Minor Programme in European Studies
Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme would need to fulfil 15 units of courses specified by the offering department/programme, and note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programmes, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.
The structure of the curriculum is as follows:
|I)||Elective Courses||15 units|
|I.||Elective Courses||15 units|
|Five of the following courses:|
|EURO2005 Contemporary European Societies I: The French-Speaking Countries||3 units|
|EURO2006 Contemporary European Societies I: The German-Speaking Countries||3 units|
|EURO2007 The Political Economy of the European Union||3 units|
|EURO2015 Model European Union||3 units|
|EURO2115 Summer Course in the EU*||3 units|
|EURO2116 European Language, Culture and Area Studies (Social Sciences) in the EU*||6 units|
|EURO3205 Comparative Politics of Post-Communist Central Europe||3 units|
|EURO4005 Current Issues of European Integration||3 units|
|POLS2205 European Politics and Society: French Political and Government System||3 units|
|POLS2206 European Politics and Society: German Political Systems and Society||3 units|
|POLS3235 Comparative Democracies: The United Kingdom and The United States||3 units|
|POLS4246 Topics in European Politics||3 units|
|POLS4255 Comparative Regionalism and Regionalization||3 units|
|* If students intend to enrol on summer programme/exchange programme in the European Union (EU), students are recommended to enrol in the following in Year 3:
(a) enrol in a summer programme in the EU. After completing the summer programme, students can apply for transfer of units^ for EURO2115 Summer Course in the EU (3 units); or
(b) enrol as full-time exchange students for one to two semesters in a university in the EU. After completing the exchange programme, students can apply for transfer of units^ for EURO2116 European Language, Culture and Area Studies (Social Sciences) in the EU (6 units).
|^ (1) When submitting application for transfer of units to the Academic Registry, students should complete the form "Application for Transfer of Units - Students Returning from Exchange" and specify "To fulfil the Minor requirements for European Studies" in your application.
(2) Please note that due to EU visa regulations, enrolment in the summer programme and/or exchange programme in the EU is not possible in Year 4.
(3) Regarding the course(s) to take in the exchange studies in the EU, students are free to choose courses in European Language and Culture and Area Studies (Social Sciences) only.
(4) At the onset of the exchange semester, students are advised to send a list of courses (including course description) they intend to enrol in (and are permitted by the host university) to the GIS Department for assessment of course equivalence for unit transfer.
(5) Students can consult the GIS Department both before leaving for Europe and at the beginning of the exchange semester(s).
Students are required to take at least one 3-unit course at Level 3 or 4.