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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) - Social and Public Policy Studies 社會科學(榮譽)學士 - 社會與公共政策研究

BSocSc (Hons) SPPS

Short Description

The BSocSc (Honours) – Social and Public Policy Studies programme is jointly hosted by the Department of Economics and Department of Sociology and Social Policy of Lingnan University. The programme provides inter-disciplinary perspectives that will enhance students’ ability to analyse social and public policy issues, such as ageing, gender, the family, social inequality, social change, global and local health, education, public finance, housing, labour market, science, and technology. Student will learn to assess the impacts of government policy as well as demographic, technological, and social changes on businesses and the daily lives of people. On that basis, students can contribute to policy debate intelligently. 

The programme provides many experiential learning opportunities to students, such as field trips, internships and courses with service-learning. These components offer chances for students to participate in placements with selected social welfare agencies and NGOs.

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 162 322 387 426 367 1664
2022 143 186 291 312 287 1219

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 24 4 0 0 0 28
2022 13 5 6 0 0 24