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Master of Social Sciences (MSocSc) in Sport and Leisure Management

Hongkong

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What will I learn?

The programme aims to provide opportunities for students to take a reflective and interdisciplinary approach to the planning, provision, and management of sport and leisure. The programme also emphasises a life-span approach to understanding the relationship among sport, leisure, and wellbeing and offers students with opportunities for active learning in various settings. The curriculum is designed to facilitate the following objectives:

  • to advance students' understanding of the planning and provision of sport and leisure from a life-span perspective, including the provision of inclusive programmes;
  • to advance students' skills and knowledge in the management of sport and leisure;
  • to enable students to become reflective and critical practitioners who are able to assess and respond to changing needs of a society; and
  • to enhance students' competence in reading and carrying out independent research.

Program structure:

Total requirement: 27 units

  • Core courses: 6 units
  • Elective courses: 21 units

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$120,000.00 (12,55,230) per year
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelor's degree for admission to a Taught Postgraduate degree programme; English Language Requirements: TOEFL - 550 (Paper-based), 79 (Internet-based); or IELTS (Academic): Overall Band at 6.5; or CET-6 (College English Test band 6): 450.

For international students

Applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification from a recognised university.

Proof of English proficiency is required for all applicants whose first degree is obtained from non-English medium institutions. These applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for English proficiency:

  • a score of 74 (internet-based test) with a minimum score of 21 for writing section in TOEFL; or
  • an overall band score of 6.0 with a minimum score of 6.0 for writing section and 5.5 for other sections in IELTS; or
  • an equivalent qualification.

Others

Priority will be given to applicants who have related majors (e.g. physical education, sport/exercise science, sport/recreation/leisure management) or relevant work experiences.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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