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Associate of Social Science in Public Administration and Management

 

 

CCCU & UOWCHK Awards

Mr WONG Chi Wai, Paul

Programme Leader, ASOCSCPAM

Email: scpaul@cityu.edu.hk

 

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Programme Intended Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Apply theories, principles and practical skills of public administration for effective management in an organizational setting;
  • Criticize and evaluate social and political issues, relating ideas from public administration and management studies and other disciplines including arts and humanities, science and technology;
  • Explain and analyze the relationships between administrative and managerial activity and the cultural, organizational, social, political and economic context within which it is practised;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in written form and work effectively in teams;
  • Demonstrate the necessary academic research skills for further studies.
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Further Studies Pathways

The table below is not exhaustive and only aims to show some examples of the Bachelor's degree programmes offered by UGC-funded institutions which have admitted our past graduates from Associate of Social Science in Public Administration and Management. Our graduates also articulate to various overseas degree programmes offered in Hong Kong.

 

City University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Applied Sociology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Environmental Policy
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy and Politics
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Work

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in European Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Government and International Studies

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Policy and Administration
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Ageing Studies

Lingnan University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cultural Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Global Business Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Gerontology
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Government and Public Administration

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Liberal Studies Education
  • Bachelor of Science Education (Honours) in Science and Web Technology
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Global and Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Science Education (Honours) in Greater China Studies

The University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences
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Career Prospects

  • Graduates of this programme will find employment in a wide variety of sectors and have been employed in the non-profit and private sectors as Administrative Assistants, Personnel Officers, Marketing Executives, Researchers, Project Co-ordinators and other junior executive positions.
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Main Subject Areas

Studies in public administration and management are designed to help students understand issues of modern governance and the institutions and processes of public policy. It examines the political, institutional, economic, social and ideological forces that shape present-day governance and public policy.

The main subject areas include:

  • Public Administration and Society
  • Principles of Public Administration
  • Making and Managing Public Policy
  • Introduction to Political Studies
  • Public Sector Management
  • Resource Management in the Public Sector
  • Public Administration and Management Attachment
  • Public Policy Workshop
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General Education Courses

Four courses to be chosen from all of the following domains:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Science and Technology
  • Society and Organisations
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Programme Specific Entrance Requirements

No programme-specific entrance requirement

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Mode of Study

Two-year full-time

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Contact Us

Kowloon Tong Main Campus

Room 5322, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building

City University of Hong Kong

83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

[Kowloon Tong MTR Station Exit C2]

Telephone: (852) 3442 9764

Fax: (852) 3442 0162

E-mail: sc_msg@cityu.edu.hk

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