Bachelor of Social Work (Hons)

Exchange Studies

Student Exchange Programme
  • Eligibility: All undergraduate students, HKBU
  • Programme Organizer: International Office, HKBU
  • Period: Year 3, Semester 1 (4-year curriculum) / depending on student’s study plan
  • Credit Units: 12 units (credit transfer)
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Mixed
  • Category in curriculum: Elective
  • Location: Overseas/ Mainland
  • Student Profile Record: Academic transcript (not to be counted in GPA)
  • URL: http://intl.hkbu.edu.hk/

Internship

Social Sciences Internship
  • Eligibility: All Social Sciences undergraduate students, HKBU
  • Programme Organizer: Faculty of Social Sciences, HKBU
  • Period: Year 3, Semester 1 / depending on student’s study plan
  • Credit Units: Credit-bearing (3 units)/ Non-credit bearing
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Mixed
  • Category in curriculum: Elective
  • Location: Local
  • Student Profile Record: Academic Transcript/ Student Development Portfolio
  • URL: http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/sosc/ssi

Field Studies

SOWK 3005 Field Practice I
  • Eligibility: Students of Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) ONLY
  • Programme Organizer: Department of Social Work, HKBU
  • Period: Year 2, Semester 2 (3-year curriculum); Year 3, Semester 2 (4-year curriculum)
  • Credit Units: 10 units
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Major
  • Category in curriculum: Major required
  • Location: Local
  • Student Profile Record: Academic Transcript
  • Features: The basic objectives of field practice are to help students to integrate academic and professional knowledge with practice skills, to acquire the value and identity of the professionals, and to prepare for employment as professional practitioners upon graduation. Through field placement, students are expected to develop self-awareness and the ability to integrate knowledge with practice and to sharpen their diagnostic and interceptive skills for application to a broad range of social work roles in working with individuals, families, groups, and communities.
  • URL: http://sowk.hkbu.edu.hk/
SOWK 4008-9 Field Practice II
  • Eligibility: Students of Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) ONLY
  • Programme Organizer: Department of Social Work, HKBU
  • Period: Year 4, Semester 1 & 2 (4-year curriculum)
  • Credit Units: 5 + 5 units
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Major
  • Category in curriculum: Major required
  • Location: Local
  • Student Profile Record: Academic Transcript
  • Features:
    This is the second supervised field practice in the programme of study. It usually requires two days per week and takes place during the fourth year of the programme.
  • URL: http://sowk.hkbu.edu.hk/