Year 1 Subjects
Year 2 Subjects
Year 3 Subjects
Year 4 Subjects
Elective Subjects

Year 1 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
ACCT1100 
Principles of Accounting I  

This course is an introduction to financial accounting. It covers basic accounting theory and concepts including basic accounting cycles, inventories, and receivables to most organizations and some financial reporting issues.
3
45 hrs
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ACCT1110 
Principles of Accounting II  

This course introduces concepts, principles and practice of financial and management accounting as a continuation of the previous course. Emphasis is placed on partnership, company accounts, cash flow statement analysis, interpretation of financial statements, cost classifications, and costing systems.
3
45 hrs
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BUSS1100 
Introduction to Business  

This course provides an overview of the business world aiming at exploring business activities in relation to the economic activities ranging from various economic systems, competitive business environment, market globalization, different forms of business ownership, management practices, and business practices.
3
45 hrs
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BUSS1110 
Principles of Management  

This course introduces the basic concepts and fundamental processes of management. It explores a variety of contemporary management topics. Emphasis will be placed on primary activities such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.
3
45 hrs
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COMP1100 
Business Software Applications  

This is an introductory course in Business Software Applications. This course also provides an introduction to computers and Microsoft Windows. When students completed the course they will have a firm knowledge and understanding of selected business office tools in practical uses.
3
45 hrs
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COMP1120 
Business Computing with Internet Applications (EC)  

This course provides a foundation to Internet/Intranet technologies by teaching students on how to use Internet browsers. This course also focuses on the design and development of Web pages. It will cover the basic elements/structure of HTML documents, Web site development process and most importantly the usage of tools to construct different components used in Web pages.
3
45 hrs
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ECON1100 
Microeconomics  

This course provides an introductory examination of microeconomics. Emphasis is placed on the market forces of supply and demand, the efficiency of markets, the economics of the public sector, firm behaviour and the organization of industry, and the markets for the factors of production.
3
45 hrs
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ECON1110 
Macroeconomics  

This course provides an introductory examination of macroeconomics. Emphasis will be placed on understanding national and international economic policies. This course will attempt to identify some of the underlying factors of our society’s most serious economic problems.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL1101 
English I  

This is the first of the two pre-intermediate English courses. The course aims to increase students’ skills and competence in using English in general business situations. It will develop students’ use of the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) with substantial emphasis being placed on oral and listening skills in class. Interaction is encouraged through many communicative activities. The integration of authentic materials also enhances the usefulness of the course. Language skills include: skimming and scanning techniques; telephoning; participating in discussions; greetings and small talk, etc.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL1102 
English II  

This is the second of the two pre-intermediate English courses. The course aims to enhance students’ skills and competence in using English in general business situations. It will develop students’ use of the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) with substantial emphasis being placed on building up students’ confidence in using English. It also prepares students for Intermediate level courses. Interaction is encouraged through many communicative activities. The integration of authentic materials also enhances the usefulness of the course. Language skills include: dealing with conflict; presenting a product; socializing and entertaining, etc.
3
45 hrs
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MAND1101 
Putonghua I *  

This course aims to have students master the Pinyin system and use fairly fluent Putonghua in conversations in daily work and social situations. Training in correct pronunciation and sound differentiation will be emphasized in order to improve students’ ability to listen and speak Putonghua. Topics include: pronunciation and listening, etc.
3
45 hrs
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MAND1102 
Putonghua II *  

This is a continuation of Putonghua I which aims to have students master the Pinyin system, and use fairly fluent Putonghua in conversation in daily work and social situations. Training of correct pronunciation and sound differentiation will be emphasized in order to improve students’ ability to listen and speak Putonghua. Topics include: pronunciation and listening, etc.
3
45 hrs
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FREN1101 
French I *  

This course develops students’ language skills. Particular emphasis is placed on listening, and on written and oral expression. Students learn to understand foreign language texts, use of the language correctly and confidently, and understand the foreign culture through foreign language learning. Topics include: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
3
45 hrs
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FREN1102 
French II *  

This is a continuation of French I which develops students’ language skills. Particular emphasis is placed on listening, and on written and oral expression. Students learn to understand foreign language texts, use the language correctly and confidently, and understand the foreign culture through foreign language learning. Topics include: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
3
45 hrs
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JAPN1101 
Japanese I *  

This course develops students’ language skills. Particular emphasis is placed on listening, and on written and oral expression. Students learn to understand foreign language texts, use of the language correctly and confidently, and understand the foreign culture through foreign language learning. Topics include: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
3
45 hrs
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JAPN1102 
Japanese II *  

This is a continuation of Japanese I which develops students’ language skills. Particular emphasis is placed on listening, and on written and oral expression. Students learn to understand foreign language texts, use the language correctly and confidently, and understand the foreign culture through foreign language learning. Topics include: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
3
45 hrs
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PORT1101 
Portuguese I *  

This course develops students’ language skills. Particular emphasis is placed on listening, and on written and oral expression. Students learn to understand foreign language texts, use of the language correctly and confidently, and understand the foreign culture through foreign language learning. Topics include: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
3
45 hrs
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PORT1102 
Portuguese II *  

This is a continuation of Portuguese I which develops students’ language skills. Particular emphasis is placed on listening, and on written and oral expression. Students learn to understand foreign language texts, use the language correctly and confidently, and understand the foreign culture through foreign language learning. Topics include: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
3
45 hrs
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Year 2 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
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Complete 2 subjects from the elective subjects  

6
90 hrs
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COMP2120 
Introduction to Programming  

This course covers basic skills of object-oriented and web programming using the Java programming language. Students will learn the skills through examples of basic Java application programs and hands on programming experience in the lab.
3
45 hrs
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COMP2130 
Introduction to Information Technology and E-Commerce  

This course introduces the basics of information systems with emphasis on real and virtual world applications. In order to familiarize the student with the concepts and terminologies, the following topics are included: history of information systems; client/server architecture; networking; telecommunications; wireless computing; electronic commerce and system development process. Students will also be introduced with the use of a virtual world tool.
3
45 hrs
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COMP2140 
Web Application Development  

The course aims to introduce web applications development through a web programming language. Students will be able to learn technologies for web applications development including client and server side web programming with database connection. Visualization will also be covered. Prerequisite: Business Computing with Internet Applications.
3
45 hrs
COMP1120
ENGL2101 
English III  

This is the first of the two intermediate English courses. The course aims to provide students with the grounding in English necessary in business environments, both social and workplace settings. It will further develop students’ use of the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) with substantial emphasis being placed on reading and writing skills for business correspondence. The integration of authentic materials also enhances the usefulness of the course. Language skills include: describing trends; writing emails and summaries, etc.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL2102 
English IV  

This is the second of the two intermediate English courses. The course aims to provide students with the grounding in English necessary in business environments, both social and workplace settings. It will further develop students’ use of the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) with substantial emphasis being placed on familiarizing students with English in terms of using the language in their future business-careers. It also prepares students for Upper-intermediate level courses. Language skills include: words and expressions to describe innovations; words for talking about quality control and customer service; writing letters, short articles and press releases, etc.
3
45 hrs
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FINA2120 
Business Finance  

This course provides an introductory examination of business finance. It will cover the basic principles of finance and their applications to financial problems of business enterprises. Through illustration, discussion, and application, students will learn the tools and techniques that can be applied to understanding, evaluation, and resolution of financial problems.
3
45 hrs
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LLAW2120 
Business Law  

This course aims to introduce to students the business law in various aspects of business and commerce commonly encountered in practice, and to enable them to apply the relevance of legal rules and practices to business problems and practical situations. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the legal environment in which business operates.
3
45 hrs
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MATH2100 
Business Mathematics  

This course emphasizes the mathematics required in general business processes. It is designed to prepare students for the mathematical and analytical applications most useful in subsequent business and economic courses. Topics include: applications of equations and inequalities; functions and graphs; lines, parabolas, and systems; exponential and logarithmic functions; mathematics of finance; matrix algebra; linear programming.
3
45 hrs
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MATH2110 
Business Statistics  

This course is designed to introduce basic statistical principles, and techniques for data analysis in the context of solving business problems. Students will learn how to perform statistical analysis on various inferential real life situations. Topics include: organizing data; descriptive statistics; probability; discrete distributions; normal distribution; sampling and sampling distributions; estimation; hypothesis testing; correlation and regression analysis.
3
45 hrs
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MRKT2100 
Principles of Marketing  

This course studies the role of marketing in society. It focuses on markets, marketing institutions, and marketing functions with emphasis on product, price, marketing communication, and marketing channel decisions.
3
45 hrs
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Year 3 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
BUSS1120 
Business Ethics  

This course examines business ethics from both an organizational and managerial perspective by analyzing the social responsibility of business and ethical problems involved. Special attention is drawn towards the importance of corporate social responsibility and corporate governance.
3
45 hrs
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COMP3120 
System Analysis and Design  

This course forms an introduction to formal procedures and methods of E-Commerce systems analysis and design. Topics include data, process, and object-oriented analysis and design modeling methods, systems life cycle, feasibility analysis, data analysis, aspects of systems design, database design, external design, architectural design, portals design, systems implementation and maintenance. Case studies are a feature of the course.
3
45 hrs
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COMP3130 
E-Commerce Infrastructure  

This course is an introduction to computer network used in E-Commerce. It also outlines computer security fundamentals for e-Commerce enterprises as well as daily personal uses, including access control, encryption, authentication and key management. Topics include fundamentals of data communication, network architectures, wireless networks, network operating systems, internet applications, network securities, and e-commerce network solutions. Students will be able to learn the principles of communication networks through in-class student labs and out-of-class exercises.
3
45 hrs
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COMP3140 
Database Management  

This course covers user-focused database and data management systems; MIS and DSS concepts, techniques, applications, and development using packaged data base management and file manager software. Primary emphasis is on the ability of the computer user to define information needs in E-Business/E-Commerce context and then select and use a file manager or data base management system appropriate to specified requirements. A commercial software product such as Oracle that includes E-Business functions will be used as students’ labs.
3
45 hrs
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COMP3150 
E-Commerce Website Construction and Management  

The course covers aspects of constructing and managing E-Commerce portals. In the context of software engineering, it introduces frameworks to enable long-term development in enterprise applications. On the practical side, the course introduces tools and their capabilities for effective organizational portal management. Applications of virtual world tool will also be revisited here.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM3120 
E-Business Applications  

This is course outlines the core technologies (digitized SCM, ERP, CRM) to operate an integrated E-Business enterprise and explains their applications in modern businesses. Topics include digitized CRM, ERP, and SCM tools, Business Process Management (BPM), the basics of KM and Social Networking. A commercial software product such as Microsoft Dynamics or Oracle E-Business Suite will be used as students’ labs.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM3130 
Supply Chain Management  

This course covers principles of SCM, the major components of SCM, the importance of information in SCM, and the role of Information Technology plays on SCM. The course also discusses the characteristics of SCM and its role under an E-Commerce environment. Basics of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) will also be included in this course. A commercial software product such as Microsoft Dynamics or Oracle E-Business Suite will be used as students’ labs.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM3140 
Business Intelligence  

This course includes data warehousing, data mining, business performance management, predictive analysis, online analytical processing. Data techniques are becoming indispensable in business. A warehouse is designed to facilitate reporting and analysis while data mining is the key part of the analysis. This course begins with the architecture for such warehousing followed by its design methodologies. Then the data mining sections are more practical. It focuses on the use of tools as in analytical CRM as well as the mechanisms behind.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM3150 
E-Commerce Project Management  

This course covers basic functions of project management including planning, estimating, scheduling, organizing, directing, controlling, and closing. Students will learn the skills of how to keep an e-commerce project on schedule, within budget, and according to specification through case studies. The course aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of basic functions of project management and underlying skills.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM3160 
Research Methodology in E-Commerce  

This course covers background knowledge needed to prepare students to perform research in Graduation Project I and II. Topics include the fundamentals of E-Commerce business study Methodology, basic components of an E-Commerce business and system proposal.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL3101 
English V  

This is the first of the two upper-intermediate English courses. The course aims to improve students’ use of the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing), as well as to develop their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, at the internationally accepted standard of upper intermediate. It focuses on the accurate communication of information in a business environment. The integration of authentic materials also enhances the usefulness of the course. Communication skills include: dealing with communication breakdown; negotiating; handling difficult situations; reaching agreements and presentations, etc.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL3102 
English VI  

This is the second of the two upper-intermediate English courses. The course aims to improve students’ use of the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing), as well as to prepare the students for Advanced level courses. It focuses on improving students’ ability to communicate in English in a wide range of business situations. The integration of authentic materials also enhances the usefulness of the course. Communication skills include: resolving conflict; asking and answering difficult questions; putting people at ease; summarizing in presentations, writing reports, etc.
3
45 hrs
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Year 4 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
ECOM4120 
Internet Marketing  

This course provides the basic concepts on internet marketing. Students will learn about marketing environment analysis and the design of different internet marketing strategies. Topics include internet marketing environment, internet marketing technologies, internet market consumer behaviour, internet marketing research, internet advertising, internet marketing strategies, internet marketing management, customer relationship management, channel conflict, impact evaluation of internet advertising, mobile commerce (m-commerce) and related ethics. A case study on E-Tourism using virtual world tool will be included.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM4130 
E-Commerce Entrepreneurship  

This course addresses the fundamental requirements for initiating an online business. Students will learn how to turn a good idea into a successful electronic business with I.T. skills; management knowledge, entrepreneurial attitudes, and understanding of Internet culture execute a business plan.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM4140 
Selected Topics in E-Commerce  

This course aims to provide students with a comprehensive examination of a particular state-of-the-art topic in E-Commerce discipline and for faculty members to introduce their current research into the curriculum. The course coverage may differ from one offering to the next.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM4150 
Electronic Finance Systems  

This course provides an introductory examination of Internet Finance. It will cover basic principles and roles of Internet Finance under the Internet Economy. Topics include online banking, online insurance, online trading, security of internet finance, internet finance risk and auditing, online financial information, online IPOs (initial public offerings), e-payment, and mobile finance.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM4160 
E-Commerce Regulatory Environment  

The course introduces core technologies, management and legal issues for designing e-Government. Its topics cover cyberspace law, archives and records of management policy, and information science. The Students will examine a variety of issues concerning e-government framework, archives and records of management policy, electronic government applications, information communication technology, other relevant technologies adopted, intellectual property rights, e-commerce patents, privacy, taxation and international trade resulting from e-commerce.
3
45 hrs
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ECOM4170 
E-Commerce Strategy  

This course will be a capstone end of the E-Commerce program. It expands on strategic management principles in the context of E-Commerce and global market. Topics include EC strategy formulation and implementation, EC competitiveness analysis, EC financial performance assessment, EC models, EC globalization, EC mergers and acquisition strategy.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL4101 
English VII  

This is the first of the two advanced level English courses. The course aims to develop the communication skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) students need to succeed in a professional environment, as well as to broaden their knowledge of the business world. It focuses on developing students’ fluency and confidence in using the language of business in a variety of contexts. Special emphasis is also placed on presentations and official correspondence such as composing administrative documents of a technical nature. The integration of authentic materials also enhances the usefulness of the course. Topics include: Business skills include: networking; telephoning strategies; negotiating: being vague and precise; problem-solving; ethical problem-solving.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL4102 
English VIII  

This is the second of the two advanced level English courses. The course aims to develop the communication skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) students need to succeed in a professional environment, as well as to prepare the students for their future careers. It focuses on developing students’ fluency and confidence in using the language of business in a variety of contexts. While special emphasis is placed on students’ confidence and skills in public speaking and presentation, substantial emphasis is also placed on effective language and organization skills as well as delivery of speech. Particular attention will be paid to cross-cultural communication and ethical issues. Business skills include: giving presentations; negotiating sales; brainstorming and creativity; telephone strategies: chasing payment; writing: briefing multinational teams, etc.
3
45 hrs
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MGPO4100 
Graduation Report I  

This is an integrated course which requires students to apply their knowledge and skills acquired in previous courses to accomplish a project by pursuing an in-depth and hands on study in a selected topic in E-Commerce Applications. Students are required to complete a project proposal by the end of this course before proceeding to Graduation Report II.
6
90 hrs
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MGPO4110 
Graduation Report II  

Completion of Graduation Report I is a prerequisite for students to be enrolled in this course. Students continue on their selected study in this course. The students are required to submit a report upon completing their study.
6
90 hrs
MGPO4100
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Elective Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
BUSS0131
Environmental Management System

This course presents the basic philosophy of environmental management system. It describes the impact of human activities on our environment including resource consumption, water quality, air quality, noise, and waste disposal. Integrated environmental tools including ISO14000 environmental management system, life cycle, assessment and eco-labeling would also be covered. Topics include: Interaction between business, technology, and environment; resource consumption and its impact on ecosystem; basic forms of pollution; application of life cycle assessment and econ-labeling to product development and introducing their effects on business activities.
3
45 hrs
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COMM0110
Communication

This course offers general principles of written and oral communication. Emphasis is placed on effective organization techniques, presentation and formats. Clarity and precision in both oral and written communication are stressed. Topics include: Letter; Résumé; memo; long reports; interviewing techniques.
3
45 hrs
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HIST0110
Macao History and Culture

This course is an introduction to Macao’s history, emphasizing cultural and economic development. During this course students will understand the unique social environment of Macao by knowing the integration of different cultures in local districts. Topics include: Macao’s economic heritage.
3
45 hrs
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LLAW0120
Macao Basic Law

This course covers History of Macao SAR Basic Law, the principle of “one country, two systems”, the relationship between the Central Authorities and the Macao SAR, fundamental rights and duties of residents, political structure, economy, culture and social affairs, external affairs, interpretation and amendment of the Basic Law Topics include: Macao SAR Basic Law; comparison of Basic Law between Hong Kong and Macao.
3
45 hrs
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MGOV0110
Introduction to International Relations

The basic characteristics of international relations including major problems and conflicts are covered in this course. The tradition and practices of different major nations in foreign affairs are explored. Topics include: The Cold War; the global south; the economics blocs; the politics of a new world.
3
45 hrs
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PADM0120
Introduction to Public Administration

This course provides students with an overview of the field and profession of public administration. It offers a survey of social and historical environment of public agencies. Students will also be introduced with the characteristics and problems of bureaucracy in different political systems. Topics include: Public management; leadership and administration; distractive ethics; public personnel management; decision making and policy analysis; policy implementation; policy evaluation.
3
45 hrs
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PHIL0110
Introduction to Philosophy

This course covers a broad introduction to both the central concepts and applications of philosophy. Strong emphasis will be placed on well-known philosophy’s thinkers and themes. Topics include: Logical reasoning and fallacies; metaphysics and epistemology; the pre-Socratics; Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle; the mind; religion; ethics; aesthetics; education; politics; law; and economics.
3
45 hrs
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PSYC0110
Introduction to Psychology

This course is an introduction to both the central concepts and applications of psychology today together with an understanding of how these concepts are researched, investigated and presented. Topics include: Experimental psychology and research methods; biological bases of behaviour; sensation and perception; cognition; human development; learning; consciousness; emotion and motivation; personality; abnormality; counseling; social psychology; spiritual psychology.
3
45 hrs
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SOCI0110
Interpersonal Skills

This course forms an introduction to develop and assess one’s basic interpersonal relationship skills necessary for the effective use of self as a professional helper. Topics include: Interpersonal communication in business; perceptions and emotions; language and listening; conflicts and resolutions in relationships; group communication.
3
45 hrs
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SOCI1130
Introduction to Sociology

An introduction to the central concepts and applications of sociology today with an emphasis on the development of a sociological perspective will be provided. Topics include: Types of society; culture, socialization, and identity; social interaction and everyday life; the body; gender, sexuality, and inequality; ethnicity and race; social stratification and class structure; marriage, family, and personal life.
3
45 hrs
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Remarks:

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Students are required to attend Level I and II of the same language subject.
Putonghua I / Portuguese I / French I / Japanese I (Select one language subject)
Putonghua II / Portuguese II / French II / Japanese II (Select one language subject)

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