The Open University of Hong Kong
The Open University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Global and China Studies 全球與中國研究榮譽社會科學學士
BSSc (Hons) Glob & China
This programme is tailored for those who will have exclusive advantage in today’s competitive job market by becoming well-versed in the cutting edge of global affairs and Chinese international relations. Supported by academic training, internships, and service learning, the programme equips students with analytical tools and real-world experiences. It also provides them with in-depth, multifaceted, critical understanding of the 21st century global politics, economy, and society reshaped and transformed by China’s growing presence on the world stage. The interaction between the world and China will be highlighted by the Belt and Road Initiative. Graduates are expected to enjoy advantageous career opportunities and benefits for professional development not only in Hong Kong, but also throughout mainland China, the Asia-Pacific, Eurasia and beyond with a China and/or international focus.
- Programme Entrance Requirements
- General Entrance Requirements
|Core Subjects||Minimum Level|
|MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART||2|
|Elective Subject(s)||Minimum Level|
|One of the following elective subjects:|
|ANY 1 SUBJECT||2|
- HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with attainment at “Attained” or above; or Category C subjects (Other Languages) with attainment at grade E or above will be considered as elective subjects.
- Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) applicants, who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), can use the following qualifications to replace HKDSE Chinese Language level 3 to meet the entrance requirement for Chinese Language:
- HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese: Attained
- GCE (A-Level /AS-Level) Chinese: Grade E or above
- GCE (O-Level)/ GCSE/ IGCSE Chinese: Grade E or above
- Some programmes may give higher weighting or preference for certain elective subjects in admission selection. Please refer to the ‘Programme Information’ for details or click here.
Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination
The University will calculate the best grades attained by an applicant from the most current two sittings of HKDSE taken by the applicant. There is no grade penalty for multiple sittings.
First Year Tuition FeeUpdated
Estimated Programme Fees
1st year: HK$74,166
Whole Programme: HK$296,664
Estimated Programme Fees after deducting NMTSS subsidy (HK$31,300/year), if applicable
1st year: HK$42,866
Whole Programme: HK$171,464
- The estimated composite tuition/programme fees listed above are for reference only. Tuition fees are charged according to the number of course credits taken by a student. A student will normally take 40 credits in an academic year. Non-local students will be charged at a higher rate.
- The composite tuition/programme fees listed above have included laboratory/ practicum/ immersion course fees, etc., if applicable.
- There will be an annual adjustment of tuition fees which will be capped at the actual Composite Consumer Price Index (CCPI) to be announced by the Government. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees for the whole programme has not yet taken the CCPI for the second to fourth (or fifth) year, i.e. 2020/21 to 2022/23 (or 2023/24) academic year, into account.
- Students, who fulfilled the stipulated requirements set by the Education Bureau (EDB), are eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (“NMTSS”) provided by the Government. For details of the scheme and eligibility, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/nmtss.
- A student’s eligibility for the NMTSS and the annual subsidy amount allocated in an academic year is subject to EDB’s final approval. The annual subsidy amount of NMTSS for the 2019/20 academic year is HK$31,300.
- Only local students are eligible for subsidy under NMTSS.