MS Clinical Psychology

Owing to our success at the undergraduate level, the Department strongly felt the need to start a graduate program. After careful and deliberate thinking and diligent planning, the Department of Psychology started offering an MS in Clinical Psychology. It is a two-year, full-time program, with classes held five days a week. 

Teaching will be in the form of lectures, discussions, tutorials, group projects, individual presentations, demonstrations, role-plays, and writing psychological assessments and clinical case reports based on the students’ placements. The students would be required to do their supervised clinical placements in psychiatry departments of hospitals and/or special education facilities.

Admission Criteria

  • A 4-year BS (Hons) degree from an HEC recognized university in the discipline of applied or general Psychology, with a minimum of 2.0 CGPA.

 OR

  • Conventional MSc in applied or general Psychology with a minimum of 60% marks.
  • The selection will be made on cumulative merit based on previous academic score and scores obtained in the written entry test and interview (conducted through departmental admission committee) with following weightage:
Academic Qualifications 60 %
Entry Test (Written) 30%
Interview 10%
Total  100%

NOTE 

Acceptance is based upon the 1) departmental test, 2) Interview, and 3) an overall evaluation of the candidate, including academic achievement, statement of purpose, and English language proficiency.

Provisional admission can be sought by students awaiting final results. Their admission will only be confirmed once they have submitted their complete official Transcript within the due dates.

In case of any query, contact nasirgill@fccollege.edu.pk

  • One of the best Clinical faculty on board. Most of the faculty members have a sound clinical experience of working in professional clinical settings nationally and internationally.
  • Fully equipped Psychological Assessment Resource Center which including, intelligence tests, aptitude tests, personality tests screening and diagnostic tests and neuropsychological assessment instruments
  • Well equipped psychology lab that has a number of varied apparatuses to conduct experiments to enhance student learning
  • Student teacher interaction is welcomed and encouraged in and outside classes that help the students to develop good relationships and also understand the role of boundaries in a relationship. Moreover, it helps them to hone their communication skills
  • English language is used with the students at all times to enhance their level of English proficiency
  • Ewing Memorial Library at Forman is well stocked with latest books, journals, and periodicals of Psychology
  • Assess to electronic data basis,
  • Many classrooms are smart classrooms that are equipped with multimedia and smart screens
  • Rigorous clinical teaching and training to assess, diagnose, plan and implement clinical intervention. They also learn to write assessment and clinical reports
  • Clinical placements at some teaching hospitals and the trainees would be supervised by experienced Clinical Psychologists
  • The students get rigorous training in research too. The students also learn to write research academically, analyze the data, report the findings in an empirically manner and above all uphold academic integrity
  • Ongoing workshops and seminars by some experts from the field of Clinical psychology to refresh or upgrade the knowledge of the students are regularly conducted.
  • Clinical case conferences on regular basis would be held so that students learn from the experience of others and also learn to give positive feedback
  • For the personal growth of the students “Growth Groups” are done
  • A student body by the title of Armacost Psychological Society is in place to help students hone their leadership skills and also to learn to manage events under pressure

Salient Features:

  • Ten full-time faculty members with primary appointments in Psychology; eight of them have extensive clinical backgrounds.
  • A Psychological Assessment Center is equipped with personality, intelligence, diagnostic and neurological tests.
  • A Psychology Lab for students to do their own experiments.
  • 840 hours of supervised clinical training.
  • Clinical training in administering, scoring, interpreting and reporting psychological tests, as well as in clinical report writing.
  • Training in diagnosing disorders, differential diagnosis, and intervention.
  • Hands-on training in making management plans for clients/patients.
  • Training in professional ethics and international clinical practice standards.
  • Numerous opportunities for personal growth.
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