Programme Structure

Health and Social Services Management Programme

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Course Category

No. of Credits

Common Core   
CCC8011 Critical Thinking: Analysis and Argumentation   
CCC8012 The Making of Hong Kong   
CCC8013 The Process of Science   
CCC8014 China in World History

12

Cluster Courses#   
Creativity and Innovation   
Humanities and the Arts   
Management and Society   
Science, Technology, Mathematics and Society   
Values, Cultures and Societies

15

Social Sciences Foundation Courses   
ECO2101 Introduction to Economics   
GOV2101 Introduction to Political Science   
PSY2101 Introduction to Psychology   
SOC2101 Introduction to Sociology

12

Major Required

15

Major Electives

18

Junior Research Project

3

Languages*@ 

18

Free Electives^

27

Minimum Credits for Honours Degree

120

 

# Students are required to take a total of five courses in the five cluster domains, namely Creativity and innovation, Humanities and the arts, Management and society, Science, technology, mathematics and society, Values, cultures and societies. Students are expected to take at least one course listed in each of the abovementioned cluster. For more details, please click https://www.ln.edu.hk/reg/undergraduate-programmes/core-curriculum.

 

* Students are required to attend a total of six language courses, four in English and two in Chinese / Putonghua.

 

 

@  Under the revamped English Language Enhancement (ELE) programme, students will be grouped under two streams. Group A students are those who obtained level 3 in HKDSE English or equivalent while Group B students are those who obtained level 4 or above in HKDSE English or equivalent. Students are encouraged to take their first required ELE course, viz. LUE1001 for Group A and LUE1002 for Group B, in First Term of Year 1. However, they are given the flexibility to take the respective courses in Second Term of Year 1. For Group A students who take LUE1001 in Second Term of Year 1, they should take LUE1002 in First Term of Year 2. For details, please refer to https://www.ln.edu.hk/reg/undergraduate-programmes/english-language-enhancement-ele-curriculum. Group A students have to take 1 ELE elective while Group B students have to take 2 ELE electives. ELE electives could be taken from the term in which LUE1002 is taken. For more details, please click https://www.ln.edu.hk/reg/undergraduate-programmes/english-language-enhancement-ele-curriculum

 

^  Students can choose the courses in the Faculty of Social Sciences or other sister Faculties at Lingnan University.

 

COMPULSORY COURSES (Total 5 courses, 15 credits)

HSM3001  Introduction to Health and Social Care

HSM4001  Leading and Managing Health and Social Services   
HSM4003  Fundraising and Programme Evaluation   
SOC3101  Sociological Research Methods ^   
SOC4329  Global Health *

 

(Note: Students are required to take HSM3001 Introduction to Health and Social Care, HSM4001 Leading and Managing Health and Social Services in their Year 3.)

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (Any 6 courses, 18 credits)

HSM3002 Health and Social Service Provisions for Special Populations 
HSM3004  Community-based Social Services   
HSM3005  Modern Technology in Health and Social Services   
HSM3006  Human Resources in Health and Social Services   
HSM4002  Health and Social Service Project   
HSM4004  Social and Healthcare Policies in Hong Kong and China   
HSM4005  Social Innovation and Social Enterprises   
PSY3001  Stress and Coping: Theory and Practices #   
PSY3207  Health Psychology #   
SOC3001  Principles and Practice of Social Policy *   
SOC3002  Family and Society ^   
SOC3203  Social Gerontology ^*   
SOC4321  Social Justice ^   
SSC3312   Health Policy ~**   
~ Cross-listed in ECON Major   
# Cross-listed in PSY Major   
^ Cross-listed in SOC Major   
* Cross-listed in SPPS Major   
 

 

Course Category

No. of Credits

 

Common Core
CCC8013 The Process of Science 
CCC8014 China in World History

 

 

6

 

Social Sciences Foundation
ECO2101 Introduction to Economics
POL2101 Introduction to Political Science
PSY2101 Introduction to Psychology
SOC2101 Introduction to Sociology

 

 

12

Major Required (please see the courses below)  

12

Major Electives (please see the courses below)

15

Junior Research Project

 

3

Languages*

 

12

Minimum Credits for Honours Degree

 

60

*  Students are required to attend a total of six language courses, four in English and two in Chinese / Putonghua.

 

 

MAJOR REQUIRED COURSES (TOTAL 4 COURSES, 12 CREDITS)

HSM3001 Introduction to Health and Social Care

HSM4001 Leading and Managing Health and Social Services

SOC3101 Sociological Research Methods

SOC4329 Global Health

 

MAJOR ELECTIVE  COURSES 

HSM3002   Health and Social Service Provisions for Special Populations

HSM3003   Big Data Analytics for Health and Social Service Management

HSM3004   Community-based Social Services

HSM4002   Health and Social Service Project

HRM4351   Management of Innovation and Change

PSY3001    Stress and Coping: Theory and Practices #

PSY3207    Health Psychology #

SOC3001   Principles and Practice of Social Policy *

SOC3002   Family and Society ^

SOC3203   Social Gerontology ^*

SOC4321   Social Justice ^

SSC3312   Health Policy ~*

VIS3255    Art and Well-being (not offered from 2022-23)

 

~ Cross-listed in ECON Major
# Cross-listed in PSY Major
^ Cross-listed in SOC Major
* Cross-listed in SPPS Major

 

 

 

Course Category

No. of Credits

 

Common Core
CCC8013 The Process of Science 
CCC8014 China in World History

 

 

6

 

Social Sciences Foundation
ECO2101 Introduction to Economics
POL2101 Introduction to Political Science
PSY2101 Introduction to Psychology
SOC2101 Introduction to Sociology

 

 

12

Major Required (please see the courses below)  

12

Major Electives (please see the courses below)

15

Junior Research Project

 

3

Languages*

 

12

Minimum Credits for Honours Degree

 

60

*  Students are required to attend a total of six language courses, four in English and two in Chinese / Putonghua.

 

COMPULSORY COURSES (Total 5 courses, 15 credits)

HSM3001  Introduction to Health and Social Care

HSM4001  Leading and Managing Health and Social Services   
HSM4003  Fundraising and Programme Evaluation   
SOC3101  Sociological Research Methods ^   
SOC4329  Global Health *

 

(Note: Students are required to take HSM3001 Introduction to Health and Social Care, HSM4001 Leading and Managing Health and Social Services in their Year 3.)

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (Any 6 courses, 18 credits)

HSM3002 Health and Social Service Provisions for Special Populations 
HSM3004  Community-based Social Services   
HSM3005  Modern Technology in Health and Social Services   
HSM3006  Human Resources in Health and Social Services   
HSM4002  Health and Social Service Project   
HSM4004  Social and Healthcare Policies in Hong Kong and China   
HSM4005  Social Innovation and Social Enterprises   
PSY3001  Stress and Coping: Theory and Practices #   
PSY3207  Health Psychology #   
SOC3001  Principles and Practice of Social Policy *   
SOC3002  Family and Society ^   
SOC3203  Social Gerontology ^*   
SOC4321  Social Justice ^   
SSC3312   Health Policy ~**   
~ Cross-listed in ECON Major   
# Cross-listed in PSY Major   
^ Cross-listed in SOC Major   
* Cross-listed in SPPS Major   
 

4-Year Programme

(Intake Year)

Senior Year Programme

 (Intake Year)

 

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Course CategoryNo. of Credits

Common Core

  • CCC8013 The Process of Science    
  • CCC8014 China in World History
6

Social Sciences Foundation

  • ECO2101 Introduction to Economics
  • POL2101 Introduction to Political Science
  • PSY2101 Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC2101 Introduction to Sociology
12
Major Required (please see the courses below)    12
Major Electives (please see the courses below)15
Junior Research Project3
Languages*12
Minimum Credits for Honours Degree60

*  Students are required to attend a total of six language courses, four in English and two in Chinese / Putonghua.

 

MAJOR REQUIRED COURSES (Total 4 courses, 12 credits)

HSM3001

HSM4001

SOC3101

SOC4329

  Introduction to Health and Social Care

  Leading and Managing Health and Social Services    

  Sociological Research Methods

  Global Health

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
 

HSM3002

HSM3003

HSM3004

HSM4002

HRM4351

PSY3001

PSY3207

SOC3001

SOC3002

SOC3203

SOC4321

SSC3312

VIS3255

   Health and Social Service Provisions for Special Populations

   Big Data Analytics for Health and Social Service Management

   Community-based Social Services

   Health and Social Service Project

   Management of Innovation and Change

   Stress and Coping: Theory and Practices #

   Health Psychology #

   Principles and Practice of Social Policy *

   Family and Society ^

   Social Gerontology ^*

   Social Justice ^

   Health Policy ~*

   Art and Well-being (not offered from 2022-23)

~ Cross-listed in ECON Major
# Cross-listed in PSY Major
^ Cross-listed in SOC Major
* Cross-listed in SPPS Major