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FAQ & Other Information

Frequently Asked Questions
Why studying the programme is important?
  • There have been rising demands for multi-skilled professionals with training in the silver-hair market, which creates unprecedented opportunities and responsibilities for those who work with the ageing population.
  • Explore students’ direction, inspire and utilise students’ potential from the programme!
Why this programme offered by the TWC is so special?
  • One of the local pioneers to offer the bachelor’s degree programme in applied gerontology and train students who will specialise in ageing in the future
  • The first SCS-based bachelor's degree programme related to gerontology in Hong Kong
  • Multi-disciplinary programme contents, including management, health care, and social sciences
  • Specific scholarships
  • As a SSSDP  programme
  • Articulation to relevant and competitive master’s and postgraduate programmes
What can I do after completion of this programme?
Graduates have a wide range of career opportunities, such as health management, social enterprise management, programme design and evaluation, healthcare, research, to gerontechnological development, etc.
What can I study further after completion of this programme?
Graduate of the programme can pursue further study in postgraduate / master programmes in various areas such as Nursing (Pre-registration), Social Sciences (Gerontology), Social Work, Health Administration or Management, Social Service Management, Social Policy, Psychological Medicine (Psychosis Studies), Education, etc.
What is the entry requirement if I am a non-DSE students but with work experience related to gerontology?
The programme offers flexible and multiple admission routes, including "Recognition of Prior Learning" and relevant work experience (notes: subject to the HKCAAVQ re-accreditation). For details, please refer to our college's webpage.
I am a non-JUPAS local applicant.  How should I apply for the First Year Entry of this programme?
The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Gerontology programme has been selected for the Education Bureau’s Pilot Project on the Development of Applied Degree Programmes.  Approval has been granted for this programme to admit non-JUPAS local applicants via direct admission of no more than 20% of the subsidised places of this programme to study its First Year Entry.  Non-JUPAS local applicants should submit direct applications through the TWC Admission System.

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