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课程

Master of Social Work (MSW)

社会科学院

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Study Mode Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years

Tuition Fee HK$100,300/programme

Cut Off Date 26 Jul 2021

Year of Entry 2021 September

Funding Nature Self-financed

Application Start Date16 Nov 2020

Application Deadline7 Jun 2021 (non-local)
26 July 2021 (local)
(Early closure of application upon quota full)

Programme DirectorDr FUNG Kwok Kin

Programme Office (852) 3411 5562 sowk@hkbu.edu.hk http://sowk.hkbu.edu.hk/inner_programme_msw.php  

Selection Process
Application result will be reflected in the application status in the online application system.
Aims
  1. To become reflective practitioners who are able to assess changing social needs and adapt their own performance accordingly.
  2. To become self-directed learners, recognising personal educational needs, selecting appropriate learning resources and evaluating progress.
  3. To develop specialised knowledge and skills at an advanced level to match up with the emerging social needs and problems in all their complexity and extensiveness.
  4. To be able to assess critically professional activities and advocate for appropriate reforms in the system.
  5. To acquire the competence as a researcher-practitioner, so as to enrich one's knowledge base for the development of new policies and interventions for emerging issues.
  6. To be able to recognise, maintain and develop professional identity to ensure the contribution of the profession in the changing times.
  7. To be "research literate" - to criticise, use and promote relevant research; and to be able to think theoretically - to criticise, use and promote the development of social work theory.

Programme Structure  

Units Requirement 30 units
Integative Courses 12 units
Concentration Courses 9 units
 Elective Courses 9 units
Study Curriculum The study curriculum may change from time to time. Applicants may make reference to the programme website or the University Student Handbook for details of the list of courses.

Academic Qualification

Applicants should possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree in Social Work* from a recognised university or equivalent

           (* Usually a good second class degree is required, but applicants with outstanding work experience may be considered)

 


Language Proficiency Requirement

Proof of English proficiency is required for all applicants whose Bachelor’s/Master’s degrees are obtained from non-English medium institutions. These applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for English proficiency:

  1. an overall band score of 6.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  2. a score of 74 (internet-based test) in TOEFL; or
  3. an equivalent score on a comparable test.

 


Others

Preferably with 2 years of work experience in the field of social work or equivalent.

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  2. 获取录人士必须支付一笔不可退还的入学确认费,以确认接受香港浸会大学之取录。入学确认费当中包括第一学期之学费及其他行政费用。