Prospective Students

History Courses

Non HKU students application deadline: June 30, 2020

*For HKU students, please follow the summer semester add/drop period. 




HIST1017 Modern Hong Kong (6 credits)

This course explores the history of Hong Kong since the early 1800s from four angles: Chinese history, British imperial history, world history, and as a place with its own identity. We discuss a wide range of historical and popular cultural material, including texts, films and adverts in order to rethink Hong Kong’s changing position from the past to the present. 

Eligibility: Undergraduate students from HKU and overseas universities 

Period of Teaching: July 27  August 7, 2020 (two weeks); Mon to Fri, 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.      

Programme Fee: HKD15,200

Course Description: please click here