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Master of Cities and Governance (MCG)

Programme Structure

Students who prefer NOT to specialise in any concentration have to complete the following 10 core courses:

Credits

Core courses (10 courses, a total of 30 credits)

  1.  

MCG501 Cities and Social Change

3

  1.  

MCG502 Regional Policy Study and Visit in the Greater Bay Area

3

  1.  

MCG503 History, Heritage and Regional Perspectives

3

  1.  

MCG505 Smart and Sustainable Cities

3

  1.  

MCG506 Ageing Policies in Greater China

3

  1.  

MCG507 Urban Issues and Policies: International Symposium

3

  1.  

MCG509 Understanding Metropolitan Indicators and Social Policies

3

  1.  

MCG510 Workshop for Smart Governance

3

  1.  

MCG511 Housing Policy and Development

3

  1.  

CRS501 China and Regional Studies: Politics, Policy, and International Development

3

 

Total Credits

30

Students who opt for the concentration in Environment and Sustainability have to complete the following 10 core courses:

Credits

Core courses (10 courses, a total of 30 credits):

  1.  

MCG501 Cities and Social Change

3

  1.  

MCG502 Regional Policy Study and Visit in the Greater Bay Area

3

  1.  

MCG503 History, Heritage and Regional Perspectives

3

  1.  

MCG505 Smart and Sustainable Cities

3

  1.  

MCG507 Urban Issues and Policies: International Symposium

3

  1.  

SCI502 Climate Change Literacy and Science

3

  1.  

SCI503 Sustainability and Environmental Communication

3

  1.  

SCI504 Urban Ecology and Sustainable Planning

3

  1.  

SCI505 Introduction to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Planning

3

  1.  

CRS501 China and Regional Studies: Politics, Policy, and International Development

3

 

Total Credits

30

Graduation Requirements

For graduation, students are required to complete a total of 10 courses amounting to 30 credits as specified in the programme curriculum. The minimum cumulative GPA requirement for graduation will be 2.67 for the MCG Programme.

Study Mode and Duration

 

Minimum study period

Normal study period

Maximum study period

Full-time

1 year

1 year

3 years

Part-time

2 years

2 years

5 years