Department of Counselling & Psychology


Email us: counpsy@hksyu.edu
Phone: +852 2806 5123
Fax: +852 2806 8044

Welcome to Counselling & Psychology Department

About the Department

The Department is currently the only department providing undergraduate training in counselling in Hong Kong, with an annual undergraduate intake of 130. It also offers Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology and Master of Social Sciences in Counselling Psychology for graduates to pursue further studies. The undergraduate programme, which has a solid foundation in Psychology, provides students not only with theoretical knowledge in Counselling and Psychology, but also seeks to equip them with practical skills and experience, so that upon graduation, they are prepared to embark upon careers in Counselling, Psychology or related fields, or if they so aspire, to continue their education in Counselling, Psychology or related fields. The Department has computer-based psychological laboratories, and networked systems of PCs have been set up for computer-assisted learning. There are also good workshop facilities for counselling training and practice.

Postgraduate diploma in psychology

The Programme is equally suitable for graduate members of the workforce who are interested in upgrading their abilities and credentials for the purpose of enhancing job performance. It is in the process of being upgraded to a Master of Social Sciences.

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Latest News

1. The first Doctoral degree in Counselling Psychology (PsyD-CoP) in asia will be launched in September 2015 at our Department subject to the confirmation of programme accreditation by the HKCAAVQ and the approval of the Chief Executive in Council.

2. Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology will be officially upgraded to Master of Social Sciences in Psychology from January 2016 subject to the confirmation of programme accreditation by the HKCAAVQ and the approval of Chief Executive in Council.

3.Applications for the 3rd Cohort (2015 January intake) of Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology programme are now open. Deadline of applications is 12 September Information Seminar with free workshop by Prof. Catherine SUN will be held on 17 July 2014.

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