Welcome to the Master of Social Sciences (Contemporary China Studies).


Established in 2003, the Master of Social Sciences (Contemporary China Studies) is a taught postgraduate programme which is jointly offered by the Department of Economics, the Department of Geography, the Department of Government and International Studies, the Department of History, and the Department of Sociology. We are proud of the experienced teaching staff from the above Departments by delivering in-depth knowledge about China Studies.


Our students could choose one of the following concentrations prior to admission.

Ø  Economic Development and Reform,

Ø  History and Culture,

Ø  Society and Community, or

Ø  Urban Development and Environmental Management.  


In this website, you may find information about the programme structure and curriculum, experiential learning activities, and application and admission information.


Hope that we see you soon and enjoy your school life at HKBU.


Dr. PENG Yinni

Programme Director

The Master of Social Sciences (Contemporary China Studies)