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Criminal Justice & Criminology

Ensuring Hong Kong’s position as the world city of Asia and maintaining Hong Kong’s reputation as one of the world’s safest cities in the 21st Century require effective public management and efficient criminal justice system at all levels to keep pace with the modern societal development. The development and differentiation in these areas have offered a wide range of career opportunities in the community not only in the fields of criminal justice and law enforcement, but also in the fields of public management.

The School offers part-time programmes in criminal justice, law enforcement as well as public management for those who are already serving in the related fields, those who are interested in career advancement and those who will further studies in these fields. These programmes all aim with the common objectives of equipping the participants both with the broad professional knowledge and essential competent skills necessary to function effectively as personnel in the fields of public management, criminal justice and law enforcement such as policing, anti-corruption and correctional services etc. In particular, these programmes will also prepare the participants with a broad-based foundation in social sciences and hence giving them the potential to pursue higher-level studies in the related disciplines.

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This programme allows potential leaders an opportunity to seek professional knowledge in the field of public order management, in particular for those whose first degree is not related to their profession. The programme specifically aims at providing both frontline practitioners and junior managers in law enforcement agencies or other service-related personnel working in the field of order maintenance and offender management with professional knowledge and skills in early identification and handling of vulnerable individuals and groups in the community, leadership in crisis management and analysis of current issues in law and order maintenance.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$30,000
In order to improve the quality of governance in Hong Kong, it is important to first improve the quality of the politicians. This executive programme is a specialized course developed and offered jointly by the Path of Democracy and HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE), which aims to train and develop young political leaders to meet the needs and unique political situation in Hong Kong.
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Start 17 OCT 2017 (TUE)
Duration 8 months
Fee HK$28,000.00
This programme allows potential leaders an opportunity to seek professional knowledge in the field of public order management, in particular for those whose first degree is not related to their profession. The programme specifically aims at providing both frontline practitioners and junior managers in law enforcement agencies or other service-related personnel working in the field of order maintenance and offender management with professional knowledge and skills in early identification and handling of vulnerable individuals and groups in the community, leadership in crisis management and analysis of current issues in law and order maintenance.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$30,000
This programme allows potential leaders an opportunity to seek professional knowledge in the field of public order management, in particular for those whose first degree is not related to their profession. The programme specifically aims at providing both frontline practitioners and junior managers in law enforcement agencies or other service-related personnel working in the field of order maintenance and offender management with professional knowledge and skills in early identification and handling of vulnerable individuals and groups in the community, leadership in crisis management and analysis of current issues in law and order maintenance.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$30,000
This challenging international programme is one of the world’s leading training programmes in corruption studies. It is beneficial to all practitioners and professionals in anti-corruption and law enforcement agencies, justice departments, regulatory bodies, accounting and legal professions, the public and private sectors as well as multi-national organisations who require the expertise to combat corruption within an organisation or within a country.
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Start 07 NOV 2017 (TUE)
Duration 3 weeks
Fee HK$23,200 (or US$3,000)
This programme allows potential leaders an opportunity to seek professional knowledge in the field of public order management, in particular for those whose first degree is not related to their profession. The programme specifically aims at providing both frontline practitioners and junior managers in law enforcement agencies or other service-related personnel working in the field of order maintenance and offender management with professional knowledge and skills in early identification and handling of vulnerable individuals and groups in the community, leadership in crisis management and analysis of current issues in law and order maintenance.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$30,000
Middlesex University, UK
These work-based learning, top-up degree programmes recognize individuals’ practical experience and help them to gain internationally recognized academic qualifications from a combination of work experience, research and project work.
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Start 03 JAN 2018 (WED)
Duration 1 year and 4 months to 6 years
Fee To be confirmed
Middlesex University, UK
These work-based learning, top-up degree programmes recognize individuals’ practical experience and help them to gain internationally recognized academic qualifications from a combination of work experience, research and project work.
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Start 03 JAN 2018 (WED)
Duration 1 year and 4 months to 6 years
Fee To be confirmed
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Start To be advised
Duration 2 years
Edinburgh Napier University, UK
This is a part-time degree programme offered locally by Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) in collaboration with HKU SPACE. It offers students an opportunity to study different social science disciplines such as psychology, sociology, cultural geography and politics, which enable them to develop a detailed understanding of, and the research skills to investigate, the social world, relationships within it and the social forces that act on us all. This knowledge and specialist skills will be particularly useful to employers across all sectors.
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Start 19 SEP 2017 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HKD11,120 plus GBP770 per installment (Total 6 installments in 2 years)

**Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change without prior notice.