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Hong Kong Baptist University

Master
12 months
Duration
16105 USD/year
16105 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) Programme from Hong Kong Baptist University is a one-year full-time or two-year part-time taught postgraduate programme offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences and School of Business with support from the School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing and the Pace University (PU), New York.

Overview

As China continues its rapid development, government officials, civil servants and administrators in both public and business sectors realise the need for better understanding in policy and public affairs at local, national and international levels. 

The Public Administration (MPA) Programme from Hong Kong Baptist University offered by 3 faculties at HKBU along with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Pace University (PU). HKBU has well-recognised faculty research projects and research centres working in areas related to several aspects of government policy and public affairs. It is also a university emphasising East-West interaction. 

A comparative element in most of the courses enhances the uniqueness of the Programme and its usefulness to both public and private sectors. CASS's expertise in public affairs and law practice in the Mainland is also invaluable.

Programme Aims

The Programme is designed to accomplish the following objectives:
  • To provide students with a solid foundation in public administration, such as in the Mainland and also from a comparative and global perspective
  • To illustrate the relation to law, ethics and other aspects of the public affairs
  • To develop students’ ability in the management of human resources, finance, sport and public amenities
  • To enable students to become reflective and critical administrators with the ability to assess and respond to the changing needs of the society

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration and the Media  
  • Economics of Public Policy
  • Finance and Accounting for the Public Sector
  • Managing People in the Public Sector  
  • Globalisation and World Trade Organisation
  • Law and Public Affairs
  • Public Administration  
  • Research Methods for Public Administration Practitioners 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • should hold a Bachelor's degree (in any discipline) from a recognized university or comparable institution; OR
  • should possess a qualification deemed to be equivalent.
  • Satisfy at least one of the following requirements on English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16105 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16105 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    16105 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16105 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • HK$125,000

Funding

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