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City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR
#48
Public
Very High
9,587
1,483
4,799

Postgraduate Overview

In today’s competitive world, you will face new challenges and ever-changing needs throughout your career. Pursuing a higher degree in your field of expertise is the key to opening the door for knowledge advancement and ensuring you stay in tune with society.

Postgraduate study offers you the chance to pursue your research interests, prepare for a particular profession, and equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to enhance your career.

Research Degree Programmes


CityU offers two types of research degree programmes: Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). We offer MPhil and PhD programmes in all Colleges and Schools in a range of strategic areas that reflect the University’s strengths and suit individual research interests. The programmes consist of both coursework and independent research studies, culminating in the submission of a thesis. Explore here.

Professional Doctorate Programmes

Professional Doctorate programmes have both taught and research components. With an integrated curriculum of theory, practice and research, the programmes aim to develop innovative thinking and knowledge application capability to solve important strategic problems in their professions. Read more.

Taught Postgraduate Programmes

More than 50 taught postgraduate programmes in diverse and extensive subject areas help students pursue their personal interests, professional excellence and career advancement. Students receive an innovative, in-depth education mainly in the form of coursework while some programmes may require the completion of a project or thesis. Programmes may be offered in full-time, part-time or combined mode, and generally require one to two years of study, depending on the credit load requirements on individual programmes. Read more.


University Highlights

Total students - 9,587

28%
72%

International students - 4,799

54%
46%

Total faculty staff - 1,483

1177
306

Total students - 9,587

28%
72%

International students - 4,799

54%
46%

Total faculty staff - 1,483

306
1177
2020
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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.