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Qualification Assessment and Review

Social Work Qualification(s) being or to be Reviewed

Institution Qualification Academic Year of Qualification Review
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Master of Social Science in Social Work 2023/24
Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) 2023/24
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Bachelor of Social Science (Major in Social Work) 2023/24
YMCA College of Careers Higher Diploma in Social Work
Result of the Assessment of 2022/23*
2024/25
Gratia Christian College Higher Diploma in Social Work
Result of the Assessment of 2021/22*
2024/25
UOW College Hong Kong Associate of Social Science in Social Work 2024/25
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Master of Social Work 2024/25
Hong Kong Baptist University Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) 2024/25
The University of Hong Kong Bachelor of Social Work 2025/26
School of Professional Education and Executive Development of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
Result of the Assessment of 2022/23*
2025/26
Saint Francis University (Formerly known as Caritas Institute of Higher Education before 9/1/2024 and Caritas Francis Hsu College before 27/5/2011) Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
Result of the Review of 2022/23*
2025/26
Gratia Christian College Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
Result of the Review of 2021/22*
2025/26
The University of Hong Kong Master of Social Work 2025/26
Hong Kong Baptist University Master of Social Sciences in Social Work 2026/27
Saint Francis University (Formerly known as Caritas Institute of Higher Education before 9/1/2024 and Caritas Francis Hsu College before 27/5/2011) Higher Diploma in Social Work 2026/27
School of Continuing and Professional Studies, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Higher Diploma in Social Work
Result of the Review of 2022/23*
2026/27
Hong Kong Shue Yan University Master of Social Work
Result of the Assessment of 2022/23*
2026/27
HKCT Institute of Higher Education Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Social Work 2026/27
Hong Kong College of Technology Higher Diploma in Social Work
Result of the Review of 2023/24*
2027/28
Saint Francis University (Formerly known as Caritas Institute of Higher Education before 9/1/2024 and Caritas Francis Hsu College before 27/5/2011) Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Social Work 2027/28
Hong Kong Community College of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Higher Diploma in Social Work
Result of the Review of 2022/23*
2027/28
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Sha Tin) of the Vocational Training Council Higher Diploma in Social Work 2028/29
Hong Kong Shue Yan University Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) 2028/29
City University of Hong Kong Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Work
Result of the Review of 2022/23*
2029/30
City University of Hong Kong Master of Social Work
Result of the Review of 2022/23*
2029/30
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Social Work
Result of the Review of 2022/23*
2029/30 (Full-time)

*In accordance with the Principles, Criteria and Standards for Recognising Qualifications in Social Work (8th edition) para.5.6.11: "The executive summary of the final report including the conditions and recommendations without releasing the business information and the final decision of the Board, or when the decision of the Board has been appealed, the decision of the Appeals Panel as well, will be published on the Board’s website in a month’s time after all procedures of the recognition assessment or review have been completed (including the appeal procedure, if any) and throughout the relevant period of recognition of the qualification. To avoid any doubt, nothing will be published when recognition or continual recognition is not granted, and nothing other than the aforesaid, even when they are referenced in the report or the decision, will be published."
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