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 2022-23 are now uploaded on the department website. Students from different cohorts (Year 1 to Year 4, and Year 2 Entry and Year 3 Entry) can download their respective Guidelines for the coming academic year.

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Dr. Veronica Mak has invited Prof. Chiu Siu-Wai, a renowned mycologist, to share her experience and insights on how mushrooms can save our society. It will be held on Zoom at 3:00pm (HKT) on 26 May, 2022.

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Students joining the summer 2021 internship have participated in an internship video award competition. They were expected to create a short video to reflect on their internship life and to share with us what they have benefited from the internship. The two winners are two Year 3 students Tam Wai and Law Ka Man.

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