MSc ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR STUDENTS WITH 16 YEARS EDUCATION

Department
Business & Psychology
Level
Graduate
Colleges
College of Economics & Social Development

If you’re an educational professional who are looking to progress into management and consultancy, or an educational planning or development role, this is the best degree for you.

The program is intended for professionals looking for a better understanding of the organization they work for. It is concerned with the social and psychological processes operating in organizations, and how these processes relate to organizational systems and structures.

This two-year weekend program requires successful completion of 72 credit hours of course work, including 23 courses plus a research project of 3 credit hours each spread over six semesters. Students are expected to maintain a CGPA of 3.0 and successful completion of research project for the conferment of the degree. This program combines study in psychology with courses in human resource management, workplace relations, leadership and team dynamics, and management strategy.

Students can take a minimum load of 6 credit hours (two courses) or maximum of 12 credit hours (four courses) in each of the 3 semesters (Fall, Spring and Summer).

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Foundation Courses

Area  Course Code/Title
Psychology PSY400 Introduction to Organizational Psychology
Management MAN401 Principles of Management
Human Resource Management HRM410 Managing Human Capital
Statistics STA410 Introduction to Behavioral Statistics

Core Courses

Area  Course Code/Title
Psychology PSY402 Counseling Psychology
PSY405 Group Dynamics
PSY406 Research Methods in Organizational Psychology
PSY407 Personnel Psychology
PSY408 Consumer Psychology
PSY430 Psychological Testing-I
PSY431 Psychological Testing-II
PSY432 Behavior Modification in Industry
PSY433 Leadership and Strategic Change
Human Resource Management HRM408 Human Resource Issues in Pakistan
HRM409 Organizational Consulting Skills
HRM501 Recruitment and Selection
HRM502 Industrial Relations and Labor Laws
HRM503 Employee Training and Development
HRM504 Negotiation Skills and Collective Bargaining
HRM530 Research Practicum in HRM

Elective Courses

Area  Course Code/Title
Psychology PSY501 Work Motivation Attitude
PSY506 Quality of Work Life
PSY515 Projective Methods
Human Resource Management HRM531 Pay for Performance and Reward
HRM614 Salary and Compensation
HRM615 Leadership Studies
HRM616 Performance Appraisal and Management

Course Structure

Career Option I Majors Psychology

SEMESTER ONE SEMESTER TWO SEMESTER THREE
Intro. to Organizational Psychology
Introduction to Behavioral Statistics
Principles of Sociology
Computer Applications
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing
Personality Theories
Business Ethics
Managing Human Capital
Organizational Behavior
Performance Appraisal
Business Communication
SEMESTER FOUR SEMESTER FIVE SEMESTER SIX
Social Advocacy and Community Service
Group Dynamics
Industrial Relation and Labor Law
Organizational Consulting Skills
Human Resource Issues in Pakistan
Psychological Testing-I
Organizational Change & Development
Interpersonal Communication Skills
Research Methods in Org. Psychology
Consumer Psychology
Recruitment and Selection
Strategic HRM
SEMESTER SEVEN SEMESTER EIGHT SEMESTER NINE
Counseling Psychology
Personnel Psychology
Employees Training and Development
Negotiation Skills & Collective Barg
Psychological Testing-II
Behavior Modification in Industry
Leadership & Strategic Change
Research Practicum in HRM
Elective I
Elective II
Elective III
Elective IV
*Note: For the 6th Semester students are required to choose 2 Psychology electives and 2 HRM electives.