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Associate of Social Sciences

Associate of Social Sciences

Course summary

Provides a concrete foundation in various disciplines of social sciences, and offers a diverse range of specialized concentrations on political science, basic economics, sociology and research methods in social sciences

Entry Requirement

Level 2 in five HKDSE subjects including Chinese Language and English Language. Each applicant is allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning subjects which shall be at the level of “Attained” or above to meet the HKDSE subject Level 2 requirement.

Three passes in the HKCEE, and Level 2/Grade E or above in Chinese Language and English Language*, plus a pass in one AL subject or two AS-level subjects in the HKALE.
*Applicants taking HKCEE English Language in 2006 or before should attain Grade E or above (Syllabus B) / Grade C or above (Syllabus A)

Other equivalent qualifications
A recognised Pre-Associate Degree or post-secondary Diploma, or
Being 21 years of age or above on 1st September in the year when admission is sought, or
Other equivalent qualifications to be assessed by the College.

Admission of Non-local and International Students
Satisfactory completion of studies at a recognised secondary or post-secondary institution outside Hong Kong with qualifications equivalent to the above entry requirements.

Address of the institution

8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, New Territories

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


The Community College at Lingnan University

Programme type

Associate Degree

Academic structure

Full Time

Duration of study

2 Years year(s)