CityU's Social Sciences departments win international recognition

Victor Fung

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CityUniversity of Hong Kong’s social sciences departments/programs have been ranked 61st of the top 100 in the world by the Times Higher Education Supplement. CityU is one of the four universities in Hong Kong and one of the nine in the greater China region included on the list.


The recognition once again reflects the top quality of CityU’s teaching and research. Citations of staff’s research publications are one of the criteria for selection.


The departments of Applied Social Studies (SS) and Public and Social Administration (SA) fall within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Programmes offered by SS include:

l          BA (Hons) Social Work with minor in Counselling,

l          BSocSc(Hons) Applied Sociology (East and Southeast Asia)

l          BSocSc (Hons) – Criminology

l          BSocSc (Hons) Psychology

l          BSocSc (Hons) Social Work,

l          MSocSc Counselling

l          MSocSc Psychology of Education

l          MSocSc Social Work, and

l          PGD (Postgraduate Diploma) Psychology


Programmes offered by SA include:

l          BA (Hons) Housing Studies

l          BSocSc (Hons) Administration and Public Management

l          BSocSc (Hons) Policy Studies and Administration, and

l          MA Public Policy and Management.



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