• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

The objectives of the Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) Global and Hong Kong Studies (Senior Year) from The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) are:

  • to develop multidisciplinary perspectives for students to comprehend the transformations and development of Hong Kong and the world;
  • to train students to have a thorough understanding of Global Studies, Hong Kong Studies and the interface between Global and Hong Kong Studies;
  • to nurture students to become responsible and participatory citizens in multiple communities; and
  • to achieve complementarity, synergy and cross-fertilization with the education-focused programmes.

Career Prospects/Professional Qualifications

Graduates from this programme will be highly competitive. They will be able to apply for jobs in the Hong Kong Government, non-governmental organizations, public corporations and utilities, statutory bodies, the mass media and also other private-sector companies. Students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and expertise to pursue further studies at the master level, including China Studies, Cultural Studies and specifically social sciences disciplines such as political science and sociology.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation of Hong Kong Studies
  • Values Pluralism and Cultural Diversity in Hong Kong
  • Literature in Hong Kong
  • Politics, Public Administration and Policies in Hong Kong
  • Globalization: Concepts and Debates
  • Global Political Economy
  • Globalization and Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to complete Grade 12 studies on a full-time basis in high school and they may also need to fulfill the subject entrance requirements and/or language requirements. 
  • Due to quota limit, applicants having satisfied the University's entrance requirements will be considered for admission on a competitive basis. Eligible applicants may be requested to attend interviews for further assessment. 
  • Holding minimum requirement does not guarantee admission to the University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17837 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17837 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5363 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Local Students: HK$42,100 per annum
  • Non-local Students: HK$140,000 per annum

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

Scholarships have been established to encourage the pursuit of academic excellence and in recognition of academic achievement. Set up with donations from various organizations, professional bodies and civic-minded individuals, these scholarships are granted on the basis of academic merit, personal qualities and contribution to the community, amongst other factors.

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.

(Honours) Global and Hong Kong Studies (Senior Year)
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