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General Information
Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Applied Psychology
4 years full-time QF Level 5

Programme Description
The programme aims to equip students with comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge of psychology and enables them to apply this knowledge in social welfare, educational, healthcare and various work settings. The programme will also equip students with critical thinking, problem solving, and research skills necessary to conduct scientific studies. Students will develop their interpersonal competencies in self-awareness, appreciation and acceptance of individual differences and cultural diversity as well as their commitment to ethical and professional behaviours throughout the programme. Graduates can pursue careers in psychology and related fields as well as further study in professional areas of psychology.

Mode of Study
Medium of Instruction
Total no. of credits
120 credits

Programme Leader
Dr. Beeto Leung
PhD in Psychology, HKU,
MPhil in Psychology, BSocSc, CUHK

Programme Features
  • Degree accredited by HKCAAVQ, admitted into QF Level 5
  • Eligible to apply for membership of relevant local and oversea professional bodies
  • Comprehensive syllabus covering theoretical, research-orientated and applied aspects of psychology
  • Practical courses taught by experienced professors and practitioners (including counselors, educational and clinical psychologists)
  • Work-integrated Learning Programme to provide guaranteed summer internship relevant to the field of psychology and social services at TWGHs or other organizations to enhance employability
  • Introduces students to the use of laboratory instruments employed by applied psychologists.
  • Free English enhancement programme to strengthen students’ language proficiency
  • Attractive entrance scholarship provided to students admitted with a minimum HKDSE score of 15
  • At least 1 guaranteed overseas study visit arranged to widen students’ horizon and exposure
  • Eligible to apply for local and oversea professional Master Programmes

Entrance Scholarships
Entrance Scholarships for Business and Psychology Programmes 2017/2018
Selection criteria
Scholarship amount per head
DSE subjects to be calculated
  • All Year 1 students admitted to the BBA / BBA(EM) / BSSc Programmes via standard entry with a HKDSE score of 15 or above
HK$ 30,000
Chinese Language,
English Language,
Liberal Studies, plus
one Elective / Applied Learning subject
  • All Year 1 students admitted to the HD(BusS) / HD(Psy) Programmes via standard entry with a HKDSE score of 12 or above
HK$ 20,000
Chinese Language,
English Language, plus
any three other subjects but not more than two Applied Learning subjects
The number of scholarships to be offered will vary depending on the number of qualified students.

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King’s Park Campus
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Nos. 90A & 98, Shantung Street, Mongkok,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
(852) 3190 6678