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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

JS4109

Religious Studies 宗教研究

RELIGION

Short Description

Religious Studies considers religion to be an integral part of human life, thought and activity. It advocates an objective and academic approach to the study of religious phenomena and a critical yet sympathetic understanding of people’s religious life. Students are able to explore numerous religious traditions, including Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. Students can take courses in the following areas: (1) Approaches to Religious Studies (2) Religious Traditions and their Development (3) Religious Classics and Literature (4) Religion and Contemporary Society (5) Languages, Seminars and Special Topics (6) Religion and Everyday Life (7) Cultural and Religious Studies.

Remarks:
For the structure of the 4-year undergraduate curriculum, please click here.

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNOTE 3
NOTE: The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote2 3

Note 1
Applicants with very special circumstances may be granted waivers of this requirement on a case-by-case basis. For details, please click here.

Note 2:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects#; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.    

#Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling (i) above.


Note 3:

"Attained with Distinction" in Applied Learning subjects will be accepted by some programmes as an extra subject for awarding bonus points. For details, please click here.     

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

Most programmes offered by CUHK consider the best results in the same subject taken by a candidate in more than one sitting of HKDSE.  Some programmes may have specific arrangements and the admission scores of candidates seeking admission on the strength of results from more than one sitting of HKDSE may be adjusted.  Details of calculation of scores in more than one sitting of HKDSE for the 2018-19 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Enquiries:

Email: crsdept@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 39436477

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 174 108 170 232 223 907
2016 203 123 188 251 285 1050
2015 164 120 211 300 376 1171
2014 319 179 329 423 453 1703
2013 478 383 536 678 693 2768
2012 120 129 252 396 445 1342

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 15 0 0 0 0 15
2016 20 0 0 0 0 20
2015 24 0 0 0 0 24
2014 18 0 0 0 0 18
2013 20 0 0 0 0 20
2012 19 0 0 0 0 19
Footnote(s)
(1) These are indicative admission quotas, which are subject to adjustment. 
(2) For latest information on interviews for 2018 entry, please visit
http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm