Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Psychology Studies

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Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Psychology Studies
Programme description
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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:

Course code
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code for details)
Course titleCreditsLevel
SOSC A101Social Sciences: A Foundation Course20Foundation
 or both (i) and (ii) below:   
(i)   
SOSC A112C社會科學基礎課程︰經濟學與政治學10Foundation
(ii)   
SOSC A121C社會科學基礎課程:心理學5Foundation
SOSC A122C社會科學基礎課程:社會學5Foundation
(b)

20 credits from:

Course code
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code for details)
Course titleCreditsLevel
SOSC A313Research Methods in Social Sciences or20Higher
SOSC A313C社會科學研究方法20Higher
(c)

120 credits from:

Course code
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code for details)
Course titleCreditsLevel
PSYC A209Child Development or20Middle
PSYC A215C發展心理學20Middle
PSYC A212Exploring Psychology or20Middle
PSYC A212C心理學導論: 理論與實踐20Middle
PSYC A226Biological Psychology: Exploring the Brain10Middle
PSYC A227Positive Psychology10Middle
PSYC A303Cognitive Psychology and the Mind20Higher
PSYC A307Social Psychology: Critical Perspectives on Self and Others or20Higher
PSYC A317C社會心理學20Higher
PSYC A318History of Psychology10Higher
PSYC A319Theories of Personality Psychology10Higher
The BSSCHPS curriculum meets the subject coverage required for the graduate membership of Hong Kong Psychology Society Ltd. For details, please check directly with the society https://www.hkps.org.hk/en/membership/membership_guide/
An example 4-year study pathway to complete BSSCHPS
https://www.hkmu.edu.hk/as/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2021/08/BSSCHPS-2020-4Year-Study-Pathway.pdf

Enquiries

For enquiries about the programme, please contact:

Ms Summer SIU Cho Ngan 蕭楚顏女士
(Psychology)
Tel: 2768 5850
Email: scnsiu@hkmu.edu.hk

Admissions & Enrolment Office (Part-time & Postgraduate), Registry

Tel: 2768 6601-3

E-mail: regadm@hkmu.edu.hk

School of Arts and Social Sciences website

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