Programme Structure
During the four years of study, students will need to complete 160 credits of courses, comprising 20 credits of general education; 10 credits of English; 10 credits of basic social research methods; 20 credits of foundation level social sciences courses and 100 credits of required and elective major courses.
 
Year 1
Core Courses Credits
ECON A121F Foundations of Social Sciences: Economics 5
ENGL A101F University English Writing Skills 5
POLS A122F Foundations of Social Sciences: Political Science 5
PSYC A124F Foundations of Social Sciences: Psychology 5
SOCI A123F Foundations of Social Sciences: Sociology 5
STAT A221F Statistics 5
 
Elective Courses
ONE of the following: 5
       -   ENGL A203F Hitchcock Films  
       -   ENGL A231F English Literature in the Modern World  
       -   ENGL A235F World Englishes and Globalization  
       -   ENGL A236F English-language Media and Pop Culture  
 
ONE 5-credit purpose-designed General Education course 5
 
Year 2
Core Courses
SOCI A220F Essentials of Sociological Inquiry 5
SOCI A221F Social Problems and Social Issues 5
STAT A222F Essentials of Research Inquiry 5
 
Elective Courses
ONE of the following: 5
       -   ECON A231F Introduction to Microeconomics  
       -   POLS A221F Introductory Comparative Politics  
       -   PSYC A236F Positive Psychology and Mental Health  
   
ONE of the following: 5
       -   ECON A232F Introduction to Macroeconomics  
       -   PUAD A222F Introduction to Public Administration  
 
THREE 5-credit purpose-designed General Education courses 15
 
Year 3
Core Courses
ECON A321F Economic System of Hong Kong /1
ECON A324F Global Political Economy
5
POLS A322F Contemporary Chinese Politics /
PUAD A322F Public Sector Management
5
PSYC A321F Social Psychology /
SOCI A323F Social Policy and Social Administration
5
SOCI A320F Hong Kong Society /
SOCI A327F Globalization, Social Policy and Everyday Life
5
SOCI A325F Understanding Chinese Society /
SOCI A329F Crime Control and Punishment in Society
5
SOCI A328F Perspectives and Issues on Crime /
SOCI A331F Perspectives and Issues on Contemporary Urban Development
5
SOCI A321F Tourism and Society or
SOCI A332F Ageing: Issues and Perspectives /
SOCI A322F Media, Culture and Society or
SOCI A333F Family, Gender and Sexuality
5

Elective Course
ONE 5-credit middle/higher level Creative Arts and Social Sciences course 5
 
Year 4
Core Courses
ECON A321F Economic System of Hong Kong /
ECON A324F Global Political Economy
5
POLS A322F Contemporary Chinese Politics or
PUAD A322F Public Sector Management
5
PSYC A321F Social Psychology /
SOCI A323F Social Policy and Social Administration
5
SOCI A320F Hong Kong Society /
SOCI A327F Globalization, Social Policy and Everyday Life
5
SOCI A325F Understanding Chinese Society /
SOCI A329F Crime Control and Punishment In Society
5
SOCI A328F Perspectives and Issues on Crime /
SOCI A331F Perspectives and Issues on Contemporary Urban Development
5
SOCI A321F Tourism and Society or
SOCI A332F Ageing: Issues and Perspectives /
SOCI A322F Media, Culture and Society or
SOCI A333F Family, Gender and Sexuality
5
   
Elective Course
ONE 5-credit middle/higher level Creative Arts and Social Sciences course 5
 

1      The symbol ‘/ ’ indicates that the courses appear on the same row are presented alternatively.

 

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Modified Date: Aug 02, 2019