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Faculty of Humanities

Vision

 

The Faculty of Humanities aspires to be a leading faculty in humanities education by contributing to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge. We promote the pursuit of academic knowledge, cross-cultural awareness and intercultural competencies, with a view to nurturing our graduates in a wide spectrum of the humanities. We strive for excellence in research and academic development in order to address issues from a global perspective, to advocate the understanding of human nature, and to impact positively on the well-being of Hong Kong society and beyond.

 

 

Mission

 

We are committed to:

  • Building upon our traditional strengths in Language, Literature and Culture to offer high quality humanities education and interdisciplinary programmes that respond to the demand of humanities disciplines in Hong Kong and beyond;
  • Providing a comprehensive, humanistic research environment to conduct cutting-edge research, with significant impact in the academic arena locally, regionally and internationally;
  • Nurturing professionally excellent, ethically responsible and innovative graduates with effective communication skills and multicultural awareness;
  • Offering students an educational experience that will equip them with the capacity to analyse, synthesise and critically reflect on the knowledge across a wide range of disciplines in the humanities in order to resolve complex problems and to meet future challenges;
  • Disseminating ideas within the humanities through knowledge transfer and inspiring students intellectually through the offering of a broad range of interdisciplinary courses/programmes; and
  • Forging stronger partnerships and links within the local community as well as in the regional and international arenas.

 

 

Areas of Expertise

 

Department of Chinese Language Studies            Department of English Language Education          Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies        Department of Literature and Cultural Studies

 

 

Faculty at a Glance

1

20

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Undergraduate / Postgraduate / Professional Development Programmes

240

+

Academic / Teaching / Research / Administrative Staff

1500

+

Local / International Students

4

Departments

8

Centres / Research Centres

 

Global Community

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Global Community
Staff, students and alumni from around the world

North America

Europe

Asia

Australia

Canada

US

Britain

France

Germany

Ireland

Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan

Japan

Kazakhstan

Korea

Malaysia

Myanmar

Pakistan

Philippines

Australia