|Academic Year of Entry||2020/21|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
|Mode of Study||Full time|
|Indicative Intake Target
(subject to change)
Direct Application Places (Local Students) :
17 for the Department of Public Policy
Advanced Standing II Places (Local Students only) : 128
Non-Local Students Places : Please click here for details.
|Normal Duration of Programme||3 years (for Advanced Standing I); 2 years (for Advanced Standing II)|
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|Tuition Fee||Click here for more information|
Dr Jermain LAM
BA W. Ontario, MA Manitoba, PhD HKU
+852 3442 8761 (Phone)
+852 3442 0413 (Fax)
+852 3442 8920 (Phone)
+852 3442 0413 (Fax)
For Housing & Urban Studies Stream
+852 3442 8917
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.
For senior-year (Advanced Standing II) admission, applicants are normally expected to have completed an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of ≥3.0 or an equivalent overall mark, or a credit award.
HKDSE students will apply for admission to first-year studies (JS1108) through JUPAS.
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, management, 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.
For details of the programme’s curriculum structure, please visit the Undergraduate Catalogue (Note: The catalogue for the 2019 cohort is for reference only. The 2020 catalogue will be published around July 2020).
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 organisations 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 to PPP students to gain practical working experience in a wide range of both public and private organizations. This helps the career planning of PPP students. Apart from these, POL summer schools are very popular among PPP students for spending a summer in a foreign setting. Various field trips and study tours to different places are organized by faculty in different courses to broaden the horizons of PPP students to enable them to compare and evaluate the practices of public policy and the operation of government in different countries.
Housing and Urban Studies Stream: Accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Housing and the Chartered Institute of Housing.