Social Welfare, M.Phil. | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
24 months
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5363 USD/year
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About

Social Welfare from The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a research-oriented programme. Students may research an area of career/personal interest to them. Students have to indicate in the application their intention to pursue either the MPhil (Master of Philosophy) stream or the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) stream.  

Overview

Social Welfare from The Chinese University of Hong Kong has upheld the vision of training competent social workers to have a belief in humanistic values and a genuine concern for social justice. 

We believe that the quality of our community can be enhanced through the effort we put into social work training and practice. 

Furthermore, we endeavour to maintain as a world leading centre of social work research for developing and disseminating scientifically rigorous and socially impactful social work knowledge for human betterment and social development.  

Careers

Most graduates are working in the field of social welfare in top administrative, middle management and direct practice levels. A number of our graduates are professors and researchers in social work training institutions. The contributions of these graduates are highly valued by the community.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family in Changing Society
  • Theories and Practice of Family Counselling
  • Theories and Practice of Family Education
  • Fundamental Theories of Social Policy
  • Social Policy and Social Welfare in China
  • Social Theories, Social Welfare and Social Work
  • Social Innovation and Innovative Practice for Social Work
  • Mental Health and Mental Disorders
  • Programme Evaluation
  • Social Welfare and Social Policy
  • Social Policy and Social Welfare in Hong Kong and East Asia
  • Human Behaviour and the Social Environment
  • Macro Social Work Practice: Strategic Planning
  • Human Resource Development in Social Services

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Clearing Round: 31 March (Applications in Clearing Round will only be considered subject to availability of places.)

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5363 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 24 months.

HK$42,100 per annum regardless of the study mode

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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

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