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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, and 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

Note:
Subject weightings may be adopted in the admission score calculation for particular programmes. Please click here for more information.  

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote 2

Note: Not more than one Applied Learning subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese


Remarks:

(1) Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B) graded “Attained with Distinction / Attained with Distinction (I)/(II)” is accepted as one of the elective subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese. For Bachelor’s degree, not more than one ApL subject will be counted as having met the requirement of an elective subject.

(2) The Mathematics Extended Part (M1/M2) is counted as an elective subject for the purpose of meeting the University’s GERs, but cannot be used as a substitute for the Mathematics Compulsory Part. If applicants have taken both M1 and M2, only the module with the best result will be taken into consideration.

(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) applicants who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), the University accepts the Alternative Chinese Language (ACL) qualifications, such as GCE (A-level / AS-level) (Grade E), GCE (O-Level) (Grade C), GCSE (Grade C / Grade 4), IGCSE (Grade C / Grade 4) and HKDSE ApL(C) (Attained), as equivalent to Level 3 in DSE Chinese Language for meeting the minimum Chinese Language requirements and for calculation of the related admission scores, except for programmes which require students to have possessed a good command of Chinese.

(5) The admission scores will be the sum total of the level/grade values of the best five HKDSE subjects, regardless of whether they are core or elective subjects and excluding the Citizenship and Social Development subject.

(6) For Bachelor's degree programmes, the past result(s) of HKDSE Liberal Studies (Level 2 or above) attained in 2023 or before will be recognised for meeting the Citizenship and Social Development subject requirement in the GERs and will be included in the admission score calculation as long as the result is among the best five HKDSE subjects.

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

"Combined sittings" is accepted for meeting the GERs and for the calculation of admissions scores. If an applicant has taken the HKDSE examination in a subject more than once, the best result for that subject will be counted. There is no score deduction for repeated subjects.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Admission Enquiries

Email: admission@eduhk.hk

Tel: (852) 2948 6886

Programme Leader
Dr LEUNG Nga Man Angel

Email: nmleung@eduhk.hk

Tel: (852) 2948 8765

Programme Enquiries
Miss Alice Lam

Email: tlam@eduhk.hk

Tel: (852) 2948 8523

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 513 752 994 1214 1018 4491
2022 550 752 976 1313 1041 4632
2021 496 620 1002 1263 1000 4381
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
2023 24 7 0 0 0 31
2022 23 2 0 0 0 25
2021 21 4 0 0 0 25
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