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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) (for Senior Year admission)

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Global Studies Stream Overview

  • Empower students to think globally and to comprehend the current trends of global affairs
  • Focus on geopolitical conflicts, transnational political-economic relations and identity politics
  • Employ a multidisciplinary approach to interpret and understand global transformations


Career prospects

Through challenging courses, research, and seminars, our undergraduate students investigate international political and economic issues from different perspectives and acquire solid knowledge and analytical skills to meet the needs of the rapidly changing world. Our alumni have used their knowledge and skills to obtain careers in the government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. Some graduates have chosen to pursue postgraduate studies in prestigious institutions in Hong Kong and abroad.


Internship/Exchange opportunities

The University and the Department of Political Science offer a variety of internship and exchange opportunities for undergraduate students. The Office of Global Education and Interdisciplinary Studies, for example, seeks to provide over 80 percent of students with the opportunity to study abroad or in the Mainland China for one academic term or in summer/winter programs. Some courses offered by the Department of Political Science provide students with the opportunity to participate in internships in non-governmental organizations in Hong Kong.


The Internship Programmes offered by the Department of Economics: