社会工作学士(荣誉)学位课程 (四年制)
  • 课程目标 社会工作学士(荣誉)学位课程旨在培养具有专业知识、技巧和价值的社工,使毕业生能秉持灵活、求是、创新、专业及关怀的精神,有效地迎合大众对社会服务的需求。本系提供的社会工作学士(荣誉)学位课程获国际社会工作专业机构认可,毕业生也可以在香港社会工作者注册局申请成为注册社工。
    社会工作实习是培育社会工作者的重要组成部分,包括不同的实习领域,例如:家庭服务、学校社会工作、青少年工作、小区工作、复康服务、长者服务等。政府机构和非政府组织为我们的学生提供了实习场所,包括以下机构

    1. 浸信会爱群社会服务处
    2. 香港明爱
    3. 东华三院
    4. 保良局
    5. 香港基督少年军
    6. 香港中华基督教青年会
    7. 新生精神康复会
    8. 香港心理卫生会
    9. 利民会
    10. 香港扶幼会
    11. 协青社
    12. 香港圣公会麦理浩夫人中心
    13. 关注综援低收入联盟
    14. 天水围社区发展阵线
    15. 街坊工友服务处
    16. 基督教家庭服务中心
    17. 九龙城浸信会长者邻舍中心
    18. 香港小童群益会
    19. 香港基督教服务处
    20. 香港家庭福​​利会
    21. 香港游乐场协会
    22. 香港盲人辅导会
    23. 循道卫理社会服务
    24. 香港圣公会福利协会
    25. 社会福利署
    26. 圣雅各福群会
    27. 香港青年协会
  • 课程结构

    课程编排
    社会工作学士(荣誉)学位课程为一个四年制课程。课程大纲如下:

      1. 主修(包括毕业论文及社会工作主修选修(Major Electives)科目) 75 学分
      2. 通识教育 38 学分
      3. 选修科目 15 学分
      1. 总计 128 学分
    学分分布
    学年 主修 通识教育 选修 学分总计
    一年级 6 26 3 35
    二年级 13 12 6 31
    三年级 26 - 6 32
    四年级 30 - - 30
    总计 75 38 15 128

    学生在首三年完成通识教育和选修课程,为社会工作者的终生学习作好准备。社会工作本科生必须在首两个学年先掌握当代社会工作和社会工作介入手法的基础知识,为随后两个学年的实习作好准备。

    社会工作本科课程包括四个核心范畴:人类行为与社会环境,社会工作理论与实践,社会政策、研究与实践,以及社会工作实习。

    每个核心范畴的课程按次序编排,从基本理论和技能开始,逐步更深入地探讨理论和实践,为学生日后在社会服务专业中的发展或攻读研究生课程作准备。

    • 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.
    ^ 学生应选读课程GDAR 1876,以符合Distribution requirement(通识教育)提及的要求,同时学生应选读SOWK 1015,作为其中一科选修科目。
    • 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)

    在社会工作的专业训练中,学生必须于第三学年和第四学年,在不同的政府机构或非政府组织中,进行及完成两次实习(fieldwork placements)。期间,学生每星期会接受实习导师的指导。

    海外实习
    本学系致力为同学提供海外实习的机会,让他们在海外汲取工作经验,了解当地的生活文化和福利制度,拓展他们的见识和技能。海外实习的同学有机会向其他同学分享他们难得的经验。本学系得到李信卿社工教育实习奖学金的支持,同学可在最后学年,接受资助到北京、台湾、爱尔兰、加拿大等地进行实习。

    • 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  
  • 奖学金(为社会工作学士同学而设)
    基金名称 相关对象 资助人数 人资助金额
    Ada S.H. Li Social Work Practicum Scholarship
    李信卿社工教育实习奖学金
    全日制本地社会工作本科生(或研究生),取得优异学业成绩、良好个人素质,以及在其他领域上有卓越成就。 15 HK$5,000
    HSBC Social Work Scholarship Scheme
    汇丰社会工作奖学金
    全日制本地社会工作本科生,取得优异学业成绩,以社会工作专业为志愿。 10 HK$25,000
    Kowloon Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
    九龙总商会奖学金
    就读于工商管理学院,或中国语言文学系,或社会工作系,家境清贫的同学,取得优异学业成绩 4 HK$5,000
    Madam Esther M.W. Wong Scholarship
    黄美慧女士奖学金
    全日制本地社会工作本科生(或研究生),取得优异学业成绩、良好个人素质,以及在其他领域上有卓越成就。 1 HK$5,000
    Madam Esther M.W. Wong 60 Scholarship
    黄美慧女士六十奖学金
    全日制本地社会工作本科生(或研究生),于前一学年cGPA达3分或以上,并以投身于社会工作专业为志愿。 5 HK$5,000
    Mr. Ho Chi Wong Memorial Scholarship
    何志煌先生纪念奖学金
    第二或以上年级的社会工作本科生,取得优异学业成绩,并有为小区服务的经验 1 HK$6,000
  • 一般入学要求 - JUPAS (HKDSE) Applicants

    入读社会工作学士(荣誉)学位课程需要同时满足大学一般入学要求和本系要求。

    通过大学联合招生系统,以香港中学文凭考试成绩报读社会工作学士(荣誉)学位课程的基本入学要求如下:
    (1) 英语: 三级
    (2) 中文: 三级
    (3) 数学 (必修部分): 二级
    (4) 通识教育: 二级
    (5) 选修科目: 二级
    备注:以上入学要求会按实际情况作出修订。
    拥有优异的学业成绩,积极参与课外活动,对社会工作有强烈的热忱和在社会服务上有明确志向,并且具有相关义工或有偿工作经验的申请者将较有机会入读。另外,价值观、态度、人格、成熟度、自我认知、关心社会时事、分析和解决问题能力等个人素质会成为本学系考虑个别申请的因素。
  • 入学资格 - 直接入读本科申请者(非大学联招):高年级入学

    高年级入学计划是为合资格的申请者提供机会,直接入读四年学士课程第三年级,对象是持有学士以下学历的人士,为有兴趣人士提供升学选择。大学不设特定的GPA或其他考试分数的最低要求。诚然,因学额有限而竞争较大,参考过往获取录同学的成绩,平均GPA为3.00或以上。


    学分要求
    以下是直接入读第三年本科课程时,转移学分至各类科目的建议:
    课程类别 建议转移学分数目
    主修 15 - 23 学分
    通识教育 27 - 38学分(副学士毕业生)
    18学分(高级文凭毕业生)

    *关于通识科目学分转移的详细安排及要求,请参阅通识教育处网页:
    http://ge.hkbu.edu.hk/students/exemptions/
    选修科目 其余学分
    总计 51-64学分(或相等于课程总学分的一半学分)

    暑期课程(为高年级入学同学而设的)
    为适度减低高年级入学同学在一般学期时的学业负担,并让他们有机会参与各类交流计划或实习训练,我们鼓励同学报名参与于2016年6月举行的暑期课程。有关活动的截止日期为2016年5月30日。详情请参阅网页
    http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/ar/summer

    大学取录资格/政策(高年级入学同学)
    详情请参阅网页
    http://ar.hkbu.edu.hk/pros/admiss_schemes/nj_direct_admiss_applicants/uni_admiss_req_policies/

  • 常见问题
    • 完成社会工作学士课程后,我有资格成为一名社工吗?
      我们的课程受到社会工作者注册局认可,毕业生可以申请成为注册社工。详情参见社会工作注册局网页www.swrb.org.hk
    • 香港浸会大学的社会工作课程有何特色?
      香港所有的社会工作课程都有着相似的设计以满足香港社会工作注册局的要求。但我们也有着自己的特色。社会工作系虽然规模较小,但很温馨。通过课堂、辅导小组、研讨会及工作坊,师生紧密互动,碰撞出学习和智能的火花。高年级学生帮扶低年级学生是我们一贯的优良传统。无论是在读生还是毕业生都有着强烈的团体意识和归属感。另外,我们可能是第一个计划在内地安排社会工作实习基地的课程。
    • 需要面试吗?安排在何时?
      通常我们会安排面试来选拔学生。成绩被评估为一级的学生将及时被通知面试。非联招的申请者可能会在不同的时间参加面试。面试详情请参考教务处招生部门的信息。大学会通知入选的申请者面试日期和时间,面试可能以个人或小组的形式进行。
    • 面试将用何种语言进行?会问什么问题?
      面试将以英文和中文进行。讨论领域广泛,从个人话题到社会政策均有所触及。我们希望借此了解您的成熟度、分析能力和沟通技能。每年的面试问题不尽相同,且没有固定的形式。
    • 香港浸会大学的社会工作系毕业生就业情况如何?

      根据1997年社会工作者注册条例,社工系的毕业生已具备在本港注册成为「注册社会工作者」的资格。本系毕业生可在香港社会福利署或在非政府组织担任助理社会工作主任一职。根据2010年毕业生资料统计,本系高达95%的毕业生进入社会工作领域任职。本系一直承诺致力于为香港社会培养忠诚、勤奋和深思熟虑的社工人才。从1987年第一届社会工作学士学位课程开始,我们已拥有超过900名毕业生。他们当中许多人在各非政府组织和香港特区政府的社会福利署都担任着高级职位。下表展示了毕业生的就业情况。

      社会工作毕业生,2007 – 2009

      在过去三年里,共有139名社会工作学士毕业生。尽管香港的就业市场不景气,但本系的毕业生在社会服务领域的就业率很高。据大学学生事务处对毕业生的调查报告显示,超过85%的社工系学生在毕业后三个月内就已就业(参见下表)。图表显示了最近三批毕业生的就业状况。

      毕业生就业情况数据
      毕业时间 小区/
      社会服务 (%)
      教育 (%) 政府 (%) 商业/
      工业 (%)
      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
      信息收集分别至2007,2008及2009年12月31日。
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