The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Programme Structure

This programme requires the completion of a total of 30 credits, including ten courses (5 required and 5 electives). The teaching pattern is normally a 3-hour lecture/seminar per week per course. Non-psychology degree holders are required to take a pre-entry course which is normally conducted before the commencement of the MSc programme. The duration for the MSc programme is one year full-time study or two years part-time study.

The full curriculum of the programme is summarized as follows:

 

Credits

Required courses (15 credits)

15

Psychology & Work Today: An Introduction to Work Psychology

3

Personnel Psychology

3

Organisational Psychology

3

Occupational Health Psychology

3

Research Methods in Work Psychology

3

Elective courses (15 credits):

15

The Psychology of IT at Work

3

Human Relationship and Interpersonal Skills in Organisations

3

Seminar on Selected Issues in Work and Organisational Psychology

3

Consumer Psychology

3

Coaching and Counselling in the Workplace

3

Applied Positive Psychology at Work

3

Problem Solving and Decision Making in the Modern Word

3

Guided Research

3

Total credits

30

 

Pre-entry Course
Applicants with a non-psychology degree are required to take 2 modules of total 60 hours to have basic knowledge in psychology prior to the start of the MSc programme. An additional tuition fee will be charged for attending such a course.

Students may also satisfy the pre-entry requirements by taking equivalent courses from other recognized undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The pre-entry course is offered about one month before the start of the MSc programme.