IGNOU offers masters in psychology

    By IANS,

    New Delhi : The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer a Master of Arts (M.A) in Psychology from the 2013 academic session, the authorities said Saturday.

    “The programme aims at catering to a variety of clientele such as fresh graduate students who want to enter the employment arena in the areas of Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology and Industrial and Organisational Psychology,” said a statement from IGNOU.

    Aspiring students can obtain the form and prospectus from various regional centres for Rs. 200. More information can be obtained from the IGNOU website (www.ignou.ac.in).

    “Almost every school needs a psychologist with an M.A. degree to work full-time with the school students, to teach psychology for class XI and XII and to work with the many rehabilitation centres,” the statement said.

    The last date to apply for the course is June 15.

    IGNOU is the largest open university in the country which provides a wide range of academic programmes at affordable costs and flexible qualification criteria.