The University of Hong Kong offers three postgraduate programmes in clinical psychology, including Master of Social Sciences in Clinical Psychology Programme, the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in the field of Clinical Psychology Programme, and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the field of Clinical Psychological Sciences Programme.
The Master of Social Sciences (MSocSc) in Clinical Psychology programme of The University of Hong Kong is the first postgraduate programme designed to train professional clinical psychologists to serve the community of Hong Kong. Since its inception in 1971, the programme has produced over 250 qualified clinical psychologists in Hong Kong. The MSocSc (CP) programme is the building block of the clinical psychology training. It covers the core competencies required in being a professional and competent clinical psychologist.
Our Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology, established in 2004, is a first-of-its-kind programme offered in Hong Kong. Its primary aim is to provide advanced training for experienced CPs who hold a recognized MSocSc degree in Clinical Psychology or equivalent to become professional leaders in the field.
Our PhD in Clinical Psychological Sciences programme provide vigorous training for students seeking excellence in academic and scientific research training in addition to the CP professional training.
Interested applicants can apply through the online application system:
Master of Social Sciences (Clinical Psychology)
Doctor of Psychology in the field of Clinical Psychology
In this video, several experienced clinical psychologists in the field will share with you their visions and reflections on clinical psychology as a profession.
In this sharing session, our graduates of the MSocSc(CP) programme will share with you their experiences and reflections of the two-year clinical training in the programme. They will also give you some tips about how to prepare yourself for the application of our MSocSc(CP) programme.
In this sharing session, two graduates of our MSocSc(CP) programme will share with you their experiences of the attachment visit as part of their Thanksgiving Scholarship. They will also talk about their learning and visions following the overseas attachment.
The Psychological Services Unit (PSU), established in 1988, stems from a tested model linking service with training and is the first of its kind in Hong Kong. The Unit provides an array of specialised services within the discipline of psychology, targeted towards Hong Kong's population and organisations.
PSU functions not only as a service organisation but also as a training facility, where our postgraduate trainees in clinical psychology have the opportunity to obtain in-depth clinical training with the guidance of our teaching staff who are experienced practitioners.
In this sharing session, several CP students will share with you their learning experiences in PSU.