Bachelor of Science Psychology

Overview of the Programme

Bachelor of Science Psychology

Welcome to Garden City University!

If you’re passionate about understanding the human mind and behavior, and aspire to make a positive impact on individuals and society, then the Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Garden City University (GCU) is the perfect course for you. Located in the vibrant city of Bangalore, GCU stands out as the best university to pursue your psychology education.

Here’s why GCU is the best choice for pursuing your B.Sc Psychology programme:

Our comprehensive curriculum is designed to provide you with a strong foundation in psychology while offering specialized knowledge in various areas. Throughout your studies, you will delve into key courses such as Forensic Psychology, Educational Psychology, Social Psychology…

Programme Highlights

Pedagogy and Assessment

At Garden City University, our Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program is designed to foster a transformative learning environment that equips our students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their future careers. Our pedagogy emphasizes active teaching methodologies that go beyond traditional classroom learning.

Here’s how we ensure an enriching educational experience for our B.Sc Psychology students: We believe in the power of immersive case study assessments that challenge students to apply their psychological knowledge to real-world scenarios. Through these assessments, students develop critical thinking skills and gain practical insights into the field.To encourage creativity, problem-solving, and teamwork, we engage students in dynamic mini projects that allow them to explore various aspects of psychology.

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Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
BSPS

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
INR 50,000

5 Subsequent Installments
INR 40,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
BSPS

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
$ 850

5 Subsequent Installments
$ 600

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.3000/-

Job Opportunities

Career Path

After completing a Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree course at Garden City University (GCU), you will have a wide range of career opportunities to explore. Here are some of the trending career paths that open up for psychology graduates:

Counseling Assistant: As a counseling assistant, you will provide support to licensed counselors and psychologists in various settings such as schools, rehabilitation centers, or community organizations. You will assist in conducting assessments, implementing therapeutic techniques, and supporting individuals in need. Recruiting companies: Fortis Healthcare, Apollo Hospitals, Medanta.

Human Resources Assistant: In this role, you will contribute to HR functions such as recruitment, employee training, and performance management. Your understanding of human behavior and psychology will be valuable in selecting and supporting employees. Recruiting companies: Infosys, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

Overview of the Programme

Bachelor of Science Psychology

Welcome to Garden City University!

If you’re passionate about understanding the human mind and behavior, and aspire to make a positive impact on individuals and society, then the Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Garden City University (GCU) is the perfect course for you. Located in the vibrant city of Bangalore, GCU stands out as the best university to pursue your psychology education.

Here’s why GCU is the best choice for pursuing your B.Sc Psychology programme:

Our comprehensive curriculum is designed to provide you with a strong foundation in psychology while offering specialized knowledge in various areas. Throughout your studies, you will delve into key courses such as Forensic Psychology, Educational Psychology, Social Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Counseling & Family Therapy, Psychiatric Social Work, Psychology of Rehabilitation, Positive Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Social Anthropology. By offering a diverse range of subjects, we ensure that you acquire a well-rounded understanding of the field.

At GCU, we believe in hands-on learning experiences that go beyond the classroom. We provide practical exposure in prisons and legal settings, allowing you to engage in direct interactive studies. You’ll also have the opportunity to train with industries, hospitals, rural development programs, rehabilitation centers, differently-abled schools, and intervention programs in addiction and substance abuse. This practical approach to learning prepares you for real-world challenges and enhances your skills.
To equip you with specialized tools, we offer training in Muller Lyer Illusion, Bolt Head Maze, Strain Gauge Data Logger, Goniometer Leighton Type, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale, Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI). These tools enable you to conduct accurate assessments and gather valuable insights.

Research-based learning is an integral part of our curriculum. You will have the opportunity to engage in criminological studies, research and development in personality development, abnormal behavior, learning disabilities, statistical analysis, and participant observation research in rural and tribal sectors. We encourage you to explore your interests and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in psychology.

GCU takes pride in its accreditation and collaboration with professional associations such as NIMHANS, NACO, NRHM, NHM, KSACS, NABC, TIS, AP KSACS, TSACS, CHILDLINE, HOPE, IYA, and RED CROSS. These partnerships open doors to valuable resources, networking opportunities, and practical experiences.

We also value international exposure and have established ties with renowned universities and organizations. Through our collaborations with INFOSYS, WIPRO, TATA, JINDAL, RELIANCE, BAJAJ ALLIANCE, TAJ, LEADS, TARGET, Ahmad Dahlan University (Indonesia), UCJC (Spain), King’s College (UK), Sorbonne University (France), and more, you can broaden your horizons and gain a global perspective on psychology.

At GCU, we understand the importance of practical skills in shaping your career. That’s why we incorporate skill-based practicals such as personality analysis, stress management techniques, human resource management, training and development for industries, corporate psychology, consumer behavior, and counseling skills. These practical sessions equip you with the necessary tools to succeed in your professional journey.

To enrich your learning experience, we regularly invite guest lecturers and industry speakers like Dr. Vargese Matthews, Dr. S Ramakrishnan, Dr. K. Mohan Das, Dr. K Rajeev, Advt. CM Jamsheer, Dr. V P Shashidharan, and Vijesh CK. Their insights and expertise provide valuable insights into the industry and help you stay updated with the latest developments in the field.

GCU goes beyond traditional education by offering you entrepreneurship opportunities. With our Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree, you can establish your own child counseling centers, family and marital counseling centers, training and development centers, substance addiction rehabilitation centers, career guidance centers, personality development training centers, and HR training centers. We provide the guidance and support you need to turn your passion into a successful venture.

As part of our mentorship programs, we offer training and development in career development, counseling and family therapy, finishing school, and UGC-NET training programs. Our experienced mentors are dedicated to helping you grow both academically and professionally, ensuring that you are well-prepared for your future endeavors.

Additionally, GCU offers professional certifications in counseling and family therapy, drug de-addiction and rehabilitation, HR training and development, personality and stress management, shadow teachers training, abnormalities, and mental health. These certifications add value to your resume and give you a competitive edge in the job market.

We encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration to broaden your knowledge and perspectives. At GCU, you have the opportunity to collaborate with disciplines such as criminology psychology, forensic psychology, environmental psychology, media studies, linguistic studies, management studies, and legal studies. This interdisciplinary approach enhances your critical thinking skills and prepares you to address complex societal issues.

Furthermore, GCU nurtures your holistic development through clubs promoting co-curricular activities. Join our Red Ribbon Club, Nature Club, or CSR Club to engage in meaningful initiatives that contribute to society while honing your leadership and teamwork skills.

Choosing the right university is crucial for your academic and personal growth. At GCU, we are committed to providing you with a supportive and enriching environment to excel in your Bachelor of Science in Psychology journey. Our faculty, industry collaborations, practical exposure, research opportunities, international ties, and entrepreneurship avenues make Garden City University the best choice for psychology enthusiasts like you.

Join us at Garden City University and embark on a fulfilling educational journey that will empower you to make a difference in the field of psychology. Apply now and unlock your potential!

Programme Highlights

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Physio-United is the alumni startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on connecting physiotherapist under one platform and link with the potential patients via tele-medicine concept. This startup was founded by Mr. Divaker Kumar.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Physio-United is given below,

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Haura is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Sciences, Department of Life Sciences. This startup focuses on providing beauty and cosmetic products focusing on aromatherapy. This startup was founded by Ms. Darathi Fatima.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Haura is given below,

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UAV Systems is the external startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on manufacturing low cost commercial drones. The brand slogan of the startup is “Make drones work for India”. This startup was founded by Mr. Shivaraman. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan various aspects of startups at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by UAV System is given below,

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Woofy is the alumna startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on providing healthy food for the pets and other pet care services. This startup was founded by Ms. Varsha. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup to secure funding after reviewing her business plan and the trial done in the market. Link of the video relating to events and activities conducted by Woofy is given below,

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Bakeluscious is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This home-based startup focuses on crafting creative bakery and confectionary products by providing high end customization options to the customers. This startup was founded by Ms. Shivani. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Bakeluscious is given below,

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Shaahi Bawarchi is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing authentic culinary experience to the customers visiting the restaurants. The startup also focuses on conducting customized outdoor catering events based on the special requirements of the customers. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasmeet. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Shaahi Bawarchi is given below,

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Giggle India is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing various creative services basing the concept of Gig Economy to MSMEs to MNCs. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasneet Kaur. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Giggle India is given below,

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Image Translators is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing image makeover services and access to reliable beauty and cosmetic care products. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasmeet. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Image Translators is given below,

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Soup Master is the external startup. This startup focuses on providing healthy and tasty soup options in a customized vending machines to varied business and institutional units. This startup was founded by Chef Pakadhruva. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Soup Master is given below,

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Miha Hair Oils is the post graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Fashion and Apparel Design. This startup focuses on creating herbal hair oils using unique techniques and ingredients that helps in

the hair repair, growth and continuous nourishment. This startup was founded by Ms. Annie Miranta Pius. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and soft launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events activities conducted by Miha Hair Oils at GCU Campus is given below,

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First Rate Freelance Academy is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Commerce and Management, Department of Management.  This startup focuses on training Youth to find career and second income opportunities in the Gig Economy. This startup

was founded by Mr. Mohammed Musharaf. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the video relating to event and activity conducted by First Rate Freelance Academy is given below,

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Pedagogy and Assessment

B.Com in International Accounting & Finance in Association with ACCA (UK)

At Garden City University, we believe in the power of active teaching methodologies to create a transformative learning environment specifically designed for our Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) with ACCA degree course. We are committed to preparing our B.Com students to be truly employment-worthy by providing them with a dynamic and comprehensive pedagogy that integrates practical experiences, independent study, and rigorous assessments. Our pedagogy for the B.Com degree course is tailored to enhance students’ employability and practical skills. We employ immersive case study assessments that challenge B.Com students to apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios, allowing them to develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities within a business context. To foster innovation and adaptability, we incorporate engaging mini projects into our B.Com curriculum. We understand the importance of independent study in nurturing expertise and passion. Through our integration of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) platforms, B.Com students have the opportunity to explore their areas of interest, delve deeper into subjects of their choice, and enhance their knowledge and skills in specific domains. The pinnacle of our B.Com pedagogy is the major project, which allows students to undertake in-depth research and analysis on a subject of their choice within the commerce field. This project serves as a platform for B.Com students to showcase their expertise, research acumen, and ability to synthesize information. Complementing these enriching experiences is our mandatory six-month internship for B.Com students. This internship provides invaluable practical exposure and bridges the gap between theory and real-world application. B.Com students have the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge in professional settings, gain industry insights, and develop the skills and networks necessary for success in their future careers.

Our assessment methods for the B.Com with ACCA degree course are diverse and comprehensive, ensuring a holistic evaluation of students’ capabilities. Internal assessment quizzes, end-semester examinations, and viva sessions for projects and internships form an integral part of our evaluation process. Additionally, B.Com students are challenged with case study solving, field surveys, and field visits, which provide practical exposure and hands-on learning opportunities. This multifaceted assessment approach ensures that B.Com students are not only well-prepared academically but also equipped with practical skills, critical thinking abilities, and a deep understanding of real-world applications in the commerce field.