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Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
      (4-year Full-time) (Only Year 1 entry)

Tuition fees (2022/23 intake)

  • Tuition fee: HK $ 82,250 per year (2 installments)
  • Those who meet the #NMTSS qualification can receive tuition fee remission (the subsidy amount for the 2021/22 school year is HK $ 33,100 per year). For details, please visit the website of Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education for NMTSS:

  • The above tuition fee applies to the entire course (Year 1 to Year 4), only for 2021/22 intake students to apply.

    #Students who meet the NMTSS qualification can also apply for loans and assistance from the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency. For details, please visit:

Basic Admission Requirements

Applicants who hold any one type of the following qualifications can apply:

Year-1 Entry

HKDSE Qualifications
  • Obtained Level 3 in Chinese Language and English Language; Level 2 in Mathematics, Liberal Studies and in one Elective subject or one Applied Learning subject in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) (33222); OR
Associate Degree / Higher Diploma Qualifications
  • Obtained an Associate Degree qualification in a discipline which is not relevant to the programme with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above and with a GPA of 2.0 or better in Chinese and English subjects; OR
  • Successfully completed the first year of Associate Degree or Higher Diploma with Cumulative GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 ; OR
Other Qualifications
  • Obtained passes in Chinese Language and Culture and Use of English, and one additional Advanced Level (AL) subject or two Advanced Supplementary Level (ASL) subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) and obtained 5 passes in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), including English Language and Chinese Language; OR
  • Obtained International Baccalaureate (IB) with minimum of 28 points with a Grade 4 or above in English Standard Level of Syllabus (A1, A2 or B); OR
  • Mature applicants aged 21 or above; OR
  • Obtained an equivalent qualification.

Applicants with the above qualifications are required to have an interview.

Mr. LEUNG, Wing Yu -- Chairman of BSW Advisory Committee

Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education offers a "community-based" teaching model, emphasizing the importance of social work expertise and skills in community practice. On one hand, students will learn theoretical knowledge from courses. On the other hand, they can get in touch with individual problems and social issues in Shamshuipo where the College is located. Students will learn the knowledge, analyze problems and utilize community resources to enhance the mutual support and care among residents. This kind of experiential learning will enable students to master the integration of theory and practice, and help them to become responsible, committed and competent social workers in future.

Programme Introduction

Teaching Team, Department of Social Sciences

社會科學系主任 社會科學系團隊

Prof. NGAN, Man Hung Raymond -- Department Head & Professor
BSocSc. (HKU); MSc. (Lond.); PhD (HKU); RSW

Professor Ngan has rich experience in teaching social work for decades. He has taught bachelor and master programs in social work. He has taught subjects such as: "Social Welfare System and Social Policy", "Social Work Practice for the Elderly", "Social Research and Evaluation" and "Social Work Skills Work Square. " Prior to joining the Faculty in 2016, Professor Ngan was the Programme leader of the Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work in the Department of Applied Social Sciences at City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include gerontology, comparative social policy, and social work practices.

Dr. YUNG, Kwok Fung Walter -- BSW Programme Leader, Associate Professor
BASW (PolyU); PgDSW, MA (CUHK); DSW (PolyU); RSW

Dr. Yung has extensive teaching and social work practice experience, such as student and career counselling, family services, children and youth and elderly services. He later served as a lecturer and Head of the Division of Social Sciences at the Community College of Lingnan University. He also taught courses in various colleges and universities, teaching subjects such as: "Psychology", “Human behaviour and social environment", Life Planning and Counselling", and "Critical Thinking in life and Learning". His research interests include narrative social work research, emotional recovery and mental health for single parents.

Dr. CHAN, Yuk Sim Catherine -- Fieldwork Co-ordinator, Associate Professor
BSW (PolyU); MSSc (UniSA); MSSc (HKU); DSW (PolyU); RSW

Dr. Chan mainly served youth and the elderly in the past. She has been a school social worker. Then she was responsible for elderly dementia services in elder service. Later, she served as a lecturer and fieldwork coordinator of the Social Work programme at the School of Professional and Continuing Education of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She focuses on the teaching and learning of social work internships and supervision.

Mr. KWONG, Kit Ying Alexander -- Senior Lecturer

Mr Kwong has rich teaching, fieldwork supervision and social work frontline experience. He worked as the Officer-in-charge of a Probation Office and Superintendent of a Boys’ Home. Later, he worked as the Superintendent of a Youth Ex-drug Addicts Rehabilitation Centre and Methadone Rehabilitation Centres. In recent years, he taught, supervised social workers and ran workshops in Mainland China. He has interest in integration of Buddhism and guidance as well as running social casework and group work workshops.

Mr. FUNG, Man Sui Tommy -- Assistant Fieldwork Co-ordinator, Lecturer
BSW (CityU); MSSc (CityU); MSSapsy (CityU); RSW

Mr. Fung has years of experience in teaching and social work practice. He served mainly in children and youth services as a social worker, including integrated service for young people, small group home, student counselling, and career counselling. Afterwards, he taught at Community College at Lingnan University and then served as the programme leader for psychology and counseling top-up degree at an oversea university. He has been teaching various courses, including "Psychology", "Counselling", "Group Counseling", and "Learning and Behavior". His interests are person-centered therapy, career counseling, and research methods.

Ms. CHAN, Man Ki Maggie -- Lecturer
BSW (PolyU); MSSc (HKU); RSW

Ms. Chan has years of experience in social work, counselling and teaching. She served mainly in children and youth services as a social worker. Her experience included serving in integrated service for young people, small group home and nursing home. Afterwards, she worked at different tertiary institutions including Lingnan Institute of Further Education, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, Tung Wah College and Hong Kong Baptist University College of International Education served as project officer, assistant student affairs manager and assistant lecturer etc. She has been teaching various courses, including "Social Work", " Programme Planning, Development and Evaluation ", "Sociology", and "Community Service Learning". Her interests are programme planning, youth development and growth.

Dr. LEUNG, Kam Ping Kathy -- Adjunct Professor: Casework & Family Therapy

Ms. FUNG, Wai Lin Pauline -- Adjunct Assistant Professor: Fieldwork Supervision

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Programme, students should be able to:
  • plan and conduct investigations into problems and issues, critically analyzing and evaluating the relevant information found, and sharing or presenting the findings to an audience;
  • show critical thinking and/or creativity in solving familiar and unfamiliar problems, formulating evidence-based responses, meeting any specified standard required;
  • demonstrate the ability to read and listen to extended information, organize the information provided coherently, convey the ideas, which may be complex, in speaking and writing effectively;
  • demonstrate the ability to discuss and work with others in a group, create opportunities for others to contribute, and accept responsibility and accountability for the outcomes of the group;

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) - Programme Details PDF 文件

Online Enrollment

The College reserves the right to adjust the curriculum without prior notice. Last Updated: October 2021

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