MSc Psychology

Reg. No. 252950
Introduction
This Master is a conversion programme to help graduates who have not studied psychology as their first degree to gain another profession.
Professional Qualification

This programme is accredited by British Psychological Society (BPS). Graduates may apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS if they graduate with an average mark above 50.

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Programme Contents

This Master is a conversion course that is suitable for graduates who have not studied psychology as a first degree. You may apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society if you graduate with an average mark above 50.

At the end of the course, you could choose to undertake the further study that is required to become a chartered psychologist. Alternatively, your understanding of psychology will help you in sectors such as advertising, social work, public services, general management and human resources.

 

Programme Features

We use a wide variety of teaching and learning methods which include lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. The research aspects of the course are supported by our thriving research programme in health behaviours and mental health. Our tutors’ specialisms include social psychology and evolutionary psychology.

Compared to an undergraduate course offered at on-site campus, you will find that this Master requires a higher level of independent working.

For full-time mode, there are 8 hours spread over two days per week plus occasional two hours per term.

Assessment methods are a combination of coursework including practical reports, research proposals and presentations.

 

Programme Structure

Modules on this course include:

  • Everyday Motivations and Biases (30 credits)
  • Experimental Design and Analysis in Psychology (30 credits)
  • Non-experimental Design and Analysis in Psychology (30 credits)
  • Cradle to Grave: Stability and Change (30 credits)
  • Master Project (60 credits)

Course content is subject to review and changes without prior notice.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Teaching Mode

Face to face (Classes may need to conducted via online platform depending on epidemic for the sake of students’ safety)

Commencement of Study

Every September

Duration

12 Months

Location
Entry Requirements
  1. Applicants should obtain an undergraduate degree at Second Class, Lower Division or above in any discipline; and
  2. fulfill the English Proficiency Requirement at lELTS of 6.0 or complete their previous qualification at undergraduate level with English as the medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

Total $92,400 (in 3 installments)

Administration Fee: HK$1,500 (Upon 1st instalment)

Early Bird Discount

  • Application submitted on or before 31 July 2020 is eligible.
  • The reduction is $2,000 and will be made in the last instalment of tuition fee payment.

Tel: 2276 8449 / 2926 1222
Email: cie@hkct.edu.hk

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
This programme is operated by Hong Kong College of Technology International Limited.
Tuition fees and government subsidies will be reviewed and adjusted annually on various factors. All tuition fees are subject to the final approval from the Education Bureau.
Hong Kong College of Technology International Limited reserves the right of cancellation of programme and granting offer without prior notice.
This programme is awarded by University of Sunderland, UK.