M.Phil.-Ph.D. in Psychology

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.
Course List

Course Code         

Course Title

Units

PSYC5010

Seminar in Research Methods I

3

PSYC5510

Personnel Psychology

3

PSYC6000

Major Psychological Approaches

3

PSYC6010

Seminar in Research Methods II

3

PSYC6050

Independent Study

3

PSYC6060

Independent Study

3

PSYC6070

Independent Study

3

PSYC6300

Writing and Presentation

2

PSYC6520

Organizational Psychology I

3

PSYC6530

Organizational Psychology II

3

PSYC6610

Psychopathology

3

PSYC6620

Health and Community Psychology

3

PSYC7010

Seminar in Cognition

3

PSYC7012

Neuroimaging Methods in Psychology

3

PSYC7020

Seminar in Social Psychology and Personality            

3

PSYC7021

Seminar in Developmental Psychology

3

PSYC8003

Thesis Research

3

PSYC8006

Thesis Research

6

PSYC8012

Thesis Research

12



* Course Descriptions
Fields of Specialization

M.Phil. Stream

Admission Requirements
  • General qualifications required by the Graduate School
  • Fulfil the "English Language Proficiency Requirement" as stipulated by the Graduate School
    (Please refer to Graduate School Homepage for details on these requirements)
  • Possess a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or in a related field
  • Obtain an overall GPA of 3.0 or above
Important Application Information
Study Scheme

Qualifications for Transfer from M.Phil. to Ph.D. Pre-Candidacy

All students should:

  • obtain an overall GPA of 3.5 or above in their first year of studies;
  • submit an M.Phil. thesis proposal and pass an oral thesis proposal defense by the end of February during the second term of their first year of studies; no provision for a second attempt; and
  • satisfy members of their Thesis Committee that their proposals have the potential to be expandable to become a proper Ph.D. thesis.

Ph.D. Stream

Admission Requirements
  • General qualifications required by the Graduate School
  • Fulfil the "English Language Proficiency Requirement" as stipulated by the Graduate School
    (Please refer to Graduate School Homepage for details on these requirements)
  • Possess a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or in a related field
  • Obtain an overall GPA of 3.5 or above or honours not lower than Second Class Upper
  • Have completed an individually supervised research thesis
Important Application Information
Study Scheme (Pre-Candidacy)
Study Scheme (Post-Candidacy)
Career Prospects

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