POL3205 - Urban Policy

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2019/20

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course provides an introduction to the role and importance of cities and to the essential elements of urban policy. At the end of this course, students should have a good understanding of modern processes of urban development and the nature of cities; knowledge of the key elements of urban sociology such as access to urban opportunity, issues of social cohesion and social exclusion; an appreciation of major urban policy issues facing Hong Kong; and an understanding of the politics of urban development.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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