Semester A 2017 - 18 courses offered by Department of Public Policy (POL)

Important notes for exchange students:

  1. Course availability is subject to confirmation.
  2. Course registration is subject to the approval by the concerned department.
  3. Students should select courses at level B2 to B4 and fulfill course pre-requisites if applicable.
  4. Students should take 12-18 credit units in a semester.
  5. Students wishing to take courses other than the prescribed list below can approach the respective departments for advice and registration upon their arrival at CityU. Enrolment of individual students at such courses are at the discretion of the respective teaching department.
  6. The schedule of the following list will be available in early August for Semester A and early Dec for Semester B. Students are advised to check their courses to avoid any time clash in courses and add/ drop courses within the list on their arrival.
Course Code Course Title Level Language of Instruction Requirement / Restriction Remarks
GE1117 Music and Human Values: Philosophical Investigations B1 English Full
GE1218 Make a Difference: The Challenge of Social Entrepreneurship in a Globalized World B1 English Full
GE2101 Rational Thinking and Creative Ideas B2 English Full
GE2106 Philosophy and Life: A Dialogue B2 English Full
GE2210 China: A Socio-Political Transformation B2 English Full
GE2241 Cool Ideas for Hot, Thirsty Cities: Climate and Water Governance B2 English Full
GE2244 The Hidden CityU: Space, Power and Social Processes in Hong Kong B2 English Full
POL2104 Government and Public Administration in Hong Kong B2 English
POL2105 Introduction to Political Science B2 English
POL2107 Government, Law and Society B2 English
POL2201 Public Policy and Social Development B2 English
POL2307 Principles of Public Sector Management B2 English
POL2402 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy B2 English Full
POL3100 Environmental Politics B3 English
POL3107 Comparative Government and Politics B3 English
POL3108 International Relations B3 English
POL3109 Approaches in Political Analysis B3 English
POL3111 Democracy and Democratization B3 English Full
POL3120 Politics and Media B3 English Full
POL3207 Health Care Policy and Ethics B3 English
POL3231 Housing Policy and Society B3 English
POL3232 Transport Policy B3 English
POL3241 Approaches in Policy Making and Analysis B3 English
POL3242 Business and the Environment B3 English
POL3306 Organizational Behaviour for Public Management B3 English
POL3307 Managing Financial Resources in the Public Sector B3 English
POL3309 Issues in Public Management B3 English Full
POL3310 Public Management in the Information Age B3 English
POL3315 Ethics in Government B3 English
POL3325 Industrial Ecology B3 English
POL3703 Labour and the State in China B3 English Full


Remarks: B2 - Undergraduate courses (elementary level)
  B3 - Undergraduate courses (intermediate/advanced level)
  B4 - Undergraduate courses (advanced level)