Frequently Asked Questions

1. Am I eligible to apply for the MPsyMed/PDipPsyMed if my Bachelor's degree is not in MBBS/Psychology/Nursing/Social Work/Occupational Therapy or other healthcare-related programmes?

Applicants who do not hold a Bachelor's degree in MBBS/Psychology/Nursing/Social Work/Occupational Therapy or other healthcare-related programmes are welcome to apply for the programme.

2. Am I eligible to apply for the programmes if I am in the final year of undergraduate studies?

Applicants who are in their final year of undergraduate studies should provide us with a certified copy of their available results after submission of the online application. Successful candidates will be given a conditional offer and required to submit an official transcript soon after the result of the final degree examination is known.

3. What documents should I submit to support my application?

Original/certified true copy of transcripts and certificates of undergraduate and postgraduate studies: (a) For qualificats attained from HKU or other institutions: transcript with a complete record of courses attained, examination results, overall result and date of ward (b) For current studies undertaken at HKU or other insitutions: the most up-to-date transcript You are required to post the documents to our office.

4. What does "officially certified or certified true copy" mean?

A photocopy of the original document that has been duly declared as a true copy of the original document by the applicant before a notary public (e.g. the District Offices in Hong Kong) (Please click here for details on making declarations of your documents at the District Offices. Please see a declaration sample here.) or certified by the appropriate official of your home institution (e.g. the Registry).

5. Am I required to attend any interview?

Candidates may be invited to attend an interview. However being invited to an interview is not an indicator of the chance of admission.

6. Will the classes be held on weekdays evening or weekends?

Classes are held on weekdays afternoon only.

7. Are there any awards or scholarships that successful applicants could apply for?

Please visit the HKU Scholarships Office website for scholarship opportunities and contact the Scholarships Office for further information.