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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HKSYU Info Day 2020 was successfully held on November 14 2020. Dr Li Hang gave an admission talk that introduces what Sociology is about. There was also a section of "alumni-teacher chat" on the Info Day.

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The Contemporary China Research Center (Department of Sociology) co-organized an International Conference on “Heritage Conservation Along the Belt and Road Zones: Between Politics and Professionalism” with the Department of Social Science, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong on 23-24 October 2020.

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Department of Sociology welcomed a new cohort of undergraduate students.

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