Project Description

Specializations

Overview
Study mode and duration
Specializations
Master of Social Sciences
Applied Economics and Policy Analysis
Applied Psychology
Criminology and Social Policy Studies
Global Governance
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2020-01-13T09:27:48+00:00

Applied Economics and Policy Analysis

Provides advanced training in economics, in order for students to analyse economic issues from economic viewpoints Trains postgraduate economics students with sound knowledge in economic theory and econometrics modelling techniques to facilitate policy formulation and implication through developing optimal solutions, and to accomplish excellence in undertaking research in economics Provides postgraduate education and training in public and economic policy analysis with econometric modelling and data science emphases Graduates will be particularly competitive in the job market for positions directly related to economic research in both private and public sectors

2020-01-13T09:26:35+00:00

Applied Psychology

Concentrates on master-level applied psychology for organizational, consumer behavioural and general decision-making activities that are closely tied to the growth of individuals and society as a whole Offers teaching of both theoretical principles and research skills expected of a competent social scientist Prepares individuals of diverse backgrounds for the realm of applied psychology

2020-01-13T09:23:04+00:00

Criminology and Social Policy Studies

Develops and enhances students’ analytical and research skills, particularly those related to the analysis of crime control and social policies with reference to the contexts of the global world in general and Greater China in particular Familiarizes students with the human dynamics and issues in crime control and policing with criminological knowledge Enhances the knowledge of learners who serve as practitioners in crime control and social policy in both governmental and non-governmental agents who want to enhance their knowledge in these policy areas

2020-01-14T09:24:56+00:00

Global Governance

Equips students with the knowledge and skills to comprehend issues pertinent to global and public governance, which are often closely intertwined nowadays A multi-disciplinary programme involving studies of politics, economics, and China and Hong Kong studies Built on two major emphases: (a) international politics and global governance and (b) politics and governance of China and Hong Kong Graduates will be particularly competitive in the job market for positions directly related to global policy analysis in both the public and private sectors; research positions in universities or think tanks, and the mass media; and international governmental and non-governmental organizations.