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Latest Event

"Hong Kong Applied Gerontech Innovation Challenge (HKAGIC)" registration is NOW open!

Hong Kong Applied Gerontech Innovation Challenge (HKAGIC) aims to enhance the quality of life for the elderly and their caregivers through the application of gerontology and innovative gerontechnology, while also fostering students' learning motivation and practical skills. We sincerely invite secondary and tertiary students to form teams and join.

 

Important Dates:

Opening Ceremony and Workshops: May 4, 2024 (Saturday), Tung Wah College Mong Kok Campus

Project Exhibition and Judging: June 29, 2024 (Saturday), Tung Wah College Kings Park Campus

 

Prizes:

Gold Award: $5000 cash prize + certificate

Silver Award: $3000 cash prize + certificate

Bronze Award: $2000 cash prize + certificate

The selection criteria will focus on originality, functionality, marketability, sustainability, and completeness.

 

Registration Deadline: May 2, 2024, at 2:00 PM

Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/YgyPN2m9Fz

Enquiry: 3725 6247 /3190 6667

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Gerontology
4 years full-time
 
 


Programme Leaflets
 
The programme provides multiple and flexible admission routes (including Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) and non-JUPAS) for the first-year entry or the senior-year entry based on applicants’ circumstances.
 
In addition to a route through JUPAS, holders of a relevant programme at QF level 3 or 4, together with a certain period of relevant work experience, can apply for the programme via the non-JUPAS route.
 
Practitioners who are interested in further study or those with relevant work experience can also apply for the programme through the “recognition of prior learning” (RPL) route after the successful completion of relevant assessments via the Hong Kong Association of Gerontology.  
 


Programme Description
Following the ageing population, better services and supporting facilities are required to facilitate life enhancement and positivity among older adults and build up an age-friendly community, from housing accommodation, transportation, health management, leisure activities, senior volunteering, asset management to learning courses and so on.
 
The programme aims to nurture professionals in gerontology. The programme content is multi-disciplinary, covering the required knowledge and skills in a wider diversity of contexts in multi-disciplines, such as community support, primary care, and other relevant sectors related to the ageing population. The objectives are:
 
  1. to equip students with knowledge, skills, values and attitudes necessary for competent gerontological application in diverse settings;
  2. to develop students’ ethical, responsible, caring attributes and outlook in performing gerontological duties;
  3. to provide students with opportunities to apply gerontology and interdisciplinary theories in practice settings; and
  4. to develop students’ interest in and skills for professional and personal development.


Mode of Study
Medium of instruction
English
Total no. of credits
122.5 credits
JUPAS catalogue no.
JSST06
 


Programme Leader
Dr. Daniel LEUNG
 
PhD, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
MSocSc (with distinction), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
BSSc, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chartered Psychologist (United Kingdom)
 


Tuition Fee
First Year Entry
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(with subsidy)
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(without subsidy)
Year 1
$39,220
$85,030
Year 2
$39,220
$85,030
Year 3
$39,220
$85,030
Year 4
$39,220
$85,030
Programme Total
$156,880
$340,120
 
 
Senior Year Entry is available
Associate degree / higher diploma holders may apply.  For details, please refer to the admission requirements.
 
Senior Year Entry
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(with subsidy)
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(without subsidy)
Year 1
$39,220
$85,030
Year 2
$39,220
$85,030
Programme Total
$78,440
$170,060
 
  • Tung Wah College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes based on the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Government annually.
  • Tuition fees are normally charged by two instalments per annum and are payable before the commencement of each semester.  New students are required to settle the balance of the tuition fee for the first semester (i.e. after deducting deposit) upon programme registration in August.
  • Students are required to pay additional fees for all retake/additional courses which would be charged at the rate of the normal cohort and be calculated by the number of credits to be taken. Please refer the details in the College’s Fees Regulation at https://www.twc.edu.hk/en/Administration_Units/fo/our_service/student-area.
  • The tuition fee for the programme under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) is the net fee paid by a student after deduction of subsidy from the Government. In 2024/25 academic year, the annual subsidy under the SSSDP is $45,810 for non-laboratory-based undergraduate programmes. The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the decision by the Education Bureau
  • All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • For more details about the College's tuition fee payment schedule and fees regulation, please refer to the "Tuition Fee Payment Schedule" and "Fees Regulation" at https://www.twc.edu.hk/en/Administration_Units/fo/our_service/student-area.


Entrance Scholarships
Please click here for details.


QF Information
QF level
5
QR registration no.
22/000556/L5
Registration validity period 01/09/2022 to 31/08/2027



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King’s Park Campus
Ma Kam Chan Memorial Building,
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Cheung Kung Hai Memorial Building, 90A,
and Cheung Chin Lan Hong Building, 98,
Shantung Street, Mongkok, Hong Kong
Kwai Hing Campus
16/F, Tower 2,
Kowloon Commerce Centre,
51 Kwai Cheong Road,
Kwai Chung, Hong Kong
Telephone
(852) 3190 6678