MPhil-PhD in Materials Science and Engineering 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
  • Subject Engineering - General
  • Fees(USD) 16222-
  • Scholarships Yes
MPhil-PhD in Materials Science and Engineering
MPhil Stream
  • Coursework: 12 units
  • Thesis Research: 6 units each term
In the final year of study, the student must submit a thesis to the Division and pass an oral examination defending his/her thesis.
PhD Stream
Students must pass the candidacy examination within 24 months from first entry.
  • Coursework: 12 units
  • Guided Study: 1 unit each term
  • Thesis Research: 6 units each term during pre-candidacy period and 12 units each term during post-candidacy period
  • For students entering with a research master's degree, the normative study period is 36 months
In the final year of study, students must submit a thesis to the Division and pass an oral examination defending his/her thesis.
Fields of Specialization
Synthesis, characterization and properties of semiconductor and metal nanostructures, ceramic-metal composites, undercooled metal liquids, nanostructured metal composites, biomorphic materials, surface science, nanoplasmonics, nanophotonics, nonlinear optical properties of organic materials, applications of nanoparticles in biology and medicine, nano-bio interface and nanoplatforms for theranostics, solar energy materials, energy storage materials, computational biophysics, computational materials physics.
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 have a Bachelor's degree in Materials Science and Engineering or a related field.

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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