*As the 2022/23 academic year is the beginning of the 2022/23 - 2024/25 triennium for which the allocation of UGC-funded places are still subject to the Government's approval, the number of intake places shown above is indicative only and subject to changes or confirmation.

Programme Introduction

Begin this four-year undergraduate degree with a year of exploration. Pursue topics that inspire you and choose from a wide variety of introductory arts courses to discover new areas of interest. The programme’s flexible curriculum and enticing dual degree options give you the space to develop a study path that’s perfect for you.   

Choose your path
Create your curriculum to develop a course that works for you. 
-    Diverse Choices – Pick different courses and discover your interests
-    Focused Pathway – where you could focus on 

Dual-degree options
Spend two years of your undergraduate studies in France or the US. 


What You’ll Study

During your first year, you will select your own combination of subjects from a broad spectrum of introductory arts and humanities courses. The programme’s flexible curriculum enabling you having the option to combine an arts major with a variety of other arts and non-arts courses, or concentrating on the major(s) that you intend to declare and study in a focused pathway. The Faculty also offers two dual-degree programmes in collaboration with Sciences Po in France and the University of California, Berkeley. Split your time between HKU and another university overseas to earn two degrees over four years. 

Exciting Opportunities

You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge and learn what it takes to succeed in the real world through internships, professional placements and exchange opportunities.

Career Prospects

Exit the programme with a foundation of knowledge and advanced analytical, linguistic, and interpersonal skills. The general degree is an ideal starting block to pursue a wide variety of satisfying careers. Popular fields include business sectors, community service and government, work in the media and advertising industry, or continue studying at a postgraduate level. The Faculty also offers career preparation workshops to equip you with the necessary skills in the job market.


If you’re considering this programme, please review our programme-specific application standards and deadlines to give yourself the best possible chance of securing a place.


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