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Admission Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Applicants seeking admission to the PhD degree programme should possess:

  1. a Master’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution; or
  2. a Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours from a recognized university or comparable institution; or
  3. any other qualification deemed by the Graduate School to be acceptable for this purpose.

Candidates under paragraph (b) should have evidence of research achievement/experience. They may be admitted to the MPhil programme initially, but with a view to proceeding to the PhD programme after satisfactorily passing an assessment at the time of candidature confirmation.

Candidates under paragraph (c) may be required to take a qualifying examination, in which event their progress shall be reported to the Graduate School at the end of their first year of study.

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Applicants seeking admission to the MPhil degree programme should possess:

  1. a Bachelor’s degree with Honours from a recognized university or comparable institution; or
  2. a qualification deemed to be equivalent;

and shall, if required, satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination.

Normally, only First and Second Class Honours graduates will be considered to have met the admissions criterion under paragraph (a). Graduates with Third Class Honours degrees, with a period of relevant work experience and satisfactory results in the qualifying examination, may also be considered.

For further details, please refer to the website of the Graduate School:

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Application Procedure

Applications for admission are processed all year round. All applications should be submitted with the required supporting documents as well as a research proposal. The research proposal can be in either English or Chinese. There is no standard format and the word limit is 3,000-4,000 words in English or 6,000-8,000 characters in Chinese. Applications should be made to:

Office of the Graduate School
Academic Registry
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong,
HONG KONG.

You may like to submit your application on-line at

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For application details, please refer to:

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For non-local students, you may like to refer to:

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Tuition Fee

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)/ Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Full-time: HK$42,100/per year
Part-time: HK$42,100/per year

Studentship and Financial Assistance

Normally, studentships are provided to full-time MPhil and PhD students. The monthly studentship should be sufficient to cover expenses including tuition fee, accommodation and sundries, etc.

For financial assistance, please refer to:

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