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Islamabad Campus

MS (Clinical Psychology)

MS CLINICALPSYCHOLOGY

MS (Clinical Psychology)

SZABIST offers  MS Clinical Psychology as a evening program. The student is
required to complete 38 credits to obtain  MS degree in Clinical Psychology.

Eligibility:
  • Sixteen years of relevant education or 4-year bachelor education (with psychology as a major subject) or 2 years bachelor (B.A./B.Sc. with Psychology as a subject) and 2 years Master of Psychology (M.A., M.Sc.) with minimum 50% marks or 2.0 CGPA
  • Candidates will be required to pass the entry test and interview conducted by SZABIST-Islamabad.
  • GAT General / HAT relevant / GRE with minimum 50% Marks is mandatory for all MS programs.

Course Curriculum

There are two streams for MS Clinical Psychology. One stream is Course Work Based and the other one is Research Based. To obtain a MS degree in Clinical Psychology student is required to complete 38 credit hours including 9 Courses (26 Credit Hours), two clinical internships (6 Credit Hours) and a Thesis (6 Credit Hours). Alternatively, students may opt for 32 credit hours course work and 6 credit hours clinical internship. The time limit to earn the degree is 1.5 to 4 years.

  A. Research Based Stream


  Research Based Stream

Course Title    Credit Hours
03 core courses    9
05 Electives     15
Professional Ethics  2
Clinical Internship I & II 3,3
Thesis  6
Total 38

 

Semester wise break-up of Research Based Stream

  Fall Semester

Course Title    Credit Hours
Qualitative Research Methods   3
Quantitative Research Methods  
Professional Ethics    2
Elective I 3
Elective II 3
Total 14

 

Spring Semester

Course Title    Credit Hours
Use, construction, and interpretation of tests   3
Elective III 3
Elective IV 3
Elective V  3
Clinical Internship-I    3
Total 15

 

Fall Semester

Course Title    Credit Hours
Clinical Internship-II   3
Thesis I    
Total 6

 

Spring Semester

Course Title    Credit Hours
Thesis II   3
Total

 

B. Course Based Stream


 

Course Title    Credit Hours
03 core courses 9
07 Electives  21
Professional Ethics   2
Clinical Internship I & II  3,3
Total  38

Semester wise break-up of  Course Based Stream

 

Fall Semester

Course Title    Credit Hours
Qualitative Research Methods 3
Quantitative Research Methods 3
Professional Ethics   2
Elective I 3
Elective II 3
Total 14

 

Spring Semester

Course Title    Credit Hours
Use, construction, and interpretation of tests   3
Elective III 3
Elective IV 2
Elective V 3
Clinical Internship-I 3
Total 15

 

Fall Semester

Course Title    Credit Hours
Clinical Internship-II  3
Elective VI    3
Elective VII 3
Total  9

 

List of Electives
1.      Assessment and Diagnosis-I
2.      Assessment and Diagnosis-II
3.      Psychotherapy and Counseling-I
4.      Psychotherapy and Counseling-II
5.      Neuropsychology
6.      Physiological Psychology
7.      Psychopharmacology
8.      Cross-cultural Psychology
9.     Developmental Psychology
10.     Child Psychology
11.     Gender Psychology
12.     School Psychology
13.     Community Psychology
14.     Evidence Based Practice
15.     Advance Forensic Psychology
16.     Environmental Psychology

Department Info

Department of Social Sciences

Street # 09, Plot # 67
Sector H-8/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

051-4863363-65
szabist-isb.edu.pk