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The Open University of Hong Kong

JS9003

Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Politics and Public Administration 政治及公共行政榮譽社會科學學士

BSSc(Hons)Poltics&PubAdm

Short Description

The politics and public administration curriculum guides students to develop knowledge and skills in the study of political science and public administration. Specifically, the curriculum aims to equip students with an in-depth knowledge of politics and public administration; to arouse their interest in studying global and public problems and issues pertinent to the management of the government; to familiarize them with the knowledge and skills of conducting research within the discipline; and to analyze public problems of the world and their society. Politics and public administration graduates will be capable to further study or pursue a career in a wide range of fields, especially in the public sector.

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Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
  1. HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with attainment at “Attained” or above; or Category C subjects (Other Languages) with attainment at grade E or above will be considered as elective subjects.

  2. Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) applicants, who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), can use the following qualifications to replace HKDSE Chinese Language level 3 to meet the entrance requirement for Chinese Language:
    • HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese: Attained  
    • GCE (A-Level /AS-Level) Chinese: Grade E or above  
    • GCE (O-Level)/ GCSE/ IGCSE Chinese: Grade E or above

    For programmes with specific entrance requirements on the Chinese Language proficiency, please click here for details.

  3. Some programmes may give higher weighting or preference for certain elective subjects in admission selection.  Please refer to the ‘Programme Information’ for details or click here.

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

The University will calculate the best grades attained by an applicant from the most current two sittings of HKDSE taken by the applicant.  There is no grade penalty for multiple sittings.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 74,166

Estimated Programme Fees
1st year: HK$74,166
Whole Programme: HK$307,976

Estimated Programme Fees after deducting NMTSS subsidy (HK$30,800/year), if applicable
1st year: HK$43,366
Whole Programme: HK$184,776

Remark

  1. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees listed above are for reference only. The rate is subject to approval. Tuition fees are charged according to the number of course credits taken by a student. A student will normally take 40 credits in an academic year.
  2. The composite tuition/programme fees listed above have included laboratory/ practicum/ immersion course fee, etc., if applicable.
  3. The estimated composite tuition/programme fee for the whole programme has taken the Composite Consumer Price Index (CCPI) projected by OUHK for the second to fourth year, i.e. 2020/21 to 2022/23, into account but the annual adjustment of tuition fee will be capped at the actual CCPI to be announced by the Government or the CCPI projected by the University, whichever is lower.
  4. Students, who fulfilled the stipulated requirements set by the Education Bureau (EDB), are eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (“NMTSS”) provided by the Government. For details of the scheme and eligibility, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/nmtss
  5. A student’s eligibility for the NMTSS and the annual subsidy amount allocated in an academic year is subject to EDB’s final approval. The annual subsidy amount of NMTSS for the 2018/19 academic year is HK$30,800. The annual subsidy amount for the 2019/20 academic year will be announced by the Government later.
  6. Only local students are eligible for subsidy under NMTSS.

Contacts

Dr. Percy Lui

Email: plui@ouhk.edu.hk

Tel: 27685729

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 240 367 366 510 603 2086
2017 245 382 398 532 647 2204
2016 286 400 524 608 739 2557
2015 362 570 710 816 917 3375
2014 242 540 800 875 1028 3485
2013 362 672 902 1100 1200 4236
2012 232 434 672 829 1005 3172

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 63 39 28 26 24 180
2017 83 47 0 0 0 130
2016 103 27 0 0 0 130
2015 125 0 0 0 0 125
2014 54 38 0 0 0 92
2013 11 25 24 0 0 60
2012 10 27 29 0 0 66