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General University Requirements (GUR)

The primary objective of GUR is to widen students’ horizons and promote their holistic development in their undergraduate years. Students are required to take 30 credits of GUR subjects under the four-year degree curriculum. It is the University’s vision that through GUR and their major study, students will develop the desired attributes of critical thinking, effective communication, innovative problem-solving, lifelong learning, professional competence, ethical leadership and socially responsible global citizenship.

The 30 credits of GUR for students admitted in 2021/22 or before will be distributed as follows :

 Areas Credits  

Language and Communication Requirements(LCR)

  • English (6 credits)
  • Chinese (3 credits)
 9 credits
 Freshman Seminar  3 credits
 Leadership and Intra-Personal Development  3 credits
 Service-Learning(SL)  3 credits
 Cluster Areas Requirements (CAR)

3 credits from each of the following 4 cluster areas:

  • Human Nature, Relations and Development
  • Community, Organisation and Globalisation
  • History, Cultures and World Views
  • Science, Technology and Environment

And of which must fulfill 3 additional requirements:

  • English Reading and Writing (ER/EW) Requirements
  • Chinese Reading and Writing (CR/CW) Requirements
  • China Study Requirement (CSR)
 12 credits
 Healthy Lifestyle  Non-credit bearing
   Total = 30 credits

 

 The 30 credits of GUR Curriculum for students admitted from 2022/23 will be distributed as follows:

Areas  Credits
Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Requirement(AIDA) 2 credits
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Requirement(IE)
1 credit

Language and Communication Requirements(LCR)

  • English (6 credits)
  • Chinese (3 credits)
9 credits
Leadership Education and Development(LEAD) 3 credits
Service-Learning(SL)
3 credits
Cluster-Area Requirements(CAR)

3 credits from each of the following 4 cluster areas:

  • Human Nature, Relations and Development
  • Science, Technology and Environment
  • Chinese History and Culture
  • Culture, Organizations, Societies and Globalisation

And of which must fulfill 2 additional requirements:

  • English Reading and Writing (ER/EW) Requirements
  • Chinese Reading and Writing (CR/CW) Requirements
12 credits
Healthy Lifestyle
Non-credit bearing
  Total = 30 credits

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