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The Education University of Hong Kong

JS8651

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology 心理學榮譽社會科學學士

BSocSc(Psy)

Short Description

The programme aims to provide a basic curriculum conforming to standards that are comparable to local and overseas universities, but also concentrations that develop students’ intellectual capacity and ability to apply psychological knowledge and skills in the workplace in three interrelated areas of concentration — (1) School Psychology, (2) Health Psychology, and (3) Human Relations and Communication.

The programme embraces two overarching goals and six subsidiary objectives for education and training. Upon graduating from the programme, students will be able to demonstrate a high level of competence in each of these areas.

To equip graduates with a solid background in psychological knowledge and research

  1. Demonstrate breadth and depth of knowledge in psychology;
  2. Apply scientific methods to design and carry out psychological research;
  3. Demonstrate critical and creative thinking in applying psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues locally as well as globally.


To produce graduates who can competently integrate the science and application of psychology

  1. Communicate and collaborate effectively with professionals and the public in providing information about psychological research and services;
  2. Apply psychological knowledge and skills at pre-professional level in a variety of settings;
  3. Demonstrate sensitivity and competence in applying ethical principles and standards to support the professional responsibilities and conduct in the workplace.

Remarks:
Nil

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Preferred subject with the highest weighting for admission score calculation is English Language.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECTNote 2

Note: excluding Applied Learning Chinese


Remarks:

(1) "Attained with Distinction" in an Applied Learning subject (Category B) will be regarded as having met the requirement of an elective subject. "Attained with Distinction"/"Attained with Distinction (I)" are comparable to Level 3 while "Attained with Distinction (II)" is comparable to Level 4 of the Senior Secondary Subjects (Category A).

(2) "Attained" level will be regarded as a value-added factor to be considered in totality with the Student Learning Profile (SLP) for the purpose of admission.

(3) Other Language subjects (Category C) will be accepted as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

(4) For non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), the University accepts alternative qualifications in Chinese Language (only those under GCE, GCSE, IGCSE, and DSE Applied Learning Chinese (for NCS students)) for the purpose of meeting the minimum entrance requirements. For programmes which require students to have possessed a good command of Chinese including BEd(Chinese Language), BEd(Chinese History) and BA in Language Studies (Chinese major), waiver of the DSE Chinese Language requirement will not be granted.

(5) Mathematics Extended Part (i.e. Module 1 (M1) / Module 2 (M2)) will be counted as an elective subject for the purpose of meeting the general entrance requirements with effect from 2020/21, but cannot be used as a substitute for the Mathematics Compulsory Part. In case applicants have taken both M1 and M2, only the module with best result will be taken into consideration.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

"Combined sittings" is allowed for HKDSE in the calculation of admission scores. If an applicant has taken the examination in a subject more than once, only the best result for that subject will be counted. No score deduction for repeated subjects.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100


Contacts

Admission Enquiries

Email: admission@eduhk.hk

Tel: 2948 6886

Programme Leader
Dr HOU Wai Kai

Email: wkhou@eduhk.hk

Tel: 2948 8841

Programme Enquiries
Mr Lai Ho Lam

Email: laihl@eduhk.hk

Tel: 2948 8523

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 481 689 1066 1307 1146 4689
2019 573 790 1219 1579 1315 5476
2018 507 794 1251 1701 1369 5622
2017 774 1153 1681 2073 1640 7321
2016 625 964 1620 2120 1807 7136
2015 932 1612 2319 2873 2567 10303
2014 968 1849 2725 3287 3006 11835
2013 750 1601 2363 3051 2895 10660
2012 428 867 1664 2332 2222 7513

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 21 5 0 0 0 26
2019 25 4 0 0 0 29
2018 21 3 0 0 0 24
2017 23 0 0 0 0 23
2016 22 0 0 0 0 22
2015 26 0 0 0 0 26
2014 28 0 0 0 0 28
2013 8 12 0 0 0 20
2012 9 19 0 0 0 28