Faculty of Education
Social Data Science
Offered As: Minor
URL: https://web.edu.hku.hk/current-students/undergraduate-programmes/minors
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 36
What is it about? This Minor in Social Data Science provides a foundation for students who are interested in exploring new ways of thinking when analysing and applying data in the context of the social sciences.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute Faculty of Education

Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor It is not offered to BASc(SDS) students. For details, please check with Faculty.
Students are required to take 36 credits comprising 24 credits of introductory courses and 12 credits of advanced courses.
Career opportunities Industries with high demand for knowledge and skills of social data science include: Innovative and Information Technologies, marketing, consulting, health care, financial services, government, NGOs, public services, academia and education. For further information, please check with Faculty or CEDARS (Careers & Placement).
Further information https://web.edu.hku.hk/current-students/undergraduate-programmes/minors/minor-in-social-data-science-2023-24-and-thereafter
Contact T: 3917 5413
E: bascsds@hku.hk
* 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 2023-24 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.