About the Department
The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Studies, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata began its journey in August 2021. It currently offers M.A in Psychology program and looks forward to add Undergraduate as well as other Post Graduate programs in Psychology including PhD.
The department visions to contribute to building highly competent psychological workforce of the nation through its budding students. The currently offered specialization in Clinical Psychology and Organizational behavior are very contemporary and being planned to expand and include more contemporary specializations in future.
The present curriculum offers students a solid background in basic theories and research in Psychology, along with advanced focus in areas of specialization with elective alternatives. The academic exchange in classroom is very diverse and essentially includes academic presentations, projects and assignments and research work by students. Classes are highly interactive, giving ample scope of discussions that would help students to become competent professionals and insightful academicians for the future. The department offers ample opportunities for its students to understand the nuances and carry research and supports for higher studies.