Research Postgraduate Programmes
For the MPhil programme, the applicant shall have:
For PhD programme, the applicant shall have:
Applicants with a taught master's degree shall also have graduated from a recognized university with excellent grades and good recommendations from the University. It is also highly preferable that their taught master's degree should be related to their chosen field of study in the proposed programme.
Applicants must satisfy other programme-specific entrance requirements, if any, stipulated by individual departments.
Taught Master/Doctoral Programmes
|Taught Master Programmes||
An applicant for admission to the taught postgraduate programmes shall normally:
Applicants with entrance qualification from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:
|Doctor of Psychology in Counselling Psychology||
Applicants shall normally:
# Applicants with a Master degree in Counselling Psychology and Clinical Psychology will be required to complete 60 credits (equivalent to total 240 QF credits and 2400 notional learning hours) before graduation.
* Applicants without a Master's degree recognized by the Division of Counselling Psychology (DCoP) of the HKPS must have completed at least one year of supervised post qualification experience in counselling practice after obtaining the Master’s degree in Counselling. They will be required to complete the following courses to fulfil the membership requirement of DCoP: a) CP615 Clinical Practice IV and b) three courses (a total of 9 credits) at Master’s level offered by the University related to assessment, psychotherapy and counselling psychology practice (i.e., CP519 Assessment & Evaluation for Counselling Psychology I, CP522 Professional Practice and Ethical Issues in Counselling Psychology, and one Clinical Practicum/Seminar course). Students are required to pay the additional credit fees. The courses required will be decided on a case-by-case basis. The maximum number of credits required is 75.