16 July, 2024

Regional Centre


Master of Arts (Psychology) (MAPC)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Graduate in any subject

The M.A.(Psychology) degree programme is being offered by the School of Social Science of IGNOU. In the recent past Psychology degree has been in great demand with many schools, hospitals both private and public as well as the voluntary welfare agencies and correctional institution demanding for psychologists to deal with varied problem of human behaviour.
Almost every school needs a Psychologist with M.A. degree to work full time with problem children and also teach psychology for class XI and XII in the 10+2 schooling. In addition many rehabilitation centres are being established all over India both in the mental health and physical disability area, and these need immediately qualified psychologists with M.A. Degree in Psychology to man those centres, Keeping the above in view and the commitment of IGNOU to providing quality education at low costs to those who have for some reason or the other missed opportunities for further studies, the present programme caters to varied clientele, such a fresh graduate students as well as those who want to enter the employment
arena and those already employed but do not possess the Masters’ Degree in Psychology. The aim of this programme is to give the learners a sound base in psychology and human behaviour through an indepth investigation into a broad range of
psychological techniques and skills as applied to diverse settings.


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