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MPhil-PhD in Psychology The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Course info

Summary

MPhil Stream

The objective of this programme is to provide advanced academic and research training in a field of specialization in psychology. Students, under close supervision by a faculty member, are required to write a thesis that will contribute to psychological knowledge, and complete a minimum of 17 units of courses (excluding thesis research courses).

PhD Stream

The objective of this programme is to train students to make independent contributions to the advancement of psychological knowledge. Students are required to complete a minimum of 17 units of courses (excluding thesis research courses), pass a candidacy examination, and submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.

Fields of Specialization

  • Cognition
  • Education Psychology
  • Gender Studies
  • Health and Community Psychology
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Life Span Development Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Perception
  • Personality
  • Quantitative Psychology
  • Social Psychology

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MPhil-PhD in Psychology.

Full Time (For students with a research master’s degree: Normative period - 36 months, Maximum period - 72 months; students without a research master’s: Normative period - 48 months, Maximum period - 84 months.)

Tuition fees

HK$42,100.00 (3,97,487) per year

From

02 Sep, 06 Jan

Venue

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Shatin,

Sha Tin, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirement for international students

In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School,

MPhil in Psychology

All applicants should:

  • possess a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or in a related field; and
  • have obtained an overall GPA of 3.0 or above.

PhD in Psychology

All applicants should:

  • possess a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or in a related field;
  • have obtained an overall GPA of 3.5 or above or honours not lower than Second Class Upper; and
  • have completed an individually supervised research thesis.

To fulfill the University’s minimum English language requirements for admission to postgraduate programmes, applicants should have:

obtained a degree from a university in Hong Kong or taken a degree programme of which the medium of instruction was English; or

achieved scores in the following English Language tests2 as indicated:

  • TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based)/79 (Internet-based);
  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5;
  • GMAT (Verbal): Band 21; or

obtained a pass grade in other English language requirements equivalent to HKDSE or

obtained a recognized professional qualification, provided that the examination was conducted in English.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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