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Programme Mission

  • To enable students to develop multiple interpretive perspectives (philosophical and religious) on different contexts of public affairs. 
  • To help students appreciate and respect diversity within modern society in order to explore conflicting values in critically informed and creative ways. 
  • To help students further develop and reflect on their own values, so that they will be able to justify their own decisions, judgments and convictions, and so become informed and responsible citizens in their community, nation and the world. 
  • To equip future secondary school Liberal Studies teachers with subject knowledge of most modules. 
  • To stimulate the students’ interest in, and a reflective understanding of public affairs. To enhance awareness and knowledge of the value dimensions of discourses on economic, political, legal, social, cultural, and environmental affairs. 
  • To provide a transition to the eventual pursuit of further studies in various disciplines.

 

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Special Features

  • Issue-based and Multiple teaching methodology
    • To ensure students to have a good command of subject matter, multiple teaching methodology (Including lecture, guest speakers’ sharing, group discussion, case study, site-visit and movie appreciation) will be adopted. 
  • Flexible Teaching Schedule to Cater for Students’ Need
    • To meet the needs of different students, this programme provides two streams: full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years). 
  • Scholarship
    • Outstanding graduates will be granted scholarship (maximum 3 students).