Community College of City University

CGE22402 - Understanding Cultures and Heritage in Contemporary Hong Kong

Offering Academic Unit
Division of Languages and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CGE Domain
Domain of Arts and Humanities
Exclusive Courses:
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 offers a basic introduction to the cultures and heritage in contemporary Hong Kong from various perspectives by providing students with understanding of  
  • the difference between Chinese and western cultures
  • Hong Kong as a multicultural society
  • the influence of colonial heritage on contemporary Hong Kong
  • cultural identity through appreciating the revitalization of built heritage and antiquities
  • how a harmonious society may be built through appreciating cultures and heritage

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


Useful Links

Division of Languages and Communication

Additional Information

AAACS students choosing “Chinese History” option are not allowed to take this course.