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General Information
Higher Diploma in Psychology
2 years full-time


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
English
Total no. of credits
60 credits


Programme Leader
Dr. Vincent Tse
 
Ph.D. Psychology at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London
B.Sc. in Biochemistry, McMaster University, Canada
B.Sc. in Psychology, McMaster University, Canada


Tuition Fee
Year
Tuition Fee (HK$)
Year 1
$59,050
Year 2
$59,050
Programme Total
$118,100
Annual Average
$59,050
  • Tung Wah 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.
  • 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
  • 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 2020/2021 Entry
Selection criteria
Scholarship amount (per head)
Subjects for calculation of HKDSE score
All Year 1 students admitted to the HD(Psy) Programme via standard entry with a HKDSE score of 12 or above
 
HK$ 20,000
  • Chinese Language
  • English Language
  • Any other 3 subjects but not more than 2 Applied Learning subjects
 

NOTE: An annual scholarship of HK$ 20,000 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
4
QR registration no.
16/000198/L4
Registration validity period 01/09/2016 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