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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counselling - 294JA

Course Code: 294JA
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Psychology
Lowest Selection Rank: ATAR TBC
English Language Requirements: This course is available for Hong Kong students in semester 2 each year.

A valuable career path with human insight

Do you have an interest in human behaviour, thoughts and feelings? 

You can build a career in helping people or organisations by understanding how the mind works. 

Offered at LIFE Hong Kong, this degree gives you a strong foundation in the related disciplines of psychology and counselling. 

You will learn to apply your scientific knowledge of human behaviour in a wide range of settings, giving you the opportunity to enter a rich variety of careers. 

Study a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counselling at UC and you will:

  • have an introduction to the science of psychology
  • cover topics such as learning, cognition, motivation and emotion, personality, psychopathology and social psychology
  • focus on applied topics, such as forensic psychology, exercise psychology and health psychology
  • gain foundational counselling skills
  • develop transferable skills in communication and teamwork that are valuable for many work settings. 

Career opportunities

Employers now seek graduates with more than just a degree – they value interpersonal skills that bridge cultural differences, problem solving skills and the ability to reason and think critically.

This course will help you develop these skills and improve your value in your chosen field, such as: 

  • psychology
  • counselling
  • human resources
  • media
  • policy
  • research
  • health and welfare
  • marketing and advertising. 

The University of Canberra is committed to building a strong and sustainable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce. If you are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person looking to study this course, please contact Rachel Harrigan, Faculty of Health General Manager, (02) 6201 2608.

Enquiries

Prospective International Students
Telephone (852) 2616 8210 / (852) 2616 7237 Email canberra_life@LN.edu.hk Website www.LN.edu.hk/life

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admissions to an undergraduate degree, including at least two years of study in English. This course is currently accepting admissions from students who have completed a two-year (HK) Associate Degree or (HK) Higher Diploma or equivalent qualifications at Hong Kong Qualification Framework Level, as well as completion of the Introduction to Psychology unit or equivalent.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counselling BA Psych&Couns

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.


Professional Accreditation

This course is not an accredited psychology qualification.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Knowledge and understanding of the core topics in the disciplines of psychology and counselling. Analysis and enquiry.
Knowledge and understanding of the scientific basis of the discipline of psychology and foundational knowledge of research methods used by psychologists. Analysis and enquiry.
Problem solving.
Communication.
Foundational skills in counselling. Communication.
Working independently and with others.
Ability of apply knowledge or psychology and counselling to a wide range of areas. Analysis and enquiry.
Problem solving.
Ability to effectively communicate in a variety of formats, both written and oral. Communication.
Working independently and with others.
Understanding and application of the values and ethical issues in psychology and counselling. Professionalism and social responsibility.
Working independently and with others.

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters. Note: Initially students entering the program will have successfully completed a two-year (HK) Associate Degree or (HK) Higher Diploma or equivalent qualifications at Hong Kong Qualification Framework Level. These students will receive credit for open electives in this course (24cp).

Honours

None.

Offerings

  • 2019->UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2014->UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong-Internal
    • 2015->UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong-Internal
    • 2016->UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong-Internal
    • 2017->UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong-Internal
    • 2018->UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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