LKS Faculty of Medicine

LKS Faculty of Medicine

Top reasons to study here

  • Provides quality, student-centred learning opportunities that develop the intellectual and personal attributes of students to the fullest possible extent.
  • We aim to nurture outstanding students who would go on to serve the people locally, nationally and around the world.
  • The Faculty aspires to be a global leader in teaching and learning, research and discovery, clinical service and knowledge exchange.

PhD Programmes

Medicine & Health (1)

About

History

LKS Faculty of Medicine invites applications from high caliber students for research studies (for the degrees of Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy) in three rounds of admission exercises each year.  

We have established ourselves as a medical school of learning, innovation and enterprise, and now include 4 schools, 14 departments, three pedagogical units, and more than 30 research centres, institutes and technology platforms focusing a range of teaching and research.

Education

The Faculty currently offers six undergraduate full-time programmes to approximately 2,900 students, and has approximately 1,600 postgraduate students studying across four research postgraduate programmes and numerous taught doctors/masters and postgraduate diploma/certificate programmes.

  • State key Labs & WHO Reference Lab
  • Partnerships & Exchange opportunities with world-class institutions
  • Funded 200+ students for international exchange since 2007
  • 130+ years of medical education history

Research

Our Faculty is at the frontier of medical research, driven by the pursuit of discovery and advancement in medicine. We have established five Strategic Research Areas, which open new domains of discovery and promote cross-disciplinary investigation and collaboration.

  • 50+ researchers among world's top 1% scholars
  • Outstanding grants and publications records
  • 390+ highly cited papers 

Multi-disciplinary research in a wide spectrum of clinical & basic sciences research area

  • Aging
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cancer
  • Cardio-Metabolic Diseases
  • Development & Reproduction
  • Drug
  • Genomics
  • Infection & Immunology
  • Public Health
  • Neurosciences
  • Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine
  • and many more...

Services

Housing services

  • Madam S H Ho Residence for Medical Students (RMS) is a nine-storey building that accommodates 163 residents.
  • Patrick Manson Student Residence (PMR) is a four-storey building that accommodates about 124 residents. 

Medical services

We are very lucky to have our own team of dedicated professional counsellors on the Sassoon Road medical campus to provide confidential, individualized psychological care and who offer a diverse range of activities to promote wellbeing. 

Student Life

Campus life

  • Medical education has been at the heart of the University’s history since our inception. We are proud to continue our tradition of pioneering achievement from our campus on Sassoon Road, having trained thousands of healthcare practitioners and scientists, as well as internationally renowned researchers and policy-makers.
  • The Medical Campus on Sassoon Road accommodates teaching departments/schools and their research laboratories, as well as various state-of-the-art facilities.

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