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Undergraduate Programme

 

Programme Structure

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) – Health and Social Service Management
2022 -23 Intake (4-year curriculum)

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

 

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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.

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

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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.

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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
HSM4001
HSM4003
SOC3101
SOC4329

Introduction to Health and Social Care
Leading and Managing Health and Social Services
Fundraising and Programme Evaluation
Sociological Research Methods ^
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
HSM3004
HSM3005
HSM3006
HSM4002
HSM4004
HSM4005
PSY3001
PSY3207
SOC3001
SOC3002
SOC3203
SOC4321
SSC3312

Health and Social Service Provisions for Special Populations
Community-based Social Services
Modern Technology in Health and Social Services
Human Resources in Health and Social Services
Health and Social Service Project
Social and Healthcare Policies in Hong Kong and China
Social Innovation and Social Enterprises
Stress and Coping: Theory and Practices #
Health Psychology #
Principles and Practice of Social Policy *
Family and Society ^
Social Gerontology ^*
Social Justice ^
Health Policy ~*

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