Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Corrections) 應用社會科學(懲教學)高級文憑

Course Code: AD/COR

Course Type: Advanced Diploma

Department: Sociology

Faculty: College of Humanities and Law

Accreditation: AdvDip in Applied Social Sci

Course Duration: 1 Year

Course Location: New York

Starting Dates: January

Course Contact: Ian Armstrong

Credit Requirement: 99

Max Transfer Credit: N/A

Max Elapsed Time: N/A

Course overview

This Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Corrections) is designed to benefit practitioners in the field of corrections who are interested in career development and further studies, as well as those seeking a new career in this specific field.

Duration: 2 years to 5 years
Medium of Instruction: English, supplemented by Cantonese

Programme Structure
This programme consists of social science courses and corrections courses.
Students are required to complete 72 credits of core requirements and 27 credits for the Corrections specialisation.

Progression
Based on individual merit, graduates of this programme may be eligible to apply for further study to the following programmes:

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Criminology, The University of Hull
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Criminology with Psychology, The University of Hull
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Work Based Learning Studies (Corrections), Middlesex University.
Bachelor of Criminal Justice (2nd year), The University of Hong Kong

Entry Requirements
Applicants should:

have gained at least 5 subjects in the HKCEE at Grade E or above including English Language (Syllabus B) (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)) and Chinese Language, or equivalent; and have 3 years work experience. OR
have gained in HKALE Grade E in 1 AL subject or 2 AS subjects, or equivalent.
Applications will also be considered from mature applicants who are 25 years of age on or before February (for the April intake) /September (for the October intake) of the year in which admission is sought and who have at least 3 years work experience.
With effect from 2007, HKU SPACE recognises Grade E previously awarded for Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)) at the HKCEE as an acceptable alternative of Level 2 in these two subjects.

92% of our students find employment within 6 months of graduation

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