Department of Psychology

During the early years the Department of Psychology was part of the Department of Philosophy but emerged as a separate Department of Psychology in 1952. The Psychology Department's objectives are to acquire an in-depth knowledge of what psychology is and to acquire a set of general personal transferable skills and capabilities to set the student on the road to a lifetime of independent development.

The Department offers the following elective courses:

  • Psychology of adolescence
  • Child psychology
  • Public relations
  • Understanding Human interactions - Nervous system and behavior
  • Language and thought
  • The development of self concept
  • Stress and stress management

The Department has well-qualified academic staff with good teaching background and research interests -and offers courses leading to Master of Arts, Master of Research and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Psychology. The Department of Psychology also conducts researches on its own and also in collaboration with the UN agencies, local NGOs and other government ministries and departments. There is a small but adequate departmental library and psychological laboratory for the staff and researchers.

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