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Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Politics and Public Administration)

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
2 years to 5 years
English, except for the Chinese Language module
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 01 Mar 2017 (Wed)

This Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Politics and Public Administration) is designed to benefit practitioners in the field of politics and public administration who are interested in career development and further studies, as well as those seeking a new career in this specific field.

Students will need to study 10 core social sciences modules and the specialism modules of the chosen stream.  Please refer to the leaflet for details.

Articulation arrangements with a number of overseas universities have been established. Based on individual merit, students may be eligible to apply for further studies, either to the 2nd year of a 3-year honours bachelor degree or to the 3rd year of a 4-year honours bachelor degree programme.
Days / Time
  • Tuesday 6:45 - 9:45 pm
  • Thursday 6:45 - 9:45 pm
  • Saturday 2:00 - 6:00 pm

Applicants shall:

(a)    have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in five subjects including English Language, Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies and 1 elective subject; and have 3 years of working experience; or

(b)    have gained in the HKCEE Grade E in 3 subjects and Level 2 in Chinese Language and English Language; and have 3 years of work experience; or

(c)    have gained in the HKALE Grade E in 1 AL subject or 2 AS subjects; or

(d)    be aged at least 25 years and with 3 years of work experience.

Applicants should have good command of reading and written English and Chinese. 

Application Fee


Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$50,000 (to be paid in 2 installments)

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

Applicants should submit: i) a completed application form (SF26), ii) copies of academic certificates, iii) a copy of HKID card or passport, and iv) an application fee of HK$150 by crossed cheque (payable to “HKU SPACE”) to the following address:

Ms. Emma Ng


11/F, Fortress Tower,250 King’s Road,  

North Point, H.K.

(Remarks: Application for Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences)