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Sustainability Studies


This minor offers to students of BSSc(GES) only. The minor offers students the opportunity to both diversify and extend the knowledge and skills gained from their Major Studies.


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Programme Info
Subject Coordinator
Dr. Alice Chow

Course Outline

This minor offers to students of BSocSc(GES) only.
Students of 2017 & 2018 cohorts are required to take the compulsory Sustainability Studies Minor.

Core courses (6 cps)
SSC3141 Managing Global Cities: Issues and Themes 3
SES3004 Environmental Science and Sustainability 3
Elective courses (9 cps)  (choose 3 out of 8)
GGP3017 Protected Areas Planning and Mangement 3
SES3005 Building a Sustainable Community 3
SES3007 Resources, Materials and the Environment 3
SSC3143 Transnational Migration and Development in Global Cities 3
SES3006 The Technology and Usage of Energy 3
SES4010 Assessing Environmental Impacts: Principles and Techniques 3
GGP4012 Tourism and Sustainability 3
GGP3008 Climate Change and Global Warming 3

Any aspect of the course and course offerings (including, without limitation, the content of the Course and the manner in which the Course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course and its course offerings, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.


Admission Enquiries

Tel: (852) 2948 6886