Community College of City University

CGE12301 - Cultural Neighbours - China, Japan and Korea

Offering Academic Unit
Division of Languages and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CGE Domain
Domain of Arts and Humanities
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18, Semester B 2017/18

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

The course aims to offer a basic and comprehensive introduction to cultural issues among three neighbouring countries of China, Japan and Korea from a variety of perspectives by providing students with:
  • Understanding of geographical proximity: people, climate, languages and religions
  • Understanding of historical backgrounds and their mutual influences
  • Understanding of the traditional culture and value
  • Understanding of the major socio-cultural issues
  • Understanding of life style and consumption culture and behaviour

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

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


Useful Links

Division of Languages and Communication

Additional Information

AAJS students are not allowed to take this course.