B.Sc Psychology (SF)

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is a three-year undergraduate programme split into six semesters. The study of human behaviour in various physiological processes is covered in B.Sc Psychology, which is a combination of psychology and basic cognitive science that provides a clear understanding of human nature.
Status :  Regular
Core Course :  Psychology
Complimentary Course :  Human Physiology, Psychological Statistics
Elective : Organizational Psychology, Educational Psychology, Psychology of Crime, Health Psychology.
Common Course : English, Second Language: Hindi/Malayalam


2014 Admission onwards 

2017 Admission onwards

2020 Admission onward

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M.Sc Psychology (SF)

M.Sc Psychology is a 2-year (4 semesters) continuous regular programme, that provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the science behind the human mind and behaviour. This PG programme covers many areas and theories in the field of psychology. It helps to develop sound theoretical backing and skill development in areas like cognition, personality, Health, social, clinical, organizational, counselling, research and so on in the successfully completing students. This programme also includes practicals and internships. The students have an opportunity to work in a reputed psychiatric hospital during their internship period.

The basic eligibility criteria for undergoing this programme is B. A or B.Sc in psychology from a recognized university with an aggregate of at least 50% marks.


PG Syllabus 2020

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Learning Disability Management

Course Description

Department of Psychology, St.Joseph’s college (autonomous) has been offering the certificate course on Learning disability management from 2021. The term learning disability is used to describe the seemingly unexplained difficulty a person of at least average intelligence has in acquiring basic academic skills. These skills are essential for success at school and work, and for coping with life in general. “LD” does not stand for a single disorder. It is a term that refers to a group of disorders. Knowing that a child has a learning disability tells you only that the child is experiencing some difficulty processing information/academic performances. You must learn much more about the child before you can determine how much difficulty, the type of difficulties, and/or the impact the disability has on specific academic subjects or tasks.

The course is offered to final year psychology graduates. The duration of the course is 30 hours. The course contains three modules. The first module is an introductory module to aware of the concept of learning disability and its theoretical aspects. The second module contains the assessment and diagnosis of learning disability. Finally the third module includes the remedial interventions for learning disability management. the practical sessions are also included in the syllabus. The students required 75% attendance for appearing the final exam.


  • To help students to understand learning disabilities in children
  • TO understand the causes, manifestations and methods of screening and assessing children with learning disabilities.
  • To apply management techniques.


Enrichment Programs

A number of enrichment programs are organized and conducted by the Department of Psychology. It helps to enrich the student’s potential and improve knowledge in various settings.

  • Invited Talks
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Field Visits
  • Workshops
  • Orientation Programs
  • Coaching Classes
  • Seminars
Department of Psychology