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MSc Applied Psychology & Behavior Change

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MSc Applied Psychology & Behavior Change

MSc Applied Psychology & Behavior Change

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MSc Applied Psychology & Behavior Change

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    The MSc in Applied Psychology & Β Behavior Change program has been designed for recent graduates looking to extend their skills and knowledge in further preparation for a career. The program has been designed to build research skills to support students in thinking about and gaining skills that focus on the importance of meaningful relationships that support behavioral change. As such the program is aimed at those who work with and manage others.  

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    Academic Staff

    DR. UPUL LEKAMGE

    VISITING LECTURER, PERADENIYA UNIVERSITY OF SRI LANKA

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • 2011
      MA in International Relations – University of Colombo, SriLanka
    • 2010
      PhD in Sociology – University of Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka
    • 2006
      MA in Linguistics – University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
    • 2004
      MSc in Sociology – University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
    • 1995
      Bachelor of Arts (Hons) – University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • (2014- To Date)
      8 Years of experience in Teaching in both private and government sector.

    MS. NADEEJA DODAMGODA

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • 2012
      MSc in Applied Statistics – University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    • 2008
      Master of Business Administration – Open University of Sri Lanka
    • 1994
      BSc in Engineering – University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • (2011-TO Date)
      10 Years of teaching supervision in Psychology in both Government and private sector

    MS. PAVANI BORALESSA

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • 2018-2020
      MPhil in Clinical Psychology– University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    • 2014 –2015
      MSc in Applied Psychology (Clinical) – Coventry University-UK
    • 2010-2013
      BA (Hons) Psychology – Christ University-Bangalore, India
    • 23/01/2010-22/05/2010
      Certificate Course in Human Resource Management -
      Institute of personnel Management, Sri Lanka

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • (2014-To Date)
      8 Years of experience in teaching in private sector. Programme Director – Psychology Department –
      ICBT Campus

    MS. UWASARA WEERAKOON

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • 2018 – To Date
      Master of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology - University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    • 2017
      Graduate Diploma in Psychology– Deakin University, Australia
    • 2016
      Bachelor of Science in Psychology– Missouri University of S & T, USA

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • (2017-To Date)
      4 Years of experience as a Lecture , Trainee Clinical Psychologist & Research Assistant

    MR. DHANANJAYA PERERA

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • 2021
      PhD Degree programme- General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Faculty of Graduate Studies
      Topic: Behavior change interventions to improve population health and well-being
    • 2005-2009
      B.Sc. Special Degree in Health Promotion– Rajarata University, Sri Lanka

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • (2014-To Date)
      Psychologist & Director Programme in SOS Villages – Sri Lanka

    MS. KAVITHA AMARATUNGA

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • 2018 – To Date
      Phd- University of Hertfordshire
      Topic: Mental Health Training for Teachers in Sri Lanka: Development and Delivery
    • September 2016 -January 2018
      DClin Clinical Psychology– University of Hertfordshire
    • September 2014 - August 2015
      MSc Mindfulness: neuroscience and Clinical Applications
      – King’s College London, UK
    • Sep 2012- May 2014
      BSc (Hons) Psychology - University of Hertfordshire, UK

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • (2018- To date)
      Director and Psychologist

    MS. RUZLA MACAN MARKAR

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • 2012
      M.Sc. in Psychology (Clinical) - Christ University, Bangalore, India
    • 2009
      B.A. in Psychology – Delhi University, Delhi, India

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • (2018 – To Date)
      Psychologist & 7 years of experience in teaching in Private Sector

    MR. VIRAN PERERA

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • Masters in Applied Psychology- University of Coventry, UK
    • Bachelor of Psychology – University of Coventry, UK
    • B.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry - Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • (2016 – To Date)
      5 years of teaching experience in private sectora

    MS. STEPHANIE GUNARATNE

     

    BACKGROUND

     

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • MSc in Social & Applied Psychology – 2019 - 2020
      University of Kent – UK
    • BSc (Hons) in Psychology – 2016 -2019

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • Lecturer in Psychology –– ICBT Colombo Campus
      Psychology Research Assistant

    Research Interest

    • Primary research interests concern how different cultural contexts, particularly cultures of honour and cultures of dignity, shape social cognition and interpersonal relationships.

    Modules

    • Evidence Based Practice
    • Changing Behavior
    • Research Methods and Design
    • Dissertation Proposal
    • Dissertation
    • Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Fundamental and Core Skills
    • Cognitive Behavior Therapy : For Anxiety and Depression
    • Motivational Interventions: Theory and Application
     

    Entry Qualification

    • Bachelor’s Degree with Acceptable Work Experience

    Awarding Body

       

    Faculty : Science

    Category : Postgraduate

    Location : Colombo
    Kandy
    Nugegoda

    Subject Area : Psychology Science

    Duration : 1 Year

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