BA (Hons) Applied Social Science

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BA (Hons) Applied Social Science

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is a welcoming community of students and staff from more than 120 countries. SHU offers exceptional teaching across 700 foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programmes. With more than 35,000 students, SHU is among the largest universities in the UK. Their courses all focus on developing the skills students need to excel in their career. SHU embeds work experience and real-world case studies into their teaching, so students have many opportunities to put their learning into practice. SHU has decades of experience of delivering courses internationally.

Sheffield Hallam’s world-leading research, now ranked in the top five of all UK modern universities, is practical. Their researchers deliver solutions to complex, real-world challenges. This applied focus informs their teaching and ensures the graduates with vital workplace skills, such as working as a team, delivering presentations and writing reports.

Programme Code 課程編號


About the Programme 課程簡介

This programme aims to provide students with a sound knowledge base in applied social science and an academic base for postgraduate study. It also helps students to develop key personal and transferable skills associated with future employment in a rapidly changing environment and cultivates an open-minded enquiring attitude and independent learning capacity that enhance life-long learning.


Programme Structure 課程結構

Programme Structure 課程結構

Programme Features 課程特色

  • The programme is tailor-made for students who would like to pursue a career in social services.
  • The programme provides students with broad-based social science knowledge through a range of modules.  Besides, it provides students with an opportunity to experience in a real work context with the module ‘Work Placement’ so that their employability is enhanced and integration of theories and practice is enabled.
  • Graduates will be eligible to apply for a range of postgraduate programmes in local and overseas universities. They will also be ready for a wide range of careers in the public and private sectors.
  • 本課程特別為有志投身社會服務的學生而設
  • 本課程除了為學生提供深厚的社會科學知識,並為他們安排社會服務實習機會,理論與實踐並重
  • 畢業生可以申請本地及海外大學的碩士學位課程,也可以在公營及私營機構內任職

Student Sharing

Li Ching In
(2019 Graduate)

The BAASS programme is definitely a blessing to me. With the genuine support from a team of motivated and inspiring teaching staff, I was able to complete my first ever dissertation research paper on topic that I have been always interested in. The three year with the Programme has not only broadened my horizons of life and studies but also provided me with practical work experience as an intern at an elderly community centre. CityU SCOPE is an excellent platform for us to mingle with multi-cultural people from different fields of studies. The variety of modules and precious experiences offered by the programme have strengthened my knowledge in Social Sciences and granted me an opportunity to learn about the society and equip myself with practical skills that benefit my future career development and facilitate my personal growth.

LEE Wing Hei
(2019 Graduate)

I am very grateful to have an opportunity to study this all-round Programme. This Programme has not only provided me with sound and broad-based social science knowledge, but also facilitated me to know the application of those insightful theories to the real world. Through studying different modules, my critical thinking has been developed and my ability to construct a more analytical understanding of our society has been enhanced. Apart from that, I am thankful that I have met some caring, kind and resourceful lecturers in this Programme. They were always passionate about teaching and provided helpful guidance and support when I encountered difficulties. With my concerted effort made during my study, I have achieved fruitful results. I am glad that I have made the right decision for choosing this Programme as my bachelor’s degree. This hard-earned academic qualification motivates me to keep on striving for the better and encourages me to pursue further studies.

KAM Charlson Chack Yuen
(Year 3 )

I find what I have learned from the social science disciplines are meaningful and functional. Being a student in the BAASS Programme, I have benefited tremendously from the learning of many insightful and inspiring social science theories. The enriched knowledge assists me to construct our living world as well as the understanding our ‘self’. All that are important for my growth personally and academically.

Enquiries 查詢

Tel 3442 7768 / 3442 7423

BA (Hons) Applied Social Science is recognized under the Qualifications Framework Level 5, QR Registration Number: 14/002769/L5 Validity Period: 01/09/2014 to 31/08/2022.This is an exempted programme under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (reference number 451254). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this programme may lead.

<應用社會科學榮譽文學士>在資歷架構下獲得認可。資歷級別: 第五級,資歷名冊登記號碼: 14/002769/L5,登記有效期: 由01/09/2014至31/08/2022。本課程已獲非本地高等及專業教育(規管)條例豁免註冊(參考編號: 451254),個別僱主可酌情決定是否承認本課程可令學員獲取的任何資格。