Bachelor in Psychology (Bpsy)

Psychology (BPsy)

Bachelor of Psychology (Bpsy)

Bachelor in Psychology (BPsy) offers you an incredible opportunity to embark on a captivating adventure into the fascinating world of human behavior and the mind.

This program is designed to provide ambitious high school graduates like you with the essential knowledge and skills to understand and analyze human behavior, mental processes, and the factors that shape our thoughts and actions. 

Immerse yourself in a captivating curriculum that combines theoretical foundations with practical applications, enabling you to positively impact individuals and communities through your understanding of human psychology. With a BPsy degree, you'll unlock a world of opportunities and pave the way for a fulfilling career in psychology.

Bachelor of Psychology in Nepal is a four-year, eight-semester program offered at Thames International College by the School of Social Sciences in affiliation with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tribhuvan University. Students are required to complete 120 credit hours to graduate. Students must also separately appear for TU course examinations, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tribhuvan University.


Program Structure

Code Course Credits
ENG 101 Reading and Writing for College I 3
ENG 102 Reading and Writing II 3
ITC 101 Computer Information System 3
NEP 201 Nepali I 3
NEP 202 Nepali II 3
ENG 301 Writing and Composition I 3
ENG 302 Writing and Composition II 3
NPS 401 Nepal Studies I 3
NPS 402 Nepal Studies II 3
Code Course Credits
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 102 Psychology Practicum 3
PSY 103 Social Psychology 3
PSY 104 Writing in Psychology 3
PSY 201 Adolescences and Juvenile Delinquency I 3
PSY 202 Abnormal Psychology I 3
PSY 203 Adolescences and Juvenile Delinquency II 3
PSY 204 Abnormal Psychology II 3
PSY 301 Psycho-Social Counseling I 3
PSY 302 Psycho-social Counseling II 3
PSY 401 Industrial and Organizational Psychology I 3
PSY 402 Research Methods for Psychology 3
PSY 403 Industrial and Organizational Psychology II (Practicum) 3
PSY 404 Senior Overview Thesis for Psychology 3
Code Course Credits
SOW 103 Sociology for Social Work 3
SOW 104 Academic Writing for Social Workers 3
SOW101 Introduction to Social Work 3
SOW 102 Social Work Practicum I 3
SOW 203 Social Case Work Practice 3
SOW 201 Psychology for Social Work 3
SOW 202 Social Work Practicum II 3
SOW 204 Social Work with Groups 3
SOW 301 Community Organization I 3
SOW 302 Community Organization II (Practicum) 3
SOW 401 Research Methods for Social Work 3
SOW 402 Indigenous Social Work Practice I 3
SOW 403 Senior Overview Thesis for Social Work 3
SOW 404 Indigenous Social Work Practice II (Practicum) 3
SOW 103 Sociology for Social Work 3
SOW 104 Academic Writing for Social Workers 3
SOW101 Introduction to Social Work 3
Code Course Credits
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 102 Academic Writing for Sociology 3
SOC 103 Dynamics of Nepali Society I 3
SOC 104 Dynamics of Nepali Society II 3
SOC 203 Research Methods in Sociology I 3
SOC 201 Sociological Theories I 3
SOC 202 Sociological Theories II 3
SOC 204 Research Methods in Sociology II 3
SOC 301 Social Diversity and Inequality I 3
SOC 302 Social Diversity and Inequality II 3
SOC 401 Academic Writing and Research 3
SOC 402 Sociology of Development and Democracy II 3
SOC 403 Senior Overview Thesis for Sociology 3
SOC 404 Sociology of Development and Democracy II 3
Code Course Credits
POL 301 Government and Election in Nepal 3
POL302 Political Thoughts 3
GDS 301 Gender, Patriarchy and Feminism Conceptual Clarity I 3
GDS 302 Gender, Patriarchy and Feminism Conceptual Clarity II 3

What is Psychology? Scope of psychology

The psychology (BPsy) undergraduate program has clear objectives to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to explore the various realms of psychology.

By choosing our Bachelor of Psychology Program, you embark on a comprehensive educational journey that will expand your understanding of human behavior and mental processes. 

Through a carefully curated curriculum, our program aims to develop your proficiency in various key areas, such as research methods, psychological assessment, counseling techniques, and ethical practices.

A bachelor's in psychology will provide you with a solid foundation in psychology's fundamental theories and principles, enabling you to understand and interpret human behavior from different perspectives. 

Our research methods courses will equip you with the skills to conduct empirical studies, gather data, and critically evaluate research findings. Additionally, our program emphasizes the importance of psychological assessment, teaching you various techniques to assess and measure cognitive abilities, personality traits, and mental health conditions.

Furthermore, you will acquire essential basic counseling skills, enabling you to support and guide individuals facing psychological challenges. Our program also emphasizes ethical practices and professionalism in psychology, ensuring that you understand and adhere to the ethical guidelines and principles governing psychological research and practice.

By completing a bachelor's in psychology, you will develop a versatile skill set that prepares you for diverse career paths within psychology. Whether you pursue further education or enter the workforce directly, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals and contribute to the advancement of psychological science.

  • Comprehensive educational experience in the field of psychology
  • Proficiency in fundamental theories and principles of psychology
  • Skills in research methods and critical evaluation of research findings
  • Psychological assessment techniques for cognitive abilities, personality traits, and mental health conditions
  • Counseling skills to provide support and guidance to individuals
  • Emphasis on ethical practices and professionalism in psychology
  • Versatile skill set for diverse career paths in psychology

Psychology Tuition Scholarships

Thames offers scholarships to students requiring financial aid. Scholarships are awarded based on need, merit, and students’ performances
Learn more about scholarships available at the Thames. 


Eligibility Criteria

Certain academic and extracurricular criteria have to be met for applicants to enroll in a program at Thames International College. While academic competence is an important requirement, Thames International College seeks students who believe in a hands-on learning approach, who want to develop into innovative learners and professionals, and who we believe can fully benefit from the facilities we provide. Applicants will be reviewed through their applications and interviews before being admitted. 

Minimum Academic Requirements (10+2: HSEB/ CBSE/ ISC or equivalent Boards)

  • Passed all courses of 11th and 12th grade.
  • Can be from any stream be it , Management, Hotel Management, Science, or Humanities.
  • A minimum CGPA of 1.8 in 10+2 with a minimum of D in all individual subjects or minimum of second division marks in any equivalent Board.

Minimum Academic Requirements (A- Levels)

  • Should have completed 3.5 credit (GP plus 3 courses).
  • Should have been provided equivalence by Nepal Education Board.

Why Study Bachelor of Psychology at Thames?

Studying Bachelor of Psychology (Bpsy) at Thames International College offers several advantages that enhance your educational experience in the field of psychology. Here are some key reasons to choose Thames:

Dual Major: Thames International College offers a versatile dual-major program, allowing students to major in Psychology alongside a second discipline such as Social Work, Journalism & Mass Communication, Sociology, etc.

Dedicated Faculty: Thames International College boasts a team of dedicated faculty members with expertise in various areas of psychology. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom, providing valuable insights and guidance throughout your academic journey.

Practical Learning Opportunities: Our BPsy program emphasizes practical learning experiences that allow you to apply theoretical concepts in real-world settings. Through internships, fieldwork, and hands-on projects, you will gain practical skills and valuable experience that enhance your understanding of psychology.

Research Opportunities: Thames International College provides opportunities for undergraduate research, allowing you to engage in empirical studies and contribute to the advancement of psychological knowledge. Collaborate with faculty members on research projects or conduct your independent research under their mentorship.

Student Support: Thames International College is committed to providing a supportive learning environment for its students. You will have access to academic advising, career counseling, and student support services that assist you in your academic and personal growth.

Networking Opportunities: Studying at Thames exposes you to a diverse community of students and faculty members, fostering networking opportunities that can be valuable for your future career. Connect with professionals, psychologists, and experts in the field through seminars, workshops, and networking events.

State-of-the-Art Resources: Thames International College offers state-of-the-art resources, including libraries, online databases, and research materials, providing you with access to the latest information and literature in the field of psychology.

Holistic Development: Besides academic excellence, Thames International College promotes holistic development through extracurricular activities, clubs, and events. Engage in sports, cultural activities, community service, and other endeavors to enhance your personal and professional growth.

Convenient Location: Located in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital city, Thames International College provides easy access to various amenities, services, and cultural attractions. Enjoy a vibrant city life while pursuing your studies, with convenient transportation, shopping centers, healthcare facilities, and recreational opportunities.

Unique Cultural Perspective: Studying in Kathmandu exposes you to a unique cultural perspective, allowing you to explore Nepal's rich heritage and traditions. Immerse yourself in the local culture, festivals, and practices, gaining a broader understanding of human diversity and global perspectives.

Learning centers: Thames International College boasts an array of dynamic learning centers, each catering to specific academic needs. The Writing Center goes beyond writing workshops, offering engaging events like book talks and guided outdoor programs to inspire creativity and critical thinking. The IT Center provides an expansive range of electives, including QA, UX/UI, AI, and more, through immersive workshops and boot camps. Work-study opportunities are available across all centers, enabling students to gain practical experience while furthering their knowledge and skills. These centers genuinely enrich the learning experience at Thames International College.

Career Development Center : 

Thames International College's Career Development Center offers comprehensive support for students' professional growth. With career counseling, job placement assistance, and networking events, the center empowers students to make informed career decisions and prepares them for success in the competitive job market.

Frequently Asked Questions

The scope of Bachelor in Psychology in Nepal is broad and promising. Graduates can find employment in mental health clinics, counseling centers, research organizations, educational institutions, NGOs, and corporate settings. They can work as counselors, research assistants, social workers, educators, or pursue further education in psychology.
Level Undergraduate
Study Type Full Time
Program Years 4 Years
Credit Hours 120 Credit Hours

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