Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology - Admissions - Faculty of Education and Human Development, EdUHK


Undergraduate Programme

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology

  • A rigorous programme with a comprehensive curriculum, evidence-based course materials, and a strong emphasis on integration of theory and practice
  • Enthusiastic, dedicated and supportive teachers
  • Unique areas of Concentration - School Psychology, Health Psychology, and Human Relations and Communication
  • 200-hour Industrial Attachment*
  • First step towards a promising career as a professional psychologist or in psychology-related fields
  • Qualifies graduates to apply for membership of the Hong Kong Psychological Society and other international psychological associations

*Applicable to Concentration Scheme only 

Aspiring students who wish to embark on professional training and academic development in psychology.

  Credit point (cp) Requirement
Psychology Major Foundation and Core Courses 33

With Concentration

  • 1 compulsory course (3 cps)
  • 4 concentration-specific courses (12 cps) + Industrial Attachment (6 cps) + Honours Project (6 cps)  or
  • 4 concentration-specific courses (12 cps) + Industrial Attachment (6 cps) + Major Electives (6 cps)  or
  • 4 concentration-specific courses (12 cps) + concentrated-related Honours Project (6 cps) + Major Electives (6 cps)

Without Concentration
27 cps choosing from 12 Major Elective courses

Electives 30
General Education 22
Language Enhancement* 9
Total 121

* Students are also required to take non-credit bearing Language Enhancement courses.

  • 200-hour industrial attachment in School Psychology, Health Psychology, or Human Relations and Communication
  • Integration of theory and practice
  • Field work will be determined together by the agency supervisor, teaching instructor and student under a set of learning outcomes
  • Strong network with industries including government departments, NGOs, private sectors, and related organisations

All major courses will be taught in English. For other courses in the domain of General Education, Electives and Co-curricular Service Learning, Cantonese/Putonghua may be adopted.

Application on the Strength of HKDSE Results

  • English Language: Level 3 or above
  • Chinese Language: Level 3 or above
  • Mathematics: Level 2 or above
  • Liberal Studies: Level 2 or above
  • Elective Subjects: Level 2 or above in one subject

Applied Learning Subjects:
“Attained with Distinction” in an Applied Learning subject will be regarded as having met the requirement of an elective subject.
Other Language Subjects:
Other Language subjects will be accepted as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

Application on the Strength of non-HKDSE Results
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The tuition fee for the programme is HK$42,100 per annum for local students and HK$140,000 per annum for non-local students. This fee is provisional and subject to adjustment.