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Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Applied Psychology
4 years full-time


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
English
Total no. of credits
120 credits


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


Tuition Fee
Year
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(without subsidy*)
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(with subsidy*)
Year 1
$55,700
$24,900
Year 2
$55,700
$24,900
Year 3
$74,350
$43,550
Year 4
$74,350
$43,550
Programme Total
$260,100
$136,900
Annual Average
$65,025
$34,225
 
*Annual subsidy of HK$30,800 under the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in HK.
In 2018/2019 academic year, the annual subsidy is $30,800.  The annual subsidy may vary in each academic year subject to the decision by the Education Bureau.
 
 


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 2018/2019 Entry
Selection criteria
Scholarship amount (per head)
Subjects for calculation of HKDSE score
All Year 1 students admitted to the BBA / BBA(EM) / BSSc(APsy) / BSc(AG) Programmes via standard entry with a HKDSE score of 15 or above
 
HK$ 30,000
  • Chinese Language
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Liberal Studies
  • one Elective / Applied Learning subject
 


QF Information
QF level
5
QR registration no.
17/000512/L5
Registration validity period 01/09/2017 to 31/08/2022


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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
Telephone
(852) 3190 6678
Email
enquiry@twc.edu.hk