POL3241 - Approaches in Policy Making and Analysis

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
SA3241 or SA3202 or POL3202
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19
Semester A 2019/20 (Tentative)

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

This course aims to develop student’s knowledge about different approaches in policy making and reflect critically the significance of policy analysis. To identify and re-examine the different elements, approaches and models in policy making and policy analysis. To debate selected contemporary issues in Hong Kong public and social policy from critical and analytical perspectives and to generate ideas for innovative solutions. Upon completion of the course, students are expected to have gained a good intellectual foundation for more specialized courses in policy, administration and management.

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

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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