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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

JS4848

Government and Public Administration 政治與行政學

GOV'T & PUBLIC ADMIN

Short Description

The Government and Public Administration (GPA) programme provides all-round training in political science. The subject is comprised of three primary specialisms that span the areas of politics, public administration and international relations. The programme also offers more than eighty courses that cover core areas such as political theory, comparative politics and public administration. While a large proportion of courses focus on the Greater China region, the programme is renowned for its diversity of courses that encompasses the area of global politics. These courses cover fundamental political, economic and social issues in different parts of the world and enable students to foster an enhanced global vision and mindset for the future.

Remarks:
For details of the undergraduate curriculum, please click here.

Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNOTE 3
NOTE: The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.

REMARK:
The programme accepts specific Applied Learning course(s) with "Attained with Distinction I/II" as an extra elective subject.
Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2019 for details.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote2 3

Note 1
Applicants with very special circumstances may be granted waivers of this requirement on a case-by-case basis. For details, please click here.

Note 2:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects#; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.    

#Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling (i) above.


Note 3:

"Attained with Distinction I/II" in Applied Learning subjects will be accepted by some programmes as an extra subject for awarding bonus points. For details, please click here.     

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

Most programmes offered by CUHK consider the best results in the same subject taken by a candidate in more than one sitting of HKDSE.  Some programmes may have specific arrangements and the admission scores of candidates seeking admission on the strength of results from more than one sitting of HKDSE may be adjusted.  Details of calculation of scores in more than one sitting of HKDSE for the 2019-20 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (admission.cuhk.edu.hk).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Department of Government and Public Administration

Email: gpadept@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 39437530

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 167 174 285 433 410 1469
2017 177 177 295 424 395 1468
2016 122 94 186 300 335 1037
2015 162 127 241 411 375 1316
2014 146 112 252 383 444 1337
2013 139 106 238 410 488 1381
2012 190 120 319 464 608 1701

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 39 0 0 0 0 39
2017 38 0 0 0 0 38
2016 38 0 0 0 0 38
2015 38 0 0 0 0 38
2014 36 0 0 0 0 36
2013 39 0 0 0 0 39
2012 42 0 0 0 0 42
Footnote(s)

(1) As the 2019/20 Academic Year is the start of the 2019-2022 triennium for which UGC-funded programmes are still subject to the Government's and Legislative Council's approval, the number of student intake places shown in this web page is indicative only and subject to change or confirmation at a later date.

(2) For latest information on interviews for 2019 entry, please visit
http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk