Admissions

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Entrance and English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to a research degree programme should satisfy the following minimum entrance requirements:


Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

  • hold a relevant bachelor's degree with first or second class honours (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • hold a higher degree by research (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university;
    or
  • be a current MPhil student in the University who is seeking transfer to PhD candidature;
    or
  • hold a taught Master's degree (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university;
    or
  • hold a Bachelor's degree with first class honours (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university.

Equivalent qualifications mentioned above include relevant professional qualifications or other scholarly achievements recognised by the University.

English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants from an institution where the language of teaching is not English should satisfy the minimum English proficiency requirements specified by both the University and individual Colleges and Schools. For details, please refer to the Admission Handbook for Research Degree Programmes.

Tuition Fee Information

The following are the tuition/ continuation fees (tentative rates for 2015-2016) for MPhil/PhD programmes. Please note that fees are subject to revision from time to time without prior notification, and any adjustments to fees will apply to both new and current students.

Tuition/ Continuation Fees (normally adjusted in September every year)

Type of Fee Full time study Remarks
Government-funded students:
Tuition fee HK$3,508 per month Non-refundable; applicable to students within their stipulated study period
Continuation fee HK$877 per month Non-refundable; applicable to students who have been approved for an extension of their study period
Self-financing students:
Tuition fee HK$7,016 per month Non-refundable; applicable to students within their stipulated study period
Continuation fee HK$1,754 per month Non-refundable; applicable to students who have been approved for an extension of their study period

For more details, please follow this link to the admission handbook.

Last Updated : 30 JUN 2015