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Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), in collaboration with the School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE), City University of Hong Kong, offers a 16-month full Master's degree programme leading to the award of Master of Science in Psychology.


Introduction to Sheffield Hallam University


  • Sheffield Hallam is the best modern university in the north of England (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015).
  • We are one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, with over 34,000 students from more than 100 countries.
  • We are proud that 94% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months (DLHE 2012/13).


We have years of experience in supporting international students and helping them become successful graduates with the knowledge, skills and confidence to achieve their ambitions. A UK degree is a brilliant addition to your CV and the experience gained will help you with your career.


Our academic staff fly-in from the UK to teach and have extensive experience of their industry or sector, and remain connected to it so your learning is up-to-date and relevant to your career.


A She­ffield Hallam degree gives you life-long access to a global community of thousands of graduates, including regular social and networking events organised in Hong Kong.


Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University


The MSc in Psychology is one of a number of postgraduate courses offered at Sheffield Hallam that is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). It is the first and only Hong Kong-delivered Masters in Psychology with BPS accreditation. The details of accreditation can be found at BPS website:


The Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics addresses contemporary issues in areas like mental health, education and the workplace. Our courses are focused on employability, applying theoretical learning to the real world.


Our staff have teaching and research interests in a broad range of social sciences including psychology, sociology, social policy and politics, and areas of expertise within psychology such as child development, intelligence and neuropsychology. They conduct research for the scientific community, local authorities and government bodies, and consultancy work for business.


MSc Psychology is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (reference number 452616). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this programme may lead.