Calicut University
BSc Psychology
Course Details

BSc Psychology Course details, Latest Syllabus, Semester wise subjects and Job opportunities.

What is BSc Psychology?

BSc Psychology (Bachelor of Science in Psychology) is a 3-Year divided into 6 Semesters Undergraduate Degree programme which focuses on the study of mind and behaviour. This Course encompasses the Biological influences, social pressures, and environmental factors that affect how people think, act, and feel. 

The Core subjects you need to study when opting for BSc Psychology are Human Physiology, Psychological Statistics, Psychological measurement and testing, Individual Differences, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Health Psychology, Psychological Counseling along with Common and Complementary courses. The study of Psychology is a discipline based on scientific theories and research work. 

After Qualifying BSc Psychology you can build up your career as a Clinical Psychologist, Sports Psychologist, Teaching Assistants, Lecturer, Researcher, Neuropsychologist, Health Educator, Industrial Psychologist, etc. or start an online counseling or psychological therapy as well. By taking a Post-graduation course you have better chances of increasing your outcome, also can work in the field as a Forensic Psychologist, Research Psychologist, etc. 

The Higher Education Courses you can go after completion of BSc Psychology are in Post-graduation courses such as MSc Psychology, MA Psychology, etc. 

The Fee structure for this Course is around Rs. 11,750 per semester (taken consider of Calicut Unversity), The fee can vary according to the type of college you choose whether it is aided or unaided (government-based or private). 

The minimum eligibility to apply for this course is to qualify 12th from any recognized board of institution.

Following are the list of Subjects under each semester included in BSc Psychology.

 Semester 1

  • Basic themes in Psychology-I
  • Human Physiology
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Common Course I (English)
  • Common Course II (English)
  • Second Language (other than English)

Semester 2

  • Basic themes in Psychology-II
  • Human Physiology
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Common Course III (English)
  • Common Course IV (English)
  • Second Language (other than English)

Semester 3

  • Psychological measurement and testing
  • Experimental Psychology Practical –I
  • Human Physiology
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Common Course V (English)
  • Second Language (other than English)

Semester 4

  • Individual Differences
  • Experimental Psychology Practical –I
  • Human Physiology
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Common Course VI (English)
  • Second Language (other than English)

Semester 5

  • Abnormal Psychology-I
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology -I
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Health Psychology
  • Experimental
    Practical- II & III
  • Open Course

Semester 6

  • Abnormal Psychology II
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology II
  • Life Skill Education: Applications and training
  • Experimental Psychology Practical- II & III
  • Elective Course
  • Project Work

About Common Course: In Semester 1, 2, 3 & 4 you have common course in English and Second Language (Select as per your choice) along with Core Subjects.

About Open Course & Elective Course

In Semester 6 you have an elective course, the list elective courses are given below:

Elective Courses:

  • Organisational Behaviour
  •  Psychology of Criminal Behavior
  • Positive Psychology
  •  Educational Psychology
  •  Cognitive Psychology

You can choose any one of the above listed courses from Elective Courses as per your choice. (Availability of courses may vary for different colleges)

About Project Work

During the final year, you have to submit your Main Project.

Download Calicut University BSc Psychology Latest Syllabus

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