|Year of Entry||2017|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
BSocSc Public Policy and Politics
|Mode of Study||Full time|
|Normal Duration of Programme||4 years|
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|Tuition Fee||Click here for more information|
Dr Jermain LAM
BA W. Ontario, MA Manitoba, PhD HKU
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The aims of the major in Public Policy and Politics (PPP) are to:
To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements.
The major in Public Policy and Politics produces graduates who can effectively meet the human resources needs of a wide range of public and private sector employers in administrative, mangement, policy and political analysis positions.
The Department of Public Policy (POL) is a multidisciplinary department with a multinational faculty and a strong international orientation. With faculty members graduating from many of the world’s top universities and with a commitment to leading edge research and high quality teaching, it can lay strong claim to be the leading department in its field in the region.
Applicants holding a 12-year school-leaving qualification or a partially completed sub-degree qualification will apply for admission to first-year studies in the Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy and Politics programme (admission code: 1108).
Applicants holding a 13-year school-leaving qualification, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or a General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCEAL) qualification may apply for direct admission to the Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy and Politics programme with Advanced Standing I (admission code: 1276) or without advanced standing (first-year studies, admission code: 1108).
Students are required to take courses to fulfil the University's requirements, such as, Gateway Education, University Language and College Requirement. Students majored in Public Policy and Politics are also required to take six foundation courses in their first year of study.
The PPP Major equips graduates for successful careers in a wide range of administration, management, politics, and policy positions in both the public and private sectors. PPP graduates work as administrative officers and executive officers in various government departments. Some also work as administrators and managers in public organizations such as universities, public hospitals, Housing Authority, Hospital Authority, and Airport Authority. Some teach in secondary school and some have gone on to work as anchors and reporters in the news media. Many of our graduates find employment in the private sector in the fields of public transport, banking, financial services, and property management.
For alumni sharing, please visit http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/pol/alumni.asp
The Department of Public Policy sends a large number of PPP students to overseas universities in Europe, Australia, United States, Canada, and Asia for exchange study. The Department has achieved an impressive record in securing of international exchange places with universities in Europe, North America and Australia. The Department also provides internship scheme to PPP students to gain practical working experience in a wide range of both public and private organisations. This also helps PPP students to look for jobs after graduation. Various field trips and study tours to different places are organised by faculty in different courses to broaden the knowledge horizons of PPP students to enable them compare and to evaluate the practice of public policy and the operation of governments in different countries.