Calendar 2000–01

Introduction 15
Calendar 2000-2001 17
Teaching Terms 17
Meetings, Major Events and Holidays 23
Part 1 Establishment 25
University Officers 27
The Council 29
Council Committees 32
College Board of Trustees 37
The Senate 42
Senate Committees 47
College Assembly of Fellows 53
Advisory Boards and Committees 57
Emeritus Professors 67
Graduates <em>Honoris Causa</em> 68
Part 2 General Information 73
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 81
Academic Dress 83
Liaison with the World of Learning 87
The Constituent Colleges 90
Chung Chi College 91
New Asia College 92
United College 93
Shaw College 94
Part 3 Research Units and University Extensions 97
Research Institutes and Centres 99
Institutes of Chinese Studies 99
Art Museum 100
Centre for Chinese Archaeology and Art 100
The Ng Tor-tai Chinese Language Research Centre 101
Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture 101
Research Centre for Translation 101
Research Institute for the Humanities 102
Resource Centre for the Study of Hong Kong Culture 102
The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 103
Centre for Chinese Business Studies 103
Centre for Financial Research on China 104
Centre for Hospitality and Real Estate Research 104
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 105
Centre for Research and Development of Putonghua Education 105
The Hong Kong Centre for the Development of Educational Leadership 106
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 106
Institute of Chinese Medicine 107
Institute of Science and Technology 108
Hong Kong Bioinformatics Centre 108
Hong Kong Centre of Sports Medicine and Sports Science 108
Joint Laboratory for Geoinformation Science 109
Materials Science and Technology Research Centre 109
Institute of Mathematical Sciences 110
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 110
Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited 111
Faculty and Departmental Research/Consultancy Units 112
The Biotechnology Laboratory 112
Brain Disease Laboratory 112
Centre for the Advancement of E-commerce Technologies 113
Centre for Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Research 113
Centre for Cognition and Brain Studies 114
Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics 114
Centre for Housing Innovations 115
Centre for Innovation and Technology 115
Centre for Nutritional Studies 116
Centre for Pharmacoeconomics Research 116
Centre for Scientific Analysis of Ancient Artifacts 117
Centre for University and School Partnership 117
Cheng Suen Man Suk Centre for Hepatitis 118
Chinese Teaching Information Technology Centre 118
Clinical Psychology Centre 118
Comparative Literature Research Programme 119
Computer Science and Engineering Consultancy Unit 119
Dementia Research Unit 120
Diabetes and Endocrine Centre 120
The Drug and Poisons Information Bureau 120
The Drug Evaluation Laboratory 121
Electronics Consultancy Unit 121
Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre 122
Gynaecologic Cancer Research Laboratory 122
Healthy Schools Programme 122
The Hong Kong Centre for Evidence Based Nursing and Midwifery 123
Hong Kong-China Pathology Exchange Centre 123
The Hong Kong Foundation for Research and Development in Diabetes Mellitus 124
Information Engineering Consultancy Unit 124
Linguistics Research Laboratory 125
Marine Science Laboratory 125
Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory 125
The Orthopaedic Learning Centre 126
The Practice and Research Centre 126
The Psychiatric Genetics Research Unit 127
Psychological Assessment and Training Centre 127
Research Laboratory for Food Protein Production 127
Research Laboratory for Food Science 128
Shatin Community Clinic for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer 128
The Social and Public Health Psychiatry Unit 129
Statistical Consulting Services Unit 129
Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Consultancy Unit 129
Telemedicine Centre 130
Theatre Laboratory 130
Unit for Research on Assisted Human Reproduction 130
University Pathology Service 130
University Extensions 132
School of Continuing Studies 132
New Asia Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 134
Part 4 Support Facilities, Services and Staff Organizations 135
The Library System 137
Universities Service Centre 138
The Chinese University Press 138
Information Technology Service Centre 139
Services for Students and Student Activities 141
Health Service 142
Sports Facilities 142
The Sir Run Run Shaw Hall 142
Information and Public Relations Services 143
University Publications 143
Staff Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 144
Teachers' Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 145
Part 5 Department Profiles and Programmes of Studies 147
Department Profiles 149
Faculty of Arts 149
Faculty of Business Administration 153
Faculty of Education 156
Faculty of Engineering 158
Faculty of Medicine 160
Faculty of Science 168
Faculty of Social Science 171
Full-time Undergraduate Studies 174
Faculty of Arts 177
Faculty of Business Administration 196
Faculty of Education 203
Faculty of Engineering 210
Faculty of Medicine 217
Faculty of Science 221
Faculty of Social Science 232
Non Faculty-based Courses 243
Part-time Undergraduate Studies 254
Postgraduate Studies 261
Faculty of Arts 263
Faculty of Business Administration 272
Faculty of Education 277
Faculty of Engineering 279
Faculty of Medicine 284
Faculty of Science 295
Faculty of Social Science 304
Inter-faculty Programme 316
Student IT Competence 317
International Asian Studies Programme 318
Part 6 Fees, Scholarships and Financial Aid 321
Fees 323
Scholarships and Financial Aid to Students 328
For Full-time Undergraduates Programmes 328
For Part-time Undergraduates Programmes 337
For Postgraduates Programmes 338
For Overseas Postgraduate Studies 341
For Office of International Studies Programme 342
For the Constituent Colleges 342
Part 7 University Ordinance and Regulations 351
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Ordinance 353
Regulations Governing Admission to Full-time Undergraduate Studies 388
Regulations Governing Admission to Part-time Undergraduate Studies 402
General Regulations Governing Full-time Undergraduate Studies 405
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Medical Studies 414
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Post-registration Nursing Studies 419
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Pre-registration Nursing Studies 423
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Studies in Chinese Medicine 427
Regulations Governing Four-year Full-time Undergraduate Studies in Education 430
General Regulations Governing Part-time Undergraduate Studies 433
General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies 442
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine 453
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Science 456
Regulations Governing Associate Students, Auditing Students and Associate Research Students 459
Regulations of the University Library System 467
Part 8 Staff List 471
Teaching Departments 473
Office of Distinguished-Professor-at-Large 473
Faculty of Arts 473
Faculty of Business Administration 483
Faculty of Education 490
Faculty of Engineering 495
Faculty of Medicine 503
Faculty of Science 546
Faculty of Social Science 555
Research Institutes/Centres 563
Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 563
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 563
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 563
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 564
Institute of Chinese Medicine 565
Institute of Chinese Studies 566
Institute of Science and Technology 568
Institute of Mathematical Sciences 569
Research Institute for the Humanities 569
Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited 569
Ancillary Academic Units 571
Office of University General Education 571
Office of International Studies Programmes 571
School of Continuing Studies 572
New Asia Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 572
Library System 573
Universities Service Centre 574
The Chinese University Press 575
Information Technology Service Centre 575
Administrative and Service Units 578
Vice-Chancellor's Office 578
Registry 578
Secretariat 579
Bursary 580
Personnel Office 581
Internal Audit Office 581
Campus Development Office 582
Estates Management Office 583
Office of Student Affairs 583
University Health Service 584
Office of Academic Links (China) 585
Office of Academic Links (International) 585
China Link Programme Development Unit 585
Research and Technology Administration Office 585
Office of Administrative Services 586
Other Service Units 587
Colleges 590
Chung Chi College 590
New Asia College 591
United College 592
Shaw College 592
Appendices 595
Student Enrolment 597
Campus Map 606