Post Graduate Department of Psychology
Master of Arts in Child Psychology& Child Development.
The M.A. Programme in Child Psychology & Child Development was established in the year 2016 andis the only child psychology course in the state of Goa. The M.A. Programme in Psychology of the Department of Psychology of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts andScience (Autonomous) is driven by its core objective to equip the students within-depth knowledge and expertise in Child Psychology and Child Development. The syllabus has been specially designed to bridge the gap between education andindustry. With major emphasis on skill-based courses, the M.A. Programme intends to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to deal with issues pertaining to children. This course emphasizes on experiential learning with focus on research, case study method and internship.
The course syllabus incorporates learner centered pedagogical techniques, combined within ternationally authored books, interactive assignments, presentations, movie reviews, book reviews, guest lectures, field trips & practical training onthe field and helps the students in developing analytical skills and self-confidence.
On successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to work as psychologists,psychotherapists and counsellors in schools, counselling centres & child development centres. Students can also join in the field of academics and research related to child psychology & child development.
Admission to the two year, four semesters,full time program leading to the degree of Master of Arts in Psychology is based on merit. It is open to any candidate passing the Bachelors Degree Examination in Psychology with a minimum score of 50%.
Students from other disciplines can seek admission provided there are seats available and will be required to clear the entrance examination. Proficiency in the English language is a basic requirement for the program.