BSSc (Hons) in Geography and BEd (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching

Exchange Studies

Student Exchange Programme
  • Eligibility: All undergraduate students, HKBU
  • Programme Organizer: International Office, HKBU
  • Period: Year 4, Semester 1 (5-year curriculum) / depending on student’s study plan
  • Credit Units: Credit-bearing
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Major/ Non-major
  • Category in curriculum: Elective
  • Location: Overseas/ Mainland
  • Student Profile Record: Academic transcript (not to be counted in GPA)
  • URL: http://intl.hkbu.edu.hk/

Internship

Social Sciences Internship
  • Eligibility: All Social Sciences undergraduate students, HKBU
  • Programme Organizer: Faculty of Social Sciences, HKBU
  • Period: Year 4, Semester 1 (5-year curriculum) / 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 Development Portfolio
  • URL:http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/sosc/ssi

Field Studies

EDUC 1025 School Experience
  • Eligibility: Students of the following programmes ONLY
    BA (Hons) in English Language & Literature and BEd (Hons) in English Language Teaching
    BA (Hons) in History and BEd (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching
    BSSc (Hons) in Sociology and BEd (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching
    BSSc (Hons) in Geography and BEd (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching
  • Programme Organizer: Department of Education Studies, HKBU
  • Period: Year 4, Semester 2 (5-year curriculum)
  • Credit Units: 2 units
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Major
  • Category in curriculum: Major required
  • Location: Local
  • Student Profile Record: Academic Transcript
  • Features:
    School Experience lasts for 3 to 4 weeks. This course aims at enabling student-teachers to gain an understanding of the structure and operation of a school and of various aspects of the life of a teacher through seminars, on-site participation, observation as well as supervision and facilitation from school and university personnel.
  • URL: http://educ.hkbu.edu.hk/
EDUC 3006 Supervised Teaching Practice I (STP1)/ EDUC 3016 Supervised Teaching Practice II (STP2)
  • Eligibility: Students of the following programmes ONLY
    BA (Hons) in English Language & Literature and BEd (Hons) in English Language Teaching
    BA (Hons) in History and BEd (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching
    BSSc (Hons) in Sociology and BEd (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching
    BSSc (Hons) in Geography and BEd (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching
  • Programme Organizer: Department of Education Studies, HKBU
  • Period:
    STP1: Year 4, Semester 2 (5-year curriculum)
    STP2: Year 5, Semester 1 (5-year curriculum)
  • Credit Units: 4 units
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Major
  • Category in curriculum: Major required
  • Location: Local
  • Student Profile Record: Academic Transcript
  • Features:
    Supervised Teaching Practice I & II lasts for 6-8 weeks each, aims at providing an opportunity for student-teachers to integrate theories of education and teaching methodology with practice. To encourage constructive collegial exchange of pedagogic ideas, the host school will appoint a School Mentor to advise the student-teacher during Field Practice.
  • URL:http://educ.hkbu.edu.hk/
GEOG 3005 Field Camp
  • Eligibility: Students of the following programmes ONLY
    BSSc (Hons) in Geography
    BSSc (Hons) in Geography & BEd (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching
    BSSc (Hons) in China Studies - Geography Concentration
  • Programme Organizer: Department of Geography, HKBU
  • Period: Year 3, Semester 2 (5-year curriculum)
  • Credit Units: 0 unit (5-year curriculum)
  • Mode (Discipline-related): Major
  • Category in curriculum: Major required
  • Location: Overseas/ Mainland
  • Student Profile Record: Academic Transcript
  • Features:
    Field camp covers a seven- to nine-day period. Usually it is based in Mainland China or Southeast Asia. A wide range of geographical field techniques are utilized in the collection of geographic information and for conducting field research into physical, cultural and developmental problems. Students must complete the programme to the Department's satisfaction for graduation.
  • URL: http://geog.hkbu.edu.hk/?page_id=885