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City University of Hong Kong

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Department of Applied Social Sciences (options: BSocSc Criminology and Sociology, BSocSc Psychology, BSocSc Social Work) 應用社會科學系 [選項: 社會科學學士(犯罪學及社會學)、社會科學學士(心理學)、社會科學學士(社會工作)]

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Short Description

The Department of Applied Social Sciences prides itself on its long track record in offering high-quality education delivered by a multi-disciplinary team of faculty members.  “Applied Social Sciences” is the term used to describe the application of social science models and theories to the understanding and analysis of social issues and to the solution of individual and community problems.  It includes the study of counselling, criminology, psychology, social work and sociology.

The Department of Applied Social Sciences currently offers the following majors:

  • BSocSc Criminology and Sociology
  • BSocSc Psychology
  • BSocSc Social Work

"Criminology and Sociology" provides students with a broad knowledge of criminology and sociological practice, and professional competence in conducting sociological research to solve problems in organisational, community, societal, national and international contexts. This major is suitable for students with a particular interest in protecting the public and maintaining Hong Kong’s status as one of the safest cities in the world.  "Psychology" focuses on the study of human behaviour from the perspective of individuals and groups. "Social Work" is a helping profession that bridges all disciplines and uses that knowledge to develop theories and practices to solve problems at the level of the individual, the group and the community.

Admission Arrangements in 2018

JUPAS applicants will be considered for admission to first-year studies at the Department of Applied Social Sciences. Students will enter a major (current major options: Criminology and Sociology; Psychology; Social Work) after one year of study. The top 40% of students# will have a free choice of majors offered by the Department. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major within the Department, subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors.

#based on CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/Department required courses

Remarks:

Programme Offering Department: Department of Applied Social Sciences

Assessment of Applications

Interview Arrangements

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNotes 3

Notes:

  • Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and "other languages" (at grade E or above) can be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects, except for JS1041, JS1042, JS1043, JS1044 and JS1203.
  • Please refer to the programme pages for details.

Remarks:

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

CityU accepts repeat results and will count the best results in assessing whether applicants meet the entrance requirements and to calculate admission scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

Contacts

Department of Applied Social Sciences

Email: ssadmit@cityu.edu.hk

Admissions Office
Online enquiry form: http://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/enquiry

Tel: 3442-9094

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 1717 1609 2257 2683 1999 10265
2016 1651 1585 2257 2907 2145 10545

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 106 1 0 0 0 107
2016 102 1 1 0 0 104
Footnote(s)
The University reserves the right to make changes to the above information from time to time.