Advanced Certificate in Psychology (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Psychology & Counselling, Social Work & Sociology courses
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Social Sciences Psychology & Counselling

Advanced Certificate in Psychology
心理學高等證書

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
CS004A
Application Code
1980-CS004A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
12 Apr 2022 (Tue)
Next intake(s)
10-2022
Duration
1 year to 3 years
Language
English
How to Apply
Deadline on 01 Mar 2022 (Tue)
Enquiries
29755865
25710630
With effect from 17 January 2022, HKU SPACE will follow The University of Hong Kong (HKU) in introducing enhanced COVID-19 control measures in accordance with public health policies. From this date, anyone wishing to enter HKU or HKU SPACE campuses will need either to be fully vaccinated or take weekly COVID self-tests.

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

Contact hours

Abnormal Psychology 異常心理學

30

Developmental Psychology 發展心理學

30

Introduction to Psychology 心理學導論

48

Organizational Behavior 組織行為學

30

Personality Psychology 性格心理學

30

Social Psychology 社會心理學

30

Note:  Lecture and tutorial sessions  are included in the contact hours.

              Applicants should be able to read & write in both English and Chinese.

 

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.

Application Code 1980-CS004A -

Days / Time
  • Tuesday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm
  • Thursday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm
  • Saturday, 2:00pm - 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 (non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HK$16000 (to be paid in 1 instalment)
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Advanced Certificate in Psychology
心理學高等證書
COURSE CODE 44K106098 FEES $16,000 ENQUIRY 2975-5657
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Advanced Certificate in Psychology

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [4])

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 Emma Ng
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