Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) introduces Master of Arts in Psychology (MAPC) Degree Programme, will be offered by the School of Social Sciences of IGNOU.

Last Updated: 2013-06-11T16:53:49+05:30

IGNOU Introduces M.A. Psychology

New Delhi: The School of Social Sciences of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has introduced the Master of Arts in Psychology (MAPC) Degree Programme. In the recent years, due to problems of human behaviour, the good psychologists with psychology degree are in great demand. Many schools, hospitals both private and public as well as voluntary welfare agencies and correctional institutions are demanding a large number of psychologists to overcome with their human behaviour issues.
Today, every renowned school preferring a psychologist with M.A. degree to work full time with their school students, and also teach psychology for classes XI and XII. In addition, many rehabilitation centers are being established all over India both in the mental health and physical disability areas, which demands qualified psychologists with an M.A. in Psychology to manage their centers.
IGNOU has lunches M.A. Degree Psychology to offers quality education at low costs for those who have some reason or have missed other opportunities for further studies. The programme is set to provide a varied clientele to fresh graduate students as well as those who want to enter the employment arena, in the areas of Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
As per sources, the aim of this programme is to give the learners a sound base in psychology and human behaviour through a comprehensively investigation into a broad range of psychological techniques and skills as applied to diverse settings. The programme offers not only theoretical knowledge but also practical knowledge, field training and project work.
For complete details, students can visit the official website of IGNOU:, or can contact nearest IGNOU Regional Centre/Study Centre. Students can obtain the prospectus from any Regional Centers in-person in the reverse payment of Rs 200, or by post by sending a DD of Rs 250, drawn in favour of IGNOU, New Delhi, to The Registrar (Student Registration Division), Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068. It can also be downloaded from the university website The last date for receipt of applications is June 15, 2013.
- By Archana Sharma
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