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  • Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Psychology

    The Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Psychology is a four-year programme. Applicants can apply for admission to Year 1 or Senior Year.

    Year 1 entry   Programme code: BSSCHPJ1
    Senior year entry*   Programme code: BSSCHPJS
    * Applicants will be considered for admission to different years of the study programme depending on individual academic merits and other relevant factors.


    Entry Requirement



    The psychology curriculum guides students to develop expertise and skills in the study of human behaviour. Specifically, the curriculum aims to equip students with an in-depth knowledge of psychology and its place among the social sciences; arouse their interest in the exploration of human behaviour and experience; familiarize them with the process of conducting and evaluating psychological research; and extend and apply what they have learnt to their own daily lives. Furthermore, upon successful completion of the psychology curriculum, students should have developed the aptitude and abilities necessary to pursue postgraduate or professional studies.

    Career prospects

    Many of the psychology graduates are employed in the areas of counseling, social services and psychology-related fields. Some of them are also working in the commercial sector in areas such as public relations, advertising, marketing, human resource management and market research.

    Further studies

    The programme also prepares psychology graduates with the skills and knowledge needed for postgraduate studies (by research or coursework) in psychology, such as clinical or educational psychology or other related fields.

    Programme recognition

    Having completed this psychology degree programme with satisfactory results, students should be eligible for graduate membership of the Hong Kong Psychological Society and the British Psychological Society.

    Programme structure

    Please click the hyperlinks below to view the programme structure:

    Year 1 entry   Programme code: BSSCHPJ1
    Senior year entry   Programme code: BSSCHPJS


    Language of instruction


    Duration of programme
    Year 1 entry: 4 years
    Senior Year Entry: 2 years / 3 years (Applicants will be considered for admission to different years of the study programme depending on individual academic merits and other relevant factors.)


    Contact information
    Full-time Social Sciences Programme Team
    (852) 2768 5720 / (852) 2768 5733
    For more details about the programme information, please refer to the programme website.
    Year 1 entry   BSSCHPJ1
    Senior Year entry   BSSCHPJS




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