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Philosophy, Ph.D.

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University rank #46 (QS) ,
The Department began offering MPhil programme in 1966 and PhD programme in 1980s, and has since provided solid philosophical training to more than 200 postgraduate students. Many of them now serving the local and international academic communities through their dedication to teaching and research.

About

MPhil and PhD Programme aim to:

  • Provide solid academic training to students in philosophy, especially in the following specialized areas: Chinese/ Eastern philosophy, Anglo-American philosophy, Continental-European philosophy and comparative philosophy.
  • Enhance student’s ability and skill to undertake rigorous independent research in specialized areas in philosophy.
  • Cultivate excellent young scholars who will serve local and overseas academic communities and other professional sectors.
  • Detailed Programme Facts

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    • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    Programme Structure

    Component Units:

    • Compulsory
    • Thesis Monitoring Courses
    • Tang Chun-I Visiting Professorship Graduate Seminars
    • Language Courses
    • Qualifying Examination
    Elective:
    • Postgraduate courses

    English Language Requirements

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      6.5

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      79

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      550

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    General Requirements

    In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should:

  • have a MPhil degree in Philosophy or a related field from a recognized university;
  • have sufficient knowledge of general logic;
  • submit a thesis proposal of about 4 pages;
  • submit a paper (10-15 pages for English, or 10,000 - 15,000 words for Chinese) on a topic in philosophy,
  • attend an interview (shortlisted applicants).
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      5383 USD/year
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      5383 USD/year
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    Living costs for Hong Kong

    • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
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