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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

JS4874

Social Work 社會工作

SOCIAL WORK

Short Description

The Social Work programme aims to train students to be professional social workers who are knowledgeable, analytical and empathetic. The programme helps students achieve both conceptual and practical competence in comprehending social problems and helping people in a social context with increasing complexity. Its emphasis includes students' self-understanding, small group teaching, intensive fieldwork practicum, and international exposure with opportunities for overseas placement. Graduates are eligible to apply for 'Registered Social Worker' status and legally assume professional social work positions. Employment rates of our graduates are extremely favorable in the past years.

Remarks:
For details of the undergraduate curriculum, please click here.

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNOTE 3
NOTE: The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote2 3

Note 1
Applicants with very special circumstances may be granted waivers of this requirement on a case-by-case basis. For details, please click here.

Note 2:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects#; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.    

#Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling (i) above.


Note 3:

"Attained with Distinction I/II" in Applied Learning subjects will be accepted by some programmes as an extra subject for awarding bonus points. For details, please click here.     

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

Most programmes offered by CUHK consider the best results in the same subject taken by a candidate in more than one sitting of HKDSE.  Some programmes may have specific arrangements and the admission scores of candidates seeking admission on the strength of results from more than one sitting of HKDSE may be adjusted.  Details of calculation of scores in more than one sitting of HKDSE for the 2020-21 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (admission.cuhk.edu.hk).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Ms. Haicilla Ho

Email: socialwork@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 39437490

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2019 309 363 637 920 865 3094
2018 315 440 694 969 908 3326
2017 401 446 802 1087 1104 3840
2016 349 438 809 1092 1126 3814
2015 437 524 947 1413 1446 4767
2014 440 466 977 1492 1634 5009
2013 349 548 970 1455 1662 4984
2012 468 627 1299 2030 2113 6537

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2019 37 0 0 0 0 37
2018 39 0 0 0 0 39
2017 39 0 0 0 0 39
2016 39 0 0 0 0 39
2015 40 0 0 0 0 40
2014 41 0 0 0 0 41
2013 42 0 0 0 0 42
2012 42 0 0 0 0 42
Footnote(s)

(1) For latest information on interviews for 2020 entry, please visit http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk