Programmes Available for Declaration as Second Major

(applicable to full-time undergraduate credit-unit based programmes)

 

Students can register for two major programmes with the permission of the first major programme, and the second major programme that they intend to register.  The list of programmes that are available for students to declare as their second major is as follows:

 

(I)

Faculty of Arts

 

 

1.

Anthropology

 

 

2.

Chinese Language and Literature

 

 

3.

Chinese Studies (applicable to students admitted in 2019-20 and thereafter)

 

 

4.

Cultural Management

 

 

5.

Cultural Studies

 

 

6.

English

 

 

7.

Fine Arts

 

 

8.

History

 

 

9.

Japanese Studies

 

 

10.

Linguistics

 

 

11.

Music

 

 

12.

Philosophy

 

 

13.

Religious Studies

 

 

14.

Theology

 

 

15.

Translation

 

 

 

 

(II)

Faculty of Business Administration

 

 

1.

Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis (restrictions apply, see note 6)

 

 

2.

Integrated BBA Programme (restrictions apply, see notes 7 & 8)

 

 

3.

Professional Accountancy (restrictions apply, see note 9)

 

 

4.

Quantitative Finance (restrictions apply, see note 6)

 

 

 

 

(III)

Faculty of Engineering

 

 

1.

Biomedical Engineering

 

 

2.

Computer Engineering

 

 

3.

Computer Science

 

 

4.

Electronic Engineering

 

 

5.

Energy and Environmental Engineering

 

 

6.

Financial Technology (applicable to students admitted in 2017-18 and thereafter)

 

 

7.

Information Engineering

 

 

8.

Mechanical and Automation Engineering

 

 

9.

Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

 

 

 

 

(IV)

Faculty of Medicine

 

 

1.

Public Health

 

 

 

 

(V)

Faculty of Science

 

 

1.

Biochemistry

 

 

2.

Biology

 

 

3.

Cell and Molecular Biology

 

 

4.

Chemistry

 

 

5.

Earth System Science (applicable to students admitted in 2021-22 and before)

 

 

6.

Earth and Environmental Sciences (applicable to students admitted in 2022-23 and thereafter)

 

 

7.

Environmental Science (applicable to students admitted in 2021-22 and before)

 

 

8.

Mathematics

 

 

9.

Molecular Biotechnology

 

 

10.

Physics

 

 

11.

Risk Management Science

 

 

12.

Statistics

 

 

 

 

(VI)

Faculty of Social Science

 

 

1.

Data Science and Policy Studies (applicable to students admitted in 2019-20 and thereafter)

 

 

2.

Economics (restrictions apply, see note 10)

 

 

3.

Geography and Resource Management

 

 

4.

Global Studies (applicable to students admitted in 2016-17 and thereafter)

 

 

5.

Government and Public Administration

 

 

6.

Journalism and Communication

 

 

7.

Psychology

 

 

8.

Sociology

 

 

9.

Urban Studies

 

 

 

 

(VII)

Others

 

 

1.

Global Economics and Finance (restrictions apply, see notes 6 and 10)

 

 

 

 

Notes:   

 

(1)

Students who have registered for a second major may apply for an extension of study period in order to pursue the second major programme.

 

 

(2)

Students with two majors shall follow the University Core Requirements prescribed for the first major programme only, and shall be required to satisfy all the requirements of the second major programme before they can graduate with a second major, including the requirement of “completed at least two-thirds of Major requirements at this University”.

 

 

(3)

Subject to the approval of the first and second major programmes, similar courses in the two majors may be mutually recognized and such courses and units shall be counted in the requirements of both majors.  In fulfilling the overall units required for graduation, the units of those courses shall only be counted once. 

 

 

(4)

Students with two majors shall be assessed for graduation under the first major only.  No students shall be allowed to graduate if the requirements of the first major are not fulfilled even when the requirements of the second major have been satisfied.  To graduate with a second major, students must also

 

(a)

obtained a GPA of not lower than 1.5 in all courses of the second major taken which are at 2000 or above level; and

 

(b)

passed the graduation thesis/project or any other requirements as prescribed by the second major.

 

 

 

(5)

The degree classification of students satisfying the requirements of two majors shall be based on the GPA of the first major, overall GPA and result of the graduation thesis/project of the first major (if any). 

 

 

(6)

Students of the Integrated BBA Programme (IBBA) admitted in 2017-18 and before with finance-related concentrations (i.e. General Finance, Financial Engineering, Insurance and Risk Management) will not be allowed to declare Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis (IFAA), Quantitative Finance (QFIN) and Global Economics and Finance (GLEF) as second major.  Students of the IBBA Programme admitted in 2018-19 and thereafter with Finance concentration will not be allowed to declare IFAA, QFIN and GLEF as second major.  Taking any two majors in IFAA, QFIN, and GLEF simultaneously is also not allowed.

 

 

(7)

Students of the IFAA, QFIN and GLEF Programmes admitted in 2017-18 and before who wish to claim IBBA as second major must choose concentrations other than the three finance-related concentrations (i.e. General Finance, Financial Engineering, Insurance and Risk Management).  Students of the IFAA, QFIN and GLEF Programmes admitted in 2018-19 and thereafter who wish to claim IBBA as second major must choose concentrations other than the Finance concentration.

 

 

(8)

Students of the PAcc Programme pursing Finance for Accountants stream admitted in 2022-23 and thereafter who wish to declare IBBA as second major must choose concentrations other than the Finance concentration.

 

 

(9)

Students of the Integrated BBA Programme (IBBA) admitted in 2022-23 and thereafter pursing Finance concentration will not be allowed to declare Professional Accountancy Programme (PAcc) with Finance for Accountants stream as second major.

 

 

(10)

Taking two majors in GLEF and Economics (ECON) simultaneously is not allowed.