Advanced Diploma in Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Advanced Diploma in Social Sciences (Human Resources Management and Development) 應用社會科學(人力資源管理與發展)高級文憑

Program Code: AD/HRMD

Program Type: Advanced Diploma

Department: Sociology

Faculty: College of Humanities and Law

Accreditation: Advanced Diploma

Program Duration: 1 Year

Program Location: New York

Starting Dates: January

Program Contact: Ian Armstrong

Credit Requirement: 111

Max Transfer Credit: N/A

Max Elapsed Time: N/A

Program overview

This Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Human Resource Management and Development) is designed to benefit practitioners in the field of human resource management and development who are interested in career development and further studies, as well as for those seeking a new career in this specific field.

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

Programme Structure
This programme consists of social science programs and human resource management and development programs.
Students must complete 72 credits in core programs and 27 credits in specialisation programs
Please download the brochure for further details.

HKU SPACE is exploring the possibility of articulation of this programme to bachelor degrees offered by other universities. It is envisaged that the Advanced Diploma curriculum will constitute the first year of a three-year bachelor degree programme. Based on individual merit, students may be eligible to apply for further study to the Bachelor of Social Science in HRM offered by the University of Leicester.

Entry Requirements
Applicants should:

have gained at least 5 subjects in 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.
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.

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

Typical skills breakdown for this program

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