Abbreviation FT / PT
MSocSc(Geron) FT / PT

In view of the rapid ageing population in Asia, the MSocSc(Gerontology) programme aims at promoting innovative teaching and learning in gerontology, as well as contributing to the development of ageing societies worldwide, and cultivating leaders in elderly-related policy and aged-care services.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year)*

Part Time (two years)*

*This programme is not offered in 2022-2023.

Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements

Applicants shall hold a Bachelor's degree of HKU or an equivalent qualification from a comparable institution, and preferably have a minimum of two years of relevant post-qualification working experience. Candidates with qualifications other than a Bachelor's degree will be considered on their individual merits. Qualifying examinations to test the applicants' abilities to follow the prescribed courses and/or interviews may be conducted.

Applicants with qualifications from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong where the language of teaching or examination is not English are required, unless exceptionally exempted, to obtain:

(1) a score of 550 or above (paper-based test) or 80 or above (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); or

(2) a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or

(3) grade C or above in either the Overseas General Certificate of Education, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, or the Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)
Dr. Vivian Lou WQ
Tel: 3917 4835
Fax: 2858 7604

Tel: 3917 2073 / 3917 2075