Academic Programs

MS Counselling Psychology

The Institute of Clinical Psychology has launched the Two-Year MS Counselling Psychology Program, first time in Pakistan in 2015. This professional program of training in counseling psychology theoretical as well as applied. This course provides thoroughly supervised training by qualified professionals with a declaration to abide by agreed ethical standards at all times. The training should be visibly geared to meeting the needs of the community. Professional counseling psychologists should ensure to achieve professional excellence and mastery in their field and continue to improve their standards by keeping abreast with the new developments.

Eligibility Criteria

  • BS (Hon) in Psychology with CGPA of 2.5/4.00 or M.Sc Psychology with 1stDivision 60% marks from a reputable and HEC recognized University.
  • The candidate is selected on the performance of the Admission Test and Interview of SPP UMT Lahore.
  • Personal suitability to become a Counselling Psychologist is essential.

Program Code 257

Total 42+6 CH

                                                         Semester-I: Foundation of Counselling Psychology                            12CH

Course CodeCourse titleCH


Fundamentals of Counselling Psychology

3 CH


Advanced Counselling Skills and Techniques

3 CH


Counselling Shadowing

3 CH


Professional and Ethical Issues in Counselling

3 CH

                                                          Semester –II: Child Counselling Psychology                                     12CH

Course CodeCourse titleCH


Child Counselling

4 CH


Research Methods in Counseling Psychology

4 CH


Case Studies-I

4 CH

                                                         Semester –III: Adult Psychology                                                        12CH

Course CodeCourse TitleCH


Adult Counselling

4 CH


Statistical Methods

4 CH


Case Studies-II

4 CH

                                                        Semester –IV: Thesis                                                                            12CH

Course CodeCourse TitleCH


Specialized Area

  • Health Counselling
  • Relationship Counselling

3 CH


Case Studies – III

3 CH



6 CH



Q1: Is GAT Compulsory for Ph.D.?

A: Yes, the however result can be submitted within a year of course completion

Q2: What is the merit for Ms. Counseling, Ms. Clinical Psychology & Ph.D.?

A: Merit changes every time, however, we strictly adhere to our criteria of 1st division in the most recent degree, 50% passing marks in entry test, and comparatively good scoring an interview.

Q4: Is there any Top-up or diploma course in SPP, UMT?

A: No we don’t hold top-up or any diploma course

Q5: What is the schedule for Ph.D. and MS classes

A: Ph.D. classes from Tuesday to Thursday (2:00-5:00 pm), MS classes from Monday to Friday 8:00-5:00 pm

Q6: What is the Fee Structure for MS and Ph.D

A: Visit for complete fee structure

Q7: How to prepare for the entry test of MS Clinical & Counselling?

A: History of psychology, general psychology, child and adult psychopathology, Psychological assessment and Interventions, DSM-5, Basic statistics, research & APA. MCQ’S =100 marks

Q8: What is the format of the entry test of Ph.D.?

A: It will be all subjective, essay-based, relevant to your clinical and research experience

Q9: Is there any weekend program for MS or Ph.D.?

A: Not at all

Q10: Can we apply online?

A: Yes, Visit…/Download-Forms.aspx

Q11: Do you have any other campus of SPP?

A: Yes, SPP in Sialkot Campus. Currently, we have only one course running over there i.e. MS Clinical Psychology

Q12: Is GAT Compulsory for Ms. Counseling, Ms. Clinical Psychology?

A: No only department’s entry test is compulsory


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