History, Bachelor | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
48 months
18472 USD/year
5363 USD/year
Tuition fee
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History from The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a leader in the field of history education in Hong Kong. Its origin can be traced back to the history programme offered by New Asia College in the late 1940s.

Visit the official programme website for more information


In terms of internship and exchange opportunities, the summer internship scheme provided by the department covers more than 50 institutions across Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan. Students can also participate in the Kyoto U–CU History Student Cultural Exchange Seminar organized annually by the Department of History at CUHK.

Key facts:

Undergraduate students of History from The Chinese University of Hong Kong also receive financial support in the form of scholarships. These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis, including the Wang Teh-chao Memorial Prizes, Mr. Lau Siu Chun Memorial Scholarship, Professor Tsang Shui-lung Memorial Scholarship, the Sin Wai Kin Scholarship and the Prof. So Hing-bun Scholarships. In addition, the department sponsors students for their graduation thesis research field trips, which offer them an extremely valuable opportunity to acquire knowledge outside of the classroom.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reconstruction of Hong Kong History and Social Development
  • History for Today
  • Tradition and Transformation in Chinese History
  • Public History: Theory and Practice
  • Historiography 
  • History of Ming China
  • Qing History
  • History of Hong Kong
  • The Medieval World of Marco Polo
  • Museum and Heritage

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details


  • 15 Oct:Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions
  • 17 Nov: Application Deadline for Advance Offer Round (1)

  • 5 Jan: Application deadline for Regular Round (1)


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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123 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCE-AL / International-AL / IB / Other high school qualifications

  • Post-secondary qualifications

  • Have other exceptional achievements which merit admission.

  • Language Proficiency

  • For more information, please visit the University's admissions website

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18472 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 48 months.
  • HK$42,100 per annum for national students
  • HK$145,000 per annum for international students 

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.


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