CAH3511 - Hong Kong's Culture and Heritage

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
CTL3511 Discovering Hong Kong’s Culture and Heritage
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2020/21

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course is designed to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of Lingnan and Hong Kong’s cultural traditions and heritage in a wide range of areas, such as history, archaeology, religion, opera, film, calligraphy and painting, aiming to enhance students’ ability to appreciate and analyse cultural traditions and heritage artefacts by adopting an interdisciplinary approach. Through lectures and outside classroom learning activities, the course surveys the history and cultural traditions of Lingnan and Hong Kong from the Ming dynasty to the present and develops students’ knowledge of and interest in the historical transformations of regional culture and identity.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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