Cluster Area Requirements (CAR)
Through pursuing a broader range of academic subjects that use different paradigms, theoretical perspectives and methods of enquiry, CAR aims to expand your intellectual capacity beyond disciplinary domains and to enable you to tackle professional and global issues from a multidisciplinary perspective.
CAR includes a variety of subjects across the following four cluster areas. Click for the approved CAR subject list in each area.
Human Nature, Relations
History, Culture and
Science, Technology and
As a Higher Diploma student, you are required to take at least two CARs. In addition, you shall also fulfill the China Studies Requirement (CSR) embedded in some CAR subjects that helps you understand aspects of Chinese culture, history and contemporary developments.
The CAR subjects with the Writing and Reading Requirements will demand more effort and attention on the language aspect in addition to the subject content. To further know about these requirements, please visit their website at here.
Useful Information for CAR Fulfillment
- The list of CAR subjects (including the subject description) on offer
- Interpreting CAR Subject Code
- Double Fulfilment of Major and CAR subjects
- Considerations for Choosing a CAR Subject
- Library resources of CAR subjects
You can download the Guidance Notes for Choosing Cluster Area Requirements (CAR) for more updated guidance.