Economics: Behavioural and Experimental Economics, Mathematical Economics, Labour Economics, Political Economy, Energy Economics, Macroeconomics and Finance, Economic Development, Regional Economics, Urban Economics, Health Economics, Economic Sociology, Tourism Economics
Accounting and Finance: Financial Technology, Big data analytics for accounting and finance, Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, Corporate Governance and Managerial Control, Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, Market Microstructure, Derivatives and Commodity Markets, Financial Economics, Financial Econometrics, International Finance
Management: Operations and Supply Chain, Strategy and Optimisation, Marketing and Communication, International Business and Strategy, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour, Management Information Systems, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Architecture: History, Theory and heritage, Computational design and fabrication, Urban ecologies.
Urban Planning and Design: Urban dance and public health of elderly in China; Dietary patterns (take out consumption), food environment, and public health; Accessibility, land use, housing price and market, spatial analysis, machine learning, and complex theory; Chinese smart cities in practice; Urban resilience and climate adaptation; GIS for urban sustainable planning; History and theories of urban interventions; Urbanization of China’s economy, society & culture; Urban Regeneration and vulnerable groups; Age-friendly cities for well-being, mobility and community care; Housing and its connections with livability and sustainable urbanization; The role of urban parks in high-density contemporary urban China; Best practice institutional and financial arrangements for PPPs in China; Age-friendly urban health niche modelling; Urbanisation, aging and public health
Industry Design: Product Design and Development, Interaction Design and Virtual Reality, Service design, Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing applications, Smart textiles and textiles manufacturing, Ethnography, Cultural Consumption, and Identity-Making Processes/Issues, Materials and Production Processes, Mechatronics/Mechanics, Finite Element analysis and Modelling, Communication and Information Design
Film, television and visual culture.
HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (HSS)
China Studies: Chinese society, Chinese politics and economy, Chinese history, literature and culture, China’s international relations.
English: English language, applied linguistics, second language acquisition, language education, bilingualism and multilingualism, cognitive linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, media discourse, modernism and postmodern literature, cosmopolitanism, Romanticism, and translation and interpreting studies
International Relations: China’s international relations including security, foreign policy and economics; the foreign policies and international relations of states and regional organizations in Africa, the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, and the European Union; international and global political economy; peace and state-building; critical security studies; post-structural approaches to IR; development studies; international communication; propaganda studies; political ideology; soft power studies; Cold War international history; intelligence studies; ethnic minorities.
Media and Communication: Digital/New media, Journalism, Media and Communication, Media and Culture.