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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) - Health and Social Services Management 社會科學(榮譽)學士 - 健康及社會服務管理

BSocSc (Hons) HSSM

Short Description

The program is jointly offered by the Department of Sociology and Social Policy and the Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies. It introduces the latest theories and practices in health and social services and also offers an internship opportunity for students to apply classroom knowledge to a work setting. After completing this program, students will be equipped with skills in leading a team, managing a social enterprise, evaluating the impact of health and welfare programs, critically analysing policies, and writing reports and grant applications. Graduates of this program will be able to take up a wide range of jobs related to social services and healthcare in both public and private sectors such as project officers, education and training officers, social services administrators and research officers.

Remarks:
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Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTNote2 Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PARTNote3 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
Two of the following elective subjects:
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote4 2

Note1: For applicants who have studied Chinese Language for less than six years while receiving primary and secondary education; or those who have learned Chinese Language for six years or more in schools, which adopts an adapted and simpler Chinese Language curriculum not otherwise  applicable to the majority of students in local schools, the University will accept the following as an alternative to the HKDSE Chinese Language:

(i)    Grade E or above in the alternative Chinese Language qualifications of GCE A-Level/AS-Level; or
(ii)   Grade C or 4 or above in the alternative Chinese Language qualifications of GCE O-Level/GCSE/IGCSE; or
(iii)  “Attained” or above in Applied Learning Chinese.

Remarks:

  1. The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.
  2. Applied Learning subjects in Category B may be recognised as electives/bonus score/tie-breakers by individual programmes. For more details, please visit the undergraduate admissions website of Lingnan University (https://www.ln.edu.hk/admissions/ug).
  3. Other Language subjects in Category C will be recognised as unspecified elective subjects.  The minimum requirement is Grade E.
  4. Passes in HKDSE subjects can be obtained at one or more sittings. The best grade for a subject will be used in the calculation of the score in case of multiple attempts. There is no penalty or mark deduction for repeated sittings of a subject.

Note2:
 Applicants with Level 2 or above in A040 Liberal Studies subject may use A040 as the alternative of the core subject requirement of A045 Citizenship and Social Development subject.


Note3:
 For Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science, the Minimum Level for Mathematics Compulsory Part is 3.


Note4: The Mathematics Extended Parts (M1/M2) is recognised as an elective subject for the purpose of meeting the University's GERs.

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

Passes in HKDSE subjects can be obtained at one or more sittings. The best grade for a subject will be used in the calculation of the score in case of multiple attempts.  There is no penalty or mark deduction for repeated sittings of a subject.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Applicable to local students only and is subject to annual review by the HKSAR Government.

Contacts

Registry (Undergraduate Admissions Office)

Email: UGadm@LN.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 2616 8750

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 111 244 391 527 457 1730
2022 130 243 367 456 417 1613

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 0 6 5 3 4 18
2022 4 5 3 3 2 17