Division of Social Sciences, Humanities and Design (SSHD)

Organization profile

The Division of Social Sciences, Humanities and Design focuses its scholarly efforts and teaching and learning activities on the academic disciplines of social sciences, humanities and design. Currently, the Division provides teaching and learning support for 9 Associate Degree programmes, 1 Higher Diploma programme, 4 full-time and 1 part-time Articulation Honours Degree programmes. Together these programmes offer students a smooth and well-mapped-out “2+2” pathway to earning an honours degree awarded by PolyU in four years*.

*Except part-time programmes

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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