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¿Qué aprenderé?

The Department of Applied Social Sciences (APSS) is committed to serving the community through the dynamic integration of education, research and service through its applied social science research. APSS’s position as a large social sciences department with diverse areas of interest and expertise under one roof, and its location within a health and social science faculty, offers an advantageous position in inter-disciplinary research networks and initiatives. APSS research is characterised by:

  • A strong emphasis on social needs and policy relevant research;
  • A commitment to enhancing social betterment and improving the well-being of individuals, children, families and disadvantaged groups in our community;
  • A preference for collaborative work with partnering institutions in Hong Kong, China and the region; and
  • A commitment to developing theories of indigenous knowledge and practices.

Social Policy, Social Welfare, and Community Development

  • Disaster management and risk reduction
  • Housing policy; health policy; labor policy; ageing and family policy
  • Quality of life; social indicators; social stratification; social exclusion
  • Third-sector development; social enterprise; social economy; social innovation

Course Structure:

Three years (for students admitted on the basis of a Master's degree with a significant research component);
Four years (for students admitted on the basis of a Master's degree or a Bachelor's degree).

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (3 )

Costos de estudio
HK$84.200,00 (US$ 10.726) por año
Annual tuition fee: HK $42,100 (UGC-funded students); HK $84,200 (Non-UGC-funded students)
Aplicaciones hasta

Esperado December 2022

Más detalles

Fecha de inicio

Esperado Septiembre 2022

Lugar

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ST305, 3/F, Ng Wing Hong Building,

Hung Hom,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

For admission to a Doctoral degree programme, you must possess a Master's degree. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet based test or 550 for the paper-based test; OR An overall Band Score of at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Para estudiantes internacionales

3-year full-time PhD programme

Normally hold an MPhil or equivalent (a research postgraduate degree with a dissertation as an award requirement) conferred by a recognised university.

4-year full-time PhD programme

Normally hold:

A Master’s degree; OR
A Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours (or equivalent qualification), conferred by a recognised university.

PolyU may accept other equivalent qualifications. The decision is made on an individual basis.

English Language Requirements

The requirements for those who do not have a degree for which English was the language of instruction at a recognized university are:

An overall score of at least 6.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); OR

A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 or above for the Internet-based test or 550 or above for the paper-based test.

All English language test scores are considered valid for two years after the date of the test.

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

AÑADIR A MIS FAVORITOS

Acerca de The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

PolyU se ubica en el puesto 66 en QS World University Rankings y en el 91 en Times Higher Education World University Rankings internacionalmente.

  • Reconocida en todo el mundo por su reputación académica
  • Prácticas de investigación impactantes en diferentes campos
  • Cuenta con instalaciones de clase mundial
  • Acoge a estudiantes internacionales de 30 países

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