Major Programs
Double Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History and Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Personal, Social and Humanities Education Teaching (via Broad-based admission)
2019-20 & 2020-21 intakes

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and
Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Personal, Social and Humanities Education Teaching (5-year)

2019-20 & 2020-21 intakes

 

The BA (Hons) History and BEd (Hons) Personal, Social and Humanities Education Teaching programme will provide thorough preparation over five years in two distinct disciplines: History and Education Studies. Students who successfully complete the programme will be conferred recognised teacher status. During the progression of their studies, students will undertake periods of school experience and teaching practice. In addition, one semester is scheduled to facilitate students' participation in overseas exchange or off-campus internship. Students will take the full set of General Education courses in accordance with University requirement.

 

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

 

History Courses 54 units
Education Courses 54 units
Honours Project 6 units
Social Sciences Common Core 1 unit
General Education Courses 31 units
Free Electives 21 units
  167 units

 

Requirements

 

 
History Major Courses 54 units
a) History Required Courses (27 units)  
HIST 1150 China in the Imperial Age 3 units
HIST 1205 World History: Civilizations in Contact 3 units
HIST 1405 History, Heritage & Human Communities 3 units
HIST 2105 Introduction to Modern Chinese History 3 units
HIST 2106 History of Hong Kong since 1900 3 units
HIST 2205 Modern Asia (1800-1945) 3 units
HIST 2305 China & the West since 1500 3 units
HIST 2405 Historiographical Traditions: East & West   3 units
HIST 3405 Historical Theory & Practice 3 units

 

 
b) History Elective Courses (27 units)  
At least one course from each of the following clusters:  
Chinese History Cluster:  
HIST 3105 Contemporary China 3 units
HIST 3106 Current Issues in Hong Kong & China 3 units
HIST 3127 Historical Interactions of China and the World 3 units

 

Western and Non-China Asian History Cluster:  
HIST 3207 History of the United States since 1877 3 units
HIST 3216 History of Japan since 1912 3 units
HIST 3225 Europe since the First World War 3 units

 

East-West Studies Cluster:  
HIST 3305 China and Asia since 1900 3 units
HIST 3306 International Relations after 1945 3 units
HIST 3316 Colonialism and Modern Asia 3 units

 

Six of the following courses:  
Major Elective Courses: 3 units
HIST 3105 Contemporary China 3 units
HIST 3106 Current Issues in Hong Kong & China 3 units
HIST 3107 Early Imperial China 3 units
HIST 3115 Engendering Imperial Chinese History 3 units
HIST 3116 Foreign Relations of Modern China 3 units
HIST 3117 History of Hong Kong to 1900 3 units
HIST 3125 Late Imperial China 3 units
HIST 3126 Mid Imperial China 3 units
HIST 3127 Historical Interactions of China and the World 3 units
HIST 3135 The Socialist & Communist Traditions 3 units
HIST 3205 Themes in Modern European History 3 units
HIST 3206 History of Southeast Asia 3 units
HIST 3207 History of the United State since 1877 3 units
HIST 3215 History of the United States to1877 3 units
HIST 3216 History of Japan since 1912 3 units
HIST 3217 Nineteenth Century European History 3 units
HIST 3225 Europe since the First World War 3 units
HIST 3226 History of Korea 3 units
HIST 3227 Modern History of Singapore 3 units
HIST 3305 China and Asia since 1900 3 units
HIST 3306 International Relations after 1945 3 units
HIST 3307 International Relations to 1945 3 units
HIST 3315 Modern Japan & the West 3 units
HIST 3316 Colonialism and Modern Asia 3 units
HIST 3317 The Chinese Diaspora 3 units
HIST 3325 History of Chinese Food Culture in Global Perspective 3 units
HIST 3406 Information Technologies and Quantitative Methods for Historical Studies 3 units
HIST 4105 History of Chinese Women since 1912 3 units
HIST 4106 Contemporary Chinese Political Thought 3 units
HIST 4107 History of Taiwan 3 units
HIST 4115 History of the Catholic Church in China 3 units
HIST 4116 Intellectual Trends in Modern China 3 units
HIST 4117 Missionaries in Modern China 3 units
HIST 4125 Revolution & Nationalism in Republican China (1912-1949) 3 units
HIST 4126 Selected Themes in the History of Chinese Women 3 units
HIST 4127 Social & Economic Development of Modern China 3 units
HIST 4135 Topic Studies in Chinese History 3 units
HIST 4136 Childhood in Imperial China 3 units
HIST 4137 Legal History of Traditional China 3 units
HIST 4145 Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society 3 units
HIST 4205 Origins of Western Imperialism 3 units
HIST 4206 The Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia 3 units
HIST 4207 Topic Studies in Asian History 3 units
HIST 4215 Topic Studies in Western History 3 units
HIST 4216 The US in the World in the Twentieth Century 3 units
HIST 4217 Western Intellectual Thought 3 units
HIST 4305 Sino-American Relations 3 units
HIST 4306 Sino-Russian Relations 3 units
HIST 4307 Topic Studies in Sino/Asian-Western Relations 3 units
HIST 4315 Introduction to Museum Studies 3 units
HIST 4316 Global History of the Seas, 1400-1950 3 units
HIST 4317 Global History of Tourism 3 units
HIST 4325 History of Africa since Independence 3 units
HIST 4326 Science and Society: A Historical Perspective 3 units
HIST 4327 Topic Studies in Comparative History 3 units
HIST 4335 Topic Studies in Global History 3 units
HIST 4405 Oral History & Its Local Applications  3 units
HIST 4406 Topic Studies in Cultural History 3 units
HIST 4407 Topic Studies in Social History 3 units

 

Education Major Courses 54 units
a) EDUC Required Courses (33 units)  
EDUC 1005 Introduction to Educational Psychology 2 units
 EDUC1006 Introduction to Liberal Studies and PSHE in School 2 units
EDUC1007 Instructional and Assessment Strategies for Liberal Studies and PSHE 2 units
EDUC 1015 Teaching & Learning with Information & Communication Technology (ICT) 2 units
EDUC 1016 Introduction to Sociology of Education 2 units
EDUC 1017 Introduction to Philosophy of Education 2 units
EDUC 2005 Classroom Communication & Management 3 units
EDUC 2006 Curriculum, Assessment & Learning 3 units
EDUC2007 Educational Research 3 units
EDUC 3007 Inclusive Education & Special Educational Needs 2 units
EDUC 3015 Teacher's Personal & Professional Development 2 units
EDUC 3027 Teaching Life & Society in Secondary Schools 2 units
EDUC 3036 Teaching History in Secondary Schools I 2 units
EDUC 3037 Teaching History in Secondary Schools II 2 units
EDUC 3045 Citizenship Education in Schools 2 units

 

b) Education Integrated Practicum (11 units)  
EDUC 1025 School Experience 2 units
EDUC 3006 Supervised Teaching Practice I 4 units
EDUC 3017 Supervised Teaching Practice II 5 units

 

c) Education Elective Courses (10 units)  
EDUC 3025 Teaching Geography in Secondary Schools I 2 units
EDUC 3026 Teaching Geography in Secondary Schools II 2 units
EDUC 3035 Development of Children & Adolescents 2 units
EDUC 4005 Creative and Critical Thinking 2 units
EDUC 4015 Teaching General Studies to Young Learners 2 units
EDUC 7070 Student Self Development  2 units
EDUC 7100 Education System & Policy in Hong Kong   2 units
EDUC 7110 Psychology of Adolescence 2 units
EDUC 7130 School Management & Decision Making 2 units
EDUC 7170 School Guidance 2 units
EDUC 7180 Action Learning in the Classroom 2 units
EDUC 7230 Advanced Communication Skills 2 units
EDUC 7290 Moral & Civic Education 2 units
EDUC 7901-9 Teaching of a Second Subject 2 units
EDUM 7540 Indroduction to STEM Education 2 units

 

Honours Project 6 units
HIST 4898-9 Honours Project 6 units

 

 

Social Sciences Common Core 1 unit
University Core Courses 13 units
General Education Courses 18 units
Free Electives 21 units
Total 167 units

 

2021-22 intake onwards

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and
Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Personal, Social and Humanities Education Teaching (5-year)

2021-22 intake onwards

 

The BA (Hons) History and BEd (Hons) Personal, Social and Humanities Education Teaching programme will provide thorough preparation over five years in two distinct disciplines: History and Education Studies. Students who successfully complete the programme will be conferred recognised teacher status. During the progression of their studies, students will undertake periods of school experience and teaching practice. In addition, one semester is scheduled to facilitate students' participation in overseas exchange or off-campus internship. Students will take the full set of General Education courses in accordance with University requirement.

 

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

 

History Courses 54 units
Education Courses 54 units
Honours Project 6 units
Social Sciences Common Core 1 unit
General Education Courses 31 units
Free Electives 21 units
  167 units

 

Requirements

 

 
History Major Courses 54 units
a) History Required Courses (27 units)  
HIST 1205 World History: Civilizations in Contact 3 units
HIST 1405 History, Heritage & Human Communities 3 units
HIST 3105 Contemporary China 3 units
HIST 3106 Current Issues in Hong Kong & China 3 units
HIST 3127 Historical Interactions of China and the World 3 units
HIST 3205 Themes in Modern European History 3 units
HIST 3207 History of the United States since 1877 3 units
HIST 3316 Colonialism and Modern Asia 3 units
HIST 3405 Historical Theory & Practice 3 units

 

 
b) History Elective Courses (27 units)  
At least one course from each of the following clusters:  
Chinese History Cluster:  
HIST 1105 China in the Imperial Age 3 units
HIST 2105 Introduction to Modern Chinese History 3 units
HIST 3317 The Chinese Diaspora 3 units

 

Western and Non-China Asian History Cluster:  
HIST 3215 History of the United States to 1877 3 units
HIST 3216 History of Japan since 1912 3 units
HIST 3225 Europe since the First World War 3 units

 

East-West Studies Cluster:  
HIST 2305 China & the West since 1500 3 units
HIST 2405 Historiographical Traditions: East & West 3 units
HIST 3306 International Relations after 1945 3 units

 

Six of the following courses:  
Major Elective Courses:  
HIST 1105 China in the Imperial Age 3 units
HIST 2105 Introduction to Modern Chinese History 3 units
HIST 2106 History of Hong Kong since 1900 3 units
HIST 2205 Modern Asia (1800-1945) 3 units
HIST 2305 China & the West since 1500 3 units
HIST 2405 Historiographical Traditions: East & West 3 units
HIST 3107 Early Imperial China 3 units
HIST 3115 Engendering Imperial Chinese History 3 units
HIST 3116 Foreign Relations of Modern China 3 units
HIST 3117 History of Hong Kong to 1900 3 units
HIST 3125 Late Imperial China 3 units
HIST 3126 Mid Imperial China 3 units
HIST 3135 The Socialist & Communist Traditions 3 units
HIST 3206 History of Southeast Asia 3 units
HIST 3215 History of the United States to1877 3 units
HIST 3216 History of Japan since 1912 3 units
HIST 3217 Nineteenth Century European History 3 units
HIST 3225 Europe since the First World War 3 units
HIST 3226 History of Korea 3 units
HIST 3227 Modern History of Singapore 3 units
HIST 3305 China and Asia since 1900 3 units
HIST 3306 International Relations after 1945 3 units
HIST 3307 International Relations to 1945 3 units
HIST 3315 Modern Japan & the West 3 units
HIST 3317 The Chinese Diaspora 3 units
HIST 3325 History of Chinese Food Culture in Global Perspective 3 units
HIST 3406 Information Technologies and Quantitative Methods for Historical Studies 3 units
HIST 4105 History of Chinese Women since 1912 3 units
HIST 4106 Contemporary Chinese Political Thought 3 units
HIST 4107 History of Taiwan 3 units
HIST 4115 History of the Catholic Church in China 3 units
HIST 4116 Intellectual Trends in Modern China 3 units
HIST 4117 Missionaries in Modern China 3 units
HIST 4125 Revolution & Nationalism in Republican China (1912-1949) 3 units
HIST 4126 Selected Themes in the History of Chinese Women 3 units
HIST 4127 Social & Economic Development of Modern China 3 units
HIST 4135 Topic Studies in Chinese History 3 units
HIST 4136 Childhood in Imperial China 3 units
HIST 4137 Legal History of Traditional China 3 units
HIST 4145 Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society 3 units
HIST 4205 Origins of Western Imperialism 3 units
HIST 4206 The Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia 3 units
HIST 4207 Topic Studies in Asian History 3 units
HIST 4215 Topic Studies in Western History 3 units
HIST 4216 The US in the World in the Twentieth Century 3 units
HIST 4217 Western Intellectual Thought 3 units
HIST 4305 Sino-American Relations 3 units
HIST 4306 Sino-Russian Relations 3 units
HIST 4307 Topic Studies in Sino/Asian-Western Relations 3 units
HIST 4315 Introduction to Museum Studies 3 units
HIST 4316 Global History of the Seas, 1400-1950 3 units
HIST 4317 Global History of Tourism 3 units
HIST 4325 History of Africa since Independence 3 units
HIST 4326 Science and Society: A Historical Perspective 3 units
HIST 4327 Topic Studies in Comparative History 3 units
HIST 4335 Topic Studies in Global History 3 units
HIST 4405 Oral History & Its Local Applications  3 units
HIST 4406 Topic Studies in Cultural History 3 units
HIST 4407 Topic Studies in Social History 3 units

 

Education Major Courses 54 units
a) EDUC Required Courses (33 units)  
EDUC 1005 Introduction to Educational Psychology 2 units
 EDUC1006 Introduction to Liberal Studies and PSHE in School 2 units
EDUC1007 Instructional and Assessment Strategies for Liberal Studies and PSHE 2 units
EDUC 1015 Teaching & Learning with Information & Communication Technology (ICT) 2 units
EDUC 1016 Introduction to Sociology of Education 2 units
EDUC 1017 Introduction to Philosophy of Education 2 units
EDUC 2005 Classroom Communication & Management 3 units
EDUC 2006 Curriculum, Assessment & Learning 3 units
EDUC2007 Educational Research 3 units
EDUC 3007 Inclusive Education & Special Educational Needs 2 units
EDUC 3015 Teacher's Personal & Professional Development 2 units
EDUC 3027 Teaching Life & Society in Secondary Schools 2 units
EDUC 3036 Teaching History in Secondary Schools I 2 units
EDUC 3037 Teaching History in Secondary Schools II 2 units
EDUC 3045 Citizenship Education in Schools 2 units

 

b) Education Integrated Practicum (11 units)  
EDUC 1025 School Experience 2 units
EDUC 3006 Supervised Teaching Practice I 4 units
EDUC 3017 Supervised Teaching Practice II 5 units

 

c) Education Elective Courses (10 units)  
EDUC 3025 Teaching Geography in Secondary Schools I 2 units
EDUC 3026 Teaching Geography in Secondary Schools II 2 units
EDUC 3035 Development of Children & Adolescents 2 units
EDUC 4005 Creative and Critical Thinking 2 units
EDUC 4015 Teaching General Studies to Young Learners 2 units
EDUC 7070 Student Self Development  2 units
EDUC 7100 Education System & Policy in Hong Kong   2 units
EDUC 7110 Psychology of Adolescence 2 units
EDUC 7130 School Management & Decision Making 2 units
EDUC 7170 School Guidance 2 units
EDUC 7180 Action Learning in the Classroom 2 units
EDUC 7230 Advanced Communication Skills 2 units
EDUC 7290 Moral & Civic Education 2 units
EDUC 7901-9 Teaching of a Second Subject 2 units
EDUM 7540 Indroduction to STEM Education 2 units

 

Honours Project 6 units
HIST 4898-9 Honours Project 6 units

 

 

Social Sciences Common Core 1 unit
University Core Courses 13 units
General Education Courses 18 units
Free Electives 21 units
Total 167 units