MPhil/PhD Admissions 2023-24
General Entry Requirements
-Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree, normally with honours no lower than Second Class;
-Graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor’s degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than “B”.
-Obtained an MPhil or a taught master’s
-Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree, normally with First Class honours; or
-Enrolled in an MPhil programme in the University and requested transfer to PhD programme.
-Applicants with a taught master’s degree shall also have graduated from a recognized university with excellent grades and good recommendations from the University. It is also highly preferable that their taught master’s degree should be related to their chosen field of study in the proposed programme.
-Applicants must also satisfy other programme-specific entrance requirements, if any, stipulated by individual departments
-IELTS (academic) results not lower than 6.5.
-Exemption from this requirement may be granted to local university graduates with a degree in English or university graduates from an English-speaking country.
Full-time: HKD 69,000/annum
Part-time: HKD 46,000/annum
HKD 4,000 per 3 month period
Please check the website for more detail information if you are interest. https://gs.hksyu.edu/en/Programmes/ResearchPostgraduateProgramme/MPhil-PhD%20Admission%20Requirements
Master of Social Sciences in Play Therapy (September 2022 Cohort) is now open for application.
Master of Social Sciences in Play Therapy (MSScPT) is a new programme offered by the Department of Counselling and Psychology starting from September 2022. The programme is a professional degree that qualifies graduates for becoming qualified play therapists.
The programme is designed to:
1. provide students with a critical understanding of the core theories underlying the practice of play therapy, including their historical development, as well as the current state of knowledge in the field;
2. develop students’ expertise and critical awareness of childhood needs addressed by play therapy, including mental health, special educational needs, well-being and physical health, and social and psychological development;
3. train competent practitioners who can effectively use play therapy skills with a critical understanding of their evidence base;
4. contribute to the development of culturally relevant theory and its application, and to conduct research into play therapy in the context of Hong Kong.