Social Sciences Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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The programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of those who are currently working in public relations and/ or event management or those who have aspirations in these areas. The programme provides students with core event management concepts as well as knowledge in public relations and corporate branding. A broad and holistic view in event management will be given to students with practical public relations techniques and tools to achieve the corporate's branding goals and objectives. 
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Start 02 JUL 2019 (TUE)
Duration 5 months
Fee HK$13,000
The programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of people who are currently working in public relations or those who have aspirations in this area. The programme provides students with knowledge in practical public relations techniques and tools to achieve the corporate's branding goals and objectives.
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Start 19 SEP 2019 (THU)
Duration 2 months
Fee HK$7,000
Applied psychology is the use of theory and findings in psychology to solve practical problems in important areas of the human environment, including education, health, the workplace, and so on. This programme is designed to help participants apply cutting-edge theory to real-world situations. It is made up of different registered psychologists and other related specialists to deliver a powerful curriculum that explores a range of human behaviors, including how to motivate individuals and organizations, how to assess and improve performance and how to pursue healthy lives.
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Start 06 NOV 2019 (WED)
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$7560
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 To be advised
Duration 10 months
Fee HK$25,000
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice is a unique programme that explores contemporary media and communications alongside the cultural and creative industries. Work-place learning forms an integral part of this programme, which makes it very suitable for media professionals or career conversion.

With its emphasis on transforming media and cultural practices, the programme offers a broad approach that spans different sectors. More specifically, it is designed for postgraduate students considering a career in the media, culture or media arts industries, or those who want to work in research and education in such areas. 
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Start 01 SEP 2019 (SUN)
Duration 16 months
Fee HK$130,500
This Postgraduate Certificate in Public Relations and Corporate Communication aims to equip students with updated knowledge and knowhow to analyse, plan, formulate and design practical and innovative solutions that help address the public relations, corporate communication and media relations challenges that organizations are facing nowadays. By influencing and building up mutual relationships with key stakeholders such as media, employees and community, the organization will effectively achieve their brand goals.

 
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Start 04 MAY 2019 (SAT)
Duration Around 9 months
Fee HK$18,800
This programme aims to help students keep abreast of the contemporary concepts and practices of public relations and corporate communication.

With the multidisciplinary curriculum, students is exposed to the up-to-date knowledge of strategic planning, skills of influencing stakeholders, knowhow of managing crisis and reputation, as well as the many various communication challenges a profit, non-for-profit and government organization is facing today.
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Start 04 MAY 2019 (SAT)
Duration Around 1 year and 6 months
Fee HK$37,600
The programme aims to develop the study of media and cultural institutions, ideologies and policies as part of social and economic reality. Its design has a specific rationale, beginning from a semester which aims to provide a comprehensive foundation in research methods and critical approaches to media and cultural studies, through another semester which provides a grounding in the media (including social media) and then visual and socio-cultural content, giving graduates the possibility of undergoing further study in media and cultural studies, communication studies, creative industries, arts and cultural management.
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Start 01 SEP 2019 (SUN)
Duration 7 months
Fee HK$39,000
This programme aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to become effective programme planners, and trainers in adult and vocational education institutions, teachers of post-secondary education colleges, as well as human development personnel in corporations and businesses.

This programme is suitable for Trainers in commerce, industry and public sectors; Teachers in vocational, technical, professional, community and adult education; Personnel involved in programme management, administration and human resources development. The course is open to applicants without prior teaching or training experience.
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Start 07 SEP 2019 (SAT)
Duration 14 months
Fee HK$43,000
This programme examines the impact and application of social media in influencing the future of communication, advertising, public relations, entertainment and commerce. It prepares students to become innovative and resourceful leaders in the rapidly evolving media and communication industries through developing their imagination, analytical power, communication and practical skills across diverse platforms and environments.
 
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Start 19 OCT 2019 (SAT)
Duration Around 12 months