PhD Organizational Psychology
Last updated on March 19th, 2020

The professional psychologists trained in organizational psychology shall be employed in organizations for personnel selection, recruitment, understanding and resolving the conflict between Management and Employees; preparing Performance appraisals and conducting Job Analysis. They are trained in providing counselling facilities and trainings to personnel and management. Organizational Psychologists are also referred to as Industrial and Organizational Psychologists; Occupational Psychologists / Counselors; Business Psychologists or Work Psychologists backed up by their respective organizations and societies.

Duration: 2 to 3 Years

Credit Hours: 75

Campus: IPP-Karachi

Road Map

First Year

Semester 1

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

 

Group Psychotherapy I 3

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

Elective I

 

3

 

3

 

Semester 2

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

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

Elective II

 

3

 

3

 

Summer Semester

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

 

 

9

 

Second Year

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
 

OPY 812

 

OPY 813

Choose One:

  • Work Team Dynamics
  • Data Management

 

3 3
OPY 814

 

Internship II

 

6

 

 

6

 

OPY 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
OPY 816

 

Internship III

 

3

 

 

3

 

OPY 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
OPY 818 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including Thesis Write up 9

 

 

9

 

Semester 6

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

 

 

9

 

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