Current Students

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Global and Environmental Studies

INTRODUCTION

This is an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural programme designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the increasing interactions amongst globalisation, environmental change, and economic, political, and social developments, as well as strong critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills. The unique features of the programme include the following.

  1. In-depth, integrated understanding
  2. Interdisciplinary approach
  3. Global phenomena, local action
  4. Experiential learning
  5. Integrated work
  6. Diversified graduation pathways

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 Code
Full Time
A4B069
4 years
Programme Info
Programme Leader
Dr. Li Yu Wai, Vic
E-mail
vicliyw@eduhk.hk
Website


Course Outlines
Programme Code Programme Course Offered Course
A4B069 Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Global and Environmental Studies (Four-year Full-time) Introduction to Political Science SSC1147
Introduction to Sociology and Social Research SSC1148
Introduction to Economics SSC1189
Regional Summer Institute
(for 2017-2021 cohort & 2018-2022 cohort)
INS2005
Globalization: Concepts and Debates SSC2149
Development: Concepts and Debates SSC2150
Overseas Field-based Learning # SSC2295
Climate Change and Global Warming GGP3008
Internship
(for 2017-2021 cohort & 2018-2022 cohort)
INS3008
Global Environmental Governance SSC3104
Protected Areas Planning and Mangement GGP3017
Transnational Migration and Development in Global Cities SSC3143
Climate Change and Society #
(from 2019-2023 cohort and onwards)
SSC3186
Global Political Economy SSC3212
Urban Growth, Governance and Smart City Development SSC3243
NGOs and Social Innovation # SSC3264
Global Politics SSC3274
Global Citizenship: Theories and Debates SSC3275
Development: Concepts and Debate #
(from 2019-2023 cohort and onwards)
SSC3279
Urbanization and Transportation: Theory and Policy GGP4011
Tourism and Sustainability GGP4012
Natural Hazards #
(from 2019-2023 cohort and onwards)
GGP4025
Honours Project - Phase II
(for 2017-2021 cohort & 2018-2022 cohort)
INS4048
Global Development and Sustainability: Case Studies and Review # INS4052
Internship # INS4053
Capstone Project II: Project Output # INS4063
Honours Project II: Research Report # INS4064
Sustainable Development and Policy SSC4140
Globalization, Development and Environment: Case Studies INS4208
Honours Project - Phase I
(for 2017-2021 cohort & 2018-2022 cohort)
SSC4245
Capstone Project I: Research Methods and Proposal # SSC4297
Honours Project I: Research Methods and Proposal # SSC4298

# The course will only be offered for 2019-2023 cohort and onwards.

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.

Student Activities

Africa Impact (More info)

Wong Yin Hung Ellen, our graduate, is ready for her new journey....


Regional Summer Insitute (RSI) to South Korea (More info)

29 students participated the Regional Summer Insitute (RSI) to South Korea from 6 June to 13 June 2017. 


Discovering Solid Waste Problem in Maldives (More info)

What comes up in your mind when you think of Maldives? Most of the people may think of beaches with crystal clear water and the resorts for vacation. However, many of us may not realize the waste management problem behind the rapid development. 

YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/ZStkWZe270M 

 

Media Coverage

Small steps can spur major changes to make HK an environmentally friendly world city (More info)

Wong Yin Hung Ellen, our graduate, is ready for her new journey....


在綠色和平實習 :是我最大轉變的一年 (More info)

「投身海洋保育行業,是我的夢想,未來的旅程可能很漫長,但這段路的起點其實從綠色和平開始。」


大學生發起聯署 促政府制訂回收政策 (More info)

大學三年級生Sherry和Serena與二年級生Cynthia和Chloe,一同參加了「WWF環境保育領袖培訓計劃」,揀選了紙包飲品盒作為關注的議題。「我曾誤以為這種盒子可放入藍色廢紙回收箱,後來發現錯了,但一直以為不能回收。早前看到綠色力量推動回收飲品盒的計劃,才了解到原來這是可再造的資源。」於教育大學修讀全球及環境研究的Sherry道。

 

Enquiries

Admission Enquiries

Tel: (852) 2948 6886
E-mail: admission@eduhk.hk

 

Programme Enquiries

Dr. Li Yu Wai, Vic
Tel: (852) 2948 8713
E-mail: vicliyw@eduhk.hk