Faculty of Psychology and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Psychology and Social Sciences

About the Faculty

The establishment of the Faculty of Psychology and Social Sciences at UoC comes about after the establishment of the Psychology programme at the University since 2013. The University currently carries Psychology programmes at all levels, including a Diploma, an undergraduate as well as a postgraduate-taught programme. The University’s Foundation in Allied Science is specifically tailored to shape students to progress directly to the undergraduate Psychology programme.

About the Dean

Associate Professor Dr. Anasuya Jegathevi Jegathesan

BMgmt (Hons), MBA (IT), MEd(G&C), DCouns.


Dr. Anasuya holds a Doctorate in Counselling and has worked at HELP University and Taylor’s University in leading various undergraduate and postgraduate psychology & counselling programmes. Dr. Anasuya received her Research Doctorate for Counseling Psychology from the University of South Australia in 2007 and have since been active in the academic line dedicated towards counselling and psychology. After her stint as an Associate Professor at HELP University for almost a decade, Dr. Anasuya went on to become the Psychology Programme Director at Taylor’s University. In 2020, she became the Director for the Centre for Human Excellence and Development as well as the Programme Director for the University’s Master of Counselling Psychology.