Psychology courses after 12th class : A comprehensive Guide
Planning to pursue Psychology Course after 12th?
Psychology is a scientific study of human behaviour and mind. Psychology is a broad field and it has many
specialized areas like Applied Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Social Psychology ,
Sports Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Human Resource etc.
Many colleges offer 3-years graduation course and few colleges offer 5-years course in Psychology
including 3-years undergraduate course and 2 years postgraduate course. Brainware University is one of
them which provides both B.Sc and M.Sc in Psychology. Psychology degree includes theory as well as
practical portions. If you are searching for Psychology colleges in Kolkata, here are some insights on the
course that you will find useful.
Psychology Undergraduate Course after 12th and Eligibility Criteria
B.Sc degree in Psychology is a 3-years full-time course. Candidates who are interested to pursue this
course, have to complete 10+2 in any discipline with minimum 50% marks from a recognised board with
mandatory English. Admission is done in Psychology in Bachelor’s degree on merit basis and through
Entrance examination. The students can learn about the basic theories of psychology and the application
from this course.
Psychology Postgraduate Course and Eligibility Criteria
M.Sc in Psychology is a 2-years Course with the specialization “ Clinical and Counselling Psychology “.
Brainware University is the first private university which is providing this specialization paper .
Candidates who are interested to pursue M.Sc in Psychology, have to complete graduation with 45%
marks in relevant streams from recognised University. M.Sc in Psychology provides students with the
necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the field.
Career scopes :
Psychology courses have a huge scope as students can work in the fields such as –
- Counselling Psychologist in Clinics and other organizations under supervision.
- Psychometric test administrator in clinics under supervision.
- Psychological Counsellor in any educational institute.
- Teaching Profession.
- NGO/Social Worker
- B.Ed and DL.Ed in Special Education.
- Research Project Assistant.
- Independent Practitioner as Counselling Psychologist
- Career Counsellor
- Assistant Psychologist
- Certified Therapist
- Child Psychologist
The syllabus of B.Sc Psychology and M.Sc Psychology at Brainware University is approved by UGC
according to the CBCS format. As one of the top private universities in West Bengal, Brainware University
offers a curriculum that has been carefully designed keeping the needs of the industry in mind. Students
get a thorough understanding of core subjects such as Clinical Psychology , Counselling Psychology,
Industrial Psychology, Social Psychology etc. We also offer tutorial support. B.Sc Psychology course fee is
Rs. 1,87,200 and M.Sc Psychology course fee is Rs. 1,04,800.
Practical exposure :
Brainware University believes in learning by doing. This is why we ensure that our students get hands-on
experience through observational and participation learning and extensive Clinic and lab based training .
Under the mentorship of highly experienced faculty, Psychologists and psychiatrists, students practice in
modern research labs and get advanced research facilities.
In Psychology course, the university provides Internship facilities from reputed Organizations. Brainware
University also has collaboration with “Crystal Minds” founded by Dr. Rima Mukherji . The university has
5 villages where students do advanced research and fieldwork and Brainware University has On-Campus
Mental Wellness Clinic for the student’s mental health and for their practical learning exposure.
Placement and pre-placement:
As one of the top private universities in West Bengal, we offer a curated and focused learning experience
for the BSc Psychology students. We have an excellent proactive placement cell. Also, we are good at
providing pre-placement training for the students.