CityU students taking GE courses offered by HKBU


Courses offered by HKBU in Semester 2, 2018/19*

To view the course syllabi, please click here: Course Syllabus for CityU students

Course Code Course Title Section No. Date & Time
Corresponding to Area 1 at CityU
GCHC1057 Chinese Popular Music: Its Cultural and Musical Meanings 00001 Thu 14:30-17:20
GDAR1037 English in the World Today 00001 Tue 13:30-15:20
Fri 12:30-13:20
GDAR1045 Current Events 00001 Mon 13:30-14:20
Wed 08:30-10:20
GDAR1095 Music, Society and Culture 00001 Mon 08:30-09:20
Mon 09:30-12:20
GDCV1005 Film, History and Social Change 00001 Fri 09:30-12:20
GDCV1027 Media Studies in a Changing Society 00001 Tue 15:30-18:20
GDCV1067 Chinese Calligraphy as Self‐Expression 00001 Wed 14:30-17:20
GDCV1075 Graphics Redesigned 00001 Fri 14:30-17:20
GDCV1085 Exploring Drawing^ 00001 Fri 14:30-17:20
GDCV1086 From Kitchen to Table: Ceramics and Food Culture^ 00001 Mon 12:30-15:20
GDCV1845 IGEVideogames and Arts 00001 Fri 14:30-17:20
Course Code Course Title Section No. Date & Time
Corresponding to Area 2 at CityU
GDCV1026 Critical Perspectives on International News 00001 Tue 12:30-15:20
GDSS1845 IGEVideogames and Arts 00001 Fri 14:30-17:20
GDSS1857 IGE Service Leadership in Action (Health Services) 00001 Fri 09:30-13:20
GDSS1865 IGE Service Leadership and Emotional Intelligence 00001 Wed 09:30-12:20
GDAR1887 IGE Paths to Service Leadership in Health Services 00001 Mon 14:30-18:20
GDBU1937/SS1937 IGE Improving Mental Health for University Success 00001 Tue 15:30-18:20
Course Code Course Title Section No. Date & Time
Corresponding to Area 3 at CityU
GDSC1857 IGEService Leadership in Action (Health Services) 00001 Fri 09:30-13:20
GDSC1887 IGEPaths to Service Leadership in Health Services 00001 Mon 14:30-18:20

* Application for courses outside of the above list will NOT be accepted for processing. Availability of courses are subject to change without prior notice.
# The quota reserved for CityU students in the scheme will be reallocated to HKBU students if any quota remain.
^ CityU students who successfully enrolled in these courses are required to pay the material fees (GDCV1085/1086: $100).
IGE Interdisciplinary courses will be listed for two areas of learning. Students can decide which area they would like the course to fulfill by choosing the corresponding course code. The quota for the course will be shared by both course codes.

Application Procedures & Details


26 Nov – 7 Dec 2018
  • Fill in the application form and approval form;
  • Submit the 2 forms to the Office of Education Development and Gateway Education (EDGE) of CityU for approval and processing.
Download the updated Application Form (Closed)
Download the Approval Form
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Late Dec 2018
  • Release of result – Students will be informed by HKBU through email. Students are required to acknowledge the acceptance of the offer by email.
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14 Jan 2019
  • Semester starts.
  • Requests for dropping a course should be submitted to HKBU on or before 26 Jan 2019 in written format. Late applications will not be entertained.
Download Course Drop Form

Important Information to Note

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  1. Students admitted to a course will be officially registered as a visiting/special student in a specific programme of study at HKBU. Student ID card will be issued for purposes including identification, access to the Learning Commons, as well as access to a well-equipped study area. Their study at HKBU will not lead to a degree or other awards.
  2. Students are required to participate fully in the course, which includes completion of coursework and examinations, if applicable.
  3. Unless otherwise stated, waiver of fees will be granted to students. Students are not entitled to any financial awards or assistance offered by HKBU.
  4. During the study at HKBU, students should observe both the rules and regulations prescribed by HKBU and CityU.
  1. Upon completion of a course, students will be able to check their course grade on the internal cyber port system of HKBU (BUniPort).
  2. A transcript will be issued to students free of charge and send to EDGE first. ARRO will record the grade result obtained in the student record and will forward the original transcript to the students in due course.
  1. All the credits gained can be counted as fulfilling the University’s requirements for undergraduate degree studies unless otherwise specified by the department.
  2. The decision as to how the grades should be used and whether credit transfer will be granted is the sole discretion of CityU.
  1. HKBU Academic Calendar 2018/19:
  2. University Cyber Port System (BUniPort):
  3. HKBU Campus Map:


General Education Office (GEO), Hong Kong Baptist University
Phone: 3411-2014 Hazel Chow
Address: AAB805, 8/F, Academic & Administration Building, Baptist University Road Campus, Kowloon Tong
Office of Education Development and Gateway Education (EDGE), City University of Hong Kong
Phone: 3442-5746
Address: Room 6400, 6/F, Mong Man-wai Building, No. 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong