Calendar 1999–2000

Introduction 13
Calendar 1999-2000 15
Teaching Terms 15
Meetings, Major Events and Holidays 20
University Officers 27
The Council 29
Council Committees 32
College Board of Trustees 37
The Senate 42
Senate Committees 47
College Assembly of Fellows 54
Advisory Boards and Committees 58
Emeritus Professors 68
Graduates <em>Honoris Causa</em> 69
The University 75
Origin 75
The Ordinance 76
Academic Structure and Policy 76
Research and Development 78
Finance 79
Lands and Buildings 79
Residential Accommodation 82
Academic Dress 83
Liaison with the World of Learning 87
The Constituent Colleges 89
Chung Chi College 90
New Asia College 91
United College 92
Shaw College 93
Research Institutes and Centres 97
Institutes of Chinese Studies 97
Art Museum 98
Centre for Chinese Archaeology and Art 98
The Ng Tor-tai Chinese Language Research Centre 99
Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture 99
Research Centre for Translation 99
Research Institute for the Humanities 100
Resource Centre for the Study of Hong Kong Culture 100
The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 101
Centre for Chinese Business Studies 101
Centre for Financial Research on China 101
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 102
Centre for Research and Development of Putonghua Education 103
The Hong Kong Centre for the Development of Educational Leadership 103
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 104
Institute of Science and Technology 104
Centre for Environmental Studies 104
Chinese Medicinal Material Research Centre 105
Hong Kong Bioinformatics Centre 106
Hong Kong Centre of Sports Medicine and Sports Science 106
Joint Laboratory for Geoinformation Science 106
Materials Technology Research Centre 107
Institute of Mathematical Sciences 107
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 108
Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited 109
Faculty and Departmental Research/Consultancy Units 110
The Biotechnology Laboratory 110
Brain Disease Laboratory 110
Centre for Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Research 111
Centre for Cognition and Brain Studies 111
Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics 112
Centre for Housing Innovations 112
Centre for Innovation and Technology 112
Centre for Nutritional Studies 113
Centre for University and School Partnership 113
Clinical Psychology Centre 114
Computer Science and Engineering Consultancy Unit 114
Dementia Research Unit 115
Diabetes and Endocrine Centre 115
The Drug and Poisons Information Bureau 115
The Drug Evaluation Unit 116
Electronics Consultancy Unit 116
Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre 117
Gynaecologic Cancer Research Laboratory 117
Healthy Schools Programme 117
The Hong Kong Centre for Evidence Based Nursing and Midwifery 118
Hong Kong-China Pathology Exchange Centre 118
The Hong Kong Foundation for Research and Development in Diabetes Mellitus 119
Information Engineering Consultancy Unit 119
Marine Science Laboratory 120
Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory 120
The Orthopaedic Learning Centre 121
The Psychiatric Genetics Research Unit 121
Research Laboratory for Food Protein Production 121
Research Laboratory for Food Science 122
Shatin Community Clinic for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer 122
The Social and Public Health Psychiatry Unit 122
Statistical Consulting Services Unit 123
Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Consultancy Unit 123
Unit for Research on Assisted Human Reproduction 123
University Pathology Service 124
The Yeung Shui Sang Laboratory for Thermoluminescence of Ancient Ceramics 124
University Extensions 125
School of Continuing Studies 125
New Asia Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 127
The Library System 131
Universities Service Centre 132
The Chinese University Press 132
Computer Services Centre/Information Technology Service Unit 133
Services for Students and Student Activities 135
Health Service 136
Sports Facilities 136
The Sir Run Run Shaw Hall 137
Information and Public Relations Services 137
University Publications 137
Staff Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 138
Teachers' Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 139
Full-time Undergraduate Studies 143
Faculty of Arts 147
Faculty of Business Administration 166
Faculty of Education 175
Faculty of Engineering 183
Faculty of Medicine 190
Faculty of Science 201
Faculty of Social Science 214
Non Faculty-based Courses 228
Part-time Undergraduate Studies 239
Postgraduate Studies 248
Faculty of Arts 250
Faculty of Business Administration 257
Faculty of Education 261
Faculty of Engineering 263
Faculty of Medicine 267
Faculty of Science 274
Faculty of Social Science 282
Inter-faculty Programme 291
International Asian Studies Programme 292
Fees 297
Scholarships and Financial Aid to Students 302
For Full-time Undergraduates Programmes 302
For Part-time Undergraduates Programmes 311
For Postgraduates Programmes 311
For Overseas Postgraduate Studies 314
For the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 316
For the International Asian Studies Programme 316
For the Constituent Colleges 316
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Ordinance 327
Regulations Governing Admission to Full-time Undergraduate Studies 363
Regulations Governing Admission to Part-time Undergraduate Studies 376
General Regulations Governing Full-time Undergraduate Studies 379
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Medical Studies 389
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Post-registration Nursing Studies 394
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Pre-registration Nursing Studies 399
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Studies in Chinese Medicine 403
Regulations Governing 4-year Full-time Undergraduate Studies in Education 406
Regulations Governing Full-time Undergraduate Primary Education Studies 409
General Regulations Governing Part-time Undergraduate Studies 412
General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies 422
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine 433
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Science 436
Regulations Governing Associate Students, Auditing Students and Associate Research Students 439
Regulations of the University Library System 447
Teaching Departments 453
Office of Distinguished-Professor-at-Large 453
Faculty of Arts 453
Faculty of Business Administration 463
Faculty of Education 470
Faculty of Engineering 475
Faculty of Medicine 483
Faculty of Science 525
Faculty of Social Science 534
Research Institutes/Centres 543
Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 543
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 543
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 544
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 544
Institute of Chinese Studies 545
Institute of Science and Technology 548
Institute of Mathematical Sciences 549
Research Institute for the Humanities 550
Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited 550
Ancillary Academic Units 551
Office of General Education 551
Office of International Studies Programmes 551
School of Continuing Studies 552
New Asia Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 553
Library System 553
Universities Service Centre 555
The Hong Kong-America Center 555
The Chinese University Press 555
Computer Services Centre 556
Information Technology Service Unit 557
Administrative and Service Units 559
Vice-Chancellor's Office 559
Registry 559
Secretariat 560
Bursary 561
Personnel Office 562
Internal Audit Office 563
Campus Development Office 563
Estates Management Office 564
Office of Student Affairs 565
University Health Service 565
Office of Academic Links (China) 563
Office of Academic Links (International) 567
China Link Programme Development Unit 567
Research and Technology Administration Office 567
Office of Administrative Services 567
Other Service Units 568
Colleges 573
Chung Chi College 573
New Asia College 574
United College 575
Shaw College 576
Student Enrolment 579
Campus Map 586