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


Programme Description
Programme Leaflet:
 
The programme aims to nurture experts in gerontology to meet the challenges of ageing population in Hong Kong. It provides students with a full scope of theoretical knowledge in gerontology care, such as social gerontology, psychogerontology, public health, and health and social services planning and management. The objectives are:
  1. to provide students with experiential learning opportunities to apply gerontology and interdisciplinary theories in practice settings;
  2. to equip students with the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes necessary for competent gerontological practice in diverse setting.


Mode of study
Medium of Instruction
English
Total no. of credits
121.5 credits


Programme Leader
Dr. Sam Chan
 
PhD, Australian National University, Australia
MHA, University of New South Wales, Australia
MNURS, Chinese University of Hong Kong
BHSc(N) (Gerontology), University of Western Sydney, Australia
FHKAN, Fellowship of Hong Kong Academy of Nursing
Registered Nurse (Australia, New Zealand, HK)
 


Tuition Fee
Year
Tuition Fee (HK$)
Year 1
$37,900
Year 2
$37,900
Year 3
$37,900
Year 4
$37,900
Programme Total
$151,600
 
  • 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 Pilot Project on the Development of Applied Degree Programme is the net fee paid by a student after deduction of subsidy from the Government. In 2022/2023 academic year, the annual subsidy under the Project is $44,240. 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".

Senior Year Entry is available

- Associate degree / higher diploma holders may apply. For details, please refer to the admission requirements.

First Year Tuition Fee: HK$ 49,040
Total Tuition Fee: HK$ 98,080

  • 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.
  • This represents the programme fee after deduction of subsidy of the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS).  In 2021/2022 academic year, the annual subsidy is $33,100.  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".


QF Information
QF level
5
QR registration no.
18/000007/L5
Registration validity period 01/09/2018 to 31/08/2022



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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