Master of Social Sciences (Gerontology)
Candidates are required to complete 6 compulsory courses, and 4 elective courses or 2 elective courses with a dissertation.
|SOWK6139||Theoretical foundation of human service practices|
|SOWK6207||Social policy and ageing|
|SOWK6265||Research methods in human service|
|SOWK6282||Social work intervention with the elderly|
|SOWKXXXX||Comprehensive assessment for psychogeriatric care|
|SOWK6201||Mental health problems in old age|
|SOWK6259||Contemporary perspectives on death, dying and bereavement|
|SOWK6291||Advanced gerontological seminars|
|SOWK6292||Ageing and health|
|SOWK6293||Evidence-based programmes in global ageing contexts (intensive course)|
|SOWKXXXX||Non-pharmacological dementia intervention|
|SOWKXXXX||Clinical supervision in psychogeriatric care|
|SOWKXXXX||A care management approach in support family carers|
*(1) Candidates can take elective courses from both the core and elective courses in other fields of study under the Master of Social Sciences (Behavioral Health, Counselling, Mental Health, Nonprofit Management, Social Service Management, Social Work) programmes. Approval from the respective Programme Directors is needed.
(2) Not all elective courses will necessarily be offered in a given year. **SOWKXXXX Subject to the University’s approval
Student can opt for dissertation for two additional elective courses.