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General Information
Higher Diploma in Psychology
2 years full-time QF Level 4

Programme Description
The programme aims to equip students with foundational psychological knowledge and skills to develop a career in human services, especially in social welfare and healthcare settings. Students will learn the interaction between psychological and social factors in shaping psychological wellbeing, personal development and group behaviours. Graduates will be able to apply knowledge, communication and interpersonal skills, caring attitude as well as professional ethics to work in health and social care and related services. They can also pursue further study in psychology and other related disciplines.

Mode of study
Medium of Instruction
Total no. of credits
60 credits

Programme Leader
Dr. Gigi Lam

Programme Features
  • 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)
  • Curriculum designed to prepare students for a career in social welfare and healthcare settings
  • 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 12
  • Direct articulation into TWC’s BSS upon completion

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