Bachelor of Science Psychology

In adherence with NEP, a student can opt to pursue this programme as 3 year regular degree or as 4 year Honours degree or as 4 year Honours with Research degree .

B.Sc. in Psychology is a four-year undergraduate program that delves into the fascinating world of human behavior, cognition, and emotions. Students explore core areas such as biological psychology (studying the brain and nervous system), cognitive psychology (investigating memory and perception), social psychology (understanding group interactions), developmental psychology (tracking human growth across the lifespan), and clinical psychology (addressing mental health issues).

Along the way, they develop research skills, effective communication abilities, critical thinking, and empathy. Graduates can pursue careers in counseling, human resources, education, healthcare, or research. For those seeking further specialization, an M.Sc. in Psychology or a Ph.D. opens up exciting opportunities.

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Key Information

  • Duration
    3 Year
  • Programme Code
  • Course Type
    Bachelor Degree
  • Mode of study
    Full time
  • Campus
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
  • Institute

Programme Objectives

  • Understanding Human Behavior: The primary objective is to understand the fundamental processes underlying human behavior. Students explore various aspects of behavior from both biological and psychosocial perspectives.

  • Human Development and Change: The program aims to provide insights into how humans develop and change over time. This includes examining developmental milestones, cognitive shifts, and emotional growth.

  • Social and Cultural Context: Students learn about human behavior within social, cultural, and organizational/work contexts. Understanding the effects of group membership on individual behavior is crucial.

  • Emotional Intelligence: The curriculum emphasizes capturing information about human emotions. Students learn to recognize, interpret, and manage emotions effectively.

  • Diagnosing Mental Health Problems: The program equips students with the skills to diagnose mental health issues. They learn to assess and understand psychological problems faced by individuals.

  • Effective Psychological Solutions: Graduates are trained to provide effective psychological solutions. Whether it’s counseling, therapy, or intervention, they learn to address mental health challenges.

  • Interpersonal Skills and Empathy: The program fosters the development of interpersonal skills and empathy. These qualities are essential for working with diverse populations and understanding their needs.

  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving: This Program cultivates critical thinking abilities. Graduates can analyze complex situations, evaluate evidence, and propose solutions.


A combination of innovative teaching methods, guest speakers, Project based learning, Active learning & Collaborative learning techniques, MOOCs, hands-on experience of new technology and interaction with subject experts provide the students with an ambience that helps them flourish their talents in subject-specific areas. It encourages team-building activities and gives a glimpse of the real world. It helps the student to get a perspective and encourages logical thinking with flexibility of execution.


After the completion of the degree, below are popular job roles apt for BSc in Psychology candidates:

  • Counseling: Working with individuals facing emotional challenges.
  • Human Resources: Understanding employee behavior and motivation.
  • Education: School counselors or educational psychologists.
  • Healthcare: Mental health professionals in hospitals or clinics.
  • Psychologist for Law Enforcement: Assist law enforcement agencies by providing psychological assessments.
  • Clinical Psychologist: Diagnose and treat mental health disorders.
  • Research: Conducting studies in academic or corporate settings.



Semester I Semester II
General Psychology Physiological Psychology
Child Psychology Psychology of Adolescent and Young Adult
Minor Elective (Any one) Minor Elective (Minor chosen in Semester 1 is continued)
The minor electives will be offered from the following domains :- Marketing, Management, Data Science, Web Designing, Cybersecurity, Accounting, Taxation, Finance, Financial Markets, Investment Banking, Commercial Data Science, Banking, Biotechnology, Mass communication, Embedded Systems and IoT.
Visual Communication Theatre & folk media
Professional Communication Skill I Professional Communication Skill II
Descriptive Statistics Inferential Statistics
Constitution and Public Policy Environmental Studies and Sustainability

Graduate Attributes

  • Academic excellence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking:
  • Creativity and originality
  • Engagement with the Society
  • Environmental Sensitivity
  • Leadership and team spirit
  • Professional Efficiency
  • Strong presentation & communication skills

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