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Social Work

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

48 months
18685 USD/year
5425 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Social Work programme is offered atThe Chinese University of Hong Kong.


The Social Work programme is offered atThe Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Aim of the department

We aim to provide quality professional and academic training in social work, to develop knowledge related to social welfare and social work, and to contribute to the social development of Hong Kong. In the undergraduate programme, the Department prepares students to be professionally competent social workers who are committed to the welfare of their clients and to social justice. In the postgraduate programmes, the Department provides advanced training for the development of those who wish to become professional and academic leaders in the social welfare field. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Student-orientated Teaching
  • Philosophy and Principles of Social Work
  • Human Behaviour and the Social Environment
  • Mental Disorders
  • Social Casework
  • Social Group Work
  • Community Work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants shall possess any of the following qualifications:

GCE-AL/International-AL/ IB/ Other high school qualifications

  • GCE-AL/International-AL (passes 3AL/ 2AL+2AS in one sitting)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • A recognised non-local qualification which qualifies them for admission to a university in the country/region where such qualification is originated (e.g. high school diploma plus SAT in USA, UEC/ STPM in Malaysia, ATAR in Australia, OSSD in Canada, GSAT in Taiwan)

Post-secondary qualifications

  • Completed at least one year of undergraduate study at a recognised university
  • Completed at least one year of study leading to the qualification of associate degree/higher diploma or its equivalent 


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18685 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18685 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5425 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5425 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National: 42,100 HKD per year
  • International: 145,000 HKD per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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