24 months
5410 USD/year
898 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Psychology program of the University of Peshawar came into existence in 1964. Professor Dr. Shahabuddin Muhammad Mughni laid down its foundation as its first Professor and Chairman.



To achieve the highest standards of excellence in teaching, learning, research, and professional expertise for our students and faculty and to provide expert professional services to both the on-campus students’ community and the common people in the larger community.


The mission of the Psychology program of the University of Peshawar is to provide academically sound courses that promote knowledge of psychological concepts, issues, methods, theories, applications, services, and critical thinking. To commit to excellent teaching, nationally and internationally recognized research, and providing outstanding professional services to ensure the mental health, positive growth and safety, and security of our people.

Aims and Objectives

  • To ensure that the students are aware of the nature, origin, history and scope of Psychology as a modern discipline and its relationship with other sciences.
  • To be aware of the different perspectives – functional systems and theories – used in psychology in order to study, understand and explain its subject matter.
  • To be aware of the experimental and experimental underpinning of the study of psychology and develop a scientific approach to the subject.
  • To be conversant with the biological, biochemical and genetic basis of behavior.
  • To be fully knowledgeable about the cognitive, behavioral and personality functioning of the individual: developmentally, interpersonally and socially.
  • To be familiar with the methods it employs for studying (as it is) and changing behavior (as it should be) and the strengths and weaknesses of these methods.
  • To be aware of the moral and ethical implications of psychological theories, procedures and practices.
  • To have a working knowledge of the application and the practice of psychology in real life and have all the necessary skills to continue a specialist study later on and achieve professional qualifications.
  • To be able to conceive, design, and conduct small scale research project and analyze the information and share it with other colleagues.
  • To ensure that psychology is taught as an applied discipline in scientist-reflective.
  • To be conversant with the biological, biochemical, psycho social and genetic basis of behavior.
  • Every student must participate in seminar and annual research papers in each course on current respective area of psychology.
  • The student should develop inside and personality growth through internship.
  • Individually students need to inculcate the sprit of applying control over unbridled instinctive and impulsive actions, so that they acquire inside and behave on their rational judgment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Use of Computers in Psychology
  • Professional and Efficient Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Soon after the declaration of B.A/B.Sc result by the University of  Peshawar, the admission process commences by wide publicity in print & electronic media.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2705 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 449 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • 36500 Rs per semester


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