PhD Educational Psychology
Last updated on March 19th, 2020

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

 

Research Themes of Psychology

Programs of Psychology discipline are aimed to ensure that psychology is taught as an applied discipline in scientist reflective so that students are aware of the nature, origin, history and scope of Psychology as a modern discipline and its relationship with other sciences.
The potential research themes / areas are as follows:

  • Child Obesity and Parental Negligence
  • Television and Obesity
  • Stress and Preterm Delivery
  • Cutting Yourself Disorder
  • Effects of Abortion on Mental Health
  • Dating Violence Among Teens
  • Social Interaction
  • Individual Differences &Stress
  • Psychological Reasons for Depression
  • Gender & Depression in Individuals Human Development
  • Mental Development of Special Children
  • Mental Illness and Aging
  • Environment & Personality Development
  • Work Environment & Worker’s Self esteem
  • Impact of Counseling on Divorced Individuals
  • Violent Music and Children
  • Emotional, Financial, and Physical Abuse of the Elderly
  • In-store Music & Product Selection
  • Teenage Suicide
  • Genetics, Environment & Intelligence
  • Over Crowding & Human Beings
  • Torture and Psychological Effects