MSSc in Clinical Psychology Program By The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(USD) 37247-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

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MSSc in Clinical Psychology
Study Mode: Full-time Normative Study Period: 2 years Minimum Units Required: 58 units Tuition Fee: 
  • HK$42,100 per annum for local students
  • HK$145,000 per annum for non-local students
(Subject to Review). Funding Nature: UGC-funded
Admission Requirements: In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should:
  1. possess a Bachelor's degree majored in Psychology or qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor's degree majored in Psychology; and
  2. have eligibility for graduate membership of the Hong Kong Psychological Society.
 - It is preferable that the applicants have undergraduate studies in abnormal psychology, neuropsychology and counselling/ psychotherapy.  - Knowledge of spoken Cantonese and written Chinese is required. (Courses are taught in Cantonese and English.) All applicants should submit:
  1. a full resume;
  2. an abstract of Bachelor's or Master's thesis;
  3. a self-description in English (750 words) including the followings:
 - My own personality sketch  - What aspects of me will facilitate or impede my development in this profession?  - Describe a personal significant life event. In retrospect, how do you see yourself being influenced by the event? Or, what have you learned from it? 4. a statement on the following information:
 - Please notify whether you have ever applied to our MSSc in Clinical Psychology Programme in the past or not? (Yes or No)  - If yes, please list the years you have applied and describe in English (400 words) how you have changed since your last application. If no, please skip this question b. All supporting documents including confidential recommendations should reach the Division of Psychology on or before the application deadline.

About University

Founded in 1963, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West.

Unique College System

CUHK is the only university in Hong Kong that offers a collegiate system. The nine Colleges of CUHK offer a plethora of non-formal learning opportunities to complement the formal curricula.

Academic Programmes

At CUHK, a wide range of academic programmes leading to the bachelor’s degree are organized in its eight Faculties, including Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science.

Given its geographical location, traditions, and ties, CUHK enjoys special advantages in the study of Chinese language, culture, economics, among others. Different specialties in engineering (electronic, information, automation, among others.) command world-leading positions. Its Business School, Law School, and Medical School are reputable training grounds for professionals in their respective fields as well as centres of seminal research.

Research Excellence

CUHK promotes interdisciplinary research excellence on a local, national and international scale. It has four research priorities, which are China StudiesTranslational BiomedicineInformation and Automation Technology and Environment and Sustainability. The University is a world leader in non-invasive prenatal testing theory and method, genomic studies on plants for sustainable agriculture and food security, and network coding theory that revolutionized data transmission and network applications.

The prowess, variety and impact of research at CUHK can be further demonstrated from its establishment of five state key laboratories, past and ongoing Areas of Excellence research projects, and the many research institutes and collaborations with eminent overseas research institutions. CUHK is a member of the Worldwide Universities Network and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

Great Campus in a Great City

CUHK has the largest, most scenic and sustainably designed and maintained campus in Hong Kong, complete with modern learning facilities and cultural, sport, social and other amenities. Located in Shatin, the campus is conveniently connected with the MTR system to all parts of the city.


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