Abbreviation FT / PT

The Master of Social Sciences in the field of Educational Psychology [MSocSc(Educational Psychology)] programme is designed to provide instruction and training in the theory and practice of educational psychology. Emphasis is placed on both academic studies and related practical experience in the field. Special attention is paid to issues of professional development in Chinese culture and society. The programme covers both theoretical and practical aspects of educational psychology. Courses include psychoeducational assessment and intervention, children with special needs, research methods, applied developmental psychology, curriculum and instruction, motivation and learning, professional ethics and issues in educational psychology, and skills-training seminar. Supervised practical training and an empirical thesis are also included.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (two years)

Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements

1. A Bachelor's degree with a major in psychology or an equivalent qualification; and

2. Eligibility for the Graduate Membership of the Hong Kong Psychological Society; and

3. Relevant working experience in an educational or related setting is preferred; and

4. Candidates shall pass a qualifying examination if required.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)
Dr. Matthew Chu