Current Students

Global and Hong Kong Studies

Global and Hong Kong Studies (including Global and Hong Kong Studies major and Hong Kong Studies Minor)

Starting from 2016/17, students with diverse areas of interest may consider adding breadth to their academic pursuits by choosing Global and Hong Kong Studies as their Second Major. Students must take the compulsory course and choose any 9 courses from the list of electives.


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Programme Info
Programme Leader
Dr. Pan Suyan

Course Outlines
  Course Code Course Title Credits
Global and Hong Kong Studies Students who take Global and Hong Kong Studies as the Second Major are required to take SSC1231/SSC2231 (the compulsory course), plus any nine courses out of the seventeen courses.
CAC2010 Hong Konger: Art & Music (offered by CCA) 3

CHI2702 / CHI3712
CHI 2702 will be revised to CHI 3712 from 201801

Cantonese and Hong Kong Local Culture (offered by CHL) 3
GEG1021 The Rule of Law and Hong Kong Legal System (offered by EPL) 3
LIT3014 Literature in Hong Kong (offered by LCS) 3
PFS2014 / PFS3046
PFS2014 revised to PFS3046 from 201907
International Perspectives on Education in Hong Kong (offered by IE) 3
PFS2016 / PFS3048
PFS2016 revised to PFS3048 from 201909
Globalization and Education (offered by IE) 3
SSC1231 / SSC2231
SSC1231 will be revised to SSC2231 from 202009
Foundation of Hong Kong Studies (will NOT be offered from 2020/21)/
Foundations of Hong Kong Studies (will be offered from 2020/21) (Compulsory course
SSC2149 Globalization: Concepts and Debates 3
SSC2233 Positioning the Unique Identity of Hong Kong in Global History 3
SSC3104 Global Environmental Governance 3
SSC3143 Transnational Migration and Development in Global Cities 3
SSC3212 Global Political Economy 3
SSC3229 Social & Geographical Changes in Hong Kong 3
SSC3230 Citizenship Education: Implications for Global & Hong Kong Studies 3
SSC3232 Politics, Public Administration and Policies in Hong Kong 3
SSC3234 Values Pluralism and Cultural Diversity in Hong Kong 3
SSC4215 Hong Kong and the Global Economy 3
SSC4218 Hong Kong’s Policing in Response to Global & Cross-border Crime 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. Pan Suyan
Tel: (852) 2948 8616 / (852) 2948 7707 (Ms Lee)
E-mail: /