|Academic Year of Entry||2022/23|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
BSocSc Asian and International Studies
|Mode of Study||Full time|
|Minimum No. of Credits Required||120|
|Normal Duration of Programme||4 years|
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Dr Yuk Wah CHAN
Prof Daniel C LYNCH
Asian and International Studies explores Asia’s place in the contemporary world and Hong Kong’s strategic positioning in the region and the world. It aims to develop students’ knowledge of socio-political, economic and cultural processes of change occurring in the countries of 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 major seeks to equip students with analytic skills of value to organizations in the 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 will enhance students’ skills in critical reasoning and problem-solving, and will extend and deepen their regional and global perspectives. Upon graduation, students are well equipped for both public and private sectors to pursue careers in a variety of fields, including business, project-planning and management, public relations, politics, research and education, mass media, politics, social enterprises, as well as non-governmental and community organizations.
This major explores Asia’s significance in contemporary world politics and Hong Kong’s strategic positions within China, Asia and the world. It aims to develop students’ knowledge of the socio-political, economic and cultural changes occurring in Asian countries and to situate them in the broader international context. Students will learn to contemplate Asia's increasingly significant roles in world affairs and examine these roles with both theoretical and practical analytical tools. Through its interdisciplinary curriculum and social research training, the major seeks to equip students with analytical skills that are of great value to organizations in different administrative and economic sectors throughout Hong Kong, Asia and beyond. In addition, it enhances students’ critical reasoning and problem-solving skills, and will deepen their regional and global perspectives.
To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the minimum entrance requirements.
For details of the program’s curriculum structure, please visit the Undergraduate Catalogue.
(Note: The catalogue for the 2021 cohort is for reference only. The 2022 catalogue will be published around July 2022.)
This major aims to develop vital human resources that are of strategic importance to Hong Kong. It will develop your knowledge and skills, and broaden and deepen your international and regional perspectives to prepare you for a career in government, social and commercial sectors. Graduates are employable in a wide variety of occupational fields, including social research, market research, journalism and mass media, political groups, public relations, commerce, project-planning and management, social enterprises and non-government organizations.
For Student Exchange, please refer to https://www.cityu.edu.hk/ais/StudentLife_EP_About.aspx
For Internship, please refer to https://www.cityu.edu.hk/ais/StudentLife_PI_About.aspx
Graduates from AIS have obtained jobs in teaching positions at all levels, as well as jobs in the private sector, such as editors, non-governmental organization workers, journalists, public-relations personnel, researchers, management trainees, etc.