Undergraduate Minor Programmes

Undergraduate Minor Programmes at HKSYU

HKSYU is the first private university in Hong Kong. To enrich the learning experience and employability of our students, the University started offering undergraduate minor programmes in the academic year of 2016/17. Students have the option to study another subject, broaden their level of expertise, and enhance their prospects of future career development.

Below are some of the possible major-minor combinations:

Major/Minor Combinations
Related Careers
Major in Business Administration
Minor in Linguistics and Translation

Corporate Communications
Major in Chinese Language & Literature
Minor in Literary and Cultural Studies

Major in Sociology
Minor in Economics

Public Policy Research
Major in English
Minor in Journalism and Communication

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1. Departments which offer minor programmes:

Minor Programmes Offered
Accounting Minor in Accounting#
[On or before 2018/19 AY]
[2019/20 AY onwards]
Business Administration Minor in Business Administration
[On or before 2017/18 AY]
[2018/19 AY onwards]
Minor in Entrepreneurship
[2021/22 AY onwards]
Economics and Finance Minor in Economics
Minor in Finance
Counselling and Psychology Minor in Psychology #
Sociology Minor in Sociology
[On or before 2020/21 AY]
[2021/22 AY onwards]
Social Work Minor in Social Work #
Chinese Language and Literature Minor in Chinese Language and Literature
[On or before 2019/20 AY]
[2020/21 AY onwards]
English Language and Literature Minor in Literary and Cultural Studies
Minor in Linguistics and Translation
History Minor in History
Journalism and Communication Minor in Journalism and Mass Communication
[On or before 2020/21 AY]
[2021/22 AY onwards]

# These Undergraduate Minor Programmes will not lead to the same professional recognition as students who complete the programmes as a major.


2. Due to the intensive curricula of particular departments or requirements by professional bodies or registration boards, the following major programmes do not provide minor options:

  • BA (Hons) in Media Design & Immersive Technology
  • BCom (Hons) in Accounting
  • BCom (Hons) in Law & Business
  • BSW (Hons)


3. A minimum achievement of 15 credits is required to pass a minor programme. 


4. Students can express their interest in pursuing a minor during the second semester of their first year of studies.