Faculty of Social Sciences
Offered As: Major Minor
URL: https://psychology.hku.hk/undergraduate/ https://psychology.hku.hk/undergraduate/
*Open to students of other Faculties: (for non-BPsych students admitted in 2022-23 and thereafter)
Credits: 72 36
What is it about? This programme aims to:
• allow students to develop basic skills across all areas of Psychology, including the biological and cognitive bases of behavior, developmental changes, social influences, and psychopathology.
• provide students with training in statistical and research methods that are essential for the implementation and consumption of psychological research.
• develop skills in critical analysis, reasoning, and self-reflection.
• provide students opportunities for tackling novel problems, and give them experience of addressing issues that are ill-defined.
• be an internationally-recognized qualification in fundamental aspects of Psychology that allows students to pursue both professional training in applied aspects of Psychology (e.g., Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology) and advanced research training in all areas of Psychology.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute Department of Psychology

Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor Major:
PSYC1001 & PSYC1004 and 2 out of the following (not more than one from the same discipline):
GEOG1002/GEOG1003/GEOG1005/GEOG1012/GEOG1016/GEOG1017/GEOG1020/GEOG1021 or
POLI1003 or SOCI1001/SOCI1003 or SOWK1001/SOWK1002/SOWK1004/SOWK1011/SOWK1012/SOWK1014/SOWK1015 or SINO1003


For details, please check with Department of Psychology.
Career opportunities For details, please check with Department of Psychology, Faculty or CEDARS (Careers & Placement)
Further information https://psychology.hku.hk/undergraduate/

Contact T: 3917 5867
E: ugpsyc@hku.hk
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.