Calendar 2003–04

Introduction 15
Calendar 2003-2004 17
Teaching Terms 17
Meetings, Major Events and Holidays 24
Part 1 Establishment 27
University Officers 29
The Council 31
Council Committees 34
College Board of Trustees 39
The Senate 44
Senate Committees 49
College Assembly of Fellows 54
Advisory Boards and Committees 58
Emeritus Professors 69
Graduates <em>Honoris Causa</em> 70
Honorary Fellows 74
Part 2 General Information 75
The University 77
Origin 77
The Ordinance 78
Academic Structure and Policy 78
Research and Development 79
Finance 81
Lands and Buildings 81
Residential Accommodation 83
Academic Dress 85
Liaison with the World of Learning 89
The Constituent Colleges 92
Chung Chi College 93
New Asia College 94
United College 95
Shaw College 96
Part 3 Research Units and University Extensions 99
Research Institutes and Centres 101
Institutes of Chinese Studies 101
Art Museum 102
Centre for Chinese Archaeology and Art 102
T.T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre 103
Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture 103
Research Centre for Translation 103
Research Institute for the Humanities 104
Research Centre for Comparative City Cultures 104
Research Centre for Cross-cultural Studies 105
Centre for Research and Development of Cyberculture 105
Research Centre for Confucian Studies 105
Centre for Hong Kong Cultural Studies 106
Research Centre for Humanities Computing 106
Research Centre for Phenomenlogy and the Human Sciences 106
The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 107
Centre for Accounting Disclosure and Corporate Governance 107
Assessment and Training Centre 108
Centre for Chinese Business Studies 108
Centre for Cyber Logistics 109
Centre for Financial Research on China 109
Centre for Hospitality and Real Estate Research 110
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 110
Centre for Research and Development of Putonghua Education 111
Hong Kong Centre for International Student Assessment 111
The Hong Kong Centre for the Development of Educational Leadership 112
Institute of Optical Science and Technology 113
Centre for Advanced Research in Photonics 113
Centre of Optical Sciences 113
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 114
Institute of Chinese Medicine 114
Institute of Science and Technology 115
Hong Kong Bioinformatics Centre 116
Hong Kong Centre of Sports Medicine and Sports Science 116
Joint Laboratory for Geoinformation Science 116
Materials Science and Technology Research Centre 117
Institute of Mathematical Sciences 117
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 118
Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited 118
Faculty and Departmental Research/Consultancy Units 120
Assessment and Training Centre 120
The Biotechnology Laboratory 120
Brain Disease Laboratory 121
Cantonese Research Centre 121
Cardiovascular Surgical Research Laboratory 122
Centre for the Advancement of E-commerce Technologies 122
Centre for Clinical Trials 123
Centre for Cognition and Brain Studies 123
Centre for Comparative and Public History 124
Centre for Developmental Psychology 124
Centre for Environmental Policy and Resource Management 124
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics 125
Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics 126
Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion 126
Centre for Housing Innovations 127
Centre for Innovation and Technology 127
Centre for Neurocognitive Function Enhancement 128
Centre for Nutritional Studies 128
Centre for Pharmacoeconomics Research 129
Centre of Research and Promotion of Women's Health 129
Centre for Scientific Analysis of Ancient Artifacts 130
Centre for Scientific Modelling and Computation 130
Centre for Sign Language and Deaf Studies 130
Centre for University and School Partnership 131
Cheng Suen Man Shook Centre for Hepatitis 132
Chinese Teaching Information Technology Centre 132
Clinical Psychology Centre 132
Cochlear Implant and Auditory Brainstem Implant Centre 133
Communicative Disorders and Paediatric Speech Perception Centre 133
Cooperative Centre for Communicative Research 133
Comparative Literature Research Programme 133
Computer Science and Engineering Consultancy Unit 134
Dementia Research Unit 134
Diabetes and Endocrine Centre 135
The Drug and Poisons Information Bureau 135
The Drug Development Centre 136
Electronics Consultancy Unit 136
Gynaecologic Cancer Research Laboratory 137
The Hong Kong Branch of the Chinese Cochrane Centre 137
The Hong Kong Centre for Evidence Based Nursing 138
Hong Kong-China Pathology Exchange Centre 138
Hong Kong Enuresis Research and Information Centre 139
The Hong Kong Foundation for Research and Development in Diabetes 139
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control 140
Hong Kong Literature Research Centre 140
Information Engineering Consultancy Unit 140
Linguistics Research Laboratory 141
Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory 141
Novo Nordisk Diabetes Mellitus Clinical Trial Unit 142
The Orthopaedic Learning Centre 142
Qualigenics Centre for Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders 143
Research Laboratory for Food Protein Production 143
Research Laboratory for Food Science 144
Resource Centre for Contemporary Christian Studies 144
Simon F.S. Li Marine Science Laboratory 144
Sleep Disorder Centre and Sleep Assessment Unit 145
The Social and Public Health Psychiatry Unit 145
Social Welfare Practice and Research Centre 145
Statistical Consulting Services Unit 146
Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Consultancy Unit 146
Telemedicine Centre 147
UGC-AoE Plant and Fungal Biotechnology Centre 147
Unit for Research in Assisted Human Reproduction 148
University Pathology Service 148
Joint Research Units 149
Brain Research Centre 149
CUHK/Tsinghua University Joint R&D Program on Chinese Enterprise Internet Operations 150
Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre 150
Institute of South-China Classical Texts Studies 150
Joint Centre for Intelligence Engineering 151
Joint Laboratory for Geoinformation Science 151
Joint Laboratory for Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 151
Joint Research Centre for Biomedical Engineering 153
The Shanghai-Hong Kong-Anson Research Foundation for CAS and CUHK in Molecular Biosciences 153
Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute 153
Shanghai-Hong Kong Joint Laboratory in Chemical Synthesis 153
University Extensions 155
School of Continuing Studies 155
New Asia Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 157
Part 4 Support Facilities, Services and Staff Organizations 159
The Library System 161
Universities Service Centre for China Studies 162
The Chinese University Press 162
Information Technology Service Centre 163
Services for Students and Student Activities 165
Health Service 166
Sports Facilities 166
The Sir Run Run Shaw Hall/Office of the Arts Administrator 166
Information and Public Relations Services 167
University Publications 167
Staff Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 168
Teachers' Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 169
Part 5 Department Profiles and Programmes of Studies 171
Department Profiles 173
Faculty of Arts 173
Faculty of Business Administration 178
Faculty of Education 181
Faculty of Engineering 183
Faculty of Medicine 186
Faculty of Science 195
Faculty of Social Science 198
Full-time Undergraduate Studies 202
Faculty of Arts 205
Faculty of Business Administration 226
Faculty of Education 234
Faculty of Engineering 241
Faculty of Medicine 248
Faculty of Science 251
Faculty of Social Science 264
Non Faculty-based Courses 276
Part-time Undergraduate Studies 289
Postgraduate Studies 293
Faculty of Arts 295
Faculty of Business Administration 305
Faculty of Education 312
Faculty of Engineering 314
Faculty of Medicine 321
Faculty of Science 333
Faculty of Social Science 344
Inter-faculty Programme 359
Student IT Competence 361
International Asian Studies Programme 362
Part 6 Fees, Scholarships and Financial Aid 365
Fees 367
Scholarships and Financial Aid to Students 374
For Full-time Undergraduates Programmes 374
For Part-time Undergraduates Programmes 374
For Postgraduates Programmes 385
For Overseas Postgraduate Studies 388
For Office of Academic Links 389
For the Constituent Colleges 389
Part 7 University Ordinance and Regulations 399
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Ordinance 401
Regulations Governing Admission to Full-time Undergraduate Studies 437
Regulations Governing Admission to Part-time Undergraduate Studies 452
General Regulations Governing Full-time Undergraduate Studies 454
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Medical Studies 463
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Nursing Studies 470
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Studies in Chinese Medicine 474
Regulations Governing Four-year Full-time Undergraduate Studies in Education 477
General Regulations Governing Part-time Undergraduate Studies 480
General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies 489
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine 500
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Science 503
Regulations Governing Associate Students 506
Regulations of the University Library System 513
Part 8 Staff List 517
Teaching Departments 519
Distinguished-Professors-at-Large 519
Faculty of Arts 519
Faculty of Business Administration 531
Faculty of Education 539
Faculty of Engineering 545
Faculty of Medicine 553
Faculty of Science 609
Faculty of Social Science 620
Research Institutes/Centres 629
Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 629
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 629
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 630
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 630
Institute of Chinese Medicine 632
Institute of Chinese Studies 633
Institute of Science and Technology 635
Institute of Mathematical Sciences 636
Research Institute for the Humanities 636
Institute of Optical Science and Technology 636
Chinese University Institute of Biotechnology 637
Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited 637
Ancillary Academic Units 638
Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research 638
Office of University General Education 638
School of Continuing Studies 639
New Asia Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 640
Library System 641
Universities Service Centre for China Studies 642
The Chinese University Press 642
Information Technology Service Centre 643
Administrative and Service Units 645
Vice-Chancellor's Office 645
Registry 645
Graduate School Office 646
Secretariat 646
Bursary 647
Personnel Office 648
Office of Institutional Advancement 649
Internal Audit Office 649
Campus Development Office 649
Estates Management Office 650
Office of Student Affairs 651
University Health Service 652
Office of Academic Links 652
Research and Technology Administration Office 653
Office of Administrative Services 653
Other Service Units 654
Colleges 656
Chung Chi College 656
New Asia College 658
United College 658
Shaw College 659
Appendices 661
Student Enrolment 663
Campus Map 674