1 year (Full-time)
2 years (Part-time)
3 for local students
6 for non-local students
HK$184,800 per programme (HK$6,160 per credit) for local students
HK$210,000 per programme (HK$7,000 per credit) for non-local students
Entry Scholarships are available. Applicants will be automatically considered for the scholarships in the admission process. No separate application is required. Please click here for details.
PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU's decision is final.
Dr LU HuiJing
BS, MPhil, PhD
The programme aims to provide students with solid knowledge of and skills in school and community psychology, with an emphasis on self-development, self-reflection and real-life applications. The focus is school and community issues. Graduates develop a heightened awareness of the relationships between psychology and social needs in school and community settings and will develop a strong foundation in professional obligations, research skills, ethical issues and policy implications. The programme also aims to develop critical thinking in addition to skills in applied research and programme evaluation. Graduates will be equipped for careers in psychology, education or related community and human services and / or to pursue higher education in more specialised areas.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this programme will have the following:
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership in the Hong Kong Psychological Society.*
* Individual applications are subject to approval from the Hong Kong Psychological Society.
To be eligible for the award, students are required to take 30 credits (8 Required Subjects and 2 Elective Subjects).
List of Compulsory Subjects: 24 credits
List of Elective Subjects: 6 credits
Note: Students should choose at least 1 Elective Subject from those with an "@".
If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.
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