Why M.Sc. Psychology? At the graduate level, one can study psychology as an Honors subject in most universities. After graduation, one can opt for an MA or MSc in Psychology, Social work or Counseling. Specializations in the subject can be pursued at the post graduate level or at the doctoral level- M.Phil or Ph.D, at the master's and doctoral level, education becomes increasingly specialized. Post graduate courses in psychology are offered only to students who have graduated with psychology. Post graduate and doctoral degrees in Psychology puts emphasis on research. If your interest in this practice, i.e. helping people with problems (counseling) you could opt for Psychology-related graduate programs such as education and social work.