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Chinese Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
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5429 USD/year
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About

The Chinese Studies programme of the The Chinese University of Hong Kong welcome applicants interested in advanced research training in the interdisciplinary study of Chinese history, economy, politics and business, literature, film, religion, culture and society.

Overview

Programme Information

The students in the Chinese Studies programme of the The Chinese University of Hong Kong are required to complete a minimum of 27 units of courses, including:

Two required courses (a total of 6 units).

  • Three elective seminars or courses offered by related programmes and departments (a total of 9 units).
  • A Thesis Guidance course every term from the beginning of the second year of study (for students admitted with a research master's degree) or the third year of study (for students admitted without a research master's degree) until the doctoral thesis is finally submitted (a total of 12 units). 

Students must pass the qualifying examination. 

Students are required to complete a PhD thesis, which should make substantial contribution to scholarship in the chosen field of specialization, and to pass an oral defense of the thesis. English should be used in both the thesis and the oral defense. 

At the completion of their programme students will be required to demonstrate ability to read Chinese articles in academic journals in the appropriate field of specialization.

Programme Structure

Fields of Specialization:

  • The PhD in Chinese Studies programme in the Centre for China Studies is devoted to advanced research training in the interdisciplinary study of Chinese history, economy, politics and business, literature, film, religion, culture and society.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

27 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should submit the following supporting application materials:

  • a detailed research proposal with areas of research interest indicated, about 10 pages in length and written in English.
  • a copy of Master's thesis or sample research paper written in English.
  • applicants should have a good result in Chinese language paper in Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (AS Level), Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination, GCSE, A-level GCE, SAT 1, SAT AP, HSK, STAMP or equivalent examinations. Alternatively, applicants can submit a sample paper of at least 5 pages in length written in Chinese to demonstrate proficiency in Chinese to work on Chinese materials as needed for the thesis research.
  • a CV. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5429 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5429 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5429 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5429 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • 42,100 HKD per year

Funding

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