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Programmes

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Faculty of Social Sciences

Study Mode Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years

Tuition Fee HK$125,000/programme

Cut Off Date 31 Jan 2019

Year of Entry 2019 September

Funding Nature Self-financed

Application DeadlineFull-time: 31 Jan 2019
Part-time: 31 Jan 2019

Programme DirectorProf Patrick WC LAU

Programme Office (852) 3411 8096 mpa_pg@hkbu.edu.hk http://bumpa.hkbu.edu.hk/  

Selection Process
  1. Qualified applicants will be interviewed to assess their motivation and suitability for the programme.
  2. Application result will be reflected in the application status in the online application system.
Aims

The Programme is designed to accomplish the following objectives:

  1. To provide students with a solid foundation in public administration, such as in the mainland China and also from a comparative and global perspective;
  2. To illustrate the relation to law, ethics and other aspects of the public affairs;
  3. To develop students’ ability in the management of human resources, finance, sport and public amenities;
  4. 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

Units Requirement 30 units
Required Courses 21 units
Elective Courses 9 units
Study Curriculum The study curriculum may change from time to time. Applicants may make reference to the programme website or the University Student Handbook 2018/19 for details of the list of courses.

Academic Qualification 

Applicants should possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) from a recognised university or comparable institution; or
  2. a qualification deemed to be equivalent.

 

Language Proficiency Requirement

Proof of English proficiency is required for all applicants whose first degree is obtained from non-English medium institutions. These applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for English proficiency:

  1. an overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  2. a TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or
  3. a score of 450 in College English Test band 6 (CET-6).
  1. The above information is for reference only and is subject to change without prior notice. Hong Kong Baptist University reserves the right of final decision and interpretation in case of any dispute.
     
  2. Please note that a non-refundable admission confirmation fee, including the first instalment of tuition fee plus other administrative fees must be paid upon acceptance of the admission offer.