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Global Liberal Arts Programme (GLAP)

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Programme Structure

 

 

Programme Curriculum

Category No. of Courses No. of Credits

GLAP Major Curriculum

   

GLAP required courses

4 12

Capstone project

1 6

GLAP study area elective courses

10 30

Sub-total

15 48

University-required Courses

   

Common Core

4 12

Cluster Courses*

3-5 9-15

English Language

4 12

Chinese Language/Putonghua

2 6
Free Electives 9-11 27-33

Sub-total

24 72

 Total

39 120

* To enable GLAP students to take courses under different study areas when studying abroad, GLAP students will have the flexibility to take a minimum of 3 cluster courses instead of 5.

 

Recommended Study Path


FIRST YEAR

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total

CCC8011

Critical Thinking: Analysis and Argumentation

3     3

CCC8012 

The Making of Hong Kong

    3 3

LCC1010 

Chinese Communication I

3     3

LCC2010

Chinese Communication II

    3 3

LUE1001 

University English I

3     3

LUE1002

University English II

  3   3

GLA1003

Global Inquiry and Research

3     3

GLA1004

Global Perspectives from the Arts

    3 3
 

ELE Electives and/or Cluster courses^

(2 courses for Group A students; 3 courses for Group B students)

6-9     6-9

Sub-total

      30

 

SECOND YEAR

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total

CCC8013 

The Process of Science

    3 3

CCC8014 

China in World History

3     3

GLA2001

Globalisation: Social Sciences Perspective

3     3

GLA2003

Global Business and Management

  3 3
 

 2-3  ELE Electives and Cluster courses^

    6-9 9-12
 

 2-3  GLAP Elective courses#

  6-9   6-9
 

1  Free Elective

  3   3
 

Sub-total

      30

 

THIRD YEAR (Study abroad)

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total
 

1-2  Cluster courses^

  3-6   3-6
 

2-4  GLAP Elective courses#

  6-12   6-12
 

4-5  Free Electives

  12-15   12-15
 

Sub-total

      30

 

FOURTH YEAR

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total
GLA4001

Capstone Project

3   3 6
 

2-4  GLAP Elective courses#

  6-12   6-12
 

3-4  Free Electives

  9-12   9-12
 

Sub-total

      27

 

SECOND TO FOURTH YEAR

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total
LUE4001/4002/4003

Professional Communication in English for Arts and Humanities / Professional Communication in English for Business / Professional Communication in English for Social Sciences

  3   3

 

 

# Required to take 10 GLAP elective courses across disciplines to form a coherent individualised path of study, with at least 3 at 4000-level. Completion of 4 GLAP inter-disciplinary elective courses in a particular study area will qualify for a declaration of such concentration.

 

^ Recommended to take 5 cluster courses. To enable GLAP students to take courses under different study areas when studying abroad, GLAP students will have the flexibility to take a minimum of 3 cluster courses instead of 5.


 

Programme Curriculum

Category No. of Courses No. of Credits

GLAP Major Curriculum

   

GLAP required courses

5 15

Capstone project

1 6

GLAP study area elective courses

10 30

Sub-total

16 51

University-required Courses

   

Common Core

4 12

Cluster Courses*

3-5 9-15

English Language

4 12

Chinese Language/Putonghua

2 6
Free Electives 9-11 27-33

Sub-total

24 72

 Total

40 123

* To enable GLAP students to take courses under different study areas when studying abroad, GLAP students will have the flexibility to take a minimum of 3 cluster courses instead of 5.

 



Recommended Study Path


FIRST YEAR

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total

CCC8011

Critical Thinking: Analysis and Argumentation

3     3

CCC8012 

The Making of Hong Kong

    3 3

LCC1010 

Chinese Communication I

3     3

LCC2010

Practical Chinese II

    3 3

LUE1001 

University English I

3     3

LUE1002

University English II

  3   3

GLA1001

Transpacific Literature in a Global World

    3 3

GLA1002

Global Business and Management

    3 3

GLA1003

Global Inquiry and Research

3     3
 

ELE Electives and Cluster courses^

(1 course for Group A students; 2 courses for Group B students)

3-6     3-6

Sub-total

      30

 

SECOND YEAR

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total

CCC8013 

The Process of Science

    3 3

CCC8014 

China in World History

3     3

GLA2001

Globalisation: Social Sciences Perspective

3     3

GLA3001

Critical Visual and Media Studies

  3 3
 

 3-4  ELE Electives and Cluster courses^

    9-12 9-12
 

 2-3  GLAP Elective courses#

  6-9   6-9
 

1  Free Elective

  3   3
 

Sub-total

      33

 

THIRD YEAR (Study abroad)

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total
 

1-2  Cluster courses^

  3-6   3-6
 

2-4  GLAP Elective courses#

  6-12   6-12
 

4-5  Free Electives

  12-15   12-15
 

Sub-total

      30

 

FOURTH YEAR

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total
GLA4001

Capstone Project

3   3 6
 

2-4  GLAP Elective courses#

  6-12   6-12
 

3-4  Free Electives

  9-12   9-12
 

Sub-total

      30

 

SECOND TO FOURTH YEAR

Course Code

Course Title

No. of credits

  1st Term 1st/2nd Term 2nd Term Total
LUE4001/4002/4003

Professional Communication in English for Arts and Humanities / Professional Communication in English for Business / Professional Communication in English for Social Sciences

  3   3

# Required to take 10 GLAP elective courses across disciplines to form a coherent individualised path of study, with at least 3 at 4000-level. Completion of 4 GLAP inter-disciplinary elective courses in a particular study area will qualify for a declaration of such concentration.

 

^ Recommended to take 5 cluster courses. To enable GLAP students to take courses under different study areas when studying abroad, GLAP students will have the flexibility to take a minimum of 3 cluster courses instead of 5.