Provides relevant knowledge about psychology with a scientific analysis of mental processes and human behaviour
Equips students with ability to apply knowledge of psychology to daily life and interpersonal relationship
Equip students with skills in counseling so they will be competent to work in social welfare sector
General Education (36 Credits)
English for Academic Purposes I
English for Academic Purposes II
Chinese Language for Communication I
Chinese Language for Communication II
Chinese Language for Communication III
Logic and Critical Thinking
Introduction to Information Literacy
Free Elective (Details)
Free Elective (Details)
Programme Specific Courses (24 Credits)
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Communication and Interpersonal Relations
Research Methods in Social Sciences
Exploring Social Psychology
Life Enrichment and Appreciation Programme (Details)
Apart from Chinese courses and courses which require students to have working knowledge of Chinese, all courses are normally taught in English.
The College has established an articulation agreement with the following overseas universities for our graduates to articulate to the following degree programmes:
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Psychology (Year 2), University of Huddersfield
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Wesleyan College (Graduates will be considered for tuition scholarships up to 50 % of tuition based on grades, recommendations and interviews.)
The College has established an articulation agreement with Hong Kong Shue Yan University for our graduates to articulate to the following degree programmes:
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Sociology (Year 2)
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Counselling and Psychology (Year 2)
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Psychology (Year 2)
Some recent graduates of this programme were admitted to the following Bachelor’s Degree programmes:
Bachelor of Social Science in Gender Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons), Lingnan University
Government or Non-governmental Organisations
Students have an opportunity of studying for one term in Mainland China or Taiwan.
Dr. Cheung Yim from Department of Counselling and Psychology, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, was invited to hold a talk named “Psychology and counselling: AI resistant and AI irreplaceable job” and share articulation information with students of Associate of Social Sciences (Psychology) and Higher Diploma in Psychology (Guidance and Counselling) at LIFE on 16 October 2020. The students not only learnt more about psychology and counselling, but also articulation pathways.
Dr. Cheung Yim from Department of Counselling and Psychology, Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Hong Kong Shue Yan University representative shared articulation information with LIFE students.
The following scholarships were available for students with outstanding performance in academic studies, great achievement in extra-curricular activities and/or valuable contribution to the College/University/Community:
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
This course/ The mother course (Title of Qualification) of this module is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level ).
For details, please refer to "Continued Education Fund (CEF)" in our website.