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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Public Management and Smart Governance (PMSG)

Programme Structure

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Public Management and Smart Governance

The courses seek to build a solid foundation in public management and smart governance and leadership for future leaders. Full-time and part-time students will be required to complete 20 courses (60 credits) and 14 courses (42 credits) respectively as listed below. There are 5 core courses and 5 public management and smart governance courses. Students must also complete 4 compulsory experiential learning courses. Full-time students need to complete 6 additional core curriculum and language courses.

 

Core Courses (Five Courses in All)

  1. PMS3001 Policy Processes and Analysis 
  2. PMS3002 Principle of Data Analytics 
  3. PMS3003 Public Management: Comparative Perspectives
  4. PMS3004 Government, Law and Society
  5. PMS4005 Engaging Media and Public Communication

 

Core Curriculum and Language Courses (Six Courses in All)

  1. LCC2010 Chinese Communication II *
  2. LUE1002 University English II *
  3. LUE4003 Professional Communication in English for Social Sciences or Certificate in General Mediator Training *
  4. CCC8013 The Process of Science *
  5. CCC8014 China in World History *
  6. PMS4001 Organizational Communication *

* additional courses in the full-time mode

 

Public Management and Smart Governance courses (Five Courses in All)

  1. PMS3101 Managing Public Organizations 
  2. PMS3102 Managing Finance and Public Budgeting 
  3. PMS4101 GIS and Managing Smart City
  4. PMS4102 Data Analytic and Strategic Management
  5. PMS4103 Gerontechnology and Managing Ageing Society

 

Experiential Learning Courses (Compulsory)

  1. PMS3201 Residential for Public Management
  2. PMS4202 Workshop for Smart Governance
  3. PMS3203 International Symposium for Public Management and Urban Governance
  4. PMS4204 Public Management and Smart Governance Project

 

Year 1
Term 1 Term 2
1. Policy Processes and Analysis 1. Principle of Data Analytic 
2. Public Management: Comparative
Perspectives
2. Managing Public Organizations
3. Government, Law and Society 3. Managing Finance and Public
Budgeting
4. University English II* 4. The Process of Science*
Summer Term
1. Residential for Public Management
2. International Symposium for Public Management and Urban Governance 

 

 

Year 2
Term 1 Term 2
1. GIS and Managing Smart City 1. Engaging Media and Public Communications
2. Data Analytic and Strategic Management 2. Public Management and Smart Governance Project
3. Gerontechnology and Managing Ageing Society         3. Workshop for Smart Governance

4. Professional Communication in English for
Social Sciences or Certificate in General
Mediator Training *

4. Organizational Communication*
5. Chinese Communication II (Term 1/2) *
6. China in World History (Term 1/2) *

 

*additional courses in the full-time mode

 

Duration

2 Years (full-time or part-time)