The area of Global Awareness enhances students’ understanding of human societies from a global perspective. The area includes courses drawn from the social sciences, humanities, business, education, and law. The courses in this area are designed to equip students with the knowledge necessary to engage with global issues, understand the function of international organizations, and to analyze global power from historical and multidisciplinary angles. The aim of each course is to prepare students to be knowledgeable and productive global citizens.

Offering UnitGeneral Education CoursesNo. of CreditsSuggested Year of StudyEquivalent to the GE Area(s) in 2011/2012 Model *
FSS-DHISTGEGA1000 / GEGA001 – Macao and Chinese Civilization 131-4Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FBA-FBEGEGA2001 / GEGA005 – Greater China and the Global Economy32-4Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FBA-MMIGEGA3000 / GEGA006 – Global Business and Cultures33-4Area 8 – World Histories and Cultures
FEDGEGA2002 / GEGA007 – Education and Globalization32-3Area 8 – World Histories and Cultures
Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FLLGEGA1003 / GEGA008 – Global Justice and the Creative Economy

(equivalent to GEGC212 – Special Topics in Macao, China and Other Societies

  • Global Justice and the Creative Economy)
31-4Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
FSS-DCOMGEGA2003 / GEGA009 – Global Media

(equivalent to GEGC311 – Special Topics in Communication

  • Media Literacy)
32-4Area 3 – Communication
FSS-DGPAGEGA3001 / GEGA014 – Understanding International Politics

(equivalent to BGPA103 – Introduction to International System)

33-4Nil
FSS-DGPAGEGA4000 / GEGA012 – Global Politics and Wealth

(equivalent to BGPA403 – International Political Economy)

 3 4 Nil
FSS-DHISTGEGA1004 / GEGA016 – Global History of Medicine31-4Area 7 – Life Science, Health and the Human Condition
Area 8 – World Histories and Cultures
FSS-DHISTGEGA1005 / GEGA018 – World History Through Maps31-4Area 8 – World Histories and Cultures
FSS-DPSYGEGA2009 / GEGA019 – Global Public Health32Area 7 – Life Science, Health and the Human Condition
FSS-DSOCGEGA2010 / GEGA020 – Migration and Multicultural Society32-4Area 9 – Macao, China and other Societies
IAPMEGEGA1006 / GEGA021 – Green Energy for Global Society31-4Area 6 – Physical Science and the World
Area 7 – Life Science, Health and the Human Condition

* Please refer to the 2011/2012 GE Model.

1 Compulsory GE course.