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Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Counselling)

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Study mode
Start Date
10 Apr 2018 (Tue)
Next intake(s)
2 years to 5 years
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 16 Mar 2018 (Fri)

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.

Students will need to study 7 core social sciences modules and the specialism modules of the chosen stream. 

Articulation arrangements with a number of overseas universities have been established. Students may be eligible to apply for further studies to the part-time top-up degree programme, Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences)*, Edinburgh Napier University.

* This is an exempted course under the Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

Days / Time
  • Tuesday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm.
  • Thursday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm.
  • Saturday, 2:00pm - 6:00pm.

Applicants shall:

(a)    have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in five subjects including English Language, Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies and 1 elective subject; and have 3 years of working experience; or 

(b)    have gained in the HKCEE Grade E in 3 subjects and Level 2 in Chinese Language and English Language; and have 3 years of work experience; or

(c)    have gained in the HKALE Grade E in 1 AL subject or 2 AS subjects; or

(d)    be aged at least 25 years and with 3 years of work experience.

Applicants should have good command of reading and written English and Chinese. 

Application Fee

HK$150 non-refundable

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$50,000 (to be paid in 2 instalments)

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Enrolment Method

Applicants should submit: i) a completed application form, ii) copies of academic certificates, iii) a copy of HKID card or passport, and iv) an application fee of HK$150 by crossed cheque (payable to “HKU SPACE”) to the following address:

Ms. Emma Ng

HKU SPACE, 11/F, Fortress Tower,

250 King’s Road,  North Point, H.K.

(Remarks: Application for Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences)