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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology

Program Outline

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology

  • Duration: 3 Years (6 semesters) for B.Sc in Psychology
    4 Years (8 semesters) for B.Sc (Hons) in Psychology
  • Affiliation: PES University
  • Campus: Ring Road Campus
  • Admission Test: PESSAT


The candidate applying for this course should have passed 10+2 / P.U.C./12th or equivalent with minimum of 40% marks aggregate. Knowledge of English is mandatory.

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Psychology is the study of the human mind and behaviour, offering the chance to explore unanswered questions about the brain, such as how it functions under stress, how it learns language, how it remembers facts or how mental illness can affect the way it works. During psychology, Undergraduate degree students can choose to specialize in specific areas of psychology such as health, clinical, educational, research, occupational, counselling, neuro, sport and exercise, and forensic.

Why Psychology at PES University?

B.Sc (Hons) Psychology Program at PESU will be of four years with exit option after the completion of three years. The program will consist of 142 credits spread over eight semesters.

Program Objectives

The program is designed to enable students to actively interact with, and investigate the dynamic interrelations between the human being and the environment. The program specifically focuses on the study of human interaction with significant others, society, environment, and machine interface through directed research in the laboratory, library, and field settings. The program facilitates students to have the first-hand experience in various fields of psychology. Further, it endeavours to inculcate research culture among students. Finally, it focuses on the holistic development of the student through the incorporation of curricular aspects with personal growth.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the social science and natural science concepts in the functioning of the human mind, body, and behaviour.
  • The ability to formulate problem statements in psychology and to develop hypotheses, analyse data, and interpret results
  • Appreciate the implications of ethical issues and professionalism in the research and practice of psychology.
  • Develop the aptitude for multidisciplinary in the theory, application, and practice of psychology.
  • Enhanced awareness of the Self, guided by academic pursuit
  • Develop a community-level understanding with an emphasis on cultural ethos.