Applied Psychology (intake at Autumn 2023 or afterwards)

School of Arts and Social Sciences Applied Psychology (intake at Autumn 2023 or afterwards)  
Applied Psychology
 
 
Features
  • Concentrates on master-level applied psychology for organizational, consumer behavioural and general decision-making activities that are closely tied to the growth of individuals and society as a whole
  • Offers teaching of both theoretical principles and research skills expected of a competent social scientist
  • Prepares individuals of diverse backgrounds for the realm of applied psychology
 
Learning outcomes
 
Upon completion of the programme, students will be able to:
  • Critically review and consolidate the respective knowledge of three key applied psychology areas, namely work and organizational psychology, consumer psychology and behavioural decision-making;
  • Describe and critique key issues in applied psychology;
  • Design and apply appropriate research methodologies to study and address questions in applied psychology;
  • Evaluate the quality of research designs and against scientific criteria and professional ethics; and
  • Communicate effectively the concepts and arguments of applied psychology.
 
Programme structures and contents#
 
Students must successfully complete at least 30 credits, including the following two common core courses:
Course codeCourse titleCreditContact hours
SOSC 8001AEF
Social Science Perspectives
社會科學導論
6
49
SOSC 8002AEF
Social Research Methods and Applications
社會研究方法與應用
6
49
 
Students are also required to complete 18 credit-units of specialization
courses:
Course codeCourse titleCreditContact hours
PSYC 8001AEF
Psychology for Work I: Assessment, Selection and Development
職場心理學I:測試、選及發展
3
25
PSYC 8002AEF
Psychology for Consumer Studies
消費心理學
6
49
PSYC 8003AEF
Psychology for Decision-Making
決策心理學
6
49
PSYC 8004AEF
Psychology for Work II: Organizational Behaviour
職場心理學II:組織行為
3
25
 
# The above course arrangements are subject to revision without prior notice.