Semester B 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
GE1109 Values and Justice in the Contemporary World B1 English Full
GE1118 Philosophy Goes to the Movies B1 English
GE1120 Thinking Philosophically: Bridging the Gap between Arts and Sciences B1 English
GE1122 Animals and Animal Welfare: An Interdisciplinary Approach B1 English
GE1218 Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation B1 English
GE1220 Enhancing Your Service Leadership for the 21st Century B1 English Full
GE2101 Rational Thinking and Creative Ideas B2 English
GE2106 Philosophy & Life: A Dialogue B2 English Full
GE2210 China: A Socio-Political Transformation B2 English
GE2241 Cool Ideas for Hot, Thirsty Cities: Climate and Water Governance B2 English
GE2244 The Hidden City: Space, Power and Social Processes in Hong Kong B2 English
POL2225 Introduction to Environmental Studies B2 English
POL2307 Principles of Public Sector Management B2 English Full
POL2400 Critical Analysis B2 English
POL2402 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy B2 English
POL2603 Social Science Research Methods B2 English
POL3111 Democracy and Democratization B3 English
POL3113 Issues in Contemporary World Politics B3 English
POL3114 Seminars on Hong Kong Government and Politics B3 English
POL3117 Contemporary Political Ideologies B3 English
POL3120 Politics and Media B3 English
POL3204 Ethics and Public Policy B3 English
POL3205 Urban Policy B3 English
POL3206 Environmental Issues, Policy and Ethics B3 English
POL3233 Managing the Housing System B3 English
POL3234 Transport Planning and Management B3 English
POL3240 Environmental Policy and Economics B3 English Full
POL3308 Managing Human Resources in the Public Sector B3 English
POL3309 Issues in Public Management B3 English
POL3318 Managing Financial Rseources in Public and Private Sectors B3 English
POL3703 Labour and the State in China B3 English
POL3710 Contemporary Chinese Politics B3 English
POL3725 Economic Transformation in China B3 English
POL3900 Fundamentals of Social Entrepreneurship B3 English
POL3921 Social Policy and Society B3 English


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