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Global China Studies - Humanities and Social Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The BSc in Global China Studies - Humanities and Social Science program at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology equips students with a unique portfolio of knowledge about China with a global outlook. This is achieved through a multi- and interdisciplinary curriculum in humanities and social science, and through training in comparative and advanced research methods. 
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Overview

The programme

  • The Global China Studies - Humanities and Social Science program at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ensures that students acquire systematic and broad-based knowledge about China and its place in the modern world, while deepening their inquiry through focused tracks of study. 
  • To help equip students with a truly global outlook, the program provides all students with international exchange opportunities for one semester or a full academic year at very prestigious universities in Asia, Europe, and the United States. The skills and capabilities learned during the program equip our graduates to take up positions in the government, business, education, community organizations, the media, and cultural institutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Modern China
  • Contemporary China: Continuity and Change
  • The Making of the Modern World: Renaissance to the Present 
  • Understanding Globalization
  • Approaches to Humanities in China Studies
  • Research Methods in the Social Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • IB Diploma

  • Reference Information to Reflect the Intake Quality or Competitiveness for Admission
  • Mid 50% Score Range for 2020 Intake: 36 –40 (including bonus points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18057 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Local Tuition Fee
  • HK$42,100
Non-local Tuition Fee
  • HK$140,000

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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