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Social Sciences are broad disciplines that examine factors in affecting individuals and theories in explaining issues of the society. It helps us explore many hot social issues in Hong Kong, such as antisocial behaviours, high-stress educational system, domestic violence, marital strife, political turmoil and elderly welfare. The School continuously seeks innovative programmes to address these concerns, including short courses in negotiation training, conflict management, adventure-based leadership, and similar targeted programmes are also extended to top-up Social Sciences degree in part-time mode.

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Applied psychology is the use of theory and findings in psychology to solve practical problems in important areas of the human environment, including education, health, the workplace, and so on. This programme is designed to help participants apply cutting-edge theory to real-world situations. It is made up of different registered psychologists and other related specialists to deliver a powerful curriculum that explores a range of human behaviors, including how to motivate individuals and organizations, how to assess and improve performance and how to pursue healthy lives.
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Start To be advised
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$7,800
Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
This is a part-time degree programme offered locally by Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) in collaboration with HKU SPACE. It offers students an opportunity to study different social science disciplines such as psychology, sociology, cultural geography and politics, which enable them to develop a detailed understanding of, and the research skills to investigate, the social world, relationships within it and the social forces that act on us all. This knowledge and specialist skills will be particularly useful to employers across all sectors.
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Start 18 SEP 2023 (MON)
Duration 2 years
Fee HKD20,200 per instalment (Total 6 instalments in 2 years)

**Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change without prior notice.
The Certificate in Positive Psychology programme provides an introduction to the core concepts and fundamental principles of positive psychology, including its philosophical approach and its practical applications. Throughout the programme, students explore the research and practice that make up the foundation of positive psychology. The implementation of positive psychology based exercises may contribute to positive mental wellness, increasing psychological assets and resourcefulness.
 
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Start 07 DEC 2022 (WED)
Duration 8 months
Fee Course Fee: HK$12,500
This programme is specially designed for those who are interested in acquiring knowledge in the key areas of counselling. The modules will provide students with a general understanding of the discipline and training in basic counselling skills.
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Start 11 APR 2023 (TUE)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$16,000
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.
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Start 11 APR 2023 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 3 years
This part-time programme provides students with a broad-based social science training and an understanding of counselling. It prepares students for advanced studies in counselling and other related disciplines.
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Start 11 APR 2023 (TUE)
Duration 2 years to 5 years
Fee HK$51,500
This Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Psychology) is designed for those who are interested in personal, academic, and/or career development in the field of psychology. The key areas to be introduced include: abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, organizational behavior, personality psychology and social psychology.
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Start 11 APR 2023 (TUE)
Duration 2 years to 5 years
Fee HK$51,500
本課程以經驗學習法為主軸,透過個案討論、角色扮演,輔以生涯規劃的理論,讓家 長學習一些生涯規劃的技巧,有效地與孩子溝通,並與他們一同規劃生涯。
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開課日期 2023年2月3日 (星期五)
修業期 5個星期
課程費用 HK$2300
父母與子女的關係是世上獨有的,甚至是不能被代替的。遊戲治療大師 Garry L. Landreth 説過「遊戲是孩子自然的語言」,如家長願意全心投入和子女遊戲,這份珍貴的陪伴定 能建立起彼此信任和親密的親子關係。家長認識 "兒童為本遊戲治療" 的理念,原則和技 巧,能促進親子互動,從中可以建立孩子健康情緒和健全人格。
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開課日期 2023年2月3日 (星期五)
修業期 6個星期
課程費用 HK$2800
正向心理學近年對於「快樂之道」及「啟發潛能及改善心理素質」作出大量研究。
本課程重點講解此方面心理學之理念及研究結果,導師也會分享正向心理在生活和工作上之應用,以助參加者了解及發揮個人正面之心理素質,做個開心快樂人。
 
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開課日期 2023年2月3日 (星期五)
修業期 6個星期
課程費用 HK$1280