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Anthropology, Ph.D.

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University rank #46 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The PhD programme is research-oriented. The student may be asked to take additional courses or tutorials, and will be required to present an annual written progress report to his/her supervisor. After passing Qualifying Exams and submitting a Research Proposal for a project requiring nine to twelve months of fieldwork, the student advances to PhD Candidate.

About

The goals of the PhD programme are

  • to teach students the latest theories and methods of anthropology, covering the full range of areas addressed by social and cultural anthropology in the past and at present,
  • to provide students with the anthropological training and guidance to carry out their own extended ethnographic research projects from start (proposal), to fieldwork and write-up, to finish (publication),
  • to train students in producing a publishable book that demonstrates their ability in meeting international professional standards of research and analysis.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminars in Hong Kong Studies
  • Seminars in the Anthropology of China.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • A Master's degree obtained from a recognized university; or
  • A Bachelor's degree, normally with Second Class Honours in the upper division or above, and been registered in a course of study for a Master's degree at this University for at least one year and demonstrated research ability; or
  • Been registered in a course of study for a doctoral degree at a recognized university for at least one year, and been approved for admission by the Graduate Council; or
  • Obtained the degrees of MBChB, or equivalent, or under special circumstances, a Bachelor's degree, for admission to programmes of the Faculty of Medicine.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5383 USD/year
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  • National

    5383 USD/year
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HK$42,100 per annum regardless of the study mode.

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

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