What will I learn?


This area of Concentration Studies aims to provide students with broad-based knowledge and training in areas related to History and Hong Kong Studies and to develop their ability to critically analyse historical, political, economic, social and cultural issues in contemporary Hong Kong, China and the World. Distinctive features include:

  • Strong emphasis on historiography to enhance students’ research skills in history as well as to equip them for further study;
  • Training in both History and Hong Kong studies which help students to cultivate an international outlook and in-depth knowledge of Hong Kong in historical, political, social, economic and cultural aspects.

Career Prospect

Graduates are able to work in different industries related to cultural and heritage management, editing and publishing, education, media and journalism, government and non-governmental organisations etc.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
HK$68,500.00 (US$ 8,837) per year
Application deadline

Expected July 2021

More details

Start date

September 2020


Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants who apply for admission with overseas qualifications are expected to have received 12-year pre-university education with appropriate school-leaving qualifications. Students from other countries should have qualifications equivalent to Hong Kong.

The following public examination results are recognised as meeting the English Language requirements stipulated by the University:

  • TOEFL: Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550
  • IELTS Academic: Overall Band 6.0
  • IGCSE First Language English: Grade C/ Grade 4
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language: Grade B/ Grade 5
  • IB: Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) OR Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level)

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