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Master of Arts in Cities and Governance (MCG)

About Us

MCG has a few contributing units including Department of History, Centre for Social Policy and Social Change, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies and the School of Graduate Studies.

School of Graduate Studies

The School of Graduate Studies (GS) was founded to oversee the development of postgraduate studies programmes. In line with the strategic development goals of Lingnan University 2016-2022, GS is charged to collaborate with leading universities and research institutions in the region and beyond to offer strategic regional and international masters and doctoral programmes. For further information about GS and its other programmes, please visit

Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies

The Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS) was founded in 1998. It is one of the most vibrant research institutes of Lingnan University. The institute comprises a team which is well-experienced in research and course development and facilitation. In line with Lingnan University’s vision for promoting quality education and expanding research and its impact, APIAS aspires to establish close partnerships with local communities, academia and the policy makers while making an impact in advocacy for a supportive society for all ages particularly the older citizens and their families in Hong Kong as well as the Asia-Pacific region. For more information on APIAS and its activities, please visit