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POSTGRADUATE STUDIES 2020-21
TAUGHT PROGRAMMESTHE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
In response to academic and societal needs, the CUHK Graduate School offers postgraduate degree, postgraduate diploma, and postgraduate certificate programmes in a broad range of academic subject areas. To accommodate the diverse needs of students, these programmes operate with different periods and modes of study. At the same time, CUHK holds fast to the fundamental goal of aiming for excellence in its intellectual pursuits. We strive to achieve high programme quality through our distinguished and international faculty and experienced administrative staff.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a bilingual (Chinese and English) and multicultural institution of higher learning founded in 1963. As a first-class comprehensive research university with both a local and an international outlook, we aim at cultivating higher degree graduates to serve the increasingly sophisticated needs of the society and making contributions to the pool of human knowledge through top quality research. Our current enrolment of postgraduate students exceeds 12,000 and includes a substantial portion of non-local students from around the world.
The University’s stunning campus commands panoramic views of the Tolo Harbour and the mountain ranges nearby. With a size of 137.3 hectare it is the largest university campus in Hong Kong. Nestled in the mountains greenery our University buildings feature an innovative mix of Chinese and Western architectural styles.
The following taught postgraduate programmes are offered in the 2020-21 academic year:
PROGRAMME OPTIONS / DURATIONFULL-TIME PART-TIME
MA in Anthropology 1 year 2 yearsMA in Buddhist Studies 1 year 2 yearsMA in Chinese Language and Literature / 2 yearsMA in Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition 1 year /MA in Chinese Studies 1 year /MA in Christian Studies 1 year 2 yearsMA in Comparative and Public History 1 year 2 yearsMA in Cultural Management 1 year 2 yearsMA in English (Applied English Linguistics) 1 year 2 yearsMA in English (Literary Studies) 1 year 2 yearsMA in Fine Arts / 2 yearsMA in Intercultural Studies 1 year 2 yearsMA in Japanese Studies / 2 yearsMA in Linguistics 1 year 2 yearsMA in Music 1 year 2 yearsMA in Philosophy / 2 yearsMA in Religious Studies 1 year 2 yearsMA in Translation 1 year 2 yearsMaster of Divinity 2 or 3 years /
FACULTY OF ARTS
Executive MBA / 2 yearsExecutive MBA (Chinese) / 2 yearsExecutive Master of Professional Accountancy (offered in Shanghai) / 2 yearsJuris Doctor/MBA 3 years 5 yearsMaster of Accountancy 1 year 2 yearsMBA 2 years 25 monthsMBA in Finance (offered in Beijing) / 2 yearsMBA in Finance (offered in Shenzhen) / 2 yearsMSc in Business Analytics 1 year /MSc in Finance 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Information and Technology Management 1 year 18 monthsMSc in Management 1 year /MSc in Management of Real Estate and Hospitality Assets 1 year /MSc in Marketing 1 year /
FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Doctor of Education 3 years 4 yearsMA in Chinese Language Education / 2 yearsMA in Early Childhood Education 1 year 2 yearsMA in English Language Teaching / 2 yearsMA in School Guidance and Counselling / 2 yearsMA in School Improvement and Leadership / 2 yearsMaster of Education 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Mathematics Education / 2 yearsMSc in Sports Science and Physical Activity* 1 year 2 yearsPgD in Education 1 year 2 yearsPgD in Education (Early Childhood Education) 1 year 2 yearsPgD in Education (Primary) 1 year 2 years
FACULTY OF EDUCATION TA
PROGRAMME OPTIONS / DURATIONFULL-TIME PART-TIME
Juris Doctor 2 years 42 monthsJuris Doctor/MBA 3 years 5 yearsMaster of Laws in Chinese Business Law 1 year 2 yearsMaster of Laws in Common Law 1 year 2 yearsMaster of Laws in Energy and Environmental Law 1 year 2 yearsMaster of Laws in International Economic Law 1 year 2 yearsPostgraduate Certificate in Laws 1 year /
FACULTY OF LAW
Doctor of Nursing / 4 yearsMaster of Chinese Medicine 4 years /Master of Clinical Pharmacy / 2 yearsMaster of Nursing / 2 yearsMaster of Nursing Science (Pre-registration) 3 years /Master of Public Health 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Cardiology / 2 yearsMSc in Chinese Medicine / 2 yearsMSc in Clinical Gerontology and End-of-Life Care 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Gastroenterology 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Genomics and Bioinformatics 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Health Services Management / 2 yearsMSc in Medical Genetics / 2 yearsMSc in Mental Health / 2 yearsMSc in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Orthopaedics 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Obstetric and Midwifery Care / 2 yearsMSc in Prehospital and Emergency Care / 2 yearsMSc in Reproductive Medicine and Clinical Embryology / 2 yearsMSc in Speech-Language Pathology 2 years /MSc in Sports Medicine and Health Science 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Stroke and Clinical Neurosciences / 2 yearsPgD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics / 1 yearPgD in Mental Health / 1 yearPgD in Prehospital and Emergency Care / 1 yearPgD in Public Health / 1 year
FACULTY OF MEDICINE
MSc in Biomedical Engineering 1 year 3 yearsMSc in Computer Science 1 year 2 yearsMSc in E-Commerce and Logistics Technologies 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Electronic Engineering 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Financial Technology 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Information Engineering 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Mechanical and Automation Engineering 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management 1 year 2 years
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
PROGRAMME OPTIONS / DURATIONFULL-TIME PART-TIME
MA = Master of ArtsMSc = Master of ScienceMSSc = Master of Social SciencePgD = Postgraduate Diploma
* Subject to University Approval.
The University reserves the right to suspend admission of a programme without prior notice.
For programme details and application deadlines, please visit www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions.
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology / 3 yearsMA in Family Counselling and Family Education / 2 yearsMA in Global Communication 1 year /MA in Journalism 1 year 2 yearsMA in Psychology 1 year 2 yearsMA in Social Policy 1 year /MA in Social Service Management 1 year /MA in Social Service Management (Beijing)* / 2 yearsMA in Sociology 1 year 2 yearsMaster of Architecture 2 years /Master of Social Work 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Economics 1 year /MSc in GeoInformation Science 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Geo-survey and Public Management 1 year 2 yearsMSc in New Media 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Urban Design 1 year /MSSc in Advertising 1 year 2 yearsMSSc in Clinical Psychology 2 years /MSSc in Corporate Communication 1 year 2 yearsMSSc in Global Political Economy 1 year 2 yearsMSSc in Government and Politics (Greater China) 1 year 2 yearsMSSc in Public Policy 1 year 2 yearsMSSc in Social Work 2 years 3 yearsMSSc in Sustainable Tourism 1 year 2 years
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
INTER-FACULTY PROGRAMME MA in Gender Studies 1 year 2 years
MSc in Accreditation Chemistry 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Biochemical and Biomedical Sciences 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Data Science and Business Statistics / 2 yearsMSc in Mathematics 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Nutrition, Food Science and Technology 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Physics 1 year 2 yearsMSc in Risk Management Science 1 year 2 years
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
No. 46 in the World1
No. 9 in Asia2
Top 50 in the World by Subject3
• Accounting & Finance
• Arts & Humanities
• Business & Management Studies
• Communication & Media Studies
• Computer Science & Information Systems
• Economics & Econometrics
• Education & Training
• Hospitality & Leisure Management
• Law & Legal Studies
• Modern Languages
• Pharmacy & Pharmacology
• Social Sciences & Management
• Social Policy & Administration
• Sports-related Subjects
• Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
Source: 1QS World University Rankings 20202QS Asia University Rankings 2019 3QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019
The information provided below is for reference only. Please refer to the admissions website for details.
General Admissions Requirements
(a) For Taught Doctoral Programmes: • A master’s degree from a recognized university.
(b) For Master’s Programmes: • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university,
normally with honours not lower than second class; or • A bachelor’s degree from an honours programme of a
recognized university, normally with an average grade of not lower than “B”.
(c) For Postgraduate Diploma Programmes: • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
English Language Requirements for Admission
(a) A degree from a university in Hong Kong or a degree programme of which the medium of instruction was English; or
(b) Scores in the following English Language tests#: • TOEFL: 550 (paper-based)/79 (internet-based); • IELTS (Academic): 6.5; • GMAT: Band 21 (Verbal); or
(c) A pass grade in English in one of the following examinations: HKALE (AS Level), HKHLE, CUHK Matriculation Examination, GCE A-Level/AS-Level; or
(d) Level 4 or above in the English Language subject of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination; or
(e) A recognized professional qualification, provided that the examination was conducted in English.
Programme-specific Admissions Requirements (if any)
# TOEFL and IELTS are considered valid for 2 years from the test date. GMAT is considered valid for 5 years from the test date. Some programmes may have a higher score requirement. Please refer to the relevant programme website for details.
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Applicants must submit their application online. Please visit our admissionswebsite for details about the application procedures and deadlines.
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