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

Programme Description
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.
In this programme, students would have experiential learning opportunities to apply gerontology and interdisciplinary theories in practice settings; and be equipped with the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes necessary for competent gerontological practice in diverse settings.

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

Programme Leader
Dr. Winnie Cheng
PhD in Nursing, PolyU, MSc (Community Service Management), UWS, UK, BHS (Nursing) (ACU, Aust.)
Registered Midwife, Hong Kong Midwives Board
Registered Nurse (Aust. and HK)

Tuition Fee
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(without subsidy*)
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(with subsidy*)
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Programme Total
Annual Average
*Annual subsidy of HK$30,800 under the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in HK.
In 2018/2019 academic year, the annual subsidy is $30,800.  The annual subsidy may vary in each academic year subject to the decision by the Education Bureau.

Entrance Scholarships
Entrance Scholarships for 2018/2019 Entry
Selection criteria
Scholarship amount (per head)
Subjects for calculation of HKDSE score
All Year 1 students admitted to the BBA / BBA(EM) / BSSc(APsy) / BSc(AG) Programmes via standard entry with a HKDSE score of 15 or above
HK$ 30,000
  • Chinese Language
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Liberal Studies
  • one Elective / Applied Learning subject

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

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King’s Park Campus
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Nos. 90A & 98, Shantung Street, Mongkok,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
(852) 3190 6678