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Sociology (Hons), B.Soc.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The Sociology (Hons) course from Hong Kong Shue Yan University, facilitates students to have a solid mastery of sociological knowledge, including concepts, theories, methods, and applications, for understanding social relations, institutions, and culture.
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On the  Sociology (Hons) course from Hong Kong Shue Yan University, students will be equipped with quantitative and qualitative research skills for conducting projects to study social relations, institutions, and culture in Hong Kong and other Chinese societies. Students will also develop competence in analyzing social issues and social problems in Hong Kong in the context of globalization. 


By providing concentrations in the curriculum and experiential learning opportunities, our programme aims to enhance students’ employability in the job market.

Sociology major students will make their choice of concentration between “Entrepreneurship and Community” and “Culture, Heritage and Innovation”.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • First Year Chinese
  • English Usage
  • Hong Kong Society & Culture
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • The Art of Reasoning
  • Statistics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A completed application form with a photo securely attached; and
  • HKID card (both original and copy); and
  • A non-refundable application fee of HK$200 in cash; and
  • Submission of proof of academic qualification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9312 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9312 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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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.


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