Programme Structure

During the four years of study, students will need to complete 160 credits, comprising 80 credits of programme-related courses; 40 credits core programme-related capstone courses; 20 credits of purposely designed General Education (GE) courses; 10 credits of outside discipline courses; 10 credits of English language enhancement courses.
 
 
Year 1 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
ENGL A101F
University English Writing Skills
5
POLS A122F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Political Science
5
PSYC A124F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Psychology
5
STAT A221F
Statistics
5
 
Year 1 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A121F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Economics
5
SOCI A123F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Sociology
5
ONE 5-credit English language enhancement course
5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course
5
 
Year 2 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
POLS A221F
Introductory Comparative Politics
5
STAT A222F
Essentials of Research Inquiry
5
TWO 5-credit purposely-designed General Education courses
10
 
Year 2 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A212F
Introduction to China and Regional Development
5
ECON A232F
Introduction to Macroeconomics
5
GCST A214F
International Organizations and Global Governance
5
SOCI A221F
Social Problems and Social Issues
5
 
Year 3 or 4 Autumn Term* (20 credits) [Odd Academic Years]
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A329F
Economic Growth and Development
5
GCST A312F
Politics and International Relations in East Asian Region
5
POLS A326F
Theories of International Relations
5
SOCI A317F
Ethnicity, Nationalism and Multiculturalism in a Globalizing World
5
 
Year 3 or 4 Spring Term* (20 credits) [Odd Academic Years]
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A324F
Global Political Economy
5
GCST A316F
China and Global Governance
5
SOCI A331F
Perspectives and Issues on Contemporary Urban Development
5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course# OR
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
5
 
Year 3 or 4 Autumn Term* (20 credits) [Even Academic Years]
Core Courses
Credits
POLS A324F
Chinese Foreign Policy
5
PSYC A321F /
PUAD A323F
Social Psychology /
Public Policy Studies
5
SOCI A311F /
SOCI A314F
Mobility, Place, Culture /
Tourism, Globalization and Sustainable Development
5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
5
 
Year 3 or 4 Spring Term* (20 credits) [Even Academic Years]
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A322F
Applied Economics in Public Policy Analysis
5
GCST A315F /
POLS A322F
Non/Post-Western International Relations /
Contemporary Chinese Politics
5
SOCI A325F /
SOCI A327F
Understanding Chinese Society /
Globalization, Social Policy and Everyday Life
5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course# OR
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
5
 
*The courses offered in Years 3 and 4 may be swapped subject to the actual course presentation in that particular year.
#Must be taken in Year 3
 

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Modified Date: May 25, 2021