Abbreviation FT / PT
MSocSc(SSM) PT

The social service sector demands the managerial staff to embody a host of management knowledge in various areas including human resources, finance, fund raising, marketing, organizational management, strategic management, social policy and administration, research and evaluation, information technology in service delivery, etc. The MSocSc(Social Service Management) programme prepares the social service managers to meet the challenges faced by human service organizations today and in the future.

Mode of Attendance

Part Time (two years)

Medium of Instruction
English
Programme Entrance Requirements

Applicants shall hold a Bachelor's degree with honours of HKU or an equivalent qualification from a comparable institution, and preferably have a minimum of two years of relevant post-qualification working experience. Candidates with qualifications other than an honours degree will be considered on their individual merits. Qualifying examinations to test the applicants' abilities to follow the prescribed courses and/or interviews may be conducted.

Applicants with qualifications from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong where the language of teaching or examination is not English are required, unless exceptionally exempted, to obtain:

(1) a score of 550 or above (paper-based test) or 80 or above (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); or
(2) a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
(3) grade C or above in either the Overseas General Certificate of Education, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, or the Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language.

Programme Admissions Advisor
Dr Ernest Chui
Tel: 3917 2092
Fax: 2858 7604
Email: ernest@hku.hk

Contacts
Tel: 3917 2073 / 3917 2075
Website: http://www.socialwork.hku.hk/ssm

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