glsd@cuhk.edu.hk (4-Year Programme)

Course List

Areas of Concentrations

Our Programme is interdisciplinary drawing on the established education and research strengths in CUHK, particularly those in the Faculty of Social Science.

Global Media

Cultures
And Societies

World Politics

Sustainability
And Environment

Global Economy

For Reference Only

Major Required Courses

Course Code
Course Title
Units

GLSD1001

Introduction to Global Studies I

3

GLSD1003

Introduction to Global Studies II

3

GLSD2001

Research Methods for Global Studies

3

GLSD3601

Internship

3

GLSD4001

Global Studies Capstone Thesis I

3

GLSD4002

Global Studies Capstone Thesis II

3

GLSD4003

Global Studies Capstone Project I

3

GLSD4004

Global Studies Capstone Project II

3

Concentrations

Global Media
Course Code
Course Title
Units

GLSD2101

Global Communication

3

GLSD2701

Field Studies

3

GLSD3101

Internet, Multimedia & Info Society

3

GLSD3111

Special Topic in Global Media

3

GLSD3701

Collaborative Project on Global Issues

3

COMM3941

New Media Business

3

COMM4191

Cultural Studies and Popular Culture

3

Cultures and Societies
Course Code
Course Title
Units

GLSD2201

Globalization, Cultures, and Societies

3

GLSD2701

Field Studies

3

GLSD3201

Cultural Psychology and Globalization

3

GLSD3211

Special Topic in Cultures and Societies

3

GLSD3701

Collaborative Project on Global Issues

3

GDRS2002

Sexuality and Culture

3

GDRS3005

Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Society

3

GDRS3012

Chinese Culture from a Gender Perspective

3

GDRS4011

Gendered Migration in Transnational Asia and Beyond

3

GLSD3105

Understanding Global Cities and Urban Space

3

GLSD3303

Understanding Global Issues from Movies

3

PSYC3610

Culture and Psychology

3

URSP2400

Studies of Cities in Comparative Perspective

3

World Politics
Course Code
Course Title
Units

GLSD2301

Global Politics

3

GLSD2701

Field Studies

3

GLSD3301

International Relations and International Law

3

GLSD3311

Special Topic in World Politics

3

GLSD3701

Collaborative Project on Global Issues

3

GLSD3106

The Rise of China in the Global Context I: Diplomacy, Trade and Soft Power

3

GLSD3302

Sports and World Politics

3

GLSD3402

Korea and the World: Politics, Economy and Culture

3

GLSD3403

European Union and the World

3

GLSD3404

Japan and Global Political Economy

3

GLSD3405

International Relations in Southeast Asia

3

GLSD4401

Traditional Security: Military, War and Peace

3

GLSD4402

New Security Challenges: Terrorism, Ethnic Conflicts and Human Trafficking

3

GPAD2185

International Organizations

3

GPAD3365

Ethics and International Affairs

3

GPAD4225

Theories of International Relations

3

SOWK3340

Introduction to Social Policy

3

Sustainability and Environment
Course Code
Course Title
Units

GLSD2401

Global Sustainability

3

GLSD2701

Field Studies

3

GLSD3401

Global Environmental Challenges

3

GLSD3411

Special Topic in Sustainability and Environment

3

GLSD3701

Collaborative Project on Global Issues

3

ARCH3424

Building Technology III: Environmental Technology

3

ARCH4721

Land and City

3

GRMD2401

Sustainable Development

3

GRMD2404

Energy and Society

3

GRMD3202

Environmental Management

3

GRMD3203

Urban Environmental Problems

3

GRMD3224

Tourism Planning and Management

3

GRMD3404

Natural Hazards and Human Responses

3

URSP2100

Urban Sustainability

3

URSP3300

Sustainable Urban Transport

3

Global Economy
Course Code
Course Title
Units

GLSD2501

World Economic Order

3

GLSD2701

Field Studies

3

GLSD3501

Global Business Organizations

3

GLSD3511

Special Topic in Global Economy

3

GLSD3701

Collaborative Project on Global Issues

3

ECON3320

Asia-Pacific Economies

3

ECON3350

China, Hong Kong and the World Economy

3

ECON3370

Business Environment of China

3

GLSD4102

Developmental Study: Poverty, Inequality and Welfare of the World

3

GLSD4104

Global Development: Markets, States, Societies and IOs

3

GRMD2321

Economic Geography

3

GRMD4402

World Development

3

SOWK4550

Seminar V: Poverty and Social Exclusion

3

URSP2200

Urban Economic Studies

3

Faculty Package

Course Code
Course Title
Units

ARCH1001

Introduction to Architecture: People and Places

3

ARCH1002

Understanding Cities

3

COMM1110

Media and Everyday Life

3

COMM1120

Development of Mass Communication

3

COMM1150

Introduction to Media Industries and Practices

3

DSPS1001

Introduction to Policy Sciences

3

DSPS1002

Data Science and Public Policy

3

ECON1210

Economics and Society

3

ECON1220

Contemporary Economic Thinking

3

ECON2011

Basic Microeconomics

3

GPAD1020

Fundamentals of Government

3

GPAD1076

Thinking Politically

3

GPAD1077

Critical Debates in Hong Kong

3

GRMD1302

People, Space and Place

3

GRMD1401

A World of Diversity

3

GRMD1402

Global Change and Environmental Sustainability

3

PSYC1000

General Psychology

3

PSYC1630

Communication for Healthy Relationship

3

SOCI1001

Introduction to Sociology

3

SOCI1201

Hong Kong Society: Identities and Boundaries

3

SOSC1001

Design Thinking in Social Innovation

3

SOSC1002

Managing Creativity and Group Dynamics in Innovation Teams

3

SOWK1001

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

3

SOWK1113

Self-Development in the Changing Society

3

SOWK1114

From Understanding to Empowering the Socially Disadvantaged

3

URSP1001

Introduction to Urban Studies

3

URSP1002

Urban Studies in a Nutshell

3