Current Students

Hong Kong Studies

The Hong Kong Studies Minor is designed to (1) facilitate exchange students in their choices of minor and courses; (2) enhance the learning experiences and knowledge of students in the BEd programmes; and (3) widen the horizon of students in other existing non-BEd programmes.


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Programme Info
Subject Coordinator
Dr Chan Yiu Ming Gordon

Course Outline

Students who take Hong Kong Studies as Minor are required to take SSC1231/SSC2231 (the Minor Core course), plus 1-2 courses labeled as # and 2-3 courses labeled as *. The total number of courses to opt for this minor is 5.

Minor Course Code Course Title Credits
Hong Kong Studies SSC1231 / SSC2231 Foundation of Hong Kong Studies (will NOT be offered from 2020/21)/
Foundations of Hong Kong Studies (will be offered from 2020/21)  (Minor Core)
GEG1021 The Rule of Law and Hong Kong Legal System (offered by EPL) # 3
CHI2702 / CHI3712 Cantonese and Hong Kong Local Culture (offered by CHL) # 3
CAC2010 Hong Konger: Art & Music (offered by CCA) # 3
SSC2246 Law and Society in the Hong Kong Context # 3
SSC3058 Study of Local History (offered by SSC) # 3
SSC3229 Social & Geographical Changes in Hong Kong * 3
SSC3234 Values Pluralism and Cultural Diversity in Hong Kong * 3
CHI3582 / LIT3014 Literature in Hong Kong (offered by LCS) * 3
SSC3232 Politics, Public Administration and Policies in Hong Kong * 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

Programme Enquiries

Dr Chan Yiu Ming Gordon
Tel: (852) 2948 8978