GE programme

 

GE Programme

The General Education (GE) Programme provides the foundation of a well-rounded university education. The goal of the programme is to promote Whole Person Education (WPE) through exposure to a range of transferable skills, guiding principles, and attitudes that all students will need in their future professional and personal lives.

PILOs

After completing the GE Programme, students are expected to achieve a number of programme intended learning outcomes:

Curriculum Structure

University Core

GE Programme

Students admitted from AY2018/19

 

 

 

Structure and Category Aims

The new GE Programme will offer three levels of learning from foundational courses to courses in themes, and a culminating experience, for a total of 18 units. All the Level 1 and Level 2 courses are interdisciplinary.

As a culminating experience in the GE Programme, students are required to engage in one of the following learning activities that will further enhance their skills in a variety of ways:

  1. Service or Experiential Learning Project
  2. Service Leadership Education Course
  3. Interdisciplinary Thematic Group Project
  4. Independent Study
GE Programme

All students are required to take two 3-unit courses under any one or two of the following themes:

  1. Science, Technology and Society
  2. Sustainable Communities
  3. Culture, Creativity and Innovation

All students are required to take one 3-unit course in each of the categories:

  1. Quantitative Reasoning
  2. History and Civilization
  3. Values and the Meaning of Life

Courses

The following transition courses will be offered in AY2018/19 only for year 1 students under the new GE Programme:

Remarks: From AY2019/20, new courses will be delivered under the new GE curriculum.
Undergraduate students of all study years will be allowed to take those new courses to fulfil their GE requirements.