This programme is offered by the College of International Education, Hong Kong Baptist University for holders of Associate Degree (AD) or Higher Diploma (HD) who wish to develop a career in the sport and recreation industry. The degree programme also introduces individuals to interesting research areas and potential postgraduate study.
This programme equips students to become sport and recreation professionals with sound knowledge of human development and a strong sense of social responsibility for community services.
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sport and Recreation Leadership awarded by Hong Kong Baptist University
This four-year full-time honours undergraduate programme caters for Associate Degree graduates concentrated in sport and recreation. Students with an Associate of Science in Sport and Recreation Studies or equivalent may apply for direct admission to Year Three of the programme and to complete a total of 66 units for graduation.
Associate Degree graduates of other disciplines are required to complete certain prerequisites, including University Core, General Education and Free Elective Courses required by Hong Kong Baptist University. The exact courses to be exempted and the number of prerequisites to be completed shall be considered on a case-by-case basis upon admission.
Specifically, students are required to complete 51 units of Major Required Courses, 12 units of Major Elective Courses and 3 units of General Education Capstone Course.
* This GE capstone course will be opened to all self-funded undergraduate students. Student may select a GE capstone course offered by different self-funded undergraduate programmes.
The University Core is a requirement in the undergraduate curriculum which aims at providing students with the essential and transferable knowledge and skills that help them lead successful lives both during and following their university education, and ultimately supporting the University’s commitment to develop the Graduate Attributes among students.
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The General Education (GE) Programme provides the foundation of a well-rounded university education. The goal of the programme is to promote Whole Person Education (WPE) through exposure to a range of transferable skills, guiding principles, and attitudes that all students will need in their future professional and personal lives.
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♦ For Associate Degree or Higher Diploma applicants, a block transfer of University Core Courses will be granted.
# For Associate Degree applicants, a block transfer of 9 units will be granted.
Students should have taken 6 concentration courses as prerequisites in their Associate Degree or Higher Diploma studies, including Introduction to Leisure, Sport and Recreation; Scientific Foundations to Human Movement; Tests and Measurement in Sport and Recreation; Health and Fitness; Management of Sport and Recreation Programmes and Understanding Statistical Data. Free Elective Courses are normally exempted for Associate Degree or Higher Diploma graduates seeking for year 3 entry.
To be eligible for admission, a candidate should hold
Candidates who possess equivalent qualifications are to be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Students are expected to complete all programme prerequisites and GE courses in their Associate Degree / Higher Diploma studies. Otherwise, they may have to complete additional units of study to make up for the programme prerequisites and GE courses at College of International Education (CIE), Hong Kong Baptist University.
The programme is offered at the Hong Kong Baptist University's Shek Mun (Shatin) Campus, which is located next to the Shek Mun Station of MTR Tuen Ma Line. With a gross floor area of 30,000m2, the campus provides full university facilities, including indoor heated swimming pool, gymnasium, fitness room, dance room, auditorium, multimedia laboratories, library and learning commons. Special learning facilities such as bioeco laboratory, creative science laboratory, food sensory laboratory, testing and analytical laboratory, food and nutritional science laboratory, active living laboratory, social science research laboratory, media communication laboratory, psychology laboratory and child assessment centre are also set up to provide students with practical experiences in their areas of study.
Local: HKD89,199 per year
Students are required to complete 66 units in two years at HKD2,703 per unit (Total HKD178,398)
Non-local: HKD90,948 per year
Students are required to complete 66 units in two years at HKD2,756 per unit (Total HKD181,896)
The annual tuition fee is paid in two equal instalments, normally before the start of the first and the second semesters. For newly enrolled undergraduate students, HKD15,000 of the first instalment plus some fees will have to be paid by the applicants for acceptance of their admission offers and the balance will have to be paid in late August. Students are required to pay full tuition fees per semester during the normal period of study, regardless of the number of units enrolled in the semester.
For students who are required to take make-up course(s) to fulfil the programme prerequisites, University Core and/or GE courses, additional tuition fee for the make-up course(s) will be charged at HKD1,870 per unit.
Full-time local students may apply for the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) and the Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS) administered by the Student Finance Office (SFO) under the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (WFSFAA), HKSAR Government. For more information, students should contact the SFO or visit its website at www.wfsfaa.gov.hk.
The University accepts both online and paper application. The online application system and paper application form can be found at our website (https://www.cie.hkbu.edu.hk/admissions/2023-24/en/ug_home/). Applicants may apply for more than one programme if they wish to. A non-refundable and non-transferable application fee will be charged for EACH applied programme.
Applicants should submit the application through our website and are required to settle the application fee (HKD450) via online payment gateway (credit card, PPS online or Mobile Payment) before the application deadline. Please refer to the "Important Information" and "Instructions" in the online application system for details.
Applicants should submit the completed application form together with the relevant supporting documents and proof of application fee (HKD450) before the application deadline. Please refer to the "Notes to Applicants" printed on the application form for details.
For enquiries concerning the application procedure, please contact Academic Registry Services Section.
Tel: 3411 3044
Fax: 3411 3361
Address: Hong Kong Baptist University (Shek Mun Campus)
13/F, 8 On Muk Street, Shek Mun, Shatin, New Territories