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Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Politics and Public Administration

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Year 1 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ENGL A101F University English Writing Skills 5
POLS A122F Foundations of Social Sciences: Political Science 5
PSYC A124F Foundations of Social Sciences: Psychology 5
STAT A221F Statistics 5
Year 1 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ECON A121F Foundations of Social Sciences: Economics 5
SOCI A123F Foundations of Social Sciences: Sociology 5
ONE 5-credit English language enhancement course 5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
Year 2 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
POLS A221F Introductory Comparative Politics 5
STAT A222F Essentials of Research Inquiry 5
Elective Course – ONE of the following: 5
ECON A231F Introduction to Microeconomics
PSYC A236F Positive Psychology and Mental Health
SOCI A220F Essentials of Sociological Inquiry
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
Year 2 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
PUAD A222F Introduction to Public Administration 5
Elective Course – ONE of the following: 5
ECON A232F Introduction to Macroeconomics
PSYC A239F Criminal Psychology
SOCI A221F Social Problems and Social Issues
TWO 5-credit purposely-designed General Education courses 10
Year 3 Autumn Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
POLS A325F Selected Topics in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics 5
POLS A331F Civil Society and Governance 5
PUAD A323F Public Policy Studies 5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course 5
Year 3 Spring Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ECON A322F Applied Economics in Public Policy Analysis 5
POLS A322F Contemporary Chinese Politics 5
POLS A324F Chinese Foreign Policy 5
POLS A329F Political Analysis 5
Year 4 Autumn Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
POLS A323F Hong Kong Government and Politics 5
PUAD A322F Public Sector Management 5
SOCI A323F Social Policy and Social Administration 5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course 5
Year 4 Spring Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ECON A324F Global Political Economy 5
POLS A326F Theories of International Relations 5
POLS A328F Comparative Democratization 5
POLS A330F Contemporary Political Theory 5

*The courses offered in Years 3 and 4 may be swapped subject to the actual course presentation in that particular year.

Year 2 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ENGL A101F University English Writing Skills 5
POLS A221F Introductory Comparative Politics 5
STAT A221F Statistics 5
STAT A222F Essentials of Research Inquiry 5
Year 2 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
PUAD A222F Introduction to Public Administration 5
Elective Course – ONE of the following: 5
ECON A232F Introduction to Macroeconomics
PSYC A239F Criminal Psychology
SOCI A221F Social Problems and Social Issues
ONE 5-credit English language enhancement course 5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course 5
Year 3 Autumn Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
POLS A325F Selected Topics in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics 5
POLS A331F Civil Society and Governance 5
PUAD A323F Public Policy Studies 5
Elective Course – ONE of the following: 5
ECON A231F Introduction to Microeconomics
PSYC A236F Positive Psychology and Mental Health
SOCI A220F Essentials of Sociological Inquiry
Year 3 Spring Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ECON A322F Applied Economics in Public Policy Analysis 5
POLS A322F Contemporary Chinese Politics 5
POLS A324F Chinese Foreign Policy 5
POLS A329F Political Analysis 5
Year 4 Autumn Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
POLS A323F Hong Kong Government and Politics 5
PUAD A322F Public Sector Management 5
SOCI A323F Social Policy and Social Administration 5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course 5
Year 4 Spring Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ECON A324F Global Political Economy 5
POLS A326F Theories of International Relations 5
POLS A328F Comparative Democratization 5
POLS A330F Contemporary Political Theory 5

*The courses offered in Years 3 and 4 may be swapped subject to the actual course presentation in that particular year.

Year 3 Autumn Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
POLS A325F Selected Topics in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics 5
POLS A331F Civil Society and Governance 5
PUAD A323F Public Policy Studies 5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course 5
Year 3 Spring Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ECON A322F Applied Economics in Public Policy Analysis 5
POLS A322F Contemporary Chinese Politics 5
POLS A324F Chinese Foreign Policy 5
POLS A329F Political Analysis 5
Year 4 Autumn Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
POLS A323F Hong Kong Government and Politics 5
PUAD A322F Public Sector Management 5
SOCI A323F Social Policy and Social Administration 5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course 5
Year 4 Spring Term* (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ECON A324F Global Political Economy 5
POLS A326F Theories of International Relations 5
POLS A328F Comparative Democratization 5
POLS A330F Contemporary Political Theory 5

*The courses offered in Years 3 and 4 may be swapped subject to the actual course presentation in that particular year.

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