Bachelor On Campus

Social Sciences (Honours)

Lingnan University

48 months
17926 USD/year
5390 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Social Sciences (Honours) programme from Lingnan University programme is an integral part of Lingnan’s mission to provide internationally leading liberal arts education and provides students with a broad and coherent intellectual base to prepare them for the labour market.


Through a variety of applied courses, service-learning, study/field trips, summer internships, and Lingnan’s international exchange programme, our students have first-hand opportunities to experience the integration of theories and practice.

Career Potential

Besides standard professions in commerce and industry, such as executives/supervisors in finance, trading, marketing, sales, personnel and management, many of our graduates are employed in the community and social services working as programme/administrative officers and human resources assistants in local and international charities and non-governmental organisations (NGO).

Some graduates of the Social Sciences (Honours) programme from Lingnan University  build their careers as teachers/educational personnel in the education sector or as civil servants in government, while others pursue further studies by enrolling in postgraduate programmes in local or well-known overseas universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Thinking: Analysis and Argumentation
  • The Making of Hong Kong
  • The Process of Science
  • China in World History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a degree or a sub-degree awarded by a recognised post-secondary institution;
  • Grade E or above in both Advanced Supplementary (AS) Level Use of English (UE) and Chinese Language and Culture (CLC); PLUS Grade E or above in two Advanced Level (AL) subjects OR Grade E or above in one AL subject and in two AS Level subjects other than UE and CLC in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE); or
  • other acceptable non-local qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17926 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5390 USD per year during 48 months.
  • International: HK$140,000
  • Local: HK$42,100

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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