidate in 10+2 or Equivalent examination. The selection will be solely based on merit. In this regard, the decision of the NMIMS will be final and undisputable as shall be binding on all concerned.

Value Proposition

  • Unique program, with a provision of completing B.Sc.. in 3 years including 6 month project work with major focus on experiential learning.
  • Extensive course work in line with the requirements of Industry, thus adding value to the degree.
  • Summer internships with credits for stagnating the interdisciplinary skills
  • Development of skills to use statistical and computational techniques as research/data analysis tools
  • In built opportunity to improve soft skills as well as scientific writing
  • Flexibility in project selection on interdisciplinary subjects.
  • Grading system at par with international standards
  • A system of continuous evaluation through seminars, quizzes and practicals
  • Guest faculty drawn from a pool of experts from Industry
  • Innovative teaching methods involving continuous interaction amongst faculty and students

Programme Objectives

  • Modern facilities to provide ambience and support for curricular and extra-curricular activities for the overall development of students.
  • Dedicated, qualified faculty to ensure high standard of teaching, learning and evaluation processes.
  • Periodic review and revision of curricula based on feedback from the industry with quick response to ensure the relevance of the programmes to the changing needs of industry.
  • Semester system with proper planning to utilize the resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Industry based project work as part of the curricula to get recognition and reward to the students in the form of job offer or support for further studies and research.
  • The "Industry Interface Program” has been initiated to keep the students abreast of the latest trends in the industry/research organizations through industrial visits and guest lectures.

Pedagogy

The first two years of the course work focuses on foundation and field observation so that graduating students knows his strength and liking in the chosen area. On the basis of which he/she can choose specialization in third year. Overall major emphasis is given on experiential learning than the classroom learning. The course work comprises of lectures and practicals and live projects throughout the course.

The course is reviewed regularly in consultation with our Board of Studies, which comprises of experts from academia, research institutions and industry from all over India. Thus, the course is tailor made to fulfill the requirements needed to keep pace with the current developments in the field of psychology

In the first year, along with the permanent faculties, the regular lectures are also conducted by visiting faculties who are experts in their respective fields. Apart from the course work, the Faculty also conducts Guest lectures by eminent academicians and scientists, paper presentations (Journal Club), etc. to ensure learner centric environment.

In the third year, after the fifth semester students can take up 6 month research projects on varied topics either at academic or research institutions of repute

Program Outcome

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2020-21

Evaluation Criteria

During the course work the students will be required to have a minimum attendance of 80% for lectures, practical  and seminars, separately. The students will be evaluated continuously through internal assessment and end semester examination.

Internal assessment will be on the basis of fortnightly tests based on Theory. Practical work will be evaluated each week during the course of the regular practicals. Seminars will be evaluated weekly. The grade will be awarded at the end of the year on the basis of Cumulative Grade Point Average.

The project work will be evaluated by a Project Monitoring Committee (PMC) before beginning of the table work as well as at the end just before the submission of the final report.

 

Programme In-charge's Message

The Sunandan Divatia School of Science (SDSOS) is a newly founded endeavor of the prestigious SVKM’S NMIMS (Deemed to be University), in its efforts to diverge to various disciplines of higher education and learning. The SOS evolved in 2007-2008, with a view to provide undergraduates and post graduates an opportunity to embark on a challenging, yet exciting domain of Pure and Applied Sciences. At the SOS, we offer unique multi- as well as inter-disciplinary programs, viz, Post graduate program in Statistics, Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences and Physiotherapy; Integrated Post-graduate-Doctoral program in Biological Sciences and Chemical Sciences and a Doctoral program in Biological Sciences and Chemical Sciences.

There is a major emphasis on ‘Research’ in all the programs offered at the SDSOS. We are strongly driven by a highly qualified scientific talent pool. The main focus is on applied research in different areas of life sciences, chemical sciences, biomedical science, Physiotherapy, Psychology and other allied areas.

Our strategic future plan involves inclusion of innovative areas of inter-disciplinary research, in specific areas through the application of new and cutting-edge technologies.

I welcome you all to an enjoyable and stimulating learning experience at the SDSOS and look forward to working together to help us achieve our goal, to be recognized as a ‘Centre of Excellence’.

Prof. (Dr.) Desai Neetin S.

Dean, Sunandan Divatia School of Science

Board Of Studies

S.No.

Name of the Member

Affiliation

1

Prof. (Dr.) Desai N.S.

Chairman Adhoc BoS

Dean, SDSOS

2

Dr. Promila Singh

Head & Professor

Department of Psychology, Pandit Ravi Sahankar Shukla Univesrity (PRSSU), Raipur

3

Dr. Mariya Jilinskaya-Pandey

Associate Professor, JSLH

O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India

4

Dr. Ashutosh Srivastava

Executive Director & President

Psyuni Trust (India)

Bhartiya Counselling Psychology

5

Dr. Poonam Sharma

Academic Coordinator & Assistant Professor

AIBAS, Amity University Mumbai

6

Dr. Mohita Junnurkar,

Associate Professor,

 

O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India

7

Dr. Ruttuja Karkhanis More, Member Secretary

Assistant Professor, SDSOS


 

 



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