MPhil-PhD in Social Welfare 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 Social Welfare
MPhil Stream
For full-time MPhil students, the period of study is 24 months beginning in August. For part-time MPhil students, the period of study is 36 months beginning in August.
PhD Stream
For full-time PhD students, the period of study is 36 months for those with a research Master's degree and 48 months for those without a research Master's degree or only with a Bachelor's degree. For part-time PhD students, the period of study is 48 months for those with a research Master's degree and 64 months for those without a research Master's degree or only with a Bachelor's degree.
Fields of Specialization
Children and youth development, elderly service, family therapy, mental health, poverty, social capital, social exclusion, social policy, social security, social welfare development in China, social work education, social work intervention methods and youth delinquency. 
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 normally have a degree in social work or in 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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