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The University of Hong Kong

JS6157

Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences 理學士(言語及聽覺科學)

BSc(Speech)

Short Description

The Faculty of Education offers a five-year full-time Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences (Honours) programme that prepares students to become a compassionate, professional speech therapist.

This intensive programme provides students with the knowledge, skills and practical experience necessary to become a scientific, effective and adaptive speech therapist. Courses cover subject knowledge in acquisition, development and disorders in human communication, speech and language, and swallowing, as well as knowledge in other related disciplines, such as medical science, psychology, English and Cantonese linguistics and hearing sciences. The curriculum employs a student-centred translational learning approach. Students will be engaged in lectures, self-directed learning, case-based learning, small group learning, and clinical practice. Students will complete a final-year research project in the fifth year.

The programme emphasises integration and application of knowledge and scientific evidence in clinical practice. Clinical teaching is provided by both University staff and practicing clinicians from the community. Students receive over 300 hours of supervised clinical practicum, conducted predominately in Cantonese. Students may have opportunities to receive interdisciplinary and international service training.

Note: Students must be able to communicate fluently in Cantonese.

Remarks:
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RequirementsUpdated

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING)1 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and fluently in both Cantonese and English.

  1. Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.
  2. Applicants are strongly advised to write their personal statement in English in the "Additional Information" of their JUPAS application.
  3. Applicants are encouraged to enter details about their other learning experiences or extra-curricular activities.
  4. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the appropriate sections of OEA or SLP.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING)3 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Remark:

  1. "Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education” is referred to as “HKDSE”.
  2. "Attained with Distinction" obtained prior to 2018, or "Attained with Distinction (I)" or "Attained with Distinction (II)" obtained in or after 2018, in Applied Learning subjects (other than Applied Learning Chinese) will be used as additional supporting information. In the meantime, student learning experiences in Applied Learning subjects may be considered within the context of other learning experiences in their application.
  3. Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

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

In general, most of the programmes offered by HKU consider the best results achieved by candidates in different combination of sittings, except for a few programmes which only consider the latest results.  Few programmes may also impose a penalty on HKDSE repeaters.  The policy on the calculation of scores in combined sittings of HKDSE for the 2022-23 exercise will be finalized at a later stage, which will be posted on our website https://www.hku.hk/dse.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Faculty of Education

Email: bscshs@hku.hk

Tel: 3917-2357

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2021 149 84 137 184 189 743
2020 218 82 141 189 184 814
2019 137 85 118 161 194 695
2018 90 58 130 197 234 709
2017 187 84 147 205 236 859
2016 156 81 126 159 220 742
2015 156 68 127 189 235 775
2014 153 66 111 210 253 793
2013 161 60 101 198 253 773
2012 207 67 164 324 329 1091

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2021 54 0 0 0 0 54
2020 50 0 0 0 0 50
2019 43 0 0 0 0 43
2018 36 0 0 0 0 36
2017 46 0 0 0 0 46
2016 46 0 0 0 0 46
2015 41 0 0 0 0 41
2014 45 0 0 0 0 45
2013 47 0 0 0 0 47
2012 48 0 0 0 0 48
Footnote(s)
# As the 2022/23 academic year is the beginning of the 2022/23 - 2024/25 triennium for which the allocation of UGC-funded places are still subject to the Government's approval, the number of intake places shown above is indicative only and subject to changes or confirmation.