Department of Psychology
Psychology is an emerging subject in the field of health and sciences. With the advancement in technology, there is a specific focus on the diseases of the brain and their treatment. Previously disorders and people suffering from these disorders were treated very harshly. No attention was given to their treatment. Nowadays, mental illness has gained recognition like physical illness and hence approach to these mental disorders has dramatically increased.
The mission of Psychology Department of Kohsar University is to provide a strong foundation in the basic knowledge and skills necessary for advanced study in psychology and related disciplines; to engage in psychological research and provide excellent teaching and service, informed and enhanced by our efforts to discover, synthesize, and transmit knowledge.
The faculty members of Psychology Department of Kohsar University are keen to develop this Department as a center for excellence, which will provide teaching and research facilities in different emerging fields of psychology, like clinical psychology, positive psychology, personality psychology, cognitive psychology, artificial intelligence and stress management.
Moreover, the Department will provide research facilities at MS/M.Phil level in studying the racial attitudes and prejudice, different types of mental disorders, causes of gender and ethnic discrimination, intellectual abilities and aptitude in relation to cultural diversities, human resource management and psychological issues in relation to cultural belongings.
Moreover, the faculty members are determined to develop cultural free and cultural based psychological tests and to provide psychological and counselling services for nearby schools and other educational institutions. One can hope, this department will be more attractive and leading department of psychology in Pakistan, not due to its teaching and research facilities but also due to its central position of tourism.
Scope of BS Psychology in Pakistan
The scope of psychology is an ever expanding phenomenon. Now psychological knowledge is applied to solve problems in such diverse areas like education, business, psychotherapy, linguistics, hospital, counseling and guidance and critical evaluation.
Bachelor’s Degree in psychology can be a stepping stone towards a graduate degree. Bachelor’s degree in psychology is versatile. They can be applied to a large number of disciplines. Students with bachelor’s degree can excel in many fields of their interest.
Top Recruiters for Psychology Graduates in Pakistan
- Rehabilitation Centers
- Psychological Research Centers
- Marketing Industry
- Teaching in Colleges & Universities
- Welfare Organizations
- Psychological assessment and testing
- Research Establishments
- Development of prevention programs
- Forensics Departments of law enforcement agencies
- Career counselors Universities/schools
- Independent Career Counselor
Job Opportunities for Psychology Graduate in Pakistan
Demand for the services of psychologists is strong and growing in Pakistan. After a degree in Psychology, you can have a vast opportunities of career before you. For example:
- Child Protection Specialist
- Developmental Psychologist
- Personality, Aptitude & Intelligence Assessment Psychologists
- Educational Psychologist
- Forensic Psychologist
- Health Psychologist
- Substance Abuse Counselor
- Industrial-Organizational Psychologist
- Marriage counselor
- Mental Health Counselor
- Child Abuse Counselor
- Domestic Violence Counselor
General Objectives & Scope of Studying Psychology
Essentially, psychology helps people in large part because it can explain why people act the way they do. With this kind of professional insight, a psychologist can help people improve their decision making, stress management and behavior based on understanding past behavior to better predict future behavior.
The scope of psychology is increasing tremendously in Pakistan because there are so many issues and disorders that are cured with the help of psychologists only. For, instance nowadays there are so many children who need speech therapies, Academies have been developed in order need to find out why kids behaves in different ways. You can easily open your own private clinic or may work in any other private or public hospital.