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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Community Studies


Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Community Studies

Course summary

To facilitate students to study how a community influences human development within a social context.
To provide students with a broad learning experience for their intellectual development such that they will be sensitive to social issues, able to critically examine social phenomena and promote social justice.
To enhance students’ integrity and capacity for personal development as ethical and caring persons who are capable of making informed decisions in their future careers and in daily life.

Entry Requirement

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours)

Year 1 Entry
a.Have obtained Level 3 in Chinese Language, Level 3 in English Language. Level 2 in Mathematics and Level 2 in Liberal Studies in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE); OR
b.Have obtained five passes in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), including English Language and Chinese Language or Chinese Literature; AND have obtained passes in Chinese Language and Culture and Use of English, and one additional AL subject or two ASL subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE); OR
c.Mature applicant of at least 21 years of age on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with relevant working experience or academic background; OR
d.Have successfully completed a Pre-Associate Degree programme with GPA 2.5 or above; OR
e.Have obtained an equivalent qualification.
Year 2 Entry
a.Have successfully completed an Associate Degree (AD) / Higher Diploma (HD) programme that is approved by the Institute; OR
b.Have completed a Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 4 programme that is approved by the Institute; OR
c.Have obtained an equivalent qualification.
Year 3 Entry
a.Have successfully completed an AD / HD programme in related areas that is approved by the Institute; OR
b.Have completed a QF Level 4 programme in related areas that is approved by the Institute; OR
c.Have obtained an equivalent qualification.
Year 3 Entry (For the Social Work stream of the Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) programme ONLY)
a.Have successfully completed a relevant AD / HD programme in Social Work with accumulative GPA of 2.7 or above; OR
b.Have completed a programme in Social Work that is pitched at level 4 of the QF with accumulative GPA of 2.7 or above and is approved by the Institute; OR
c.Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Address of the institution

2 Chui Ling Lane, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories

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Institution

Caritas Institute of Higher Education

Programme type

Bachelor

Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

4 Years year(s)