Current Students

Citizenship and Social Development (CSD)

(The CSD Minor will take effect from Semester I of 2021/22 and be offered to cohorts of 2017-2022, 2018-2023, 2019-2024, 2020-2025 of five-year programmes and 2018-2022, 2019-2023, 2020-2024 of four-year programmes only).

The Citizenship and Social Development Minor is designed to (1) enhance the knowledge and understanding about the new learning elements, learning focus and curriculum of the senior secondary Citizenship and Social Development subject; (2) equip students with the pedagogical skills to teach this subject and organize experiential learning; and (3) enable students to integrate their understanding about social development in Hong Kong SAR, China, and the contemporary world.

Upon completion of studying in this Minor, students shall be able to:

  • demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of new learning elements, learning focus and curriculum of Citizenship and Social Development;
  • apply pedagogical skills to teach Citizenship and Social Development and organize experiential learning;
  • integrate different domains of knowledge and pedagogical skills in teaching Citizenship and Social Development

The above course intended learning outcomes shall be further revised subject to having more detailed information about Citizenship and Social Development announced by the Education Bureau.

Every effort has been made to ensure that information contained in this website is correct. Changes to any aspects of the programmes may be made from time to time due to unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control and the University reserves the right to make amendments to any information contained in this website without prior notice. The University accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from any use or misuse of or reliance on any information contained in this website.

Programme Info
Subject Coordinator
Dr CHONG King Man Eric

Course Outline
Minor Course Code Course Title
Citizenship and Social Development (CSD) SSC3304 Hong Kong under “One Country, Two Systems” (level 3) (Minor Core)
SSC3007 China Studies (Minor Elective)
SSC3137 Globalization: Trends and Development (Minor Elective)
SSC3276 Hong Kong Studies (Minor Elective)
SSC3303 Experiential Learning Field Studies to the Greater Bay Areas (level 3) (Minor Elective)
SSC4305 Hong Kong in the Greater Bay Area: Opportunities and Challenges (level 4) (Minor Elective)
SSC4209 Hong Kong in the Context of China, Regional and Global Studies (Minor Elective)
SCI2562 Environmental Studies for Sustainable Development (Minor Elective) (offered by SES)
SCI2563 Public Health (Minor Elective) (offered by SES)

Students can take the minor core plus any four courses of the above to claim the Citizenship and Social Development Minor.

Please note that students admitted from 2021/22 cannot claim the CSD  Minor.

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.