Programme Structure

To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Economic and Public Policy Analysis, a student shall need to obtain the required number of credits specified below for the Year of entry, in courses prescribed and detailed on the programme tables. A student shall need to complete 160 credits of courses in total.
 
Year 1 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
ENGL A101F
University English Writing Skills
5
POLS A122F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Political Science
5
PSYC A124F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Psychology
5
STAT A221F
Statistics
5
 
Year 1 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A121F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Economics
5
SOCI A123F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Sociology
5
ONE 5-credit English language enhancement course
5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course
5
 
Year 2 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A231F
Introduction to Microeconomics
5
POLS A221F
Introductory Comparative Politics
5
STAT A222F
Essentials of Research Inquiry
5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course
5
 
Year 2 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A232F
Introduction to Macroeconomics
5
PUAD A222F
Introduction to Public Administration
5
TWO 5-credit purposely-designed General Education courses
10
 
Year 3 or 4 Autumn Term* (20 credits) [Odd Academic Years]
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A311F# /
ECON A312F#
Intermediate Microeconomics /
Intermediate Macroeconomics
5
POLS A323F /
PUAD A322F
Hong Kong Government and Politics /
Public Sector Management
5
SOCI A323F
Social Policy and Social Administration
5
ECON A313F
Introductory Econometrics
5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
 
Year 3 or 4 Spring Term* (20 credits) [Odd Academic Years]
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A341F
The Economics of Health and Long Term Care
5
ECON A342F
Selected Topics in Hong Kong Economic Policy Analysis
5
SOCI A331F
Perspectives and Issues on Contemporary Urban Development
5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
5
 
Year 3 or 4 Autumn Term* (20 credits) [Even Academic Years]
Core Courses
Credits
POLS A325F /
PUAD A323F
Selected Topics in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics /
Public Policy Studies
5
PSYC A321F /
SOCI A320F
Social Psychology /
Hong Kong Society
5
ECON A321F
Economic System of Hong Kong
5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
5
 
Year 3 or 4 Spring Term* (20 credits) [Even Academic Years]
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A322F
Applied Economics in Public Policy Analysis
5
PUAD A341F
Selected Topics in Hong Kong Public Policy Analysis
5
SOCI A327F
Globalization, Social Policy and Everyday Life
5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
5
 
*The courses offered in Years 3 and 4 may be swapped subject to the actual course presentation in that particular year.
#Must be taken in Year 3
 

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Modified Date: May 20, 2021