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The Open University of Hong Kong

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Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Economic and Public Policy Analysis 經濟及公共政策分析榮譽社會科學學士

BSSc(Hons)Econ&PubPolAna

Short Description

The Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Economic and Public Policy Analysis is the first undergraduate programme in economic and public policy analysis offered by local tertiary institution. It aims to equip students with a solid foundation in economics, politics and public administration with applied orientation. Specifically, it provides students with conceptual knowledge for in-depth analysis of various economic and public policies. It also aims to arouse students’ interest in studying economic and public problems and issues pertinent to governance, to familiarise them with the knowledge and skills of conducting research within the discipline, and to analyse public problems of the world and their society.

Remarks:
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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. Unless otherwise stated in the Programme-specific subject requirements, 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 can be counted 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:
    • ‘Attained’ or above in HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese
    • Grade E or above in GCE (A-Level / AS-Level / O-Level) Chinese
    • Grade E / Grade 3 or above in GCSE / IGCSE Chinese   
    For programmes with specific entrance requirements on the Chinese Language proficiency, please click here for details.

  3. In addition to the General Entrance Requirements, individual programme may require specific subject requirements. Also, some programmes may give higher weighting to certain subjects, core and/or elective, and some may also grant preference to certain elective subjects in admission selection.  Please refer to the ‘Programme-specific subject requirements’ for details or click here.

  4. The University accepts combined results of HKDSE examination. The best results will be counted for meeting the entrance requirements and for the calculation of admissions scores.

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

OUHK will consider the best grade attained for a particular subject from any sittings of HKDSE examination taken by the applicant. There is no grade penalty for multiple sittings.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 78,120

Estimated Programme Fees
1st year: HK$78,120
Whole Programme: HK$312,480

Estimated Programme Fees after deducting NMTSS subsidy (HK$32,100/year), if applicable
1st year: HK$46,020
Whole Programme: HK$184,080

Remarks:

  1. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees listed above are for reference only. 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. Non-local students will be charged at a higher rate.
  2. The composite tuition/programme fees listed above have included laboratory/practicum/immersion course fees, etc., if applicable.
  3. There will be an annual adjustment of tuition fees which will be capped at the actual Composite Consumer Price Index (CCPI) to be announced by the Government. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees for the whole programme has not yet taken the CCPI for the second to fourth (or fifth) year, i.e. 2022/23 to 2024/25 (or 2025/26) academic year, into account.
  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. The NMTSS subsidy amount of HK$32,100/year set out above is for the 2020/21 academic year (AY).  The amounts for the 2021/22 cohort will be subject to review with reference to the CCPI in Hong Kong.
  6. A student’s eligibility for the NMTSS and the annual subsidy amount allocated in an academic year is subject to EDB’s final approval.
  7. Only local students are eligible for subsidy under NMTSS.

 

Contacts

Dr. Arbitor MA

Email: ycma@ouhk.edu.hk

Tel: 27685725

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 44 95 129 184 247 699

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 7 3 1 1 0 12