The objectives of the Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Global and Hong Kong Studies programme are:
to develop multidisciplinary perspectives for students to comprehend the transformations and development of Hong Kong and the world;
to train students to have a thorough understanding of Global Studies, Hong Kong Studies and the interface between Global and Hong Kong Studies;
to nurture students to become responsible and participatory citizens in multiple communities; and
to achieve complementarity, synergy and cross-fertilization with the education-focused programmes.