General Education

General Education is a hallmark of a CUHK education, and has occupied a significant position in the undergraduate curriculum since the University's inception. From 2012, the General Education programme, applicable to students in all programmes, will comprise three components: 9 units under University General Education, 6 units under College General Education, and two new General Education Foundation Courses totaling 6 units. These are:

These courses, in line with similar provisions in other leading universities around the world, seek to explore with students deep and enduring issues, through exposure to wisdom and writing throughout the ages, bridging the ancient and the modern, East and West, and the cultures of the humanities and of the sciences.