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Advanced Certificate in Psychology
心理學高等證書

Course Code
CS004A
Application Code
1480-CS004A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
11 Apr 2017 (Tue)
Duration
1 year to 3 years
Language
English

The Advanced Certificate in Psychology is a part-time study programme primarily designed for those who are interested to acquire foundation knowledge in some key areas of psychology, including social psychology, developmental psychology, abnormal psychology, organizational behavior and personality psychology. The modules will provide students with a general understanding of the discipline and better prepare them for advanced studies in psychology and other related disciplines.

It also caters to practitioners in various fields such as education, business, human resources, nursing, and public services etc. who are seeking to enhance personal and/or professional development. For degree holders in a discipline other than psychology, the Advanced Certificate programme will provide a good understanding of the discipline and better prepare them for studies at a more advanced level.

Curriculum

Modules

Lecture hours

Abnormal Psychology 異常心理學

24

Developmental Psychology 發展心理學

24

Introduction to Psychology 心理學導論

36

Organizational Behavior 組織行為學

24

Personality Psychology 性格心理學

24

Social Psychology 社會心理學

24

Note: 3-12 hours of tutorial sessions will be added to the lecture hours of the above modules.

Assessment

In general, modules will be assessed by coursework and written examination with the minimum attendance requirement of 75%.

Based on personal merits and academic background, holders of the Advanced Certificate in Psychology may be eligible to apply for further studies in psychology.

Days / Time
  • Tuesday 6:45 - 9:45pm
  • Thursday 6:45 - 9:45pm
  • Saturday 2:00 - 6:00pm

There are 6 modules in this programme:

  1. Abnormal Psychology
  2. Developmental Psychology
  3. Introduction to Psychology
  4. Organizational Behavior
  5. Personality Psychology
  6. Social Psychology

Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (normally 6:45p.m. - 9:45p.m.; occasionally, tutorial classes will be held from 6:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.) and Saturday afternoons (normally 2:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.).

Applicants are expected to be holders of:

1) a recognized Bachelor's Degree in any discipline, or

2) an Associate Degree, Higher Diploma, Advanced Diploma or an equivalent sub-degree award.

*All applicants are subject to screening and final approval by the programme team.

Application Fee

HK$150

Course Fee
  • HK$15000 (to be paid in 1 instalment)

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

Applicants should submit: i) a completed application form*, ii) copies of academic certificates, iii) a copy of HKID card or passport^, and iv) an application fee of HK$150 by crossed cheque (payable to “HKU SPACE”) to the following address:

 

Ms. Nicole Chan

HKU SPACE, Unit 1109, 11/F, Fortress Tower,

250 King’s Road, North Point, H.K.

           (Remarks: Application for the Advanced Certificate in Psychology)

 

* Application forms can be obtained from any HKU SPACE Learning Centres or download from http://hkuspace.hku.hk/assets/files/SF26.pdf

^ Applicants will be asked to present their HKID cards or passports for verification if applying in person at one of the HKU SPACE enrolment counters, or to attach a copy of their HKID cards or passports if applying by post.