Year 1 Doctorate
This module will start with an introduction to the historical foundation of the scientific method, the main philosophical currents that have shaped scientific thinking, and how modern science operates. The module will then provide an overview on the different research designs and methodologies adopted in various fields of knowledge. A final emphasis will be given to techniques of academic writing, publication, and scientific communication.
Year 1 Master
"In view of the demographic change and aging trends in Macau, it is of importance to contribute new and effective solutions that are sensitive to the needs of older adults, their families and the communities at large. Not only do we aim to achieve optimal independency of older adults at the individual and family levels, we also aspire to foster an age-friendly environment in the community and organizational levels.
This course examines aging as natural processes of human growth with emphasis on the psychological and social aspects of aging. This course also explores the changes in demographic structure, and seeks to familiarize students with policies and social services provided to strengthen and support elderly in Macau. "
Year 1 Bachelor
This module examines a range of psychological traditions, their cultural backgrounds and their impacts on understanding culturally rooted behaviour and intercultural understanding. Eastern and western psychologies and traditions are introduced, and their implications are drawn for understanding child-rearing, learning, personal, interpersonal and organizational behaviour, business practices, leadership and management, collectivism and individualism. The need for intercultural sensitivity is addressed, together with how it can be developed. A range of lenses are introduced through which to view intercultural behaviour and communication.
This module examines Chinese society and culture in Macau; Macau as a bridge between East and West; linguistic and cultural diversity in Macau; government, family and economy; religion, politics and geography in Macau. It examines Macau’s economic, cultural, social, political and geographical location as a meeting point of Eastern and Western cultures, in particular the meeting place of European and East Asian cultures, and it studies Macau and its neighbours, and the cultural, economic and social influences which impact on Macau as a developing city. The module introduces aspects of governance, economy, culture and the impact of its return to China.
The course aims at developing a useful attitude for observing what is going on in society, leading to more informed decision making beyond sociological investigation as such. After a few exercises showing how we are embedded in social settings, a presentation of various sociological schools and trends will invite students to broaden their vision of society by understanding of different points of view and positive appreciation of them. Then a review of sociological tools will be followed by short experimentation of sociological research.
Year 2 Bachelor
This course will attempt a careful reflection on the complex realities of human existence in society and in the international order, in the light of faith and the Church's history of social teaching.
This course aims to help students acquire the knowledge base required to identify ethical issues, the skills necessary to resolve ethical dilemmas, and the capacity to make ethical decisions when confronted with conflicting duties and choices that occur within the context of professional social work at all levels of practice.
Year 3 Bachelor
This course examines aging, death and dying as natural processes of human growth of parts of the life cycle. Students will review the demographic, social, economic, and psychological aspects of aging and the impacts of death and dying on the individuals and their families.
An Introduction to various political thoughts and forms of governments. Students will discuss the concept of democracy in comparison to other political thoughts or styles of governing. The contemporary local political situations and trends will be referred.
This course attempts to furnish directions and guidelines to social work practitioners. Responsibilities of the practitioner to the client, society and the Profession will be discussed. Emphasis will be on the practice of Codes of Ethics in the helping process, especially in a multicultural perspective.
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