MPhil-PhD in Biomedical Sciences Program By The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    38
  • Degree PhD
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(USD) 16222-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

MPhil-PhD in Biomedical Sciences

Programme Information

MPhil Stream
Each MPhil student is required to complete 4 compulsory courses and at least 2 elective courses with a total of 12 units as approved by the Division. Students are also required to complete a seminar course every academic year and must register for the relevant thesis research course every term throughout their studies. Each MPhil student is required to submit a thesis based on his/her research for examination and pass a final oral defence of the thesis for graduation.
PhD Stream
Pre-candidacy
Each PhD student is required to complete 4 compulsory courses and at least 2 elective courses with a total of 12 units during the pre-candidacy stage. Students are also required to complete a seminar course every academic year and must register for the relevant thesis research course every term throughout their studies. Each PhD student is required to pass the candidacy examination, submit a thesis proposal and pass an oral examination of the thesis proposal within the maximum period of his/her pre-candidacy stage for the advancement to his/her post-candidacy stage.
Post-candidacy
Each student is required to register for a thesis research course every term throughout his/her study period. In addition, each student must take the seminar course every academic year. Each student is required to submit a thesis and pass the oral defence of the thesis for graduation.
Fields of Specialization

  • Cancer Biology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • Neural, Vascular, and Metabolic Biology
  • Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Please visit the Division’s homepage for more information. 
Tuition Fee HK$42,100 per annum regardless of the study mode
Admission Requirements In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should preferably hold a Bachelor's degree with honours (preferably with Second Upper Honours or above) in a field related to biomedical or life sciences.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview to be conducted at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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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