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The Education University of Hong Kong

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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Global and Environmental Studies 全球及環境研究榮譽社會科學學士

BSocSc(GES)

Short Description

This programme is an interdisciplinary programme which equips students with the essential knowledge toolkit to explore the development and environmental challenges of today's globalising world, and to understand how different political, socio-economic, cultural and environmental processes shape the interaction between the global and the local contexts. The programme aims to develop and promote students' awareness towards sustainable development issues, and encourages them to contribute actively in the local and global society through social science research and community engagement.

Students will participate in the Overseas Field-based Learning outside Hong Kong and will gain practical experience through the Internship. Graduates are prepared for work in government, non-governmental organisations, international businesses, environmental consultancies, and other professions.

Remarks:
Nil

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as 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 1 SUBJECTNote 2

Note: excluding Applied Learning Chinese


Remarks:

(1) "Attained with Distinction" in an Applied Learning subject (Category B) will be regarded as having met the requirement of an elective subject. "Attained with Distinction"/"Attained with Distinction (I)" are comparable to Level 3 while "Attained with Distinction (II)" is comparable to Level 4 of the Senior Secondary Subjects (Category A).

(2) "Attained" level will be regarded as a value-added factor to be considered in totality with the Student Learning Profile (SLP) for the purpose of admission.

(3) Other Language subjects (Category C) will be accepted as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

(4) For non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), the University accepts alternative qualifications in Chinese Language (only those under GCE, GCSE, IGCSE, and DSE Applied Learning Chinese (for NCS students)) for the purpose of meeting the minimum entrance requirements. For programmes which require students to have possessed a good command of Chinese including BEd(Chinese Language), BEd(Chinese History) and BA in Language Studies (Chinese major), waiver of the DSE Chinese Language requirement will not be granted.

(5) Mathematics Extended Part (i.e. Module 1 (M1) / Module 2 (M2)) will be counted as an elective subject for the purpose of meeting the general entrance requirements with effect from 2020/21, but cannot be used as a substitute for the Mathematics Compulsory Part. In case applicants have taken both M1 and M2, only the module with best result will be taken into consideration.

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

"Combined sittings" is allowed for HKDSE in the calculation of admission scores. If an applicant has taken the examination in a subject more than once, only the best result for that subject will be counted. No score deduction for repeated subjects.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100


Contacts

Admission Enquiries

Email: admission@eduhk.hk

Tel: 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries
Dr Li Yu Wai Vic

Email: vicliyw@eduhk.hk

Tel: 2948 8713

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 225 250 357 428 398 1658
2019 308 331 427 561 457 2084
2018 166 277 430 605 517 1995
2017 263 394 554 794 606 2611
2016 348 415 612 757 644 2776
2015 452 668 977 1203 1179 4479
2014 575 831 1286 1693 1639 6024
2013 1341 1238 1421 1832 1758 7590
2012 230 573 1079 1556 1548 4986

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 21 0 0 0 0 21
2019 21 0 0 0 0 21
2018 17 0 0 0 0 17
2017 27 0 0 0 0 27
2016 23 0 0 0 0 23
2015 33 0 0 0 0 33
2014 30 0 0 0 0 30
2013 30 0 0 0 0 30
2012 36 0 0 0 0 36