The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Registration and Examinations Section
University Core Requirements
For Year 3 Students 2019-20
1. University Core Requirements
The following table is a summary of the requirements for the University Core Requirements. Except specified programmes / students who are granted exemption by attainment or by equivalence, all students have to complete the requirements for graduation according to the study schemes as recommended by the Departments concerned and the Major Programmes.
|University Core Courses||No. of Units|
|General Education||University GE||9|
2. Course Registration of Core Courses in 2019-20
As the University core courses are compulsory, except specified major programmes / students with different arrangements (listed in 3 below) and / or students who meet the requirements for exemption by attainment or by equivalence, all Year 3 students* will be pre-assigned with the following English courses according to their Faculties.
* Students who failed / did not take the required Year 1 course (ELTU1001) and Year 2 Discipline/Faculty-specific English language course (or equivalent course) will not be pre-assigned the Year 3 compulsory course. They have to take the required course according to the advice of English Language Teaching Unit.
|Faculty||1st Term||2nd Term|
|Arts||English for Arts Students II (ELTU3011)|
|Business Administration||Business Communication II (ELTU3012)|
|Education||English for Education Students II (ELTU3013)|
|Engineering||English for Engineering Students II (ELTU3014)|
|Medicine||English for Medicine II (ELTU3016) (Excluding MBChB Programme)|
|Science||English for Science Students II (ELTU3018)|
English for Social Science Students II (ELTU3020)
English for Architecture Students II (ELTU3021) (for Architectural Studies major students)
3. Special Arrangements for Specified Major Programmes / Students
Students of English major will not be pre-assigned English for Arts Students II (ELTU3011) as its equivalent courses are included in their major curriculum.
Students of B.A.(English Studies) and B.Ed.(English Language Education) Co-terminal Double Degree Programme will not be pre-assigned English for Education Students II (ELTU3013). Students will take the course in their 4th year of attendance.
Students of MBChB will be pre-assigned English for MBChB Programme (ELTU3017) in either term. Faculty will handle course registration for the students.
Students of Social Work major will be pre-assigned Professional Communications for Social Workers (ELTU3412); arrangements will be made by Departments concerned.
Students of LLB Programme will not be pre-assigned Discipline/Faculty-specific English language course. Faculty will provide information to Registration and Examinations Section on course fulfillment.
For enquiries about the pre-assigned courses, please approach the English Language Teaching Unit.
English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU)
Telephone: 3943 5963
Registration and Examinations Section (RES)
Telephone: 3943 9888
Requests for change of the schedule will NOT be accepted unless students can provide special reasons.
1 August 2019