4-Year Curriculum - Major and Minor programmes list

Requirements of Major and Minor Programme
(For candidates admitted in or after the 2013-2014 academic year and thereafter under the 4-year curriculum)

Programme

Major (72-96 credits)

Minor (36 credits)

 

Introductory Courses

Advanced Courses

Introductory Courses

Advanced Courses

 

Pre-requisite

Disciplinary

Core & Disciplinary

Capstone experience

Social Innovation & Global Citizenship

China Studies    (Joint offered by Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences)

China Studies (Social Sciences stream)

6

12

48

6

24

12

24

China Studies (Arts stream)

Please visit http://www.chinast.hku.hk/programme.html for details.

Department of Geography

Geography

12

6

36-48

6-18

24

6

30

Urban Governance

12

6

48

6

-

6

30

Department of Politics and Public Administration

Politics and Public Administration

12

6

48

6

24

6

30

Global Studies *(1)

12

6

48

6

-

6

30

Department of Psychology

Psychology

12

12

42

6

24

6

30

Cognitive Science

12

12

42

6

-

12

24

Human Resource Management

N/A

0–12

24–36

Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Social Work and Social Administration

12

6

48

6

24

6

30

Counselling

12

6

48

6

-

6

30

Social Policy and Community Building *(2)

12

6

48

6

-

6

30

Family and Child Studies *(2)

N/A

6

30

Social Development

N/A

6

30

Department of Sociology

Sociology

12

6

48

6

24

6

30

Criminology

12

6

48

6

-

6

30

Culture, Heritage and Tourism *(3)

12

6

48

6

-

6

30

Media and Cultural Studies

12

6

48

6

-

6

30

Journalism and Media Studies Centre

Journalism and Media Studies

N/A

12

24

(1) Not available for candidates admitted in or after the 2016 – 2017 academic year under the
4-year curriculum
(2) Not available for candidates admitted in or after the 2014 – 2015 academic year under the
4-year curriculum
(3) Not available for candidates admitted in or after the 2015 – 2016 academic year under the
4-year curriculum

For detailed requirements of majors, minors and course description, please refer to the syllabuses of the respective major and minor programmes.

 

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