If one of the five subjects is 'Citizenship and Social Development', the admission requirement will be "Attained" for 'Citizenship and Social Development' and Level 2 in four other HKDSE subjects including Chinese Language and English Language.
A maximum of two Applied Learning subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)), can be used in the application. "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" Level in Applied Learning subjects will be considered as equivalent to Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 in HKDSE subjects respectively.
Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)) will be accepted as an alternative Chinese Language qualification for admission consideration for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) DSE candidates.
Note: Interview is required.
This programme will be offered on a two-year full-time basis, and based on a credit unit system.Programme Structure Details
Over 90% of HD in Applied History Studies graduates in past 4 years received offers from local or overseas universities, among whom over 60% were admitted to UGC-funded universities.
Graduates have received offers from more than 17 UGC-funded or self-funded Degree Programmes offered by local universities:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History, Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Part of the programme requirements, students who undertake internship have to undergo 60 hours of training in the field of languages and communication or other related industries in Hong Kong or overseas Students will be placed at cultural organizations, rural committee, social enterprises, schools etc. for practicum on writing, guided tour services, administration, reporting and teaching, etc. related works.
Part 1: Recording oral history from villagers in Fu Tei Au Tsuen
Part 2: Exploring local temple cultures in Sham Shui Po and Tsing Yi
In addition to classroom study, students enjoy internship opportunities at different cultural institutions, which, in 2016-17, includes the Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage (CACHe), Jao Tsung-I Academy and the Japan Society of Hong Kong. This enables students to reflect and analyse historical issues from different perspectives.
History experts and academics are invited to give subject talks to help students broaden their historical horizons and enrich their knowledge in a relaxing way.
This programme will be delivered mainly by face-to-face instruction, supplemented with on-line materials as deemed appropriate.
Teaching activities will be conducted in English, Cantonese and Putonghua as deemed appropriate. Learning materials will be in English and Chinese as deemed appropriate.
Performance of participants is monitored and assessed on a continuous basis through a variety of assessment methods, such as projects, classroom participation, assignments, tests and examinations.
CUSCS Learning Centres
CEF Course Code﹕37H121939
CEF Course Name﹕Higher Diploma in Applied History Studies
Tel: 3943 9199
Local Applicants : $65,400 / per year
Non-local Applicants : $75,400 / per year