Social Sciences Psychology & Counselling
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.
Students will need to study 7 core social sciences modules and the specialism modules of the chosen stream.
Articulation arrangements with a number of overseas universities have been established. Students may be eligible to apply for further studies to the part-time top-up degree programme, Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences)*, Edinburgh Napier University.
* This is an exempted course under the Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.
Days / Time
- Tuesday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm.
- Thursday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm.
- Saturday, 2:00pm - 6:00pm.
Core Social Sciences Modules
- Academic English for Social Sciences Students (I)
- Academic English for Social Sciences Students (II)
- Hong Kong Society
- Introduction to Psychology
- Introduction to Social Research Methods
- Introduction to Sociology
- The Art of Reasoning
- Alternative Approaches to Counselling
- Developmental Psychology
- Introduction to Counselling
- Micro-skills in Counselling
- Self-understanding and Communication Skills
(a) have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in five subjects including English Language, Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies and 1 elective subject; and have 3 years of working experience; or
(b) have gained in the HKCEE Grade E in 3 subjects and Level 2 in Chinese Language and English Language; and have 3 years of work experience; or
(c) have gained in the HKALE Grade E in 1 AL subject or 2 AS subjects; or
(d) be aged at least 25 years and with 3 years of work experience.
Applicants should have good command of reading and written English and Chinese.
HK$150 non-refundableCourse Fee
- Course Fee : HK$51,500 (to be paid in 2 instalments)
- The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
|Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Counselling)
|COURSE CODE 44F106065||FEES $51,500||ENQUIRY 2975-5865|
|Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Counselling)
Application Form Download Application FormEnrolment 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: