General Information
The MPhil/PhD Programme in Psychology is designed to train scholars or researchers who are solidly grounded in theoretical perspectives, highly original, and specialized in their chosen areas, yet conversant in a broader interdisciplinary network of knowledge. The MPhil/PhD Programme aims to equip scholars or researchers with advanced knowledge and skills in a specialist field, enabling them to undertake roles requiring specialist expertise relating to the pursuit and applications of knowledge and to make a significant impact in their chosen areas of expertise. 
Unique features of the programme :
  • aboratory facilities for running cutting-edge research, such as dense-array electroencephalogram, biofeedback devices, transcranial stimulation devices, eye-trackers, play room, and observation room;
  • interdisciplinary approach, such as the interface study of psychoanalysis and neuroscience 
The MPhil/PhD programmes in Psychology provides:
  • scholarly training in the theoretical perspectives in Psychology;
  • training in advanced research techniques;
  • supervision in developing highly original research studies; and
  • learning opportunities in a broad interdisciplinary network of knowledges relating to Psychology. 
MPhil applicants should possess:
  • an undergraduate degree in Psychology or a relevant field. 
PhD applicants should possess:
  • an MPhil or a taught master’s degree; or
  • a Bachelor in Psychology from a recognized university normally with First Class honours. 
All applicants should have excellent command of spoken and written English. 
Applicants are recommended to contact and discuss their proposals with potential supervisors before submitting the application. 
Prof. SUN Tien Lun, Catherine
  • Chinese Psychology
  • Chinese Psychotherapy
  • Early Intervention in SEN Children
  • Taoist and Buddhist Psychotherapy
Prof. TANG So Kum, Catherine
  • Behavior Addiction and Health Psychology
  • Life Adversity and Trauma Psychology
  • Women’s Health & Violence Against Women
  • Family Violence
  • Psychological Intervention Outcome
Prof. YU Kai Ching, Calvin 
  • Clinical Studies
  • Development of Psychological Assessment 
  • Electroencephalographic (EEG) Studies
  • Consciousness, Sleep and Dreaming
Dr. CHAN Chi Keung
  • Risk and Resilience
  • Positive Psychology
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Quantitative Psychology 
Dr. CHAN Wing Lui Winnie 
  • Face Recognition
  • Face Memory
  • Attention
  • Chinese Calligraphy
Dr. CHEUNG Wai Leung Raysen 
  • Assessments of Counseling Interventions
  • Career Counseling and Development
  • Cross Cultural Counseling
  • Industrial-Organization Psychology 
Dr. CHIO Hin-man Jasmine 
  • Social & Health Psychology
  • Work-family Balance
  • Stress and Coping
  • Self-compassion and Mental Health Promotion
Dr. CHOW Tak Sang Jason
  • Self-control and Motivation
  • Technology and Well-being
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Personality and Interpersonal Relationship
Dr. FU Wai
  • History of Psychology
  • Lacanian Psychoanalysis
  • Gambling Prevention
  • Qualitative Research (Critical Psychology)
Dr. LAU Hi Po Bobo
  • Health Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psycho-oncology
  • End-of-life Care
 Dr. LI Wang On
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Emotion and Cognition
  • Vision Science 
Dr. LO Lap Yan
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
Dr. SIU Yat-fan Nicolson
  • Neuro-cognitive Psychology
  • Neurological & Psychiatric Disorders
  • Psychological and Cognitive Interventions
  • Pain Management
Dr. WONG Chi-kin Kenchi
  • Individual Differences in the Workplace
  • Occupational Safety and Health 
  • Voluntary Workplace Behaviours
  • Work-Family Balance 
Dr. ZHOU Dehui Ruth
  • Metaphor Cognition and Application
  • Time Perception
  • Cognition of Children with Autism
  • Mental Health 
Dr. CHIO Hin-ngan Floria
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Compassion
  • Health Psychology
Dr. NG Chi Kit Jacky
  • Integration of Mediation and Moderation
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Multilevel Modeling
  • Cross-cultural Research Methodology
Dr. YUEN Wing Yan Winnie
  • Positive Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Recovery-focused Mental Health Services
  • Strength-based Intervention


Head of Department:  Dr. LI Wang On
Programme Specific Enquiry:
Tel: (852) 2806 7307
Fax: (852) 2806 8044
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