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UGEC2662 Culture and Business

#UGEC Society and Culture



(UGEC2662 is double-coded with ANTH2510.) Culture is ubiquitous in every aspect of societies, including how we do business. This course will examine the role of culture in contemporary business and study work and management in industrial societies anthropologically. Students will be introduced to the cultural logics of business practices, particularly business operations, organization and management […]

UGEC2944 The Peoples of Hong Kong in History

#UGEC Society and Culture

Fridays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Miss CHEUNG Ching Man

Being one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the World, Hong Kong encompasses people of different racial, ethnic and social backgrounds, that attributes to Hong Kong’s hybridity and diversity. This course introduces students to the history of Hong Kong by looking closely at the many varied peoples in Hong Kong. Hong Kong, the gateway to […]

UGEC3224 Family and Society

#UGEC Society and Culture

Thursdays 03:30 p.m. - 05:15 p.m.
Professor TAM Siu Mi Maria

(UGEC3224 is double-coded with GDRS3009.) This course examines issues revolving the family as a social institution in different cultures. It explores processes of how the family is constructed in different forms as it intersects with various social systems including kinship, marriage, class, ethnicity, religion, and political economy. Particular attention is paid to how family as […]

UGEC3225 Gender Biases in Education and the Workplace

#UGEC Society and Culture



(UGEC3225 is double-coded with GDRS3024.) Educational and occupational accomplishments vary dramatically among individuals and profoundly affect lives. Importantly, gender is among the powerful individual characteristics that affect people’s experiences in educational and work settings. Gender shapes youths’ experience and outcomes of education across the globe and across history. This course is designed to introduce to […]

UGEC3928 Language Disorders

#UGEC Society and Culture



(UGEC3928 is double-coded with LING3208.) This survey course introduces non-clinical students to fundamental concepts of language disorders in paediatric and adult populations. Characteristics of primary language impairment, aphasia, dysarthria, and hearing impairments, as well as articulation, fluency, and voice and other related disorders affecting language are among the topics to be discussed. Diagnostic techniques and […]

UGED1235 Intellectual History of Modern China

#UGED Self and Humanity



This course aims to provide an opportunity for students to understand the intellectual history of China from the late Qing dynasty to contemporary China. It will discuss the impact of Western ideologies on Chinese culture, as well as evaluate how they influenced Chinese intellectuals and modern Chinese society. This course integrates SDGs by discussing how […]

UGEC2945 History of Hong Kong

#UGEC Society and Culture

Mondays 02:30 p.m. – 04:15 p.m.
Miss CHEUNG Ching Man

This course introduces the history of Hong Kong from a British colony to the Special Administrative Region of China. It covers major events and issues of Hong Kong, emphasizing the development of political system, social structure and economic pattern, and evaluate the role of Hong Kong in modern China, in the Asian-Pacific region and in […]

GESC2060 Debating Globalization

#Shaw College

Fridays 03:30 p.m. – 05:15 p.m.
Dr. LEE King Wa

Through a combination of experiential learning activities and web-based delivery, this course aims at expose students to a number of intense debates surrounding globalization such as free trade, global culture, national sovereignty, the question of multinational corporations and labour rights and the anti-globalization movement. The objective is to build basic knowledge of the opposing views […]

UGEB2871 Climate Change and Extreme Weather

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Mondays 11:30 a.m. - 02:15 p.m.
Dr. AU-YEUNG Yee Man, Professor CHAN Chung Leung Johnny

This course covers various issues related to climate and climate change, such as how it is related to our lives, our changing climate in the past, sea level rise, impacts of stratospheric ozone hole and global warming, El Niño events and disastrous climate extremes, tropical cyclones, and our responses to climate change. This course intends […]

UGEB2360 Wonders & Insights in Biology


Tuesdays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr. SIOW Lam

Biology is the study of life. Complex life is built from some molecules that slowly evolved into diverse living organisms, which then interact with the environment to form ecosystems and finally shape the biosphere where we all live in. Studies of the biological world allow us to understand more on how life has evolved and […]

UGEB 2991 Viewing Communication from ST


Monday 09:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Professor LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy

One in every 10 people suffers from at least a kind of communication disorder. It is almost inevitable for people to have encountered individuals with unclear speech, hoarse voice, stuttering, autism spectrum disorder, hearing impairment and dementia etc. in their lifetime. Students without a background in speech and hearing sciences may not have solid understanding […]

UGEC 2858 Animals and Society : A philosophical approach


Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Dr. KWOK Pak Nin

This course examines the social issues of animal from the philosophical perspectives. What are the key differences humans and other animals? Is it ethical to raise and slaughter animals for food, conduct tests on, and buying or keeping animals as pets? How ought one to respond to unethical laws on animals? What are the social […]