BSSc (Hons) in China Studies - Sociology

Exchange Studies

Student Exchange Programme
  • Eligibility: All undergraduate students, HKBU
  • Programme Organizer: International Office, HKBU
  • Period: Year 3, Semester 2 (4-year curriculum) / depending on student’s study plan
  • Credit Units: 12 units (Application for Transfer of Units)
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Major/ Non-major
  • Category in curriculum: Elective / Major / GE
  • Location: Overseas/ Mainland
  • Student Profile Record: Academic transcript
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Social Sciences Internship
  • Eligibility: All Social Sciences undergraduate students, HKBU
  • Programme Organizer: Faculty of Social Sciences, HKBU
  • Period: Summer / depending on student’s study plan
  • Credit Units: Credit-bearing (3 units)/ Non-credit bearing
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Mixed
  • Category in curriculum: Elective
  • Location: Local
  • Student Profile Record: Academic Transcript/ Student Learning Experience System (SLES)
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Field Studies

CHST 3005 Summer Sojourn
  • Eligibility: Students of BSSc (Hons) in China Studies ONLY
  • Programme Organizer: Programme Office of China Studies, HKBU
  • Period: Year 3, Semester 2 (4-year curriculum)
  • Credit Units: 3 units (4-year curriculum)
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Major
  • Category in curriculum: Major required
  • Location: Mainland
  • Student Profile Record: Academic Transcript
  • Features:
  • Features:
    The Summer Sojourn Programme is a distinctive feature of the China Studies Programme in which all students are required to spend five weeks at Tsinghua University in Beijing at the end of the Third Year. The programme includes seminars on topics related to current issues in China, which are given by renowned Chinese scholars and senior government officials, and field visits to places such as factories, farms, historical sites, government offices, and research institutions.

    There are four major components of this summer programme:
  1. Intensive Putonghua training
  2. Seminars on hot topics related on contemporary China by famous Chinese scholars
  3. Trips and visits to places of particular interest to the four concentrations
  4. Research project under the supervision of Tsinghua teachers