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Ph.D. On Campus

Communication

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

36 months
Duration
5429 USD/year
5429 USD/year
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About

The Communication research programme of The Chinese University of Hong Kong aims at training communication students who plan to become researchers, university teachers, consultants, executives, professionals, etc.

Overview

About the programme

A total of at least 30 units are required for graduating the Communication programme of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Advancement to PhD candidature is conditional upon the passing of a qualifying examination. 

Students should at least have one refereed international conference presentation that requires submission of the full paper and one single-authored or co-authored refereed Chinese or English-language journal article of any tier accepted/published before graduation.

Programme Structure

Fields of Specialization

  • Political Communication
  • Journalism
  • Media and Technology Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Public Relations and Strategic Communication
  • Advertising 
  • Health Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
7
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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.
92

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
92

Other requirements

General requirements

A Master's degree in journalism/communication or in a related field of humanities and social science from this University or other recognized universities. 

All applicants must have a minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper-based), or 92 (internet-based); or a minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 7.

Applicants are required to furnish proof of their research potential in the form of:

  • a strong Master's thesis;
  • an innovative and methodologically/theoretically strong research proposal outlining areas of interest, goals and plans;
  • three letters of reference from academic sources; and
  • academic records at the Master's and undergraduate levels.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5429 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5429 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5429 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5429 USD per year during 36 months.
  • 42,100 HKD per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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