Government and Public Administration

JS4848 政治與行政學

38

Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.

4

Duration of Study

The normative study period is 4 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:

1

Programme Highlights

2

2020 Requirements

3

Score Calculation

4

2019 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...

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 A Programme for Those Who are Eager to Serve the Community

This is a unique programme in Hong Kong that provides all-round training in political science and public administration. Over eighty different academic courses are offered in the programme, ranging from Chinese Politics, Hong Kong Politics, Public Policy, to Comparative Politics, European Politics and Data Analysis.

OUR DESIGN

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Exchange Opportunities around the Globe

Students on the programme enjoy various kinds of experiences. They benefit from exchange programmes with universities in North America, Europe and Asia. They can also join short-term overseas courses at Warwick University in the UK, a prestigious university respected for its world-leading political science programmes.

OUR DESIGN

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Why CUHK Government and Public Administration?

Watch the following video to find out:
Online Admission Talk [5:27] in Cantonese / [8:30] in English

Download GPA Department Brochure  |  GPA Biannual Newsletter April 2020

  For more information of the Government and Public Administration programme, please visit the following...

Programme  |  Website 
 
Faculty of Social Science  |  Website  |  Brochure  |  Video  |  YouTube

Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

SubjectLevel
English3
Chinese3
Mathematics2
Liberal Studies3
Elective 13
Elective 2 or M1/M23

Note 1: Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(Early - Mid June)

After
release of
HKDSE results:

No

For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion


Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting


Subjects with heavier weighting

English (x 1.5)

Chinese (x 1.25)

Liberal Studies (x 1.25)

Selection Principle


4C+2X

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of 4 core subjects and 2 best electives (or 1 best elective subject and M1/M2).

Bonus points will be awarded to the 7th subject.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting


Penalty of between 6%  to 10% will be imposed

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3: The programme accepts specific Applied Learning (ApL) course(s) with "Attained with Distinction I/II" as an extra elective subject for awarding bonus points. Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2020.pdf for details.

Note 4For 2020 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2019 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2019 entry: 4C+2X

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ4545 5**5*431
M555*4 5*3 29
LQ5445 5*4428

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

1202, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK

Contact Us

Email: jupasadm@cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: 39438947 or 39438951
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