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Associate of Social Science in Applied Social Studies (Guidance & Counseling/ International Studies/ Urban Studies)

 

CCCU & UOWCHK Awards

Dr. WONG Long Chi, Rinna

Programme Leader, ASOCSCAPSS

Email: scrinna@cityu.edu.hk

 

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Programme Intended Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate civic and social awareness, cultural, and historical awareness, and explain their relationships with real world issues;
  • Apply the main perspectives, orientation and methods in the discipline of social sciences in a wide variety of professional contexts;
  • Apply interpersonal, communication, information technology, quantitative and analytical, critical thinking, problem solving and self-directed lifelong learning skills in their personal and professional work settings;
  • Identify their interest and ability in a specific field in the discipline of applied social studies;
  • Relate the major ideas in arts and humanities, science and technology to their own field in the discipline of applied social studies.
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Further Studies Pathways

The table below is not exhaustive. It lists examples of bachelor's degree programmes offered by UGC-funded institutions and UOWCHK/UOW which have admitted our past graduates from Associate of Social Science in Applied Social Studies (Guidance & Counseling/ International Studies/ Urban Studies). Our graduates also articulate to various overseas degree programmes offered in Hong Kong.

 

University of Wollongong

  • Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies

City University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Criminology and Sociology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy and Politics
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Work

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in China Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Government and International Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Policy and Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Ageing Studies and Service Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing

Lingnan University

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology with Counselling Psychology concentration

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Social Science in Gender Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Gerontology
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Sociology

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Liberal Studies Education
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Global and Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Global and Hong Kong Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Science Education (Honours) in Greater China Studies

The University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Social Work
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Career Prospects

  • Graduates from this programme will be equipped to apply their expertise in a diverse range of careers including community and social service, public service, business and administration, counselling, and education and training.
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Main Subject Areas

ASocSc Applied Social Studies is a unique programme that comprises two stages. The first stage consists of general social sciences and general education courses. In the second stage, students select courses in one of the three concentrations, to acquire specialized knowledge and skills.

  • Guidance and Counselling?

    It develops students’ abilities to help others solve their problems. It also lays a theoretical foundation for students to pursue further study in this area.

  • International Studies

    It enables students to understand the dynamics of international organizations, and the history of China and East Asian countries and their relationship so as to cultivate a globalized worldview.

  • Urban Studies

    It broadens students’ understanding of the socio-political and economic development of Hong Kong and builds up students’ knowledge and competence in urban development and planning.

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General Education Courses

Four courses to be chosen from all of the following domains:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Science and Technology
  • Society and Organisations
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Programme Specific Entrance Requirements

No programme-specific entrance requirement

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Mode of Study

Two-year full-time

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Contact Us

Kowloon Tong Main Campus

FW 433, 4/F,

Festival Walk Tower

80 Tat Chee Avenue

Kowloon Tong Hong Kong

[Kowloon Tong MTR Station Exit C2]

Telephone: (852) 3442 9764

Fax: (852) 3442 0162

E-mail: sc_msg@cityu.edu.hk