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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sports and Recreation Management (New structure)

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sports and Recreation Management

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DepartmentDepartment of Sport and Recreation

Programme NameBachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sports and Recreation Management

Specialisation*

JUPAS Catalogue No. - For Year 1 EntryJSSV09 (Application for subsidised places under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors via JUPAS / Application for Direct Admission of Non-JUPAS Local Applicants (Details to be announced via THEi's website))

Programme Code - For Year 3 Entry MH145101 (Year 3 Entry – Full-time) / MH525101 (Year 3 Entry – Part-time) (Application for Year-3 Entry in Full-time and Part-time modes via VTC Web-based Admission System)

Mode, Year of Study Accepting Entry & Duration of Study

Full-time: 4 Years (Year 1 Entry) / 2 Years (Year 3 Entry)

Part-time: 4 Years (Year 3 Entry) - Sports Therapy Specialisation

Medium of InstructionEnglish 

Venue(s)Programme core modules conducted at Chai Wan campus and some General Education (GE) elective modules on other campuses

Facility(ies) Human Performance Laboratory

Sports Biomechanics Laboratory

Sports Therapy Centre

Sports Massage and Recovery Centre

Fitness Centre

 

Qualifications Framework

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sports and Recreation Management is recognised under the QF

QF Level: 5

QR Registration No.: 12/000709/5

Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2012 to 31/08/2028

 

Remarks:

*With effect from AY2024/25, the Programme will offer two specialisations, namely "Sports Therapy" and "Sports Management". The "Sports Coaching" specialisation will be developed into a new Sports Coaching degree programme in AY 2024/25.

 

Head of Department: Prof. KL TOH

 

Programme Leaders: Dr. Jim LUK & Dr. Peggy CHOI

 

Programme Advisor: Mr Johnny WOO BBS, Chairman of Hong Kong Recreation Management Association (HKRMA).

 

Honorary Professor: Prof. Frank FU, MH, JP

 

Adjunct Professor: Mr. Kenneth FOK, JP

 

Visiting Academic: Dr. Adam OWEN, Assistant Manager, Sheffield United F.C., United Kingdom

Visiting Academic: Dr. Chris CARLING, Senior Research Fellow, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

 

Teaching Staff : 

 

Dr. Jim LUK Dr. Peggy CHOI
Mr. Indy HO Ms. Amy LIP Mr. Jason MAK
Ms. Natalie WONG Mr. Sing WONG Ms. Candy LAM Ms. Nicole LEE

 

Programme Aims

In recent years, a strong demand for sports and recreation professionals has been constituted by the rapid development of the sports and recreation industry in Hong Kong. This programme aims to provide students with a rigorous and intellectual programme of study; especially for those who wish to pursue or further advance their careers in the core areas of sports therapy, or sports management. Through high-quality education and training; this programme not only emphasises the importance of theoretical knowledge, but also the development of students’ practical and professional skills through gaining work experiences in the industry, which is undertaken during Year 3 and Year 4. Students are expected to be professionally and/or clinically competent in their disciplines upon their graduation.  Students will specialise in one of the following two specialisations: (1) sports therapy, or (2) sports management.

 

Sports Therapy

ST

Sports Management

SR


Professional Recognition

  • The Sports Therapy specialisation of this programme is accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists, UK.

Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors

This programme is in the Government's Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). Please click here for more details. Admission to the subsidised places for Year 1 Entry will be through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) while admission to the self-financed places for Year 3 Entry can be made through VTC Web-based Admissions System.

JUPAS Catalogue No.: JSSV09

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements for Year 1:

Please refer to the General Entrance Requirements for details. 

 

Programme-specific Requirements :

  1. For HKDSE, a maximum of two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects can be counted for admission purpose.  Relevant ApL subjects include: Sports Coaching and Management, Hospitality Services in Practice, Health Care Practice, Exercise Science and Health Fitness, Events Planning and Operation, Fundamental Health Care, Sports and Fitness Coaching, Rehabilitation Care Practice and eSports Technology / eSports Technology and Management.
  2. For the HKDSE “Physical Education (PE)” subject, the subject score with weighting x 2.0 will be used in the calculation of admission score.
  3. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

 

Entrance Requirements for Year 3:

Higher Diploma OR equivalent sub-degree qualifications/studies in a relevant area of study.
Remarks:

  1. Additional core modules are required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. For enquiry please contact Department of Sports and Recreation (Telephone No: 3890 8170).

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
  • The tuition fee for academic year 2024/25 is $3,505 per credit point for local students and $4,030 per credit point for non-local students. Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.

Scholarships and Awards

THEi students are eligible to apply for three categories of scholarships - Programme-specific scholarships, THEi Scholarships, Government Scholarships.

 

(a) Programme-specific Scholarships


(I) HKRFU Charitable Trust Fund - Educational Scholarship
The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) Charitable Trust Fund was set up to provide financial assistance to those committed rugby players who have satisfactory scholastic achievements with needs for financial support. The Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust Fund Committee. Incentive Award has established this year to reward applicant with outstanding performance.

 

(II) Elite Athletes Charitable Trust Scholarships
The Hong Kong Elite Athletes Association (HKEAA) with its aims to promoting sports, has offered scholarship to those who are keen to take part in sports or work for the industry.

No. of Scholarship(s) Value per Scholarship (HK$)
2 $5,000

 

(III) Cricket Hong Kong Scholarships

Cricket Hong Kong Scholarship aims to recognize and award SRM students who have actively participated in Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) with Cricket Hong Kong.

No. of Scholarship(s) Value per Scholarship (HK$)
2 $5,000

 

(b) THEi Scholarships (Click here for the details.)

 

List of awardees from Sports and Recreation Management programme

Name of Scholarship

No. of

Awardee(s)

in 2021

No. of

Awardee(s)

in 2020

No. of

Awardee(s)

in 2019

No. of

Awardee(s)

in 2018

No. of

Awardee(s)

in 2017

No. of Awardee(s) in 2016

No. of Awardee(s) in 2015

No. of Awardee(s) in 2014

No. of Awardee(s) in 2013

President’s List

0

2

2

1

0

4

3

1

2

Dean’s List

0

4

8

5

8

12

5

3

5

Entrance Scholarship – Tier 1

14

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

Entrance Scholarship – Tier 2

17

0

0

8

9

15

0

1

1

Entrance Scholarship – Tier 3

30

1

0

11

25

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Entrance Scholarship – Tier 4

0

0

0

5

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Achievement Scholarship – Tier 2

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

1

N/A


(c) Government Scholarships: Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme (SPSS) (Click here for the details.)

 

List of awardees from Sports and Recreation Management programme

Name of Scholarship

Value per Scholarship (HK$)

No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2022/23 No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2021/22

No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2020/21

No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2019/20

No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2018/19

No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2017/18

No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2016/17

No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2015/16

No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2014/15

No. of Awardee(s) in AY 2013/14

Outstanding Performance Scholarship

$40,000

4 7

5

2

2

3

5

6

5

1

Reaching Out Award

$10,000

0 0

1

0

1

4

2

4

6

6

Talent Development Scholarship

$10,000

31 39

58

70

64

71

68

42

33

19

Best Progress Award

$10,000

1 1

2

1

5

5

1

3

4

N/A