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Higher Diploma in Social Work


Higher Diploma in Social Work

Course summary

With an emphasis on the integration of social work theory and practice, the programme enables students to develop in-depth understanding of essential social work theories and local social welfare systems and related policies, so as to provide support to individuals and the community. From learning to fieldwork placements, such comprehensive learning aims to facilitate students to become professional and accountable social workers who will be able to promote the development of social welfare in Hong Kong.

Entry Requirement

Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3); OR Yi Jin Diploma; OR Equivalent.
Remarks :
1.An ""Attained"" and an ""Attained with Distinction"" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at ""Level 2"" and ""Level 3"" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects can be counted for admission purpose.
2.A ""Grade D or E"" and a ""Grade C or above"" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at ""Level 2"" and ""Level 3"" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
3.This programme is NOT applicable to VTC Diploma in Vocational Education graduates.
4.Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

Address of the institution

(IVE's campuses are located across the territory)

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Institution

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

Programme type

Higher Diploma

Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

2 Years year(s)