The following study programme applies to Year 1 entrants admitted before 2017-18 Academic Year.

Year 1 - Curriculum
Core Courses No. of Credits
Language Requirements
CHI 101-2 First Year Chinese I and II 8
ENG 111-2 English Usage I and II 6
ICT Requirement
COMP 101 Introduction to Information Technology 3
Introductory Courses
PSY 100 Introductory Psychology 3
PSY 103 Statistics for Social Sciences 3
PSY 110 Biological Bases of Behaviour 3
PSY 120 Lifespan Developmental Psychology 3
Additional Requirements for all Students:
COUN 110  Personal Growth (2 hrs.per week, Pass/Fail) 0
Non-Departmental Elective Courses (Level 1-2)
Students must choose at least 6 credits from the Non-Departmental Elective courses 6
TOTAL CREDITS FOR YEAR 1 35
Year 2 - Curriculum
Core Courses No. of Credits
Language Requirements
ENG 211-2 English Writing I and II 6
Foundation Courses
COUN 200 Theories & Systems in Counselling and Psychotherapy 3
COUN 210 Micro-Skills in Counselling and Psychotherapy 3
COUN 220 Cultural Diversity in Counselling and Psychotherapy 3
PSY 200 Social Psychology  3
PSY 204 Personality and Individual Differences 3
PSY 205 Cognitive Psychology  3
PSY 206 Research Methods & Designs 3
Departmental Elective Courses
Students must choose at least 3 credits from the following courses 3
PSY 207 History & Systems of Psychology
PSY 208 Psychoanalytic Concepts
PSY 209 Positive Psychology
PSY 214 Qualitative Research Methods
PSY 215 Cyberpsychology
PSY 303 Health Psychology
PSY 308 Human Sexuality
Non-Departmental Elective Courses (Level 1-3)
Students must choose at least 3 credits from the Non-Departmental Elective courses 3
TOTAL CREDITS FOR YEAR 2 33
Additional Requirements for all Students: 
COUN 230 Personal Experience as Counsellee 30 Hours (to be Completed before Commencement of 4th yr)
COUN 240 Pre-internship in Counselling 150 Hours (to be Completed before Commencement of 4th yr)
     

 

Year 3 - Curriculum
Core Courses No. of Credits
Advanced Level Courses
COUN 310 Advanced Skills in Individual Counselling & Psychotherapy 3
COUN 330 Ethics: Professional Issues and Personal Awareness 2
COUN 340 Advanced Skills in Group Facilitation   3
COUN 420 Relationship Counselling 3
PSY 300 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 304 Psychological Assessment 3
PSY 371 or
PSY 373
3
Departmental Elective Courses
Students must choose at least 3 credits from the following courses 3
COUN 320 School Counselling
COUN 350 Child Counselling
COUN 360 Adolescent Counselling
COUN 370 Counselling Students with Special Education Needs
COUN 380 Addiction Counselling
COUN 410 Alternative Approaches to Counselling
COUN 430 Gerontological Counselling
COUN 440 Family Therapy
COUN 450 Career and Employment Counselling
PSY 207 History & Systems of Psychology
PSY 208 Psychoanalytic Concepts
PSY 209 Positive Psychology
PSY 213 Computer-Assisted Data Analysis
PSY 214 Qualitative Research Methods
PSY 215 Cyberpsychology
PSY 303 Health Psychology
PSY 306 Business Psychology
PSY 307 Educational Psychology
PSY 308 Human Sexuality
PSY 309 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
PSY 310 Advanced Cognitive Psychology
PSY 320 Motivation and Learning
PSY 330 Advanced Social Psychology
PSY 340 Advanced Developmental Psychology
PSY 350 Criminal Psychology
PSY 404 Psychology of Consciousness
PSY 405 Human Neuropsychology
PSY 406 Specific Issues in Neuroscience
PSY 410 Psychoanalytic Readings
Non-Departmental Elective Courses (Level 2-3)
Students must choose at least 6 credits from the Non-Departmental Elective courses 6
TOTAL CREDITS FOR YEAR 3 29

 

Year 4 - Curriculum
Core Courses: No. of Credits
Advanced Level Courses
COUN 400 Chinese Psychology and Psychotherapy 3
PSY 372 or
PSY 374
Research Project or
Capstone Project
3
Compulsory Practical Work
COUN 461-2 Internship in Counselling I & II 8
Departmental Elective Courses
Students must choose at least 12 credits from the following Departmental Elective courses/ Level 3 or 4 Non-Departmental Elective courses 12
COUN 320 School Counselling
COUN 350 Child Counselling
COUN 360 Adolescent Counselling
COUN 370 Counselling Students with Special Education Needs
COUN 380 Addiction Counselling
COUN 410 Alternative Approaches to Counselling
COUN 430 Gerontological Counselling
COUN 440 Family Therapy
COUN 450 Career and Employment Counselling
PSY 303 Health Psychology
PSY 306 Business Psychology
PSY 307 Educational Psychology
PSY 308 Human Sexuality
PSY 309 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
PSY 310 Advanced Cognitive Psychology
PSY 320 Motivation and Learning
PSY 330 Advanced Social Psychology
PSY 340 Advanced Developmental Psychology
PSY 350 Criminal Psychology
PSY 404 Psychology of Consciousness
PSY 405 Human Neuropsychology
PSY 406 Specific Issues in Neuroscience
PSY 410 Psychoanalytic Readings
Non-Departmental Electives (Level 3-4) 0-12
TOTAL CREDITS FOR YEAR 4 26