Subsite Background

Major of Social and Public Policy Studies

Programme Overview


Social Policy aims to promote the well-being of social members, by studying policies in ageing, education, health, social welfare and other areas, and evaluating their effectiveness in meeting social needs.

Programme Objectives


  • Studies social and public policies, particularly as they relate to the rapid changes in local, regional and global environments.
  • Studies social and economic issues such as ageing and population, gender, employment, housing, health and social welfare.
  • Provides inter-disciplinary perspectives that will enhance students’ ability to analyse social and public policy issues and debates.