Department of Applied Psychology
Welcome to the Department of Applied Psychology
The Department is the latest establishment under the Faculty of Social Science. The primary focus of our faculty members’ research and teaching is to create understanding and to apply psychological principles to practical problems in different life domains, with research focus on Positive Occupational Health Psychology, Human-computer interactions, and Cross-cultural Psychology. The Department provides a variety of fundamental psychology courses, including social psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, personality and individual differences, etc. On top of that, we also provide advanced applied psychology, such as psychology applied to occupational safety and health, environmental psychology, stress management, positive psychology, etc. Graduates from the Department are expected to have solid understanding of the discipline of psychology and also have the competence of applying psychological knowledge in sensible ways.