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Offered by TWC: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Gerontology 由東華學院開辦:應用老年學(榮譽)理學士

BSc(AG)

Short Description

The programme provides students with a full scope of theoretical knowledge and experiential learning opportunities in gerontological areas.

Graduates will have ample employment opportunities. For example, they can pursue a career in social services as a community project organiser, or a project officer; in academic and educational institutions as an ageing-related service research analyst; in business or finance sectors as a pre-retirement coordinator, or a fitness trainer in silver-hair market; or public services as an associate researcher, etc. Also, they can pursue further study in postgraduate programmes such as Master of Nursing Science (Pre-registration) Programme, Master of Social Sciences (Gerontology), Master of Social Work, Master of Health Administration or Management, Master of Social Service Management, Master of Social Policy, Master of Psychological Medicine (Psychosis Studies), etc. in local or overseas universities or institutes.

Remarks: Year-1 entry students who successfully completed specified healthcare-related courses in the Programme within 24 months are eligible for application of Registered Health Worker through the Programme.

Remarks:

The programme has been selected for the Education Bureau’s Pilot Project on the Development of Applied Degree Programmes. It offers multiple entry routes and articulation pathways. For details, please refer to the website of the respective programme.

Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2

Applicants with previous HKDSE subject result of A040 ‘Liberal Studies’ will be used as the alternative of the core subject requirement of A045 ‘Citizenship and Social Development’.

  • Students with HKDSE English Language results at Level 3 are required to complete non-credit bearing English enhancement course(s) in the first year of study.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
Please refer to individual institution for programme-specific entry requirements.

First Year Tuition FeeUpdated

HK$ 85,030

Tuition fees (after deduction of subsidy from the Government)
2024/2025: $34,220
2025/2026: $34,220
2026/2027: $34,220
2027/2028: $34,220

Tung Wah College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes based on the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Government annually.

The above tuition fee is net of annual subsidy under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). In 2024/2025 academic year, the annual subsidy under the SSSDP is $45,810 for non-laboratory-based undergraduate programmes, plus an additional annual subsidy of $5,000 for this applied degree programme that have undergone the relevant accreditation. The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the announcement by the Education Bureau. For details, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/sssdp.

Only local students are eligible to be subsidised under SSSDP.

Contacts

Registry – Admissions Team

Email: applytwc@twc.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3190 6673

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 88 241 214 280 268 1091
2022 51 159 170 193 236 809

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 12 7 1 0 0 20
2022 6 1 5 0 2 14