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The University of Hong Kong

JS6250

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Global Health and Development 文理學士(環球衞生及發展)

BASc(GHD)

Short Description

The BASc(GHD) help students develop the foundational multidisciplinary and international perspectives, the core blocks of knowledge and the people and systems oriented competencies needed to succeed in modern health and development related fields.

The curriculum combines:

  • Basic to intermediate level courses across multiple Faculties (Architecture, Business and Economics, Law, Medicine, Science, Social Sciences)
  • Advanced seminars and case studies
  • Placements in overseas organisations
  • Mentoring on career choices and leadership
  • BASc courses on leadership and big data analytics

A distinctive feature of the programme is a compulsory capstone, during which students will be placed in organisations such as UNICEF, UN Foundation and UN Development Programme for a 6-month overseas experience arranged by HKU.

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RequirementsUpdated

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING)1 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Remark:

  1. Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

Candidates with level 4 in English Language, if admitted, will be required to take 6 additional credits in Core University English to complete their degree studies.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING)3 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Remark:

  1. "Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education” is referred to as “HKDSE”.
  2. "Attained with Distinction" obtained prior to 2018, or "Attained with Distinction (I)" or "Attained with Distinction (II)" obtained in or after 2018, in Applied Learning subjects (other than Applied Learning Chinese) will be used as additional supporting information. In the meantime, student learning experiences in Applied Learning subjects may be considered within the context of other learning experiences in their application.
  3. Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

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

In general, most of the programmes offered by HKU consider the best results achieved by candidates in different combination of sittings, except for a few programmes which only consider the latest results.  Few programmes may also impose a penalty on HKDSE repeaters.  The policy on the calculation of scores in combined sittings of HKDSE for the 2022-23 exercise will be finalized at a later stage, which will be posted on our website https://www.hku.hk/dse.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Email: ghdsph@hku.hk

Tel: 3917-9921

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2021 31 30 71 112 99 343
2020 39 57 94 120 125 435
2019 50 62 90 139 157 498

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2021 14 0 0 0 0 14
2020 15 0 0 0 0 15
2019 14 1 0 0 0 15