Bachelor in Psychology

Bachelor in Psychology

4 years
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Bachelor in Psychology is a four-year undergraduate degree program that provides students with a solid understanding of how the human mind works and how people behave.

A Bachelor's degree in Psychology provides a solid base for further education or a wide range of career paths. Numerous graduates opt to pursue higher degrees, such as a Master's or Doctorate in Psychology, to become licensed psychologists or specialize in specific fields like clinical psychology, counseling psychology, or industrial-organizational psychology.



  • Nepali or Non-Nepali nationality with 10+2 or intermediate or equivalent level education of at least two-year duration in any discipline with a minimum of 1.6 GPA in aggregate with at least D+ in each subject.
  • For CBSE (India), a minimum of 45% in the aggregate marks
  • For Advance Level, minimum Grade D in three subjects
  • For other streams, as per KU policy
  • Students must pass KUSAAT examination

Admission Criteria

Students must give KUSAAT examination and pass the examination.

KUSAAT (Kathmandu University School of Arts’ Admission Test)

KUSAAT is a 90 minute written entrance exam conducted by KUSOA (Kathmandu University School of Arts) followed by Interview. KUSAAT is necessary for students trying to apply for programs offered by Kathmandu University School of Arts, National College, Dhumbarahi. 

KUSAAT consists of 4 sections:

  1. General Knowledge 
  2. Math (IQ) 
  3. English 
  4. Nepali

Students will be selected from the merit list prepared on the basis of the scores in 10+2 or Advance level, the written examination and interview.

Curricular Structure

First Semester

English for Psychology
Introductory Psychology I
Cognitive Psychology
Basic Computer Applications for Psychology
Psychology and other Allied Sciences

Second Semester

Nepali for Psychology
Introductory Psychology II
Social Psychology
Foundations of Psychological Research
Basic Communications for Psychology

Third Semester

Life Span Development I
Abnormal Psychology I
Applied Social Psychology
Philosophy and Psychology
Statistics for Psychological Researches I

Fourth Semester

Life Span Development II
Abnormal Psychology II
Gender and Culture
Critical Thinking and Creativity for Psychology
Statistics for Psychological Researches II

Fifth Semester

Fundamentals and Basic skills of Counseling
Psychological Measurement and Testing
Quantitative Research Methodology in Psychology
Counseling Field Work and Supervision
Positive Psychology
Tool Testing and Validation

Sixth Semester

Qualitative Research Methodology in Psychology
Advanced Computer Application in Psychology
Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Psychology
Community Project
Elective I

Seventh Semester

Industrial and Organisational Psychology I
Project Management in Psychology
Proposal Writing and Defence
Intership (6 Credits)
Elective II

Eighth Semester

Policies, Evidences and Trends in Psychology
Multicultural Psychology
Industrial and Organisational Psychology II
Project Work (6 Credits)