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This programme is offered by Department of Social Work, Hong Kong Baptist University for holders of Associate Degree (AD) or Higher Diploma (HD) in the social-sciences-related disciplines who wish to continue on to a Bachelor’s degree in social policy.

Department of Social Work of Hong Kong Baptist University is one of the fore-runners in providing social work training and education in Hong Kong since the it's foundation in 1956. The Department is committed to providing high quality education and training in social work and in related disciplines at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Programme Features

  • A non-government-funded honours undergraduate programme.
  • A full-time programme which is normally completed in two years.
  • Develop students’ understanding and ability to participate in the making and evaluation of social policies in local, regional and international contexts.
  • Sharpen students’ awareness of issues in social injustice and inequality, as well as the challenges in the contemporary society.
  • Develop students’ understanding of diverse social needs and the significance of social developments and the ability to integrate the theories of social policy, leadership and organisations into the public sector as well as the third sector, or non-profit-making organisations.


Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Social Policy awarded by Hong Kong Baptist University

Career Prospects

The programme will provide graduates with training in preparation for careers in a wide range of areas, for example: social services, politics, research and social planning. With an increasing demand for professional personnel with a strong background in policy studies in the Greater China Region, graduates can occupy mid-level administrative and managerial posts in various public, quasi-public and non-government organisations.

Programme Structure

The four-year undergraduate programme requires students to complete a total of 128 units, including 66 units of Major Courses (with a 3-unit General Education Capstone course listed under the Category of Major Core Courses), 13 units of University Core Courses, 15 units of General Education Courses and 34 units of Free Elective Courses. Students with Associate Degree or Higher Diploma qualifications will normally be admitted directly into the third year of study to complete the programme in two years.

Specifically, students are required to complete 57 units of Major Core Courses and 9 units of Policy Specialization Electives.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Social Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (4 )

Costos de estudio
HK$85.140,00 (US$ 10.946) por año
Students are required to complete 66 units in two years at HK $2,580 per unit (Total HK $170,280).
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Septiembre 2022


Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants should have US High School Graduation Diploma; and successful completion of one year's study in a full-time AD programme at a recognised US university/ community college, provided that the duration of the programme should be at least two years in full-time mode. Students following Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) in community colleges must hold: US High School Graduation Diploma; and successful completion of IGETC with Grade C or above in each of the subjects. English Language Requirements : TOEFL- Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550; IELTS Academic: Overall Band: 6.0. Grade C or above in GCE O-Level/ GCSE/ IGCSE English; or Grade E or above in GCE AS Level or AL Level English; Grade E or above in HKALE Use of English (AS Use of English); IB - Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) or Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level).

Para estudiantes internacionales

To be eligible for admission, a candidate should hold

  • an Associate Degree (AD) in Applied Social Service or related disciplines from any of the local/overseas recognised institutions; or
  • a relevant Higher Diploma (HD) from any recognised institutions.

Candidates who possess equivalent qualifications are to be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Students are expected to complete all programme pre-requisites and GE courses in their AD/HD studies. Otherwise, they may have to complete additional units of study to make up for the programme pre-requisites and GE courses at College of International Education (CIE), Hong Kong Baptist University.

The following public examination results are recognised as meeting the English Language requirements stipulated by the University:

  • TOEFL: Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550
  • IELTS Academic: Overall Band 6.0
  • IGCSE First Language English: Grade C/ Grade 4
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language: Grade B/ Grade 5
  • IB: Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) OR Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level)

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.