Message from the Head of Department

(Prof. Yuet-wah Cheung)

Sociology is an interesting discipline that examines how the structures and processes of groups, organizations and societies influence the values and behviours of individuals and their social interaction. It investigates a range of social institutions, including the family, school, workplace, religion, government, and economy, using sociological concepts and theories to analyze social phenomena pertaining to social institutions and social life in the context of social change. Findings of sociological research oftentimes have social impact and policy implications.

How is sociology taught and learned in our Department? What is the uniqueness of our Department among sociology departments in other universities in Hong Kong? How will our curriculum benefit students in not only providing academic training, but also enhancing their employability in the workplace? We welcome you to browse our website for more details.  (Read more)

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Course Guidelines for 2021-22 are now uploaded on the department website. Students from different cohorts (Year 1 to Year 4, and Year 2 Entry) can download their respective Guidelines for the coming academic year.

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Dr Tsang Chung-kin is going to have a webinar, "Cultural Entrepreneurship and Art Space in Hong Kong" on 26 July 2021 at 2:30 pm. Dr Tsang invites Foreforehead's shopkeeper Daisy Chu to chat about the experience of starting an art shop in Hong Kong. The webinar will be conducted in Cantonese.

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Dr Gigi Lam is going to have a webinar, "Korean Wave and Korean Culture" on 16 July 2021 at 2:00 pm. Dr Lam invites Ms. Novem Chick from the Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong to introduce how the center facilitates the promotion of Korean culture through a variety of cultural activities.

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