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Associate in Applied Social Sciences (Social Welfare)

Associate in Applied Social Sciences (Social Welfare)

Course summary

This programme will equip you with a solid foundation in social sciences and offer you all-round training in the knowledge and practice of social welfare services, including an introduction to social work, and the social welfare system and policies of Hong Kong. After graduation, you can pursue a career related to social welfare or a bachelor’s degree in social work or related disciplines.

Entry Requirement

Level 2 or above in five HKDSE subjects* including English Language and Chinese Language.

Address of the institution

PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus, 8 Hung Lok Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon; PolyU West Kowloon Campus, 9 Hoi Ting Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon

*The information contained in this website is intended for reference only. You are advised to obtain the latest information directly from the relevant institutions.


Hong Kong Community College

Programme type

Associate Degree

Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

2 Years year(s)