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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
*The College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes which is capped at the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Education Bureau annually. In 2018/2019 academic year, the annual subsidy of the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS) is $30,800. The subsidy of NMTSS in 2019/2020 academic year has not yet announced and the annual amount may vary in each academic year subject to the decision by the Education Bureau. The actual tuition fees for students admitted to senior year are calculated by the number of credits required for graduation.

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

Entrance Scholarships
Entrance Scholarships for 2019/2020 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 14 or above
HK$ 30,000
(renewable with cGPA 3.3 or above)
  • Chinese Language
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Liberal Studies
  • one Elective / Applied Learning subject

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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