CityU students taking GE courses offered by HKBU


Courses offered by HKBU in Semester 1, 2017/18*

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

Course Code Course Title Section No. Date & Time Classroom
Corresponding to Area 1 at CityU
GCHC1057 Chinese Pupolar Music: Its Cultural and Musical Meanings TBC TBC
To be announced
GCVM1045 Matters of Life and Death TBC TBC
GDAR1005 Chinese Knight-errant Heroism and the Modern World TBC TBC
GDAR1046 Experiencing and Exploring Music in Hong Kong TBC TBC
GDCV1046 Aesthetics of the Young TBC TBC
GDCV1067 Chinese Calligraphy as Self‐Expression TBC TBC
GDCV1085 Exploring Drawing^ TBC TBC
GDCV1086 From Kitchen to Table: Ceramics and Food Culture^ TBC TBC
GDCV1096 Seeing Through Glass: How It Creates Our World TBC TBC
GDCV1106 Product Design Basics TBC TBC
GDCV1115 Understanding Photography TBC TBC
GDAR1835 IGE Music, Mind, and Human Experience TBC TBC
GDAR1926 IGE Service Leadership and Meaning of Life and Death TBC TBC
GDAR1947 IGE  Human Nature Through Poets’ Eyes TBC TBC
Course Code Course Title Section No. Date & Time Classroom
Corresponding to Area 2 at CityU
GCHC1036 Tackling Popular Misconceptions about Chinese History and Civilization TBC TBC
To be announced
GDBU1025 Economic Indicators and Business Decisions^ TBC TBC
GDBU1077 Social Entrepreneurship: Opportunities to Change the World^ TBC TBC
GAR1876/ GDSS1876 IGE Psychology of Positive Livings TBC TBC
GDAR1945/ GDSS1945 IGE Sharing Values: Interreligious Dialogue on Real Issues in Real Life TBC TBC
GDBU1937/GDSS1937 IGE Improving Mental Health for University Success TBC TBC
GDSS1926 IGE Service Leadership and Meaning of Life and Death TBC TBC
GDBU1937/ GDSS1937 IGE Improving Mental Health for University Success TBC TBC
GDSS1947 IGE Human Nature Through Poets’ Eyes TBC TBC
Course Code Course Title Section No. Date & Time Classroom
Corresponding to Area 3 at CityU
GDSC1835 IGE Music, Mind, and Human Experience TBC TBC
To be announced

* 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 & GDCV1086: $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

Aug 2017
  • 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
Download the Approval Form
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End of Aug 2017
  • 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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4 Sep 2017
  • Semester starts.
  • Requests for dropping a course should be submitted to HKBU on or before 15 Sep 2017 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 library, as well as access to the Learning Commons, 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 2017/18:
  2. HKBU Bulletin 2017/18: (TBC)
  3. University Cyber Port System (BUniPort):
  4. HKBU Campus Map:


General Education Office (GEO), Hong Kong Baptist University
Phone: 3411-6478 Virginia Lo
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