社會工作學士(榮譽)學位課程 (四年制)
  • 課程目標 社會工作學士(榮譽)學位課程旨在培養具有專業知識、技巧和價值的社工,使畢業生能秉持靈活、求是、創新、專業及關懷的精神,有效地迎合大眾對社會服務的需求。本系提供的社會工作學士(榮譽)學位課程獲國際社會工作專業機構認可,畢業生也可以在香港社會工作者註冊局申請成為註冊社工。
    社會工作實習是培育社會工作者的重要組成部分,包括不同的實習領域,例如:家庭服務、學校社會工作、青少年工作、社區工作、復康服務、長者服務等。政府機構和非政府組織為我們的學生提供了實習場所,包括以下機構:

    1. 浸信會愛群社會服務處
    2. 香港明愛
    3. 東華三院
    4. 保良局
    5. 香港基督少年軍
    6. 香港中華基督教青年會
    7. 新生精神康復會
    8. 香港心理衛生會
    9. 利民會
    10. 香港扶幼會
    11. 協青社
    12. 香港聖公會麥理浩夫人中心
    13. 關注綜援低收入聯盟
    14. 天水圍社區發展陣線
    15. 街坊工友服務處
    16. 基督教家庭服務中心
    17. 九龍城浸信會長者鄰舍中心
    18. 香港小童群益會
    19. 香港基督教服務處
    20. 香港家庭福利會
    21. 香港遊樂場協會
    22. 香港盲人輔導會
    23. 循道衛理社會服務
    24. 香港聖公會福利協會
    25. 社會福利署
    26. 聖雅各福群會
    27. 香港青年協會
  • 課程結構

    課程編排
    社會工作學士(榮譽)學位課程為一個四年制課程。課程大綱如下:

      1. 主修(包括畢業論文及社會工作主修選修(Major Electives)科目) 75 學分
      2. 通識教育 38 學分
      3. 選修科目 15 學分
      1. 總計 128 學分
    學分分佈
    學年 主修 通識教育 選修 學分總計
    一年級 6 26 3 35
    二年級 13 12 6 31
    三年級 26 - 6 32
    四年級 30 - - 30
    總計 75 38 15 128

    學生在首三年完成通識教育和選修課程,為社會工作者的終生學習作好準備。社會工作本科生必須在首兩個學年先掌握當代社會工作和社會工作介入手法的基礎知識,為隨後兩個學年的實習作好準備。

    社會工作本科課程包括四個核心範疇:人類行為與社會環境,社會工作理論與實踐,社會政策、研究與實踐,以及社會工作實習。

    每個核心範疇的課程按次序編排,從基本理論和技能開始,逐步更深入地探討理論和實踐,為學生日後在社會服務專業中的發展或攻讀研究生課程作準備。

    • Social Work Major Courses (Total 75 units)
    • Core Block I: Human Behaviour and Social Environment (12 units)
      1. GDAR 1876 Psychology of Positive Living ^ 3 units
      2. GDAR 1876 Psychology of Positive Living (3,3,0)
        The course is intended to introduce students' basic concepts and knowledge of psychology of positive living. It is concerned with the scientific study of different aspect of human functioning including behaviors, thoughts, emotions, learning and personality as well as factors that enable individuals to flourish and achieve positive living, with an aim to promoting students' self-understanding, knowledge and potentials in positive emotions, resilience, creativity and character strengths. The course is composed of two parts: (1) introduction of basic concepts and knowledge of psychological study on human functioning; and (2) introduction of the key concepts and knowledge of positive psychology, with the joint expertise of the Social Work Department and Counseling and Development Section, Office of Student Affairs.
      3. SOWK 1015 Social Dimensions of Human Societies ^ 3 units
      4. SOWK 1015 Social Dimensions of Human Societies (3,3,0)
        The course is intended to introduce students' basic concepts and knowledge of human societies with particular emphases placed on sociological perspectives and social issues situated within urban contexts. Insight into human societies comes from many different sources: agency versus structure, micro versus macro, local versus global, etc. This course is concerned with an introductory and interdisciplinary understanding of human societies where people live and experience in their everyday life. Acquiring a brief yet critical understanding of different aspects and processes of human societies including certain social issues can enable students to identify the nature of the relationship and dynamics between individuals/groups and society particularly with respect to urban and cosmopolitan contexts like Hong Kong.
      5. SOWK 1006 Human Development through the Life Span 3 units
      6. SOWK 1006 Human Development through the Life Span (3,3,0)
        This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the overall process of human development from a life span perspective. Growth and changes in the different developmental domains of individuals are addressed as the result of the interactive influences of biological, psychological, and socio-cultural factors across the life span. Students will appreciate the different major theories of human development in explaining the change processes of individuals and will critically evaluate their applicability in Hong Kong. Major developmental characteristics central to different phases of life, including the associated tasks and challenges, are examined particularly in our cultural context. Students will develop the cultural sensitivity in understanding their own developmental process.
      7. SOWK 2005 Human Behaviour and Diversity 3 units
      8. SOWK 2005 Human Behaviour and Diversity (3,3,0)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 1006 Human Development through the Life Span or consent of the Department
        This course aims to provide students with a multi-dimensional framework for assessing human behaviour and functioning; help students to understand and appreciate similarities and diversities relating to human behaviour; help students to understand the theoretical, conceptual and empirical foundations of human behaviour from a diversity perspective; help students to understand the dynamics of oppression, discrimination and privilege; and provide students with an introduction to the realities of practice with diverse population in the local context.
    ^ 學生應選讀課程GDAR 1876,以符合Distribution requirement(通識教育)提及的要求,同時學生應選讀SOWK 1015,作為其中一科選修科目。
    • Core Block II: Social Work Theory & Practice (21 units)
      1. SOWK 2018-9 Skills for Social Work Practice 4 units
      2. SOWK 2018-9 Skills for Social Work Practice (2,2,2)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 1005 Social Work in Contemporary Society
        This course aims to facilitate students' self-understanding and awareness of own behavior and attitude related to the role of a social worker. It helps students to reflect on values and identify value conflict, if any, in the application of the Hong Kong Social Work Code of Ethics to practice. Students will also be equipped with basic knowledge and skills of interpersonal relationships, interviewing skills, community work skills and presentation and recording skills.
      3. SOWK 2006 Social Work Intervention and Processes 2 units
      4. SOWK 2006 Social Work Intervention and Processes (2,3,0)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 1005 Social Work in Contemporary Society
        This course is an introduction to the integrated model as a conceptual framework for the study of social work theory and practice. Students take this courses will examine processes, skills, and generic knowledge common to social work practice in three modes of intervention, i.e. individual, group and community. A variety of structured exercises based on case, group and community studies will be used to develop students' practical and analytical skills. A skills laboratory will run concurrently, in which students will be given the opportunity to develop the basic skills and knowledge of communication and experience the application of skills in experimental exercises. Self-awareness of one's own behaviour, attitudes, understanding, and acceptance of the behaviour of others is a major focus of this section.
      5. SOWK 3028-9 Theory & Practice in Social Work
        (Community Development)
        4 units
      6. SOWK 3028-9 Theory & Practice in Social Work
        (Community Development)
        (2,2,1)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 2006 Social Work Intervention and Processes
        Students will examine and evaluate the major theoretical perspectives and practice approaches of community development. Problems and Issues in the application of community development will be analysed. Students will participate in a variety of simulate situations and exercises to develop their skills.
      7. SOWK 3038-9 Theory & Practice in Social Work (Group) 4 units
      8. SOWK 3038-9 Theory and Practice in Social Work (Group) (2,2,1)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 2006 Social Work Intervention and Processes
        Students will examine and evaluate the major theoretical perspectives and practice approaches of social group work. Problems and issues in the application of group work will be analysed. Students will participate in variety of situations and exercises to develop their skills.
      9. SOWK 3048-9 Theory & Practice in Social Work 4 units
      10. SOWK 3048-9 Theory & Practice in Social Work
        (Individual)
        (2,2,1)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 2006 Social Work Intervention and Processes and SOWK 2018-9 Skills for Social Work Practice
        Students who study this course will examine and evaluate the major theoretical perspectives and practice approaches of social case work. Problems and issues in the application of case work will be analysed. Students will participate in a variety of simulated situations and exercises to develop their skills.
      11. SOWK 4007 Social Work with Families 3 units
      12. SOWK 4007 Social Work with Families (3,3,0)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 2006 Social Work Intervention and Processes or consent of the Department
        This course builds on the foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills for working with families as provided in earlier theory and skill courses. The students will examine the development stages of families and problems that families may encounter. The role of social workers in family services will be examined and family policies and services will be analysed with particular reference to the local context.
    • Core Block III: Social Policy, Research and Administration (19 units)
      1. SOWK 1005 Social Work in Contemporary Society 3 units
      2. SOWK 1005 Social Work in Contemporary Society (3,3,0)
        This course enables students to understand the emergence of social welfare and social work in Western as well as Hong Kong societies. The basic elements of social work, including its philosophical foundations, values and knowledge base, will be introduced. Students will have a basic understanding of the nature and practice of social work in different local settings, with discussion about some controversial issues in current social work practice in Hong Kong. Field trips and visits to welfare agencies may be required.
      3. SOWK 2028-9 Social Policy 4 units
      4. SOWK 2028-9 Social Policy (2,2,0)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 1005 Social Work in Contemporary Society or consent of the Department
        This course aims at providing students with a theoretical as well as an analytical framework in understanding social policy in Hong Kong as well as in the Western world. Students will first examine the theoretical underpinnings of social policy, followed by a critical examination of the dimensions and issues of social policy which affect the distribution of resources in the society. Case examples of social policy in Hong Kong will be used as illustrations throughout the course.
      5. SOWK 3018-9 Social Work Research 4 units
      6. SOWK 3018-9 Social Work Research (2,2,0)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 1005 Social Work in Contemporary Society or consent of the Department
        This course aims at providing students with a solid knowledge base in social work research and also for the development of basic skills of designing and implementing research projects. By the end of the course, students should be able to identify the basic principles of social work research and are prepared to carry out social work practices through research.
      7. SOWK 3006 Law and Society 2 units
      8. SOWK 3006 Law and Society (2,2,0)
        This course provides a general understanding of the nature and function of law in society. The philosophy, structure and administration of the Hong Kong legal machinery will be studied. Specific ordinances will be examined and the implication for social work practice highlighted.
      9. SOWK 4005 Administration in Human Service Organizations 3 units
      10. SOWK 4005 Administration in Human Service Organizations (3,3,0)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 2028-9 Social Policy or consent of the Department
        The focus is on studying selective organizational theories with the aim of fostering a general understanding of human service organizations. Another objective is to help students to comprehend the process, function and skills of management in these agencies. Case studies are used to illustrate the application of administration in social welfare agencies especially in the Hong Kong context.
      11. SOWK 4006 Social Welfare in Chinese Societies 3 units
      12. SOWK 4006 Social Welfare in Chinese Societies (3,3,0)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 1005 Social Work in Contemporary Society or consent of the Department
        The objectives of this course are to help students to gain an overview of the social development of contemporary Chinese societies, to develop an understanding of the institutional structure of modern China, to explore the current welfare issues and challenges, and to examine the actual welfare implementation and training of welfare personnel.
    • Core Block IV: Fieldwork (20 units)

    在社會工作的專業訓練中,學生必須於第三學年和第四學年,在不同的政府機構或非政府組織中,進行及完成兩次實習(fieldwork placements)。期間,學生每星期會接受實習導師的指導。

    海外實習
    本學系致力為同學提供海外實習的機會,讓他們在海外汲取工作經驗,了解當地的生活文化和福利制度,拓展他們的見識和技能。海外實習的同學有機會向其他同學分享他們難得的經驗。本學系得到李信卿社工教育實習獎學金的支持,同學可在最後學年,接受資助到北京、台灣、愛爾蘭、加拿大等地進行實習。

    • Social Work Honours Project
      1. SOWK 4898-9 Social Work Honours Project 3 units
      2. SOWK 4898 Social Work Honours Project (1,0,1)
        SOWK 4899 Social Work Honours Project (2,0,2)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 3005 Field Practice I and SOWK 3018-9 Social Work Research
        The objectives of the Honours Project are to provide an opportunity for students to work independently on an area of their discipline, to demonstrate original, creative, analytical and problem solving competence, and to apply their knowledge and fieldwork experiences to a specific area in the field of social work. Grading is based on student performance in assessment tasks/ activities. Standardized assessment forms are used both for the proposal and the final Honours Project report.
    • Social Work Electives (any two courses from the following courses) 6 units
      1. SOWK 3205 Love and Human Sexuality 3 units
      2. SOWK 3048-9 Theory & Practice in Social Work
        (Individual)
        (2,2,1)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 2006 Social Work Intervention and Processes and SOWK 2018-9 Skills for Social Work Practice
        Students who study this course will examine and evaluate the major theoretical perspectives and practice approaches of social case work. Problems and issues in the application of case work will be analysed. Students will participate in a variety of simulated situations and exercises to develop their skills.
      3. SOWK 4206 Social Work with Older People 3 units
      4. SOWK 4206 Social Work with Older People (3,3,0)
        Prerequisite: Year IV Social Work students or consent of the Department
        This course provides students with an understanding of the ageing process and its implications for social work practice. Social deprivation and difficulties faced by the elderly will be explored especially in the local context. The existing social welfare, medical, housing and employment policy and services for the elderly in Hong Kong will be critically examined, together with consideration of alternatives in social service delivery.
      5. SOWK 4215 Social Work with Youth 3 units
      6. SOWK 4215 Social Work with Youth (3,3,0)
        Prerequisite: Year IV social work students or consent of the Department
        The basic objective of this course are to review contemporary theories and perspectives for understanding youth with particular reference to the socio-economic and political context Hong Kong, critically examine the discourses on specific dimensions of youth in Hong Kong, and examine and evaluate selected youth services and approaches to youth work with a review to promoting positive changes.
      7. SOWK 4207 Social Work with People with Mental Health Problems 3 units
      8. SOWK 4207 Social Work with People with Mental Health Problems (3,3,0)
        Prerequisite: Year IV Social Work students or consent of the Department
        This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of a range of theories on the scope and causes of mental illness. Different approaches of working with people with mental health problem and their families will be discussed. Existing local policies and legislation pertaining to mental illness will be critically examined. Methods of assessment, intervention and prevention, especially from a social work perspective, will also be explored.
      9. SOWK 4216 Social Work with Disadvantaged Groups 3 units
      10. SOWK 4216 Special Topics in Social Work (Gender and Social Work) (3,3,0)
        Prerequisite: Year IV Social Work Students or consent of the Department
        This subject aims to provide students with a gender perspective in practicing social work. Basic concepts of gender, gender inequality and theories of feminism will be introduced. Gender issues in social work and social welfare development will be critically examined. Emphasis will also be placed on understanding principles and strategies of feminist social work and their application in the local context. Students will be equipped with knowledge and skills in dealing with gender issues and working with women and men.
        SOWK 4216 Special Topics in Social Work (Disability and Society) (3,3,0)
        Prerequisite: Year IV Social Work Students
        This subject provides students with in-depth understanding of disability and to equip students with positive attitudes and skills to work with people with a disability. It will examine the various definitions of impairment and disability, contemporary social policy, and practice pertaining to disabled people. Issues and approaches in the rehabilitation of people with a disability are also discussed.
      11. SOWK 4910 Special Topics in Social Work
        (Disability and Society/ Gender and Social Work)
        3 units
      12. SOWK 3048-9 Theory & Practice in Social Work
        (Individual)
        (2,2,1)
        Prerequisite: SOWK 2006 Social Work Intervention and Processes and SOWK 2018-9 Skills for Social Work Practice
        Students who study this course will examine and evaluate the major theoretical perspectives and practice approaches of social case work. Problems and issues in the application of case work will be analysed. Students will participate in a variety of simulated situations and exercises to develop their skills.
    • General Education
      1. English Language 6 units
      2. Chinese Language 3 units
      3. Public Speaking 3 units
      4. Information Management Technology 3 units
      5. Numeracy 3 units
      6. Physical Education 2 units
      7. History & Civilization 3 units
      8. Values & the Meaning of Life 3 units
      9. Distribution Requirements 12 units
      1. TOTAL 38 units
    • Electives 15 units (3 units can be taken from a list of off-campus courses)
      1. SOWK 1016 Social Justice and Social Development 3 units
      2. SOWK 1016 Social Justice and Social Development (3,3,0)
        This course introduces students to the basic knowledge relating to the concept and theories of social justice and social development and their integration in the development field, with particular focus on the local context of Hong Kong. Local cases of disadvantaged communities will be used to illustrate the application of the concepts and theories.
      3. SOWK 3206 Social Dimensions of Health 3 units
      4. Or any electives offered by other departments of the university  
  • 獎學金(為社會工作學士同學而設)
    基金名稱 相關對象 資助人數 人資助金額
    Ada S.H. Li Social Work Practicum Scholarship
    李信卿社工教育實習獎學金
    全日制本地社會工作本科生(或研究生),取得優異學業成績、良好個人素質,以及在其他領域上有卓越成就。 15 HK$5,000
    HSBC Social Work Scholarship Scheme
    滙豐社會工作獎學金
    全日制本地社會工作本科生,取得優異學業成績,以社會工作專業為志願。 10 HK$25,000
    Kowloon Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
    九龍總商會獎學金
    就讀於工商管理學院,或中國語言文學系,或社會工作系,家境清貧的同學,取得優異學業成績 4 HK$5,000
    Madam Esther M.W. Wong Scholarship
    黃美慧女士獎學金
    全日制本地社會工作本科生(或研究生),取得優異學業成績、良好個人素質,以及在其他領域上有卓越成就。 1 HK$5,000
    Madam Esther M.W. Wong 60 Scholarship
    黃美慧女士六十獎學金
    全日制本地社會工作本科生(或研究生),於前一學年cGPA達3分或以上,並以投身於社會工作專業為志願。 5 HK$5,000
    Mr. Ho Chi Wong Memorial Scholarship
    何智煌先生紀念獎學金
    第二或以上年級的社會工作本科生,取得優異學業成績,並有為社區服務的經驗 1 HK$6,000
  • 一般入學要求 - JUPAS (HKDSE) Applicants

    入讀社會工作學士(榮譽)學位課程需要同時滿足大學一般入學要求和本系要求。

    通過大學聯合招生系統,以香港中學文憑考試成績報讀社會工作學士(榮譽)學位課程的基本入學要求如下:
    (1) 英語: 三級
    (2) 中文: 三級
    (3) 數學 (必修部分): 二級
    (4) 通識教育: 二級
    (5) 選修科目: 二級
    備註:以上入學要求會按實際情況作出修訂。
    擁有優異的學業成績,積極參與課外活動,對社會工作有強烈的熱忱和在社會服務上有明確志向,並且具有相關義工或有償工作經驗的申請者將較有機會入讀。另外,價值觀、態度、人格、成熟度、自我認知、關心社會時事、分析和解決問題能力等個人素質會成為本學系考慮個別申請的因素。
  • 入學資格 - 直接入讀本科申請者(非大學聯招):高年級入學

    高年級入學計劃是為合資格的申請者提供機會,直接入讀四年學士課程第三年級,對象是持有學士以下學歷的人士,為有興趣人士提供升學選擇。大學不設特定的GPA或其他考試分數的最低要求。誠然,因學額有限而競爭較大,參考過往獲取錄同學的成績,平均GPA為3.00或以上。

    學分要求
    以下是直接入讀第三年本科課程時,轉移學分至各類科目的建議:
    課程類別 建議轉移學分數目
    主修 15 - 23 學分
    通識教育 27 - 38學分(副學士畢業生)
    18學分(高級文憑畢業生)

    *關於通識科目學分轉移的詳細安排及要求,請參閱通識教育處網頁:
    http://ge.hkbu.edu.hk/students/exemptions/
    選修科目 其餘學分
    總計 51-64學分(或相等於課程總學分的一半學分)

    暑期課程(為高年級入學同學而設的)
    為適度減低高年級入學同學在一般學期時的學業負擔,並讓他們有機會參與各類交流計劃或實習訓練,我們鼓勵同學報名參與於2016年6月舉行的暑期課程。有關活動的截止日期為2016年5月30日。詳情請參閱網頁
    http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/ar/summer

    大學取錄資格/政策(高年級入學同學)
    詳情請參閱網頁
    http://ar.hkbu.edu.hk/pros/admiss_schemes/nj_direct_admiss_applicants/uni_admiss_req_policies/

  • 常見問題
    • 完成社會工作學士課程後,我有資格成為一名社工嗎?
      我們的課程受到社會工作者註冊局認可,畢業生可以申請成為註冊社工。詳情參見社會工作註冊局網頁www.swrb.org.hk
    • 香港浸會大學的社會工作課程有何特色?
      香港所有的社會工作課程都有著相似的設計以滿足香港社會工作註冊局的要求。但我們也有著自己的特色。社會工作系雖然規模較小,但很溫馨。通過課堂、輔導小組、研討會及工作坊,師生緊密互動,碰撞出學習和智慧的火花。高年級學生幫扶低年級學生是我們一貫的優良傳統。無論是在讀生還是畢業生都有著強烈的團體意識和歸屬感。另外,我們可能是第一個計畫在內地安排社會工作實習基地的課程。
    • 需要面試嗎?安排在何時?
      通常我們會安排面試來選拔學生。成績被評估為一級的學生將及時被通知面試。非聯招的申請者可能會在不同的時間參加面試。面試詳情請參考教務處招生部門的資訊。大學會通知入選的申請者面試日期和時間,面試可能以個人或小組的形式進行。
    • 面試將用何種語言進行?會問什麼問題?
      面試將以英文和中文進行。討論領域廣泛,從個人話題到社會政策均有所觸及。我們希望借此瞭解您的成熟度、分析能力和溝通技能。每年的面試問題不盡相同,且沒有固定的形式。
    • 香港浸會大學的社會工作系畢業生就業情況如何?

      根據1997年社會工作者註冊條例,社工系的畢業生已具備在本港註冊成為「註冊社會工作者」的資格。本系畢業生可在香港社會福利署或在非政府組織擔任助理社會工作主任一職。根據2010年畢業生資料統計,本系高達95%的畢業生進入社會工作領域任職。本系一直承諾致力於為香港社會培養忠誠、勤奮和深思熟慮的社工人才。從1987年第一屆社會工作學士學位課程開始,我們已擁有超過900名畢業生。他們當中許多人在各非政府組織和香港特區政府的社會福利署都擔任著高級職位。下表展示了畢業生的就業情況。

      社會工作畢業生,2007 – 2009

      在過去三年裡,共有139名社會工作學士畢業生。儘管香港的就業市場不景氣,但本系的畢業生在社會服務領域的就業率很高。據大學學生事務處對畢業生的調查報告顯示,超過85%的社工系學生在畢業後三個月內就已就業(參見下表)。圖表顯示了最近三批畢業生的就業狀況。

      畢業生就業情況資料
      畢業時間 社區/
      社會服務 (%)
      教育 (%) 政府 (%) 商業/
      工業 (%)
      2007 92.31 2.56 0.00 5.13
      2008 94.87 2.56 0.00 2.56
      2009 87.88 6.06 3.03 3.03
      資訊收集分別至2007,2008及2009年12月31日。
    • 如果我有什麼疑問,我可以諮詢誰?
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