The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

An Internationally Recognized University - Located in the heart of Asia
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is committed to education and preparing students to becoming global citizens through quality learning and teaching. We are internationally known for our excellence in professional education and innovative research.
Established in 1937, we have nurtured over 355,000 graduates, many of whom have become leaders in their professional fields, contributing their knowledge and expertise to building Hong Kong's thriving economy and improving the world.
We have the largest student community out of all Hong Kong's publicly-funded universities, with some 32,000 full-time and part-time students on campus annually. In addition, the University’s Student Exchange Programme offers students opportunities to study and experience different cultures at over 220 renowned universities across 28 countries and regions. Every year, around 550 PolyU students go on exchanges while a similar number of inbound exchange students come to the University.
Over 200 programmes, some unique in Hong Kong, are offered by our six faculties and two schools, each with its own unique strengths. We are the only university in Hong Kong whose curriculum mandates a Work-Integrated Education (WIE) component to facilitate work-based learning. Therefore our graduates are highly sought after by employers.
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Science of Stroke Recovery (edX)

Learn rationales behind the stroke care pathway for supporting treatments and rehabilitation. The real-life stroke scenario presented in ANA101x Human Anatomy has invited vigorous discussions on whether fully recovery from a severe stroke is possible and how it could happen. The knowledge of anatomy has arisen a series of [...]
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Operations Research: an Active Learning Approach (edX)

Learn the methodology and some prominent techniques of Operations Research to make informed decisions for solving your operational problems without the need of advanced mathematics. Operations management deals with operational planning and control issues, and is needed in all sectors of the society. One of the challenges to operations [...]
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Service-Learning Pedagogy and Practice (edX)

This course aims to introduce teachers to the concept of service-learning, and to equip them with the pedagogical knowledge and skills for planning and executing a service-learning programme to their students.
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How We See the World: Visual Function and Eye Health (edX)

Develop your understanding of vision and discover how visual functions relate to your daily life. Learn and apply techniques to help you take better care of your eyes. How do we see the world? How do we see details at different viewing distances? How do we see in three [...]
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Chinese Culture: Interaction (edX)

This compact course introduces 5 interesting aspects of Chinese cultural exchange and interaction with other countries in history. They are (a) China and the West, (b) China and Central Asia (c) China and Vietnam, (d) Colonialism, Anti-Colonialism and Pan-Asianism, and (e) Chinese Food and Cuisine. This dynamic course forms [...]
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Chinese Culture: Transformation (edX)

This compact course introduces 5 interesting aspects of Chinese culture in transformation. They are (a) The Four Great Classical Chinese Novels, (b) the art of Chinese opera, (c) private Confucian academies since the Song dynasty, (d) New Confucianism in the 20th century, and (e) gender politics in early New [...]
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Chinese Culture: Tradition (edX)

This compact course introduces 5 interesting aspects of traditional Chinese culture. They are (a) Confucianism, (b) Daoism, (c) Buddhism, (d) Sunzi's The Art of War and ancient Chinese warfare, and (e) the art of painting in the Song dynasty. This dynamic course forms part of the HKPolyUx series on [...]
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Innovation and Technology Management in Tourism and Hospitality (edX)

Learn about information and communication technologies [ICTs] and innovations in the hotel and tourism industries. Gain an in-depth understanding of the strategic applications of ICT (information and communication technologies) innovations in the hospitality and tourism industry. You will learn about the roles of ICT infrastructures and tools in shaping [...]
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Managing Human Resources in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry (edX)

Understand essential human resources concepts and theories and analyze contemporary issues in the management of human capital. In this business and management course, we will analyze contemporary issues in the management of human capital in the hotel and tourism industry, within both macro- and [...]
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Managing Marketing in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry (edX)

Learn the latest principles and theories in marketing and how to apply them to the hospitality and tourism industry. Marketing within the hotel and tourism industry presents unique challenges, as marketers are tasked with selling services and memories rather than goods. In this hospitality management course, you will learn [...]
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