Global Governance (intake at Autumn 2023 or afterwards)

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Global Governance
 
 
Features
  • 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.
 
Learning outcomes
 
Upon completion of the programme, students will be able to:
  • Apply knowledge of politics, global governance, and economics to analyse global and public governance issues in their daily life;
  • Critically review and assess literature on international politics, global governance, and the politics and governance of China and Hong Kong;
  • Critically analyse processes and phenomena of globalization and identify the impacts of globalization on China’s and Hong Kong’s governing process;
  • Review roles of international organizations (both governmental and non-governmental) on addressing global and local issues, and evaluate the contribution of global governance to the resolving of global and local issues; and
  • Undertake independent learning and study of global and public governance issues using appropriate research methodologies.
 
Programme structures and contents#
 
Students must successfully complete at least
30 credits, including the following two common core courses:
Course codeCourse titleCreditContact hours
SOSC 8001AEF
Social Science Perspectives
社會科學導論
6
49
SOSC 8002AEF
Social Research Methods and Applications
社會研究方法與應用
6
49
 
Students
are also required to complete 18 credit-units of specialization
courses:
Course codeCourse titleCreditContact hours
GAPG 8001AEF
International Relations: Theories and Practices
國際關係:理論與實踐
3
25
GAPG 8002AEF
Exploring Global Issues
探索全球議題
3
25
GAPG 8003AEF
Global Political Economy: Theories and Key Issues
全球政治經濟:理論與關鍵議題
3
25
GAPG 8004AEF
Society and Culture in the Era of Globalization
全球化下的社會和文化
3
25
GAPG 8005AEF
Greater China: Governance and Politics
大中華:管治與政治
3
25
GAPG 8006AEF
Global Governance
全球管治
3
25
 
The above course arrangements are subject to revision without prior notice.