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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Contemporary China Studies (for Social Science stream) 當代中國研究 (社會科學範疇)

CON CHINA STUDIES (SS)

Short Description

Contemporary China Studies is a multi-disciplinary, inter-faculty programme that prepares students for international careers involving China. Students are provided with a broad-based education in the tradition of the University. They explore China’s politics, economy, society, and culture, as well as its position in the globalised world.

The programme consists of two streams: (1) Humanities stream (leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree); and (2) Social Science stream (leading to a Bachelor of Social Science degree). Students in Social Science stream may concentrate on either 'Society and Politics' or 'Economics and Development'. The courses in the programme are conducted in English.

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

Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGENOTE1 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNOTE2 3
NOTE 1:
English Language at Level 4 or above is preferred.

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.
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: ccs@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 39431167

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 21 27 51 82 103 284
2016 17 30 63 85 120 315
2015 23 32 75 133 163 426
2014 32 44 90 164 211 541
2013 42 56 102 167 213 580

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 2 0 0 0 0 2
2016 1 1 0 0 0 2
2015 1 0 0 0 0 1
2014 3 0 0 0 0 3
2013 1 0 0 0 0 1
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