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Psychology, M.S.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #25 (QS) ,
At The University of Hong Kong, the Master of Social Sciences in the field of Psychology course is designed to provide university graduates in fields other than psychology with an opportunity to acquire a foundation in psychology with a strong understanding of psychology theories and research methods, and an ability to communicate and apply their knowledge of psychology in real life;

About

At The University of Hong Kong the students develop a level where they are eligible to apply for graduate membership of the Hong Kong Psychological Society and the British Psychological Society, and become eligible to apply for the programmes leading to the degrees of MSocSc in Clinical Psychology and in Educational Psychology degrees, as well as postgraduate research degrees in Psychology.

Students develop research competence in psychology, thereby enabling them to pursue advanced professional training and careers in psychology and related fields. 

Programme Structure

Mode of Attendance

  • Full Time (one year)
  • Part Time (two years)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with honours from an accredited institution in a discipline other than psychology and without completion of any other programme in psychology which is designed to bring the honours degree holder up to the standard of a graduate majoring in psychology;
  • More than one year of working experience is preferable; and
  • Candidates shall satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination and interview if shortlisted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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