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.

  • 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.

Admission Timeline (Fall 2022)

Admissions Begin

July 1, 2022

Last Date for Submission of Form

September 7, 2022

Admission Test
(Sample Paper)

Date: September 9, 2022
Time: 11:00
Venue: E-347,E-346, E345

Interview

Date: September 13 & 14, 2022
Time: 10:00
Venue: Sinclair Hall

First Merit List 

September 19, 2022

Last Date for Fee Submission (First Merit List)

September 23, 2022

 

Classes Begin

October 03, 2022

 

Required Documents:

1. An attested copy of the original Matriculation / O level result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)

2. In case of O Level, a minimum of 8 subjects must have been passed

3. An attested copy of the original Intermediate / A level / High School result (web downloaded results are not acceptable)

4. In case of A Level, a minimum of 3 subjects must have been passed

5. A and O Level and American High School Students have to submit a copy of their Equivalence Certificate (Attested and stamped from IBCC)

6. Attested copies of the final transcript of 4-year Honors / 2-year Conventional Bachelors and / or 2-year Conventional Masters degree

7. FCCU students need to attach the attested copy of their official Baccalaureate transcript

8. Students can submit their Transcript at least till the 7th semester at the time of form submission. If offered admission they must submit an attested copy of their complete official Transcript within 30 days of the beginning of the semester

9. Students having a foreign Bachelors Degree must get their Equivalence from HEC

10. Two reference letters

11. Statement of purpose (300 – 500 words) describing the reason(s) why the student is applying to the program, long-term goals and the reason(s) for selecting Forman Christian College

12. Two recent passport-sized photographs

13. One copy each of the student’s CNIC and of the father/guardian

14. Receipt of the application processing fee (Rs. 3500)

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In case you are not located in Lahore then you can send us the Admission Form along with all the required documents through Courier. You would need to make a Pay Order of Rs. 3500 from any Branch of HBL in the name of Forman Christian College. Then send us the Courier at Admission Office, Ahmad Saeed Administration Building, Forman Christian College, Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600.

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

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