This programme helps you study and consolidate social science theories and viewpoints, and also learn social research methods including information collection and analysis. Through various learning methods such as field trips, social participation and interaction with different social groups, you will gain an in-depth understanding of social development and social life, which will facilitate your reflection on humanistic values.
You may take any applied social sciences subjects in different areas in Year 1 according to your interests and then choose to specialise in Counselling for Social Services, Psychology, Social Policy and Administration, or Sociology and Culture in Year 2. After graduation, you can further your studies or pursue your career in related fields.
You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 21 subjects in total, comprising 12 - 13 General Education Subjects and 8 Discipline-specific Subjects.
~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 any one HKDSE subject (other than English) only need to take four General Education elective subjects.
For the full list of more than 50 General Education subjects, please click here.
#Offering of individual elective subjects is subject to resources and quota availability.
Medium of Instruction: Most subjects are taught in English, although due to their nature and objectives, some subjects are taught in Chinese. Language subjects are taught in the language in question.
E & C English and Chinese
Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates will be able to achieve its intended learning outcomes. For details, please click here.
More than 90 local and overseas bachelor's degree programmes have admitted graduates from HKCC's Associate Degree Scheme in Applied Social Sciences. For the articulation track record of graduates, please click here.
Source: HKCC Graduate Survey 2021 (figures as of October 2021)
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