SS5757 - Personality Theories and Assessment

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester

1) MSSPSY Students : NIL
2) MSSC Students : NIL
3) Other programme students: SS2023 or its equivalent

Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to familiarize students with basic concepts of personality development and assessment. Major themes of the course include scope and theories about personality development and individual differences, purposes and methods of personality assessment, cross-cultural perspectives on personality, and empirical studies about Chinese personality. It also aims to enhance students’ ability to critically evaluate personality theories and assessment methods.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences