General Information

The Master of Social Sciences in Counselling Psychology is a professional degree that qualifies graduates for registration with professional associations. The programme is designed to create a distinct professional identity for Counselling Psychologists, and to contribution toward meeting the currently psychological needs within the community. 

Please refer to Webpage of Master of Social Sciences in Counselling Psychology for detailed information.

General Requirements 
  1. be in possession of a Bachelor's degree with first or second class honours in Psychology from a recognized local or overseas university OR
  2. be in possession of a Bachelor's degree with first or second class honours in fields other than Psychology, AND have completed a post-graduate conversion programme in Psychology (e.g. Master of Social Sciences in Psychology etc)
Applicants are subject to psychological tests, English writing tests, and are required to attend individual and group interviews. 
Specific Requirement
Successful applicants who meet the General Requirements stated above are conditionally admitted into the programme, subject to the presentation of proof of completion of a foundation course in Counselling Psychology. Those who have not taken this course at the time of application may choose to enrol in the course offered by the Hong Kong Shue Yan University during the Summer Semester. 
Language Requirement
Fluency in English and Chinese, in both oral and written forms, is required of all applicants. Those with honours degree from local universities or overseas universities where the medium of instruction is English, will be assumed to have met this requirement. For all other applicants, an IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent is required to prove fluency in English.  TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date.
IT Literacy
Applicants must be able to demonstrate IT literacy and competence by showing evidence of having successfully completed courses in IT applications either in their undergraduate studies or from recognized institutions of learning or from their work experience.
Contact Us

Programme Director:  Dr. LIN M. Muriel

Programme Specific Enquiry:
Tel: (852) 2104 8270
Fax: (852) 2806 8044
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