|Academic Year of Entry||2023/24|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
|Mode of Study||Full time|
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|Minimum No. of Credits Required||90 (for Advanced Standing I)|
|Normal Duration of Programme||3 years (for Advanced Standing I)|
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Dr Yuk Wah CHAN
Dr Federico FERRARA
The Department of Public and International Affairs 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, the Department can lay a strong claim to be the leading department in its field in the region.
This major explores Asia’s significance in contemporary world politics and Hong Kong’s strategic positions within China, Asia and the world. It aims to develop students’ knowledge of the socio-political, economic and cultural changes occurring in Asian countries and to situate them in the broader international context. Students will learn to contemplate Asia's increasingly significant roles in world affairs and examine these roles with both theoretical and practical analytical tools. Through its interdisciplinary curriculum and social research training, the major seeks to equip students with analytical skills that are of great value to organizations in different administrative and economic sectors throughout Hong Kong, Asia and beyond. In addition, it enhances students’ critical reasoning and problem-solving skills, and will deepen their regional and global perspectives.
To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements.
HKDSE students will apply for admission to first-year studies (JS1102) through JUPAS.
For details of the program’s curriculum structure, please visit the Undergraduate Catalogue.
(Note: The catalogue for the 2022 cohort is for reference only. The 2023 catalogue will be published around July 2023.)
This major aims to develop vital human resources that are of strategic importance to Hong Kong. It will develop your knowledge and skills, and broaden and deepen your international and regional perspectives to prepare you for a career in government, social and commercial sectors. Graduates are employable in a wide variety of occupational fields, including social research, market research, journalism and mass media, political groups, public relations, commerce, project-planning and management, social enterprises and non-government organizations.
Our graduates have obtained jobs in teaching positions at all levels, as well as jobs in the private sector, such as editors, non-governmental organization workers, journalists, public-relations personnel, researchers, management trainees, etc.