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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
$59,050
$27,750
Year 2
$59,050
$27,750
Year 3
$76,100
$44,800
Year 4
$76,100
$44,800
Programme Total
$270,300
$145,100
Annual Average
$67,575
$36,275
 

Senior Year Entry is available

- Associate degree / higher diploma holders may apply. For details, please refer to the admission requirements.

First Year Tuition Fee: HK$ 44,800
Total Tuition Fee: HK$ 89,600

  • The College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes based on the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Government annually.
  • Tuition fees are normally charged by two instalments per annum and are payable before the commencement of each semester.  New students are required to settle the balance of the tuition fee for the first semester (i.e. after deducting deposit) upon programme registration in August.
  • Students are required to pay additional fees for all retake/additional courses which would be charged at the rate of the normal cohort and be calculated by the number of credits to be taken. Please refer the details in the College’s Fees Regulation at https://www.twc.edu.hk/en/Administration_Units/fo/our_service/student-area.
  • This represents the programme fee after deduction of subsidy of the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS).  In 2019/2020 academic year, the annual subsidy is $31,300.  The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the decision by the Education Bureau.
  • All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • For more details about the College's tuition fee payment schedule and fees regulation, please refer to the "Tuition Fee Payment Schedule" and "Fees Regulation" at "https://www.twc.edu.hk/en/Administration_Units/fo/our_service/student-area".

 

 



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 2020/2021 Entry
Awarding criteria
Scholarship amount (per head)
Subjects for calculation of HKDSE score
All Year 1 students admitted to the programme via standard entry with a HKDSE score of 14 or above
FULL scholarship after deduction of the subsidy under NMTSS in the first year of study
  • Chinese Language
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Liberal Studies
  • one Elective / Applied Learning subject

All Senior Year students admitted to the programme with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (cGPA) of 3.0 or above, or equivalent.

HK$ 40,000 N/A

NOTE: An annual scholarship of HK$ 30,000 will be renewable for students maintaining outstanding academic achievements with cGPA 3.3 or above during the normative study period of the concerned programme.

 



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