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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) (for Senior Year admission)

Discipline Major in Psychology with Counselling Psychology Concentration for Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) Overview

  • 2-year full-time top-up undergraduate programme for senior year students
  • A growing mental-health service specialty within the field of applied psychology, concerned with the psycho-social, vocational and developmental aspects of people’s lives
  • Aim to enhance the quality of life and effectiveness of people’s functioning through handling mental health issues and facilitating human development and adjustment, both at individual and organisational levels
  • Include counselling-related courses offered by the Department of Applied Psychology: Human Development and Psychology of Adulthood; Abnormal Psychology; Psychological Testing and Assessment; Stress and Coping: Theory and Practices; and Counselling Psychology


Career prospects

  • The program prepares graduates for future postgraduate training in counselling-related professions and for entry-level positions in human service agencies (e.g. social work, school psychology, healthcare, human resources) where counselling skills are necessary.


Internship/Exchange opportunities

  • Most of our students have the opportunities to study abroad or in mainland China for one academic term or in summer/winter programmes.