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Social Work & Sociology

Many factors have made sociology and social work hot topics in Hong Kong, from an increase in antisocial behaviours, high-stress educational system, domestic violence, marital strife, political turmoil and elderly welfare. The School continuously seeks innovative programmes to address these concerns, including hospital play, career guidance, negotiation training, conflict management, social service management, adventure-based leadership, public administration and similar targeted programmes.

Social work is a people-oriented profession that seeks to affect positive change in the quality of life of vulnerable individuals, and to relieve social problems. The profession is closely involved with the work of other disciplines, such as education, medicine and criminal justice; therefore, this programme is highly recommended to practitioners in the fields of human welfare, education, health care and criminal justice.

Sociology let us explore how a harmonious and fair society can be built, also equipping students with social research techniques which can also be applied in both social work field and sociology field for the active improvement of society, through policy analysis and research.

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Edinburgh Napier University, UK
This is a part-time degree programme offered locally by Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) in collaboration with HKU SPACE. It offers students an opportunity to study different social science disciplines such as psychology, sociology, cultural geography and politics, which enable them to develop a detailed understanding of, and the research skills to investigate, the social world, relationships within it and the social forces that act on us all. This knowledge and specialist skills will be particularly useful to employers across all sectors.
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Start 18 SEP 2017 (MON)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HKD66,720 and GBP4,620 (payable in 6 instalments)

**Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change without prior notice.
This programme is designed for those who are interested in acquiring knowledge in the key areas of counselling, as well as those seeking a new career in this specific field.
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Start 10 OCT 2017 (TUE)
Duration 2 years to 5 years
Fee HK$50,000
世界衛生組織 (World Health Organization) 預計臨近二零二零年,抑鬱症將會成為人類的第二大殺手。由此看來,我們的情緒健康實在不容忽視,而情緒健康又和我們的自尊感息息相關。
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開課日期 2017年10月10日 (星期二)
修業期 6個星期
課程費用 HK$1,250
Applied psychology is the use of theory and findings in psychology to solve practical problems in important areas of the human environment, including education, health, the workplace, and so on. This programme is designed to help participants apply cutting-edge theory to real-world situations. It is made up of different registered psychologists and other related specialists to deliver a powerful curriculum that explores a range of human behaviors, including how to motivate individuals and organizations, how to assess and improve performance and how to pursue healthy lives.
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Start 01 NOV 2017 (WED)
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$7200
每個人都擁有生命,如何為生命規劃,必須透過生命教育作出反思,令人生邁向理想的目標。周朝用禮樂教化群眾,使整個社會文明提昇及創建和諧,這種以人文為本的精神,根據生命和人性的發展,制定一套非常恰當的教育系統,對整體社會產生積極而實際的建設作用。中華文化蘊藏著豐富的生命教育內涵,讓我們這一代人發掘。
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開課日期 2017年9月9日 (星期六)
修業期 3個星期
課程費用 HK$1500
This Senior Executive Certificate in Institutional Integrity Management programme aims to equip participants with both professional knowledge and skills for strengthening the institutional integrity profile of their organizations (either public or private) and hence enhance their capabilities to safeguard their organizations against corruption and internal fraud.
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Start 17 APR 2018 (TUE)
Duration 9 days
Fee HK$15,500 0r US$2,005
本課程採用進階訓練形式,進一步提升長者服務機構支援人員對長者護理照顧及院舍工業安全的認識及運作,讓學員認識常見的長者骨骼系統、神經系統及呼吸系統疾病的基礎照顧及護理、復康及物理治療程序的訓練。
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開課日期 2018年1月17日 (星期三)
修業期 4個月
課程費用 HK$6,170
「全人教育」能喚起和啟發學生熱愛生命、尊重他人和嚮往學習,以批判性思維了解自己的身份、潛能、人生價值和生存意義,在生活中培養尊重、關懷和接納等正確觀念。本課程旨在協助家長、教育及社會工作者了解「全人教育」的全方位概念、理論和實踐方法,並使用這些方法來培育兒童和青少年,使他們成長、成功、成器及成才。
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開課日期 2017年11月11日 (星期六)
修業期 4個星期
課程費用 HK$1,200
這個基本訓練工作坊為未曾接觸但有興趣學習動機式訪談法之學員設計。在工作坊中,導師會為學員講解何謂動機式訪談法,並輔以個案示範和技巧練習,令學員能初步了解動機式訪談法的基本概念和技巧,並認識動機式訪談法的應用。
 
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開課日期 2017年11月7日 (星期二)
修業期 6個星期
This course aims to enable participants to develop a systematic approach to negotiation tactics and the negotiating skills required for their work.
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Start 04 NOV 2017 (SAT)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,900