Lingnan University, as the liberal arts university of Hong Kong, embraces the vision to excel as an internationally recognised liberal arts university distinguished by outstanding teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. It is committed to providing quality whole-person education informed by the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions; nurturing all-round excellence in students, including such attributes as critical thinking, broad vision, versatile skills, socially responsible values, and leadership in a changing world; and encouraging faculty and students to contribute to society through original research and knowledge transfer.
Students admitted to Lingnan University’s MPhil and PhD programmes will conduct in-depth study in specific research areas. At research postgraduate level, Lingnan offers MPhil and PhD programmes in Chinese, Cultural Studies, English, History, Philosophy, Translation, Visual Studies, Business (including Accounting, Decision Sciences, Finance, Information Systems Management, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management), Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences (including Political Science and International Relations, Sociology, Social Gerontology, and Social Policy).
The University also offers a number of taught postgraduate programmes in Accountancy, Chinese, Cultural Studies, Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, International Banking and Finance, Marketing and International Business, and Practical Philosophy.