What is Major

“Major” or “Major programme” means the study requirements for a single major area of disciplinary, interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary study, accumulating not fewer than 72 credits nor more than 96 credits (144 to 150 for BSc intensive majors), as prescribed in the syllabuses for a degree curriculum.

List of Majors by Faculties

Faculty of Arts


Faculty of Business & Economics


Faculty of Engineering


Faculty of Science


Faculty of Social Sciences



List of Majors by Subjects


* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2021-22 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.