PhD in English (Applied English Linguistics) Program By The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    38
  • Degree PhD
  • Study Level PHD
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Linguistics
  • Fees(USD) 16222-
  • Scholarships Yes

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PhD in English (Applied English Linguistics)

Programme Information

Students are required to write a research thesis which should make original contributions to Applied English Linguistics. Students are expected to have a good command of English, the official language of the thesis. In addition to the thesis, students must pass two qualifying examinations within a specified period of time before they can be advanced to PhD candidature.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should have majored in Linguistics, or a language-related field. Applicants who do not hold a Master’s degree awarded by this University or a recognized university are required to have completed the first-year course of study of the Master’s programme before they are considered for admission. Applicants for PhD degrees in English (Applied English Linguistics) should have had at least one year of professional experience in a relevant field.

Please submit the following materials:

  1. Master’s Thesis, or a sample of research paper;
  2. A 1,500-word research proposal

About University

Founded in 1963, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West.

Unique College System

CUHK is the only university in Hong Kong that offers a collegiate system. The nine Colleges of CUHK offer a plethora of non-formal learning opportunities to complement the formal curricula.

Academic Programmes

At CUHK, a wide range of academic programmes leading to the bachelor’s degree are organized in its eight Faculties, including Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science.

Given its geographical location, traditions, and ties, CUHK enjoys special advantages in the study of Chinese language, culture, economics, among others. Different specialties in engineering (electronic, information, automation, among others.) command world-leading positions. Its Business School, Law School, and Medical School are reputable training grounds for professionals in their respective fields as well as centres of seminal research.

Research Excellence

CUHK promotes interdisciplinary research excellence on a local, national and international scale. It has four research priorities, which are China StudiesTranslational BiomedicineInformation and Automation Technology and Environment and Sustainability. The University is a world leader in non-invasive prenatal testing theory and method, genomic studies on plants for sustainable agriculture and food security, and network coding theory that revolutionized data transmission and network applications.

The prowess, variety and impact of research at CUHK can be further demonstrated from its establishment of five state key laboratories, past and ongoing Areas of Excellence research projects, and the many research institutes and collaborations with eminent overseas research institutions. CUHK is a member of the Worldwide Universities Network and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

Great Campus in a Great City

CUHK has the largest, most scenic and sustainably designed and maintained campus in Hong Kong, complete with modern learning facilities and cultural, sport, social and other amenities. Located in Shatin, the campus is conveniently connected with the MTR system to all parts of the city.

 

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