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Associate of Social Science in Applied Psychology

 

 

 

CCCU & UOWCHK Awards

Dr. IP Sau Mei, Vitti

Programme Leader, ASOCSCAP

Email: saumvip@cityu.edu.hk

 

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Programme Intended Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Analyze the major psychological concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings in human processes and behaviour;
  • Apply psychological approaches and use appropriate information technology in gathering and analyzing data, solving problems, and developing initiatives within various personal and professional settings;
  • Apply the knowledge of social sciences in personal, socio-political, cultural, and professional contexts;
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, on psychology related issues;
  • Relate the major ideas in arts and humanities, science and technology to psychology.
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Further Studies Pathways

The table below is not exhaustive and only aims to show some examples of the Bachelor's degree programmes offered by UGC-funded institutions which have admitted our past graduates from Associate of Social Science in Applied Psychology. Our graduates also articulate to various overseas degree programmes offered in Hong Kong.

 

City University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Applied Sociology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy and Politics
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Work

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mental Health Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Occupational Therapy

Lingnan University

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Science in Gerontology
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Gender Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Sociology

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology

The University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences
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Career Prospects

  • Graduates of this programme will be equipped to apply their expertise in a diverse range of careers including marketing research, business and administration, social service and social care, health care, counselling, children and youth work, education and training.
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Main Subject Areas

Psychology is the scientific study of how people behave, think and feel. The programme cultivates students’ analytical and thinking skills which are valuable personally and in many professions.

The main subject areas in Applied Psychology include:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Applied Psychology Research Methods Workshop
  • Social Psychology
  • Learning and Cognition
  • Biological Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
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General Education Courses

Four courses to be chosen from all of the following domains:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Science and Technology
  • Society and Organisations
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Programme Specific Entrance Requirements

No programme-specific entrance requirement

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Mode of Study

Two-year full-time

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Contact Us

Kowloon Tong Main Campus

Room 5322, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building

City University of Hong Kong

83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

[Kowloon Tong MTR Station Exit C2]

Telephone: (852) 3442 9764

Fax: (852) 3442 0162

E-mail: sc_msg@cityu.edu.hk