PhD in Guidance & Counselling Psychology

Introduction & Certification Body

Our doctoral programs in psychology focuses on graduating academic psychologists who are competent, ethical, and productive in the science and practice of psychology. Our program emphasizes the integration of science and clinical practice.

Duration & Eligibility
3 Years

Master degree in psychology or relevant stream from a recognized university

Salient Features
  • Develop ethical and social responsibility
  • Blend of psychology, education, and co-curricular activities
  • Balance between clinical and research training
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation


  • Block Subjects Credits
    I Advanced Psychopathology and Mental hygiene 3
    II Advanced Psycho Diagnostics Part - I 3
    III Advanced Psycho Diagnostics Part - II 3
    Capstone Project -I 1
    IV Counselling Research and Evaluation 3
    V Micro Skills in Counselling and Clinical Psychology 3
    VI Advanced Behavior Modification Techniques 3
    Capstone Project-II 1
    VII Issues in Vocational Counselling and Guidance 3
    VIII Advanced Education and Career Guidance 3
    IX Family and Sex Counselling 3
    X Mental Health and Rehabilitation Counselling 3
    XI Research Methodology 3
    XII-XVI Research Proposal 25
    Research Progress Report
    Synopsis Report
    Publication and E-conference
    Thesis Submission
    Total Credits 60

Learning Methodology

The core learning methodology includes BBRRIICCSS models, Forum Discussions, Case Studies, Contextual Project Work, Article Review and Research Project. BRICS model is a uniquely designed methodology

Why Choose Us?

  • Study online using our Learning Management System
  • Tailored, international standard curriculum
  • Experienced faculty from around the world
  • Academic partnership with University of Central Nicaragua
  • Student-focussed learning methodologies
  • Outcome based academic delivery

Student Testimonials

Rosy John

"It was a good experience with TAU to do my masters degree.Now I am looking forward for a suitable position.Thanks to all teachers and Mentors.

Angela Chipepo Mwaba

"My experience at Texila American University was awesome and rewarding. My Master in Public Health Programme was 2 years. The coordinators were available to give guidiance though in the first year queries would take long to be attended to. Otherwise it improved subsquentltly. "

Prof. Petrus J. Van Staden

"What make TAU unique is it involves studying away from your academic institution, usually from the comfort of your home. TAU’s flexibility of distance learning makes it a popular, appealing option: you can study at your own pace, fitting your studies around your life."

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