Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences with Psychology as Combined Major

1.0 Entrance Requirement

Subject to provisions of General Academic Regulations 20.2, a credit in Mathematics shall be required for applicants intending to enroll for Psychology as a Combined Major.

2.0 General Provisions

2.1 Psychology as a Combined Major shall consist of an eight semester programme and with core and optional psychology courses.

2.2 Subject to special regulations of programmes in other departments, students may pursue a combined major in psychology and any other major of their choice.


Psychology is the science that studies behaviour and mental processes. Students who study psychology at the undergraduate level typically survey the discipline broadly, taking core psychology courses covering topics such as development, learning, cognition, sensation and perception, biological bases of behaviour, personality, social psychology, abnormal psychology, research methods in psychology, and psychological assessment.

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