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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
English
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
Year
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(without subsidy)
Tuition Fee (HK$)
(with subsidy)
Year 1
$79,600
$48,300
Year 2
$79,600
$48,300
Year 3
$79,600
$48,300
Year 4
$79,600
$48,300
Programme Total
$318,400
$193,200
Annual Average
$79,600
$48,300
 

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$ 48,300
Total Tuition Fee: HK$ 96,600

  • 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.
  • 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 2019/2020 academic year, the annual subsidy is $31,300.  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
Entrance Scholarships for 2020/2021 Entry
Awarding criteria
Scholarship amount (per head)
Subjects for calculation of HKDSE score
All Year 1 students admitted to the programme via standard entry with a HKDSE score of 14 or above
FULL scholarship after deduction of the subsidy under NMTSS in the first year of study
  • Chinese Language
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Liberal Studies
  • one Elective / Applied Learning subject

All Senior Year students admitted to the programme with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (cGPA) of 3.0 or above, or equivalent.

HK$ 40,000 N/A

NOTE: An annual scholarship of HK$ 30,000 will be renewable for students maintaining outstanding academic achievements with cGPA 3.3 or above during the normative study period of the concerned programme.

 



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
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Nos. 90A & 98, Shantung Street, Mongkok,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone
(852) 3190 6678
Email
enquiry@twc.edu.hk