University Core

At CUHK there is a long-established tradition for students to pursue not only a specialized or professional discipline, but also to gain an educational experience that will serve to enhance their capacity for life-long learning and competitiveness in the working life. These core skills, comprising numeracy, critical thinking skills and IT literacy, as well as a high level of proficiency in Chinese and English, are developed through courses under the headings of Languages, Information Technology, General Education and Physical Education. The following is a breakdown in terms of credit units.

Subject No. of Units
Chinese Language 6
English Language 9
General Education University GE 9
College GE 6
Foundation Courses 6
Subtotal 21
Information Technology 1
Physical Education 2
Total 39