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The Open University of Hong Kong

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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

Short Description

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, multi-faceted, 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.

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RequirementsUpdated

  • 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
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
  1. Unless otherwise stated in the Programme-specific subject requirements, 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 can be counted as elective subjects.

  2. Mathematics Extended Part (i.e. Module 1 (Calculus and Statistics) / Module 2 (Algebra and Calculus)) will be counted as an elective subject. If applicants have taken both Module 1 and Module 2, only the module with best result will be taken into consideration.

  3. 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:
    • ‘Attained’ or above in HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese
    • Grade E or above in GCE (A-Level / AS-Level / O-Level) Chinese
    • Grade E / Grade 3 or above in GCSE / IGCSE Chinese   
    For programmes with specific entrance requirements on the Chinese Language proficiency, please click here for details.

  4. In addition to the General Entrance Requirements, individual programme may require specific subject requirements. Also, some programmes may give higher weighting to certain subjects, core and/or elective, and some may also grant preference to certain elective subjects in admission selection.  Please refer to the ‘Programme-specific subject requirements’ for details or click here.

  5. The University accepts combined results of HKDSE examination. The best results will be counted for meeting the entrance requirements and for the calculation of admissions scores.

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

OUHK will consider the best grade attained for a particular subject from any sittings of HKDSE examination taken by the applicant. There is no grade penalty for multiple sittings.

First Year Tuition FeeUpdated

HK$ 78,120

Estimated Programme Fees
1st year: HK$78,120
Whole Programme: HK$312,480

Estimated Programme Fees after deducting NMTSS subsidy (HK$33,100/year), if applicable
1st year: HK$45,020
Whole Programme: HK$180,080

Remarks:

  1. The composite tuition/programme fees listed above have included laboratory/practicum/immersion course fees, etc., if applicable.
  2. Non-local students will be charged at a higher rate.
  3. 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. 2022/23 to 2024/25 (or 2025/26) academic year, into account.
  4. 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.
  5. The NMTSS subsidy amount of HK$33,100/year set out above is for the 2021/22 academic year (AY).
  6. A student’s eligibility for the NMTSS and the annual subsidy amount allocated in an academic year is subject to EDB’s final approval.
  7. Only local students are eligible for subsidy under NMTSS.

Contacts

Dr. Walter Lee

Email: wwflee@ouhk.edu.hk

Tel: 27685861

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 76 159 176 248 282 941
2019 74 118 175 256 316 939

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 19 11 5 1 3 39
2019 18 8 6 7 3 42