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International Summer School (July Session)

 

Course List

 

Exploring Hong Kong: From Preservation of Cultural Heritage to Fostering Creativity in Urban Landscapes

In a world marked by rapid urbanization, where more than half of the world’s population resides in cities, the highspeed development and growth of cities can be a threat to our cultural heritage and communities. There is a pressing need to preserve our cultural heritage and provide space for nurturing creative communities. Through our meticulously designed courses, you will gain an understanding of how Hong Kong is both preserving its cultural heritage and cultivating dynamic creative communities. Equip yourself in the theories that underpin these efforts, and venture into the vibrant streets of this city to witness firsthand the transformative power of cultural preservation and creative urban development.

*In collaboration with the Faculty of Arts

 

Environment, Science and Technology

Some of the world’s most pressing challenges require solutions based on STEM and technology pervades all facets of our society and daily lives.  Our courses in Environment, Science and Technology provide knowledge in a range of discipline including engineering innovation, environmental sustainability and traditional medicine.

 

Global Business and Management

As the financial hub of Asia, Hong Kong is home to many multinational organizations.  Its status as the freest economy in the world and its pivotal role in China’s ambitious Greater Bay Area initiative will bridge the world to China. By drawing on examples from local, national and international case studies, students will be able to explore in depth the knowledge delivered in our Global Business and Management courses.

 

Society and Human Interaction

We live in a world with intricate mechanisms where people interact.  The understanding of such interactions between peoples, societies and cultures helps us to develop systems and influence policy that will impact our lives and improve societies.  Join us in this range of courses to explore our society and the human interactions within.

 

Understanding China 

China has experienced rapid economic and social growth since 1978, with more than 800 million people lifted out of poverty.  Learn about how this change has impacted the country, its people, and its engagement with the rest of the world through multiple lenses including business, social, cultural, and political.

 

Chinese Language – Cantonese (For Non-Native Cantonese Speakers)

The world’s most spoken language is Chinese. Nearly 1.3 billion people speak a variation of Chinese as their first language, including 10 varieties of dialects. Challenge yourself to Putonghua and Cantonese, the dialect used in Hong Kong to connect with the Chinese people and its culture, and pave way for a vibrant career.

 

Chinese Language – Putonghua (For Non-Native Putonghua Speakers)

The world’s most spoken language is Chinese. Nearly 1.3 billion people speak a variation of Chinese as their first language, including 10 varieties of dialects. Challenge yourself to Putonghua and its culture, and pave way for a vibrant career.