MPhil-PhD in Cultural Studies Program By The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    38
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Ethnicity, Gender and Diversity
  • Fees(USD) 16222-
  • Scholarships Yes

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MPhil Stream
Students are required to complete a minimum of 36 units for graduation, including a minimum of 12 units of lecture courses and 24 units of thesis research courses.
PhD Stream
Students are required to complete a minimum of 60 units for graduation, including a minimum of 12 units of lecture courses and 48 units of thesis research courses. Students are required to take the thesis research course every term till they graduate.
Fields of Specialization
  • Arts and Politics
  • Chinese Societies
  • Creative Industries
  • Cultural Interpretation of Space
  • Cultural Management
  • Cultural Modernity
  • Cultural Politics
  • Digital Culture
  • Ethnographic Study
  • Film Studies
  • Feminisms
  • Genders and Sexualities
  • New Media
  • Performance Studies
  • Visual Culture Studies

In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should have a good honours degree in a related field.

MPhil applicants should submit a research proposal as well as a sample of writings (preferably a research paper; undergraduate term paper will also be accepted).

PhD applicants should submit a research proposal as well as a sample of writings (e.g. a copy of Master's thesis or a representative research paper).

In addition, shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview.

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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