Faculty of Social Sciences
Politics & Public Administration
Offered As: Major Minor
URL: https://ppaweb.hku.hk/pages/programmes https://ppaweb.hku.hk/pages/programmes
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 96 36
What is it about? This programme aims to:
- provide students with basic knowledge and conceptual frameworks of political science and public administration;
- develop students' ability in critical analysis of complex political issues in the real world;
- equip students with necessary perspectives and skills in identifying and articulating politically feasible solutions to public policy problems;
- enable students integrate theories and methods of political science and public administration into interdisciplinary analytical exercises; and
- prepare students to engage in advocacy for social innovation and better governance.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute Department of Politics and Public Administration

Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor Major:
POLI1003 and 2 out of GEOG1002 or GEOG1003 or GEOG1005 or GEOG1012 or GEOG1016 or GEOG1017 or GEOG1020 or GEOG1021 / PSYC1001 or PSYC1004 / SOWK1001 or SOWK1002 or SOWK1004 or SOWK1012 or SOWK1015 / SOCI1001 or SOCI1003 / SINO1003 (not more than one from the same discipline)


For details, please check with the Department of Politics and Public Administration.
Career opportunities For details, please check with the Department of Politics and Public Administration, Faculty or CEDARS (Careers & Placement).
Further information https://www.socsc.hku.hk/fw/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/BSocSc_2022-23.pdf (pp.27-31)

Contact T: 3917 2393
E: psdhku@hku.hk
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.