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    Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Psychology Studies
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    Programme description

    This programme provides students with a solid knowledge base in psychology and in social science investigation skills. BSSCHPS graduates are equipped with a thorough understanding of human dispositions from different psychological perspectives. This enables them to achieve greater self-understanding and better appreciate the dynamics of human behaviour and interpersonal relationships in various contexts. The learning process in the BSSCHPS is designed to furnish students with transferrable skills such as critical thinking and effective communication, essential to both academic study and their chosen career. Career prospects for graduates are wide-ranging, including community services, human resources management, marketing research and public relations.

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    Programme requirement

    Students pursuing this programme must successfully complete at least 160 credits as follows. Of the 160 credits required for the attainment of the degree, you can complete up to 50 credits of courses in Chinese.

    (a) 20 credits from:
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    SOSC A101 Social Sciences: A Foundation Course 20 Foundation
      or both (i) and (ii) below:    
    (i)      
    SOSC A112C 社會科學基礎課程︰經濟學與政治學 10 Foundation
    (ii)      
    SOSC A121C 社會科學基礎課程:心理學 5 Foundation
    SOSC A122C 社會科學基礎課程:社會學 5 Foundation
    (b) 20 credits from:
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    SOSC A313 Research Methods in Social Sciences or 20 Higher
    SOSC A313C 社會科學研究方法 20 Higher
    (c) 120 credits from:
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    PSYC A209 Child Development or 20 Middle
    PSYC A215C 發展心理學 20 Middle
    PSYC A212 Exploring Psychology or 20 Middle
    PSYC A212C 心理學導論: 理論與實踐 20 Middle
    PSYC A226 Biological Psychology: Exploring the Brain 10 Middle
    PSYC A227 Positive Psychology 10 Middle
    PSYC A303 Cognitive Psychology and the Mind 20 Higher
    PSYC A307 Social Psychology: Critical Perspectives on Self and Others or 20 Higher
    PSYC A317C 社會心理學 20 Higher
    PSYC A318 History of Psychology 10 Higher
    PSYC A319 Theories of Personality Psychology 10 Higher

    The BSSCHPS curriculum meets the subject coverage required for the graduate membershp of Hong Kong Psychology Society Ltd. For details, please check directly with the society https://www.hkps.org.hk/en/membership/membership_guide/


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    Enquiries

    For enquiries about the programmes, please contact:

    Dr Tess Pak 白嬋博士
    (Psychology)
    Tel: 2768 5714
    Email: spak@ouhk.edu.hk

    Admissions & Enrolment Office (Part-time & Postgraduate), Registry
    Tel: 2768 6601-3    
    E-mail: regadm@ouhk.edu.hk

    School of Arts and Social Sciences website

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