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Graduates of this programme will be eligible for registration as Registered Social Workers ...
Graduates of the Higher Diploma in Social Work programme can apply for admission to the following UGC-funded social work ...
This programme, with emphasis on the social work practice in Hong Kong, will equip you to become a committed and competent social worker. Through a holistic and systematic approach, you will acquire professional knowledge and skills which are essential to the effective delivery of social work services. This programme is also devoted to developing your social consciousness and passion for the underprivileged groups in society as well as your reflective ability and inquiry skills.
# This new programme has yet to graduate its first cohort of students, so no articulation rate is available.
Graduates of the Higher Diploma in Social Work programme can apply for admission to the following UGC-funded social work bachelor’s degree programmes:
Graduates can also apply for admission to the self-financed Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) offered by Shue Yan University or other social sciences related degree programmes offered by local universities.
You are required to take, in two years, 22 - 24 subjects in total, comprising 6 - 8 General Education Subjects and 16 Discipline-specific Subjects.
General Education Subjects
4 - 5 Compulsory Subjects
@Taught in Putonghua
~Students who are non-Chinese speakers, or whose Chinese standards are at junior secondary level or below are required to take this subject.
^Students with Level 3 or above in HKDSE English are exempted from taking this subject.
2 - 3 Elective Subjects*# (from the following cluster areas)
*Students with Level 3 or above in any one HKDSE subject (other than English) only need to take two General Education elective subjects.
For the full list of more than 15 General Education subjects, please click here.
15 Compulsory Subjects
1 Elective Subject# (from the following discipline-specific elective subjects, some of the electives are offered in alternate years.)
#Offering of individual elective subjects is subject to resources and quota availability.