Applications for Taught Postgraduate Programmes are accepted starting from 15 November 2017.
|Year of Entry||2018|
|Mode of Funding||Non-government-funded|
|Intermediate Award||Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management|
|Mode of Programme||Combined †|
|Class Schedule||Weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons|
|Indicative Intake Target||70|
|Minimum No. of Credits Required||30|
|Normal Duration of Programme||Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years|
|Maximum Study Period||Full-time: 2.5 years; Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years|
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|Tuition Fee||Click here for more information|
31 Mar 2018 (Local & Non-local)
|Mode of processing||Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.|
Dr HSIEH, Chih-wei
Ph.D. (Florida State), MA, B A (National Chengchi University)
Dr Glenn HUI
BA UCLA, MA PhD CityU
+852 3442 7533
The MAPPM will provide you with opportunities to enhance your theoretical knowledge, practical skills and critical understanding of public policy and management processes in both local and international contexts. Upon successful completion of the programme, you should be able to:
There are six common core courses (a total of 17 credit units) and three stream core courses (a total of 9 credit units). In addition, this programme will compose of a 4-credit research elective course:
Programme core courses (17 credit units)
Students are required to take six common core courses (a total of 17 credit units). These common core courses, consist of public management, public policy evaluation, and research method and evidence, serve as a firm foundation for public policy and management professions.
Stream core courses (9 credit units)
For the needs of professional specialization, the programme will have the streams in public management, public policy, and environmental management. Students are allowed to choose only one stream, with nine credit units. Three designated stream courses (3 credit each) are specially designed for each of the stream.
Public Policy Stream
Public Management Stream
Environmental Management Stream
* As an alternative offering when the designated course is unavailable.
Research Electives (4 credit units)
Students are required to group together and work on a capstone project that focuses on selected public management, policy or environmental management issues approved by an instructor. Students who have the cumulative GPA (3.2) on the Programme Core Courses and want to work on more academic oriented research topics or pursue further study can choose to work on a dissertation.