課程結構

Self Photos / Files - 3-3-photo-1公共行政管理碩士課程是一年全日制或兼讀制修學式的碩士課程;課程一般為全日制一年,兼讀制兩年,在特殊情況下,可申請延期,學習年期為最長3年。學生成功修畢30學分﹝合共10科﹞,便可獲頒公共行政管理碩士學位。其中7科必修學科,3科選修學科。

 

必修學科 18學分
選修學科 12學分
總共 30學分
必修學科 18學分
POLS 7040 法律與公共事務 3學分

本科旨在一方面講述國內公共事務的實行方法,深入介紹相關的法律知識,主題包括法律制度、憲法與行政法、刑事司法和經濟法。另一方面,本科亦會討論公共決策、政治經濟學、政治的傳播媒介及外交政策,並將香港和世界各地在公共事務上的處理手法作出比較,讓同學對公共事務有全面了解。

POLS 7050 公共行政 3學分

本科提供全面的公共行政管理知識,包括公共行政機構、決策程序、公務員制度及中央與地方政府之間的關係。學生通過參照內地與香港的個案作研究,更能理解實質性政策與公共行政的問題。

POLS 7060 公共行政人員的研究方法 3學分

本科旨在教授學生調查、分析與應用有關資料的技巧,探討現今國際間應用在公共行政的研究方法和闡述社會科學中定量與定質研究的差別。

POLS 7140 公共政策及管治 3學分

本科旨在闡述公共政策訂立的過程及與管治的聯繫,以及探討各地政府,尤其是大中華地區所面臨的挑戰和壓力。課程同時講述公營機構在「混合經濟」下的角色變化,亦會討論重要的管治問題,包括倫理、平等和公民參與等。

POLS 7150 公共事務倫理學 3學分

本課程主要探討公共行政的規範基礎,以及道德和政治價值觀例如正義、平等、民主與自由和公平,如何影響公共行政決策的施行,當中展示道德哲學在公共行政的角色。

POLS 7160 公共行政理論研究 3學分

公共行政理論的發展經歷幾個歷史階段,包括古典,現代和後現代理論,在不同理論的闡述下,以致公共行政帶有不同特點和暗示更深層的政治含義。

選修學科 12學分
COMM 7510 法律與公共事務 3學分

本科以多角度出發,探討現今社會公共行政與大眾傳媒的關係,討論傳媒因素如何影響公共行政的管理,並對傳媒關係與危機管理個案作出分析。

ECON 7080 公共經濟政策* 3學分

公共行政人員在決策時,往往需要利用經濟知識來作出判斷。本科旨在幫助學生了解經濟學上的分析技巧,應用於不同範疇的公共政策問題上,如最低工資、租金管制、國際貿易與全球化、收入分配、公用品、城市發展、交通堵塞及城市罪案等;令學生在規劃公共政策時,能了解和掌握基本的經濟原則。

FIN 7070 公營部門的財務與會計學* 3學分

本科旨在闡述公營部門於融資、會計與財務管理的原則及實踐方法,並闡釋管理金融市場的基本概念與應用。一方面增加學生財務管理的知識,另一方面強化其了解和應用相關工具的能力,例如為政府和其他非營利組織計劃短期或長期融資、投資及財務策劃,作出合理的決定。同時著重講解多方面有關財務的知識,如金融機構和資本市場的功能、估價、金融資產的風險與回報、資本結構與資金成本、政府基金﹝如一般和特殊基金、資本項目基金、信託基金,內部服務基金﹞、債務服務、預算編制與控制、營運資金管理、政府會計與報告及公營部門的審計等。學生將於完成學科後,對公營部門財務與會計最新的理論和實踐方法,具有全面的認識。

MGNT7080 公營部門的人力管理 3學分

在民主和有效的公共行政管理的中,人事管理是一項關鍵因素。現時,政府和非營利組織在勞工市場上,充斥著撥款有限、預算緊拙以及競爭激烈等問題。近年來,隨著社會問題、人口變化、資訊科技與通訊形態的轉變,政府服務私有化,如外判、特許經營協議、保證人和承包制度等日漸增加。本科旨在闡釋組織行為學的理論與概念,包括人力資源管理的功能和問題。

P.E. 7010 節目及活動籌劃管理 3學分

本科旨在講述籌劃節目活動及設施管理學的基礎概念知識。學生完成課程後,將更了解現今活動設計與節目計劃的發展,並能掌握節目、活動和設施策劃管理的概要。

POLS 7020 電子政府 3學分

本科旨在介紹不同國家電子政府的發展和應用情況,講述電子政府系統各方面的重點,對評估電子政務成效的方法進行討論。導師會選取與電子政府相關的課題,如公營部門的綜合電子政府運作,外判服務等作出分析。

POLS 7070 研究報告 6學分

學生須在自定主題,融合應用課堂知識,撰寫個人研究報告。學生需以英文編寫,字數為15,000字。

POLS 7080 實地考察中國的公共管理 3學分

本課程為學生提供體驗不同中國的政府和非政府組織的機會,以及與中國政府官員、公務員、非政府組織的工作人員和學者進行面對面交流,探討有關公共行政在中國大陸的發展和實踐問題。 *須參與北京7日遊。

* 財務與會計學及公共經濟政策將輪流提供。

由全球化管理碩士課程提供的選修課程* (只提供英文) 33 units
SOSC 7310 Concepts, Theories and Institutions of Global Studies 3 units

This core course introduces the key concepts, theories and institutions that make up the field of Global Studies. It provides students with a common language and academic repertoire that enables their own inter-disciplinary and professional development.

SOSC 7320 Debating Global Society 3 units

The course aims to introduce students to the expository and critical literature concerning globalization in order to consider the origins and development of global society and its consequences. The objectives of the course include engaging students with debates concerning globalization and alternate economic approaches, the political economic issues raised by globalization (including neo-liberalism), the transformation of faith communities through globalization, educational and knowledge consequences of globalization and related themes.

SOSC 7330 Globalizations 3 units

This course presents various trajectories, and politico-economic configurations of globalizations throughout history, engaging critically with the genealogy of ideas such as; universal values, free trade, global governance, cosmopolitanism, and multiculturalism. From Marxist, postcolonial, and ecological perspectives we furthermore evaluate the effects globalizations has had on people, communities, and the environment. The underlying questions put to the various historical examples concerns what is good and bad in globalization, all in order to understand better our own responsibilities, possibilities, and positions in an increasingly connected world.

EDUC 7950 Public Health 3 units

This course provides an overview of the field of public health. It introduces students to the background knowledge essential to the understanding of major public health issues and problems. Examples will be drawn from both Hong Kong and other places.

HIST 7320 Contemporary China and Globalization 3 units

To stimulate students’ knowledge of the development of China’s foreign relations in the contemporary period. To develop research skills in the study of Chinese diplomacy, culture, and globalization. To enhance students’ understanding of the relationships between cultural developments and foreign affairs in contemporary China. To strengthen students’ knowledge of China’s position in the contemporary world affairs and its role in the process of globalization.

POLS 7090 International Political Economy 3 units

This course examines the intertwining and interaction of economics (wealth creation) and politics (political power) in international and global affairs. The nineteenth century term “political economy” is used here because economic and political forces are always enmeshed with each other. The course provides students with an overview of theories and issues of international political economy.

POLS 7100 Public Affairs and Public Policy 3 units

This course introduces public affairs and public policy analysis to students, particularly how to understand these issues as relations between governments and different segments of society, such as professional interests, social and civic organizations, local communities, etc. Students will be taught to identify main public policy issues such as economic growth, social inequalities, urban development, community conflicts and environmental protection faced by contemporary governments.

POLS 7120 Theories of International Relations 3 units

This course aims to investigate the various theoretical and analytical frameworks in the field of international relations. In an increasingly interdependent world where the new world order is yet to be established, a review of the dominant paradigms in international relations will facilitate a better understanding among students of the transformation of global order in the world in the world entering a new millennium. 

SLM 7080 Health Promotion *Summer course 3 units

This course aims to provide a forum for the discussion of current concepts and roles of sport and leisure in the promotion of health, wellness, and quality living.

SOSC 7340 Global Civil Society 3 units

This course aims to develop critical understandings of globalization, civil society, and their linkage to global and local social movements by exploring key theoretical frameworks and empirical evidences. It will address questions such as why and how citizens are acting globally, how to assess the causes and significance of global social movements, and what their implications are. It will also help students learn the major concepts, theories, and studies related to civil society at global and local levels, transnational activism, environmental and health movements, and the role of media in global civil society. Empirically, the course will critically assess the functions, experiences, and aspirations of non-governmental organizations and their political/social implications for world politics and for China.

SOSC 7380 Medicine, Society & Culture: Public Health Perspectives 3 units

Medicine and health issues are the mirrors reflecting the ideology, and social and cultural beliefs and values of a society. This course intends to allow students to understand medicine and health issues from a social science angle. With the application of various social science traditions and public health principles, students are enabled to critically examine the issues of health, disease, and illness from a socio-cultural perspective. They can understand a wide range of factors – biological, social, cultural, and environmental – in shaping people’s health beliefs, illness experiences, and health behaviors.

*The courses offered will be subjected to the schedule of MAGS.

*課程的提供及安排受制於全球化管理碩士課程的課程時間表。

 

Depending on the number of students enrolled or other circumstances such deemed as force majeure the programme may not offer the course consists of academic trips.  

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