Programmes Leading to PolyU-SPEED Awards

 Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) Scheme
(with specialism in Psychology, Public Administration or general Social Sciences)
Programme Code84041
Awarding InstitutionSchool of Professional Education and Executive Development, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Programme Starting Date04 Sep 2017
Aims and ObjectivesThe Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) Scheme comprising the following three programmes aims to equip students with basic social sciences concepts, theories, and social research methods for analysing and evaluating social phenomena and behaviours in the real world.

- Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology
- Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Public Administration
- Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours)

Graduates will be able to demonstrate an awareness of the complexity of society and social phenomena, and the multiple values and ethical issues in society. They will also be able to appreciate the interconnectedness of different aspects of Hong Kong society and other societies in the context of globalisation and information technology.
Normal Duration2 years (Full-time mode)
Medium of InstructionEnglish (except for subjects with Chinese requirements)
Scheme LeaderDr Stephanie Lee (BSc, BA, MPhil, PhD)
Award LeaderBSSc (Hons)
Dr Jessie Zhao (BEcon, MA, PhD)

BSSc (Hons) in Psychology
Dr Stephanie Lee (BSc, BA, MPhil, PhD)

BSSc (Hons) in Public Administration
Dr Kai-chee Cheung (BSSc, MPhil, MSocSc, PhD)