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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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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 2018年3月6日 (星期二)
修業期 6個星期
課程費用 HK$1,250
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 24 SEP 2018 (MON)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HKD11,120 plus GBP770 per installment (Total 6 installments in 2 years)

**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 APR 2018 (TUE)
Duration 2 years to 5 years
Fee HK$50,000
今日的社會充滿著不同的壓力及轉變,我們生活其中,情緒很容易受到影響,怪不得抑鬱症越來越普遍, 甚至會成為第二大殺手。因此,有效處理情緒是十分重要的。身心語言程式學(Neuro-Linguistic Programming,簡稱NLP)是一門很實用及日漸普及的學問,它融合了腦神經學,心理學及語言學等理論,被公認為一種極之有效而快捷的個人改進技巧。
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開課日期 2018年3月1日 (星期四)
修業期 6個星期
演說不盡是「表演」加上「說話」,更重要是要「演活應說的話」,以打動你的聽眾。
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開課日期 2018年6月5日 (星期二)
修業期 4個星期
課程費用 HK$1,050
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 To be advised
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$7200
This challenging international programme is one of the world’s leading training programmes in corruption studies. It is beneficial to all practitioners and professionals in anti-corruption and law enforcement agencies, justice departments, regulatory bodies, accounting and legal professions, the public and private sectors as well as multi-national organisations who require the expertise to combat corruption within an organisation or within a country.
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Start 06 NOV 2018 (TUE)
Duration 3 weeks
Fee HK$23,900 (or US$3,090)
This programme enables participants to study part of the wide range of modules available in Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences programme.
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Start To be advised
This programme is specially designed for those who are interested in acquiring knowledge in the key areas of counselling. The modules will provide students with a general understanding of the discipline and training in basic counselling skills.
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Start 09 OCT 2018 (TUE)
Duration 1 year and 6 months
Fee HK$15,000
本課程承接基礎長者照顧綜合技巧課程,加強個人護理的知識及技巧。證書班的課程內容著重對長期病患長者生理病態、心理社交需要及安老院舍的管理知識。本課程已獲社會福利署認可,學員完成課程後可向社會福利署註冊成為保健員。
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開課日期 2018年10月8日 (星期一)
修業期 9個月
課程費用 單元一:HK$2,950 (待定)
單元二:HK$6,520 (待定); 實習費用: 待定