Abbreviation FT / PT

The objective of the Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) programme is to provide an opportunity for senior managers interested in public governance and administration, particularly those in the public and nonprofit sectors, to undertake continuing professional development and postgraduate study at the doctoral level. The programme is designed to extend students' knowledge of current critical issues in governance, public policy and public administration, and to enable them to develop their research and analytical skills through the completion of an original thesis. It prepares students to integrate academic and professional knowledge to enhance their intellectual abilities and professional practice in order to achieve more effective public leadership. Through these skills, graduates will be well placed to meet the challenges that arise in a rapidly changing environment of the global.

Mode of Attendance

Part Time

Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements
  1. A Bachelor's degree and a taught Master's degree in Public Administration, or another qualification of equivalent standard.
  2. At least eight years' managerial experience in public administration or other related disciplines.
  3. Good knowledge of public affairs in Greater China, including Hong Kong.
Programme Admissions Advisor(s)

Professor WF Lam

Tel: 3917 5563
Fax:  2858 3550