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City University of Hong Kong


BSocSc Asian and International Studies 社會科學學士(亞洲及國際研究)


Short Description

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The Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies program explores Asia’s place in the contemporary world and Hong Kong’s strategic position in the region and the world. It aims to develop students’ knowledge of socio-political, economic, and cultural processes of change occurring in Asia and to situate them in the broader international context, reflecting the increasing significance of Asia in world affairs. Through its interdisciplinary curriculum and training in social research, the Asian and International Studies major seeks to equip students with analytic skills of value to organizations in diverse economic sectors in Hong Kong, Asia and beyond. The program is taught by faculty members from diverse disciplines of sociology, anthropology and political science. It enhances students’ critical reasoning and problem-solving skills, and extends and deepens their regional and global perspectives. Four-year degree students enrolled at the City University of Hong Kong have a chance to apply for admission to the Joint Bachelor’s Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University during their second year. Students admitted to the Joint Program will earn two bachelor degrees, awarded by the two universities. Upon graduation, students are well equipped to pursue careers in both public and private sectors in a variety of fields, including business, project-planning and management, public relations, politics, research and education, mass media, politics, social enterprises and non-governmental and community organizations.


Assessment of Applications
JUPAS Admissions Score Reference


  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level



  • For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

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

CityU accepts repeat results and will use the best results in assessing whether applicants fulfil the entrance requirements and to calculate admission scores.

First Year Tuition Fee


Dr. Yuk Wah CHAN
Department of Asian and International Studies


Department of Asian and International Studies


Tel: 3442-6355

Admissions Office
Online enquiry form:

Tel: 3442-9094


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2021 110 185 386 536 419 1636
2020 103 188 392 574 449 1706
2019 233 344 523 687 561 2348
2018 139 220 479 691 591 2120
2017 191 324 599 879 686 2679
2016 317 326 542 732 572 2489

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 12 3 1 0 0 16
2020 16 0 0 1 0 17
2019 12 3 1 0 0 16
2018 11 3 0 1 0 15
2017 16 0 0 0 0 16
2016 15 0 1 0 0 16
(1) As the 2022/23 academic year is the beginning of the 2022/23 - 2024/25 triennium for which the allocation of UGC-funded places are still subject to the Government's approval, the number of intake places shown above is indicative only and subject to changes or confirmation.

(2) Please refer to the interview arrangements for JUPAS HKDSE applicants webpage for details.

The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.