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The following programmes are accepting applications for the 2018-19 Intake. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and application materials as soon as possible since (i) The Admission Panels will start reviewing applications once required application materials are received. Applications will not be reviewed only until the end of every Round; (ii) Competitions at later rounds are more competitive as places are fewer and fewer.


Programme First Round Second Round Third Round
MPhil-PhD Programme in Social Welfare 1 Dec 2017 1 Feb 2018 n/a

Master of Social Science Programme in Social Work (MSSc)


Master of Social Work Programme (MSW)


Master of Arts Programme in Family Counselling and Family Education (MAFCFE)


Master of Arts Programme in Social Policy (MASP)


Master of Arts Programme in Social Service Management(MASSM)

Online Application Deadline:
20 Oct 2017


Document Arrival Deadline*:
24 Oct 2017

Online Application Deadline:
18 Dec 2017


Document Arrival Deadline*:
20 Dec 2017

Online Application Deadline:

15 Mar 2018


Document Arrival Deadline*:
19 Mar 2018


* "Document" refers to all required supporting documents such as Official Transcript and Confidential Recommendation. "Arrival Deadline" refers to the date when the Graduate Division of Social Work receives the documents (i.e. not the postage stamp date).