Degree Type

  • Doctorate (PhD)
  • Master's Coursework
  • Master's Research

Study Mode

Part-time & Full-time

Application Open Date

3 September 2018

Application Deadline

Please refer to https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/admissions/application-deadline

Next Intake Date

August 2019

Entry Requirements

General Admissions Requirements

Taught Doctoral and Non-articulated PhD programmes:

  • A Master’s degree from a recognized university.

Master’s and MPhil-PhD articulated 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”.

Postgraduate Diploma programmes:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

English Language Requirements for Admission

• A degree from a university in Hong Kong or a degree based on a programme of which the medium of instruction was English; or

• Scores in the following English Language tests* as indicated:

– TOEFL: 550 (paper-based)/79 (internet-based); or

– IELTS (Academic): 6.5; or

– GMAT (Verbal): Band 21

Some programmes may have their specific admissions requirements.

*TOEFL and IELTS are considered valid for two years from the test date. GMAT is considered valid for five years from the test date.  Some programmes may have higher score requirement.

For more details, please refer to https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/admissions/requirements

Course Profile

Science education is the key to economic growth in a modern society. The Faculty of Science is traditionally among the strongest Faculties at the University.  It has more than 250 faculty members including a Nobel Laureate, a Fields Medallist, Academicians of the Chinese Academies of Sciences and Engineering, fellows and award recipients of learned societies, and members of editorial boards of reputable journals and book series.  All faculty members are committed to excellence in teaching and research.

For more information, you may send your inquiries to gradschool@cuhk.edu.hk or you may visit https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/programme/science

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