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Course Structure

The four-year self-funded undergraduate programme requires students to complete a total of 128 units, including 66 units of major courses, 38 units of General Education and 24 units of free elective courses. Students with Associate Degree or Higher Diploma qualifications will normally be admitted directly into the third year of study.

The top-up Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Liberal and Cultural Studies is a 66-unit programme made up of Major Required Courses (36 units) and Major Electives Courses (30 units).

 

Major Required Courses (36 units)

There are a total of 11 courses (36 units) in this category. They include:

Introduction to World Civilization

3 Units

Introduction to Cultural Studies                                         

3 Units

Artistic Creativity and Art Appreciation                                                         

3 Units

Interdisciplinary Humanities Research: Theories and Methods

3 Units

Love and Humanities                                        

3 Units

The Classical Heritage                                                                 

3 Units

Hong Kong Studies                                                    

3 Units

Modernity and China                                               

3 Units

masterpieces in Humanities                                        

3 Units

Modern Western Thought

3 Units

Honours Project                                                                          

6 Units

 

Major Electives Courses (30 units)

There are a total of 24 courses in this category. Students will choose 10 courses (30 units) from the following offerings:

Introduction to Cultural and Creative Industries                                      

3 units

Introduction to Gender and Sexuality          

3 units

Understanding Everyday Life: A Critical Introduction   

3 units

A History of Personal Writing

3 units

Creative Writing in Practice  

3 units

Detective Fiction and the Modern World

3 units

Exploring the City          

3 units

Fairy Tales and Our Society                         

3 units

Great Thinkers on Meanings of Life                 

3 units

Hong Kong Cinema and Society

3 units

Horror Film and Fiction                                                        

3 units

Manga and Anime: Japanese Popular Culture in Hong Kong   

3 units

Popular Music and Society                                                              

3 units

The Critical and Creative Spirit: The Case of Historical Fiction

3 units

The World of Theatre 

3 units

Theme Park and Other Themed Spaces                                                  

3 units

Understanding Globalization                                        

3 units

Understanding Media Culture                                                   

3 units

Digital Media and Culture                                        

3 units

Rethinking Cultures: East and West

3 units

Sex and Gender in the Media 

3 units

Changing Youth, Change Times: Concepts, Concerns and Debates

3 units

Contemporary Chinese Cultural Philosophy 

3 units

Mibility and Migration in Contemporary Society

3 units

Study Plan

Course Title

Units

Year Three Semester 1 (15 units)

 

Introduction to Cultural Studies

3

The Classical Heritage 

3

Interdisciplinary Humanities Research: Theories and Methods

3

Major Elective 1

3

Major Elective 2

3

 

 

Year Three Semester 2 (18 units)

 

Introduction to World Civilization

3

Hong Kong Studies       

3

Modernity and China     

3

Major Elective 3     

3

Major Elective 4

3

Major Elective 5     

3

 

 

Year Four Semester 1 (18 units)

 

Artistic Creativity and Art Appreciation

3

Love and Humanities

3

Masterpieces in Humanities

3

Major Elective 6             

3

Major Elective 7

3

Honours Project I

3

 

 

Year Four Semester 2 (15 units)

 

Modern Western Thought

3

Major Elective 8

3

Major Elective 9             

3

Major Elective 10           

3

Honours Project II

3

 

 

Total

66 Units