1 year (Full-time)
2 years (Part-time)
3 for local students
6 for non-local students
For local students
HK$151,500 per programme
(Taught subject: HK$5,050 per credit)
For non-local students
HK$186,000 per programme
(Taught subject: HK$6,200 per credit)
Prof. Chen Xiaohua, Sylvia
BA, MA, PgD, MPhil, PhD
The programme aims to provide students with solid knowledge and skills in school and community psychology with an emphasis on self-development, self-reflection and real-life applications and focusing on school and community issues. Graduates develop a heightened awareness of the relationships between psychology and social needs in school and community settings with a strong foundation in professional obligation, research skills, ethical issues and policy implications. The programme also aims to develop critical thinking as well as knowledge and skills in conducting applied research and programme evaluation. Graduates will be equipped to develop careers in psychology or education or related community and human services and/or to pursue higher education in more specialised areas.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this programme are expected to have:
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Hong Kong Psychological Society and the British Psychological Society*.
* Subject to approval from the Hong Kong Psychological Society and the British Psychological Society for individual applications.
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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