12 months
5363 USD/year
5363 USD/year
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Psychology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong aims to provide advanced academic and research training in a field of specialization in psychology. Students, under close supervision by a faculty member, are required to write a thesis that will contribute to psychological knowledge.


Psychology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong aims to train students to make independent contributions to the advancement of psychological knowledge. Students are required to complete a minimum of 17 units of courses (excluding thesis research courses), pass a candidacy examination, and submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.

Students at Psychology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong will gain knowledge in:

  • Cognition
  • Educational Psychology
  • Gender Studies
  • Health and Community Psychology
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Life Span Developmental Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Perception
  • Personality
  • Quantitative Psychology
  • Social Psychology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Research Methods 
  • Talent Management
  • Major Psychological Approaches
  • Writing and Presentation
  • Engagement and Motivation in Organizations
  • Leadership and Group Dynamics
  • Psychopathology
  • Health and Community Psychology
  • Neuroimaging Methods in Psychology
  • Seminar in Social Psychology and Personality        
  • Seminar in Developmental Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Clearing Round: 31 March (Applications in Clearing Round will only be considered subject to availability of places.)


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


17 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
  • English Proficiency
  • Possess a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or in a related field
  • Obtain an overall GPA of 3.0 or above

Tuition Fee

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    5363 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 12 months.

HK$42,100 per annum 

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


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