Master of Social Work

Meeting with our teachers to learn about MSW

Our professoriate staff will go to different cities between Oct 2017 and Dec 2017. If you are interested to meet them to learn more about the MSW programme, please make an appointment at msw@socwork.hku.hk.

Name of teacher Location
(City, Country)
University
Available date(s) to meet with
prospective students of MSW
Dr. Yeung Ka Ching Sabah, Malaysia N/A Oct 14-19, 2017
Dr. Lucy Jordan Capetown, South Africa N/A Oct 30 - Nov 3, 2017
Dr. Ben Law Bangkok, Thailand N/A Nov 14-16, 2017
Prof. Daniel Wong Beijing, China N/A Nov 23, 2017 (AM)
Dr. Yeung Ka Ching Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia N/A Nov 24-28, 2017
Dr. Noguchi Lori M Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia N/A Nov 25, 2017
Dr. Vivian Lou Shanghai, China Shanghai Jiao Tong University Dec 13, 2017 (AM)
Dr. Ben Law Hebei, China Hebei University of Economics and Business Dec 18-19, 2017

Important Dates for 2018 Intake

Activity Date Time Venue Registration
Information session
(Download PowerPoint here)
Oct 21, 2017 (Sat)
14:30-16:30
CPD-3.04
 
Main round
Online application Oct 16 to Nov 17, 2017 - - Apply Now
Written test & Interviews in HK Dec 1, 2017 (Fri) 09:00-18:00 TBC  
Written test & Interviews in HK Dec 2, 2017 (Sat) 09:00-18:00 TBC  
Announcement of verbal offers - - -  
Second round
 (Clearing round applications may be invited after the main round if there are study places left.)
Online application Dec 1 2017 to Feb 28, 2018 - - Apply Now
Written test & Interviews in HK Mar 7, 2018 (Wed) 09:00-18:00 TBC  
Written test & Interviews in HK Mar 14, 2018 (Wed) 09:00-18:00 TBC  
Announcement of verbal offers Mar 21, 2018 (Wed) - -  

Applicants shall have a good honours degree from HKU or an equivalent qualification from comparable institutions. Those 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:

  • 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
  • a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  • 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.
  • Public Examination Results (e.g. HKALE/HKDSE, NJCEE, IB, SAT/AP, GCE-AL, etc) (certified true copy)
  • Complete official transcript of undergraduate studies (original / certified true copy)
    Download Transcript Request Form
  • Graduate certificate of undergraduate studies (certified true copy)
  • Reference reports (from two referees) Download WORD format / PDF format
  • TOEFL / IELTS transcript (if appropriate)
  • Personal statements (around 1000 words)

Tuition fee for 2018 intake

2-year full-time mode
  • HK$105,000 per annum for local students
  • HK$125,000 per annum for non-local students
3-year part-time mode
  • HK$70,000 per annum for local students
**Subject to the University’s approval

Are you a local or non-local student?

  • If you require a student visa / entry permit issued by the Director of Immigration to study in Hong Kong, you will be regarded as a non-local applicant.
  • All visitors who do not have a right of abode in Hong Kong are required to apply for a student visa. The general rule is that if you are not in possession of a "Permanent Hong Kong Identity Card" (as distinguished from a "Hong Kong Identity Card"), you have to apply for a HKSAR student visa for the purpose of education.

Online application period:

  • Main round: Oct 16 to Nov 17, 2017 (Offers will be granted to both local and non-local students)
  • Second round: Jan 1 to Feb 28, 2018 (Offers will be granted subject to the quota left in the main round)

Are you a local or non-local student?

  • If you require a student visa / entry permit issued by the Director of Immigration to study in Hong Kong, you will be regarded as a non-local applicant.
  • All visitors who do not have a right of abode in Hong Kong are required to apply for a student visa. The general rule is that if you are not in possession of a "Permanent Hong Kong Identity Card" (as distinguished from a "Hong Kong Identity Card"), you have to apply for a HKSAR student visa for the purpose of education.

Apply Now : http://www.aal.hku.hk/tpg/