Programme Structure

During the four years of study, students will need to complete 160 credits of courses, comprising 20 credits of general education; 10 credits of English; 10 credits of basic research methods; 85 credits of programme-related courses; and 35 credits of programme-related capstone courses.

General education
20 credits
Programme-related courses
85 credits
English
10 credits
Programme-related capstone courses
35 credits
Basic research methods
10 credits
40 credits 120 credits
40 + 120 credits = 160 credits

Year 1 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ENGL A101F  University English Writing Skills 5
POLS A122F  Foundations of Social Sciences: Political Science 5
PSYC A124F  Foundations of Social Sciences: Psychology 5
STAT A221F  Statistics 5
 
Year 1 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ECON A121F  Foundations of Social Sciences: Economics 5
SOCI A123F  Foundations of Social Sciences: Sociology 5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
ONE 5-credit English language enhancement course 5
   
Year 2 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
PSYC A221F  Introductory Psychology / 5
PSYC A236F  Positive Psychology and Mental Health
ECON A231F  Introduction to Microeconomics 5
STAT A222F  Essentials of Research Inquiry 5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
   
Year 2 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
SOSC A211F  Introduction to Gerontology 5
SOCI A221F  Social Problems and Social Issues 5
Elective Course - ONE of the following: 5
- ECON A232F   Introduction to Macroeconomics
- PUAD A222F   Introduction to Public Administration
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
 
Year 3 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
PSYC A322F  Life-span Developmental Psychology / 5
PSYC A321F   Social Psychology / 
PSYC A341F  Psychology of Ageing
PUAD A323F  Public Policy Studies / 5
PUAD A322F  Public Sector Management /
SOCI A320F  Hong Kong Society /
SOCI A323F  Social Policy and Social Administration
SOSC A341F  Practical Skills in Social Services I 5
SOSC A312F  Applied Nutrition in Ageing 5
   
Year 3 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
SOCI A332F  Ageing: Issues and Perspectives / 5
SOCI A333F  Family, Gender and Sexuality
SOCI A325F  Understanding Chinese Society / 5
SOCI A327F  Globalization, Social Policy and Everyday Life /
PSYC A329F  Industrial Organization Psychology
ECON A341F  The Economics of Health and Long-Term Care 5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
   
Year 4 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
PSYC A322F  Life-Span Developmental Psychology / 5
PSYC A321F  Social Psychology /
PSYC A341F  Psychology of Ageing
PUAD A323F  Public Policy Studies / 5
PUAD A322F  Public Sector Management /
SOCI A320F  Hong Kong Society /
SOCI A323F  Social Policy and Social Administration
SOCI A313F  Health, Illness and Services for an Ageing Society 5
SOSC A342F  Practical Skills in Social Services II 5
 
Year 4 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
PSYC A322F  Life-span Developmental Psychology / 5
PSYC A329F  Industrial Organization Psychology
PUAD A323F  Public Policy Studies / 5
PUAD A322F  Public Sector Management
SOCI A320F  Hong Kong Society / 5
SOCI A325F  Understanding Chinese Society /
SOCI A327F  Globalization, Social Policy and Everyday Life
ONE 5-credit Higher-level social sciences course 5
 
 
 
 
 

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Modified Date: May 30, 2019