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Social Sciences Psychology & Counselling

Occupational Health Psychology
職業健康心理學

Course Code
PSYC9049
Application Code
2080-1992NW
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
17 Apr 2023 (Mon)
Duration
10 weeks
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$2800
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Given the COVID-19 situation might still be fluid, please note that the School may substitute face-to-face classes with online teaching if necessary. The Programme Team will contact students concerned with details of such arrangements before the class starts or during the classes as necessary.

Please refer to the school announcement of Enhanced COVID-19 Control Measures.
(https://www.hkuspace.hku.hk/cht/news/detail/enhanced-covid-19-control-measures-at-hku-space)

Occupational Health Psychology, also known as OHP, is an interdisciplinary study in the field of psychology where much of the emphasis is placed on improving the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace through application of psychotherapeutic principles and behavioral change. OHP can help the employee address specific emotional or work-related wellness issues. The purpose of this short course is to provide participants with opportunities to become more aware of and to understand the concepts of occupational health psychology in the Hong Kong contexts.

Syllabus

1. Introduction to occupational health psychology

2. Organisations, stress and health 

3. Organisational change and development 

4. Theories in health psychology 

5. Professional issues in occupational health psychology 

6. Research methods in occupational health psychology 

7. Risk assessment for work-related stress

8. Environmental design and psychology 

9. Marketing occupational health programmes 

10. Evaluation of occupational health interventions

The format of the course is a combination of lectures, in-class exercises, group work, discussion, etc.  

Application Code 2080-1992NW Apply Online Now
Start Date 17 Apr 2023 (Mon)
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Days / Time
  • Monday, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Duration
  • 17 April 2023 - 26 June 2023 (10 sessions, except 1 May 2023)
Venue
  • Any One of the HKU SPACE Learning Centres on Hong Kong Island
Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$2800

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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.

Notes

  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.