Global Governance (Autumn 2022 intake)

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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 60 credits, including the following two common core courses:
Course codeCourse titleCreditContact hours
SOSC A821F
Social Science Perspectives
社會科學導論
10
49
SOSC A822F
Social Research Methods and Applications
社會研究方法與應用
10
49
 
Students are also required to complete 40 credits from the following elective courses, among which 30 are from courses of the specializations (courses marked wih *):
Course codeCourse titleCreditContact hours
*GAPG A821F
International Relations: Theories and Practices
國際關係:理論與實踐
5
25
*GAPG A822F
Exploring Global Issues
探索全球議題
5
25
*GAPG A824F
Global Political Economy: Theories and Key Issues
全球政治經濟:理論與關鍵議題
5
25
*GAPG A825F
Society and Culture in the Era of Globalization
全球化下的社會和文化
5
25
*GAPG A826F
Greater China: Governance and Politics
大中華:管治與政治
5
25
*GAPG A833F
Global Governance
全球管治
5
25
 
Students can choose either conduct a Research Project (SOSC A888F Research Project) or enrol in two courses that carry 5 credits each or one course that carries 10 credits:
Course codeCourse titleCreditContact hours
ECON A822F
Economic Analysis in Global Market
環球市場經濟分析
525
ECON A823F
Econometrics and Applied Statistics
計量經濟學及應用統計學
525
ECON A826F
Economic Development in Global Economy
世界經濟大勢下的經濟發展
525
ECON A827F
Economic Analysis in Public Policy
公共政策的經濟分析
1049
ECON A828F
Data Science for Public Policy Analyst
公共政策分析師的數據科學
525
PSYC A813F
Psychology for Work I: Assessment, Selection and Development
職場心理學I:測試、篩選及發展
525
PSYC A814F
Psychology for Consumer Studies
消費心理學
1049
PSYC A815F
Psychology for Decision-Making
決策心理學
1049
PSYC A816F
Psychology for Work II: Organizational Behaviour
職場心理學II:組織行為
525
SOCI A811F
Crime and Criminology
罪案與犯罪學
525
SOCI A812F
Punishment, Prison, and Penology
懲罰、監獄和刑罰學
525
SOCI A814F
Essentials of Social Policy Studies
社會政策研究的基礎
525
SOCI A815F
Key Issues in Social Policy Studies
社會政策研究主要課題
525
SOCI A816F
Criminology and Social Welfare
犯罪學與社會福利
525
SOCI A817F
Criminal Justice and Selected Crime Issues
刑事司法專題探討
525
SOSC A888F
Research Project
研究報告
1049
 
The above course arrangements are subject to revision without prior notice.