PhD Educational Psychology

The Educational Psychologists specialize in dealing with educational issues such as curriculum planning and revision; Learning Disabilities; teaching styles and problems related to classrooms; behavioral issues with children and improvising effective learning skills with psychological techniques in class rooms. They focus on training teachers and parents about the behavior and development of children / adolescents and in learning how to understand and supporting them in better ways. They are specialists in play therapy and filial therapy along with counseling skills and are often known as School Psychologists; College / University or Campus Counselors. They shall be employed in schools, colleges and universities of Pakistan.

Road Map

First Year

 Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
EPY 801 Advanced Quantitative Research and Research Ethics 3 3
EPY 802

 

Group Psychotherapy I 3

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

Elective I

 

3

 

3

 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
EPY 807 Advanced Qualitative Research and Research Ethics 3 3
EPY 808 Group Psychotherapy II 3

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

Elective II

 

3

 

3

 

 Summer Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
EPY 806 Internship I 9

 

 

9

 

 Second Year

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
 

EPY 812

 

 

 

EPY 813

Choose One:

  • Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents
  • Biological Basis of Behaviour

 

3

 

 

3

 

EPY 814

 

Internship II

 

6

 

6

 

EPY 815 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including Defense and Acceptance of Research Proposal

 

9

 

 

9

 

 Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
EPY 816

 

Internship III

 

3

 

 

3

 

EPY 817 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including Data Collection and Analysis 9

 

 

9

 

 Third Year

 Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
EPY 818 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including Thesis Write up 9

 

 

9

 

 Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
EPY 819 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including Submission of the Final Thesis for Evaluation 9

 

 

9

 

Course Work           = 21 Cr. Hrs

Internship                 = 18 Cr. Hrs

Dissertation             = 36 Cr. Hrs

Total                          = 75 Cr. Hrs