Candidates for admission to the programmes should meet all qualification criteria of the University Graduate School (Please refer to the latest Postgraduate Prospectus). All applicants should submit a research proposal (Guidelines to the Preparation of Research Proposal). Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed as part of the admission process. Academic qualifications, research ability, work experience, references and language abilities will be taken into consideration.
Please refer to https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/admissions/requirements for the genreal admission requirements and the English language proficiency requirements.
Internet submission of application form via website: https://www.gradsch.cuhk.edu.hk/onlineapp/faculty_list.aspx
After submitting an online application, applicants must send the following documents to the General Office (please see the bottom of this webpage for the address) before the application deadline. Please write the application number and the name of programme applied on the envelope.
* Official Transcripts and Confidential Recommendation must reach the respective divisions directly from the University and referees, or in sealed envelopes and sent by the applicant with other support documents to the Graduate Division.
1 Dec 2017 (For applicants who apply for Ph.D. programmes through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme)
31 Jan 2018 (For applicants who apply for M.Phil./Ph.D. programmes directly with CUHK)
For M.Phil. programmes, the normative period of study is 24 months for full-time students and 36 months for part-time students. The academic year consists of two terms, starting from September and ending in August of the following year. For PhD programmes, please see the list below. A continuation fee will be charged on those students exceeding the normative period of study.
The study period for Ph.D. porgrammes:
|Study Mode||Normative Period||Maximum Period|
|Admitted with a research master's degree*||Full-time||36 months||72 months|
|Part-time||48 months||84 months|
|Admitted without a research master's degree*||Full-time||48 months||84 months|
|Part-time||64 months||100 months|
|Research postgraduate programmes (per annum)||HK$42,100|
For more details concerning admission requirements and application procedures, please visit the Graduate School website.