M.A. Applied Psychology

Beyond Theory: Practical Psychology for a Better Tomorrow


    M.A. Applied Psychology is a two-year post-graduate programme that enhances and builds upon the knowledge and skills gained from theoretical and practical learning. It is designed to teach various theories, methods, techniques, and principles in the scientific study of behaviour and mental processes. This programme intends to prepare students to practice in the areas of psychological assessment and diagnosis, human resources, counselling and therapy, group influence, and psychological research. This programme aims to encourage learners to explore connections between the major and other disciplines.

    M.A. Applied Psychology

    Programme Highlights

    • A creative and enriching course curriculum blended with theoretical and practical aspects of Psychology
    • The curriculum seamlessly integrates technology, equipping students with skills for modern psychological research and practice.
    • This programme equips students with the practical applications of psychological principles
    • This programme equips students with the necessary skills to design, conduct, and analyse research studies within the field of psychology,
    • Experiential Learning through Field visits, industrial visits, surveys, extension activities, and group presentations.
    • Consistent interaction with renowned academicians and top Industry experts in the field of Psychology.
    • Students acquire skills highly sought after by industries with expertise in counselling, clinical, cognitive and biopsychology
    • Internship and Placement opportunities in leading companies.

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    Exploring the Depths of

    Human Behavior and Thought

    Our curriculum is as multifaceted as the complex psychological landscapes our graduates will explore. The course design melds foundational theories of psychology with contemporary applications and insights, ensuring a thorough and progressive educational journey. This approach equips students with a deep understanding of both classic psychological principles and the latest advancements in applied psychology, preparing them for a dynamic and impactful career in the field.

    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Introduction to Applied Psychology
    • Applied Social Psychology
    • Applied Cognitive Psychology
    • Advanced Research Methods
    • Practicum
    • Applied Psychometrics
    • Advanced Statistical Techniques
    • Psychopathology
    • Positive Psychology
    • Practicum
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Field Training Internship / (Theory-Practice Integration)
    • Practicum
    • Community Mental Health
    • Psychological Therapies
    • Human Resource Management
    • Health Psychology
    • Media Psychology
    • Counseling and Socio cultural Context
    • Childhood Psychopathology
    • Cyber Psychology
    • Post-graduate Thesis / Dissertation
    • Sports Psychology
    • Psychology of Trauma

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    At KRMU, we are proud to collaborate with a distinguished array of institutions and organizations in the field of psychology and mental health. Esteemed entities such as mental health clinics, educational consultancies, and research organizations actively participate in our recruitment initiatives for the M.A. Applied Psychology programme. This engagement not only enriches our academic environment but also provides our students with valuable opportunities for practical experience and potential career paths in psychology.

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    Career Options

    Our M.A. Applied Psychology programme unlocks a diverse spectrum of enriching career opportunities in the field of psychology. Graduates from this programme are thoroughly equipped with the knowledge and skills to thrive in various dynamic and impactful roles.

    Below, we highlight five key career paths, while acknowledging that there are numerous other fulfilling opportunities available:

    • Clinical Psychologist: Delve into the realm of mental health, offering therapeutic interventions and support to individuals grappling with psychological challenges.
    • Organizational Psychologist: Enhance workplace efficiency and employee well-being by applying psychological principles to organizational settings.
    • Educational Psychologist: Contribute to the academic and emotional development of students by working in educational environments, focusing on learning strategies and student well-being.
    • Research Psychologist: Lead innovative research projects to advance our understanding of human behavior and mental processes, contributing valuable insights to the field.
    • Mental Health Counselor: Provide compassionate guidance and counseling services to individuals and groups, fostering mental health and resilience.

    Hear straight from our Students


    As a recent M.A. Applied Psychology programme graduate, I am excited to share my experiences and the significant impact this journey has had on my career and personal development. The programme provided a compelling blend of theory and practical application from the start, preparing us not only academically, but also for real-world difficulties in the field of psychology.

    Dheeraj Kumar

    The curriculum was extensive and current, encompassing issues ranging from clinical psychology to organizational behavior and neuropsychology. The programmes integration of hands-on experience with rigorous academic study distinguished the learning process. Internships, workshops, and live projects were plentiful, allowing me to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world contexts.


    A special mention should be made of the faculty. Each professor provided not just academic knowledge but also practical experience. Their guidance was vital in helping me grasp the complexity of human behavior and psychological procedures. They were not only professors, but also role models who challenged and motivated me to push my limits.


    The programmes diverse student body was one of its most enriching qualities. Learning with peers from varied backgrounds and experiences produced a mutual learning and respect atmosphere. My talks and partnerships with my peers were just as interesting as my formal studies.


    • Advanced Understanding of Psychological Principles:

      To demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of core psychological theories, principles, and concepts relevant to various applied settings.

    • Research Proficiency:

      To become proficient in research methodologies, including qualitative and quantitative methods, data analysis, and interpretation, enabling them to conduct rigorous scientific research in applied psychology.

    • Application of Psychological Theories to Practice:

      To apply psychological theories and evidence-based practices effectively in diverse professional settings, such as counseling, organizational, educational, and community settings.

    • Ethical and Professional Practice:

      To practice ethical awareness and professional conduct in their interactions with clients, colleagues, and communities, adhering to ethical guidelines and standards set forth by relevant professional associations.

    • Cultural Competence and Diversity:

      To exhibit cultural competence and sensitivity in their practice, recognizing and respecting diversity in clients’ backgrounds, experiences, and identities.

    • Effective Communication Skills:

      To possess strong verbal and written communication skills, enabling them to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and other stakeholders.