Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (International)
- Full Time
- 1 year
- Part Time
- 2 years
- Application Period
- 1 September 2019 - 30 April 2020
- (852) 2616-8113 imcsp-admissions@LN.edu.hk
In the Autumn Term students take five compulsory courses:
This course provides students with an introduction to debates over the nature of globalisation and its consequences for social policy, well-being and social divisions.
This course explores the field of policy analysis with particular focus on how policy is formulated and delivered in different institutional contexts.
This course offers students the opportunity to explore key dimensions of social policy through ‘hands on’ data exercises based on key research techniques in comparative social policy.
In this course you will explore major social indicators and learn to evaluate and compare processes of social change across different national contexts.
In this course you will critically examine how governments, private enterprises and civil society actors in Greater China and East Asia respond to major social policy challenges.
In the Spring and Summer Terms students take three courses and complete a research project tailored to their own personal interest:
In this course you will engage in field visits to government offices, political parties, research and policy institutes in Hong Kong.
This course will enable you to interact with leading international researchers in comparative social policy, development, and governance.
In this course you will have the opportunity to visit one major university Greater China and East Asia.
In this course, you will demonstrate their analytical ability in the area of comparative social policy through the execution of an individually supervised research topic of your own choice.
- IMCSP students will graduate upon the completion of 30 credits.
- The minimum GPA requirement for graduation is 2.67.
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