Postgraduate (Master, PhD)

Study Mode

Please refer to the programme information for details

Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts enjoys a unique reputation for bringing together eastern and western cultures and learning. It affects dialogue within the humanities and pioneers research approaches across disciplines. Its 11 departments offer major and minor programmes leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree and all aiming to foster understanding of the humanities and nurture future leaders for Hong Kong. The Faculty is staffed by world-renowned scholars and literati, including Prof. Leung Yuen-sang, Prof. David Faure, Prof. Simon Haines, Prof. Leo O. F. Lee, Prof. Pai Hsien-yung, Prof. Poo Mu-chou, Prof. Jenny F. So, Prof. William S. Y. Wang, Prof. Zhao Zhenkai (Bei Dao) and many others. Graduates from the Faculty are much sought after by prestigious graduate schools and employers in diversified sectors.


Research Doctoral Programmes 

PhD in Anthropology

PhD in Chinese Language and Literature

MPhil-PhD in Cultural Studies

PhD in English (Applied English Linguistics)

PhD in English (Literary Studies)

MPhil-PhD in History of Chinese Art

PhD in History

MPhil-PhD in Japanese Studies

MPhil-PhD in Linguistics

PhD in Music

Doctor of Music

PhD in Philosophy

MPhil-PhD in Religious Studies

PhD in Translation

Research Master's Programmes

MPhil in Anthropology

MPhil in Chinese Language and Literature

MPhil in English (Applied English Linguistics)

MPhil in English (Literary Studies)

Master of Fine Arts

MPhil in History

MPhil in Music

Master of Music

MPhil in Philosophy

MPhil in Translation

Taught Doctoral/ Master's and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

MA in Anthropology

MA in Chinese Language and Literature

MA in Intercultural Studies

MA in Cultural Management

MA in Visual Culture Studies

MA in English (Applies English Linguistics)

MA in Fine Arts

MA in Comparative and Public History

MA in Japanese Studies

MA in Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition

MA in Linguistics

MA in Music

MA in Philosophy

MA in Religious Studies

Master of Divinity

MA in Christian Studies

MA in Theological Studies

MA in Translation

Faculty of Education

The education degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Education are celebrated for their breadth and depth, as well as the use of innovative teaching methods. Through four departments and one unit, it trains graduate teachers, scholars who conduct research on high-impact topics, and consultants to government and schools on vital policy issues, in and beyond Hong Kong. It has created a highly conducive environment for pre- and in-service teachers who are on their way to becoming education professionals with dedication and impact.


Research Doctoral Programmes 

PhD in Education

Research Master's Programmes

MPhil in Education

MPhil in Sports Science and Physical Education

Taught Doctoral/ Master's and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

Doctor of Education

Master of Education

MA in Chinese Language Education

MA in Early Childhood Education

MA in English Language Teaching

MA in School Guidance and Counselling

MA in School Improvement and Leadership

MA in Sports Studies

MA in Teaching Chinese as an International Language

MA in Values Education

MSc in Exercise Science

MSc in Mathematics Education

Pg Diploma in Education

Pg Diploma in Education (Primary)

Pg Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)

Pg Diploma in Exercise Science and Physical Education

Length: Please refer to the programme information for details

Part Time/Full Time: Please refer to the programme information for details

Start Date: August/September of each year

End Date: July of each year

Application Deadline: Please refer to http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/page/ApplicationDeadlines

Other entry criteria:

Doctor of Philosophy Programme

  1. Master's degree from a recognized university; or
  2. Bachelor's degree, normally with Second Class Honours* in the upper division or above (Applicable to “MPhil-PhD Programmes” only)

Master's Programme

  1. Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class*;

*For Bachelor's degree without honour classification, student should achieve an average grade of not lower than "B"

Students should also fulfill the English Language Proficiency Requirement prescribed before they are admitted

Location: Hong Kong

Information Request: gradschool@cuhk.edu.hk