UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

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AREA STUDIES

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African Studies

The African Studies Programme at the University of Hong Kong offers a Bachelor of Arts Minor in African Studies, through which students can explore Africa as a study area from interdisciplinary perspectives. 

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American Studies

The major and minor in American Studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Americas and in the context of global languages, cultures, and creative industries.

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China Studies

The China Studies programme addresses the growing interest in the academic study of Greater China (including Taiwan and Hong Kong/Macau) from a multi-disciplinary approach that includes methodologies from fields in both the humanities and social sciences.

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European Studies

The European Studies Programme is an interdisciplinary area studies programme which focuses on European politics and governance, history and culture, Europe’s economy and its role in the world, as well as its intellectual tradition, philosophy, and literature. The programme provides a comprehensive and holistic introduction to Europe and the European tradition. 

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Global Creative Industries

The creative industries have become one of the fastest-growing and increasingly influential sectors of the global economy. The Global Creative Industries Major constitutes an interdisciplinary framework to the study of the complex relation and interaction between commerce and culture.

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Japan Studies

Japan Studies is an interdisciplinary programme aimed at giving students a broad-based education on Japan—its language, culture, history, society, economy, governance, environment, and people.

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Korean Studies

The objective of the Korean Studies programme is to bring participants to a high level of proficiency in the language and to provide them with a sound knowledge of Korea within the interdisciplinary framework of Area Studies to be able to discuss matters relating to Korea in a critical and analytical fashion.

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PROGRAMMES

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Arabic Programme

The objective of the Arabic Minor programme is to provide students with a good command of the four different language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. 

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French Programme

The objective of the French programme is to bring participants to a high level of proficiency in the language and to acquire a sound knowledge of French society and culture as well as of the French-speaking world.

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Italian Programme

The Italian programme provides students with the opportunity to acquire a high level of proficiency in the Italian language as well as comprehensive knowledge of Italian culture.

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German Programme

The German programme provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of both spoken and written German.  Students will be introduced to a wide range of aspects of contemporary German society and culture through the study of numerous multimedia materials and documents in the target language that will be included in the advanced courses in area studies, translation, linguistics and literature.

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Japanese Programme

The Japanese Language Programme provides students with well-balanced instruction in speaking, writing, listening, and reading from basic to high levels of proficiency.

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Korean Programme

The objective of the Korean Studies programme is to bring participants to a high level of proficiency in the language and to provide them with a sound knowledge of Korea within the interdisciplinary framework of Area Studies to be able to discuss matters relating to Korea in a critical and analytical fashion.

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Spanish Programme

The objective of the Spanish programme is to bring participants to a high level of proficiency in the language as well as to provide them with a sound knowledge of the society and culture of Spanish-speaking countries.

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Portuguese Programme

The objective of the Portuguese programme is to raise participants’ proficiency in Portuguese language to a high level while acquiring a solid grounding of knowledge of the Lusophone world.

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Swedish Programme

The objective of the Swedish programme is to bring students to a proficient level in the language and gain a good command of the four language skills; speaking, listening, reading and writing and to acquire a sound knowledge of Swedish culture and society as well.

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Thai Programme

The objective of the Thai programme is to bring participants to a high level of proficiency in the language and to acquire a sound knowledge of Thai society and culture as well as of the Thai-speaking part of the world.