Admissions

Application Deadlines

Application Commencement Date*: 1 September 2020 at 09:00 a.m. (Hong Kong time)

*Except for taught postgraduate programmes offered by the Faculty of Education and the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws programme offered by the Faculty of Law


Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme: 

RGC application deadline: 1 December 2020 at 12 noon (Hong Kong Time)
CUHK application deadline: 1 December 2020 at 5 p.m. (Hong Kong Time)

Below please find the list of application deadlines for all the programmes:

Faculty of Arts
Division of Anthropology
Division of Anthropology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Anthropology

29 January 2021

PhD in Anthropology

For non-HKPFS applicants: 29 January 2021

MA in Anthropology

1st round: 15 October 2020

2nd round: 15 November 2020

3rd round: 15 December 2020

4th round: 31 January 2021

 

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis from November 2020 until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. Applications submitted after 31 January 2021 may be considered, subject to availability of places.

Division of China Studies
Division of China Studies
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Chinese Studies

29 January 2021

PhD in Chinese Studies

For non-HKPFS applicants: 29 January 2021

MA in Chinese Studies

1st round: 13 November 2020

2nd round: 16 January 2021

3rd round: 5 March 2021

4th round: 30 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted after 30 April 2021 may be considered, subject to availability of places.

Division of Chinese Language and Literature
Division of Chinese Language and Literature
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Chinese Language and Literature

31 December 2020

PhD in Chinese Language and Literature

For non-HKPFS applicants: 31 December 2020

MA in Chinese Language and Literature

1st round: 15 November 2020

2nd round: 15 December 2020

3rd round: 29 January 2021

4th round: 28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. Applications submitted after 28 February 2021 may be considered, subject to availability of places.

Division of Cultural Studies
Division of Cultural Studies
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Cultural Studies

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

MA in Cultural Management

28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. Applications submitted after 31 January 2021 may be considered, subject to availability fo places.

MA in Intercultural Studies

28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis from November 2020 until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. Applications submitted after 31 January 2021 may be considered, subject to availability of places.

Division of English
Division of English
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in English (Applied English Linguistics)

31 December 2020

MPhil in English (Literary Studies)

31 December 2020

PhD in English (Applied English Linguistics)

For non-HKPFS applicants: 31 December 2020

PhD in English (Literary Studies)

For non-HKPFS applicants: 31 December 2020

MA in English (Applied English Linguistics)

1st round: 19 November 2020

2nd round: 31 December 2020

MA in English (Literary Studies)

1st round: 19 November 2020

2nd round: 31 December 2020

Division of Fine Arts
Division of Fine Arts
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
Master of Fine Arts

31 January 2021

MPhil-PhD in History of Chinese Art

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

MA in Fine Arts

1st round: 8 January 2021

2nd round: 28 February 2021

Division of History
Division of History
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in History

31 January 2021

PhD in History

For non-HKPFS applicants: 31 January 2021

MA in Comparative and Public History

Main Round: 31 January 2021

2nd Round: 28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis staring from November 2020 until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the Main Round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

Applications submitted after 28 February 2021 may be considered, subject to availability of places.

Division of Japanese Studies
Division of Japanese Studies
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Japanese Studies

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

MA in Japanese Studies

1st round: 1 December 2020

2nd round: 11 February 2021

3rd round: 31 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted after 31 March 2021 may be considered, subject to availability of places.

Division of Linguistics
Division of Linguistics
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Linguistics

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

MA in Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition

28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

MA in Linguistics

28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Division of Music
Division of Music
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
Doctor of Music

31 January 2021

Master of Music

31 January 2021

MPhil in Music

31 January 2021

PhD in Music

For non-HKPFS applicants: 31 January 2021

MA in Music

28 February 2021

Division of Philosophy
Division of Philosophy
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Philosophy

31 January 2021

PhD in Philosophy

For non-HKPFS applicants: 31 January 2021

MA in Philosophy

28 February 2021

Division of Religious Studies
Division of Religious Studies
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Religious Studies

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

MA in Buddhist Studies

28 February 2021

MA in Religious Studies

First round: 28 February 2021

Second round: 23 April 2021

Division of Theology
Division of Theology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MA in Christian Studies

9 April 2021

Master of Divinity

9 April 2021

Division of Translation
Division of Translation
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Translation

31 January 2021

PhD in Translation

For non-HKPFS applicants: 31 January 2021

MA in Translation

Priority round: 15 January 2021

Final round: 28 February 2021

Applications are processed on a rolling basis until all places are filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the Priority Round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

 

Faculty of Business Administration
Division of Business Administration
Division of Business Administration
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Accountancy

From 1 September 2020 to 4 January 2021 on a rolling basis

MPhil-PhD in Business Administration

From 1 September 2020 to 4 January 2021 on a rolling basis

MPhil-PhD in Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics

From 1 September 2020 to 4 January 2021 on a rolling basis

MPhil-PhD in Finance

From 1 September 2020 to 4 January 2021 on a rolling basis

MPhil-PhD in Management

From 1 September 2020 to 4 January 2021 on a rolling basis

MPhil-PhD in Marketing

From 1 September 2020 to 4 January 2021 on a rolling basis

Executive Master of Professional Accountancy (offered in Shanghai)

To be confirmed

Executive MBA

To be confirmed

Executive MBA (Chinese)

To be confirmed

Juris Doctor/MBA

1st round: 29 January 2021

2nd round: 26 February 2021

3rd round: 9 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted after 9 April 2021 may be considered, subject to the availability of places.

Master of Accountancy
Full-time Part-time

1st round: 9 October 2020

2nd round: 4 December 2020

3rd round: 26 February 2021

 

1st round: 4 December 2020

2nd round: 26 February 2021

3rd round: 23 April 2021

 

MBA
Full-time Part-time

1st round: 19 October 2020

2nd round: 14 December 2020

3rd round: 22 February 2021

4th round: 19 April 2021

1st round: 19 October 2020

2nd round: 14 December 2020

3rd round: 22 February 2021

4th round: 19 April 2021

MBA in Finance (offered in Beijing)

5 March 2021

MBA in Finance (offered in Shenzhen)

9 March 2021

MSc in Business Analytics

1st round: 12 October 2020

2nd round: 16 November 2020

3rd round: 21 December 2020

4th round: 29 January 2021

5th round: 5 March 2021

MSc in Finance
Full‐time Part‐time

1st round: 2 November 2020

2nd round: 31 January 2021

1st round: 1 December 2020

2nd round: 31 January 2021

3rd round: 31 May 2021

MSc in Information and Technology Management
Full‐time Part‐time

1st round: 15 October 2020

2nd round: 19 November 2020

3rd round: 17 December 2020

4th round: 28 January 2021

5th round: 12 March 2021

1st round: 3 December 2020

2nd round: 22 January 2021

3rd round: 4 March 2021

4th round: 10 April 2021

 

MSc in Management

1st round: 13 November 2020

2nd round: 29 January 2021

3rd round: 12 March 2021

 

MSc in Marketing

1st round: 9 October 2020
2nd round: 16 November 2020
3rd round: 17 December 2020
4th round: 27 January 2021
5th round: 5 March 2021
6th round: 14 April 2021

MSc in Real Estate

1st round: 25 October 2020

2nd round: 30 November 2020

3rd round: 4 January 2021

4th round: 12 February 2021

5th round: 19 March 2021

6th round: 27 April 2021

 

 

Faculty of Education
Division of Education
Division of Education
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Education

1 February 2021

MPhil in Sports Science and Physical Education

1 February 2021

PhD in Education

For non-HKPFS applicants: 1 February 2021

Doctor of Education

1 March 2021

MA in Chinese Language Education

1 March 2021

MA in Early Childhood Education

1 March 2021

MA in English Language Teaching

1 March 2021

MA in Professional Educational Psychology

1 March 2021

MA in School Guidance and Counselling

1 March 2021

MA in School Improvement and Leadership

1 March 2021

Master of Education

1 March 2021

MSc in Mathematics Education

1 March 2021

MSc in Sports Science and Physical Activity

1 March 2021

PgD in Education

7 January 2021

Applications may be submitted from early December 2020 via the Faculty of Education.

PgD in Education (Early Childhood Education)

7 January 2021

Applications may be submitted from early December 2020 via the Faculty of Education.

PgD in Education (Primary)

7 January 2021

Applications may be submitted from early December 2020 via the Faculty of Education.

Faculty of Engineering
Division of Biomedical Engineering
Division of Biomedical Engineering
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Biomedical Engineering

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021
For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021
Late applications will be considered only if there are still unfilled slots: Throughout the year

 

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MSc in Biomedical Engineering

For non-local applicants: 30 April 2021

For local applicants: 15 June 2021

Division of Computer Science and Engineering
Division of Computer Science and Engineering
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Computer Science and Engineering

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021 
For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

MSc in Computer Science

28 February 2021

Division of Electronic Engineering
Division of Electronic Engineering
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Electronic Engineering

For MPhil applicants: 1 December 2020
(Late application will be considered on a case-by-case basis, subject to availability of new positions offered by the potential supervisor).

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.
(To be considered for interview in early December, the deadline for applications to reach CUHK is 9 November 2020).

MSc in Electronic Engineering

1st round: 23 November 2020
2nd round: 28 December 2020
3rd round: 5 February 2021


Please refer to the website of the Division for the latest application deadline.

Applications will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis, the majority of offers will be made in early rounds. The number of places is limited, interested applicants should consider early submission of their applications.

Division of Financial Technology
Division of Financial Technology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MSc in Financial Technology

1st round: 5 October 2020

2nd round: 9 November 2020

3rd round: 18 January 2021

4th round: 12 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Division of Information Engineering
Division of Information Engineering
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Information Engineering

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

Late applications will be considered only if there are still unfilled slots.

We review applications starting from 16 November 2020. Although we accept applications up until 31 January 2021, we may make admission decisions earlier than 1 December 2020 or 31 January 2021. It will be to your advantage to submit your application on or before 15 November 2020.

For non-Postgraduate Studentship PhD applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

MSc in Information Engineering

1st Round: 30 September 2020
2nd Round: 15 November 2020
3rd Round: 31 December 2020

Division of Mechanical and Automation Engineering
Division of Mechanical and Automation Engineering
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Mechanical and Automation Engineering

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

MSc in Mechanical and Automation Engineering

30 April 2021

Division of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
Division of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

MSc in E-Commerce and Logistics Technologies

1st round: 15 January 2021

2nd round: 28 February 2021

MSc in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

1st round: 15 January 2021

2nd round: 28 February 2021

Faculty of Inter-Faculty
Division of Earth System and GeoInformation Science
Division of Earth System and GeoInformation Science
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Earth System and GeoInformation Science

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Division of Gender Studies
Division of Gender Studies
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Gender Studies

1 February 2021

PhD in Gender Studies

For non-HKPFS applicants: 1 February 2021

MA in Gender Studies

1st round: 31 December 2020

2nd round: 1 February 2021

3rd round: 15 March 2021

Faculty of Law
Division of Law
Division of Law
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Laws

29 January 2021

PhD in Laws

For non-HKPFS applicants: 29 January 2021

Juris Doctor

1st round: 29 January 2021

2nd round: 26 February 2021

3rd round: 9 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted after 9 April 2021 may be considered, subject to the availability of places.

Juris Doctor/MBA

1st round: 29 January 2021

2nd round: 26 February 2021

3rd round: 9 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted after 9 April 2021 may be considered, subject to the availability of places.

Master of Laws in Chinese Business Law

1st round: 29 January 2021

2nd round: 26 February 2021

3rd round: 9 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted beyond 9 April 2021 may be considered, subject to the availability of places.

Master of Laws in Common Law

1st round: 29 January 2021

2nd round: 26 February 2021

3rd round: 9 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted beyond 9 April 2021 may be considered, subject to the availability of places.

Master of Laws in Energy and Environmental Law

1st round: 29 January 2021

2nd round: 26 February 2021

3rd round: 9 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted beyond 9 April 2021 may be considered, subject to the availability of places.

Master of Laws in International Economic Law

1st round: 29 January 2021

2nd round: 26 February 2021

3rd round: 9 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted beyond 9 April 2021 may be considered, subject to the availability of places.

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws

30 April 2021

Faculty of Medicine
Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

31 December 2020

PhD in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

For non-HKPFS applicants: 31 December 2020

Division of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology
Division of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Anatomical and Cellular Pathology

31 January 2021

PhD in Anatomical and Cellular Pathology

For non-HKPFS applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

MSc in Medical Laboratory Sciences

31 March 2021

Division of Biomedical Sciences
Division of Biomedical Sciences
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Biomedical Sciences

For MPhil applicants: 15 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 15 January 2021

MSc in Genomics and Bioinformatics

30 April 2021

Division of Chemical Pathology
Division of Chemical Pathology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Chemical Pathology

29 January 2021

PhD in Chemical Pathology

For non-HKPFS applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Division of Chinese Medicine
Division of Chinese Medicine
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Chinese Medicine

31 January 2021

PhD in Chinese Medicine

For non-HKPFS applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Master of Chinese Medicine

28 February 2021

MSc in Chinese Medicine

31 March 2021

Division of Imaging and Interventional Radiology
Division of Imaging and Interventional Radiology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Imaging and Interventional Radiology

31 January 2021

PhD in Imaging and Interventional Radiology

For non-HKPFS applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

MSc in Diagnostic Ultrasonography

28 February 2021

Division of Medical Sciences
Division of Medical Sciences
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Medical Sciences

11 January 2021

PhD in Medical Sciences

For non-HKPFS applicants: 11 January 2021

MSc in Cardiology

30 April 2021

MSc in Clinical Gerontology and End-of-Life Care

28 February 2021

MSc in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Priority Round: 19 February 2021

Final Round: 31 May 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the Priority Round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

MSc in Gastroenterology

30 April 2021

MSc in Stroke and Clinical Neurosciences

Priority round: 10 January 2021

Final round: 31 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places are filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

If places are no longer available after the Priority round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

PgD in Mental Health

30 April 2021

Division of Microbiology
Division of Microbiology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Microbiology

31 January 2021

PhD in Microbiology

For non-HKPFS applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Division of Nursing
Division of Nursing
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Nursing

For non-HKPFS Full-time PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

Doctor of Nursing

1st round: 28 February 2021

2nd round: 30 April 2021

Master of Nursing

1st round: 28 February 2021

2nd round: 31 March 2021

Master of Nursing Science (Pre-registration)

1st round: 28 February 2021

2nd round: 30 April 2021

Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

31 January 2021

PhD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

For non-HKPFS applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Division of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Division of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

31 January 2021

PhD in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

For non-HKPFS applicants: 31 January 2021

Division of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Division of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Orthopaedics and Traumatology

For non-Postgraduate Studentship MPhil applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

PhD in Orthopaedics and Traumatology

For non-HKPFS applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

MSc in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Orthopaedics
Full-time Part-time

30 April 2021

31 May 2021

MSc in Sports Medicine and Health Science

Priority round: 29 January 2021

Final round: 30 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Applications submitted after 29 January 2021 may be considered, subject to the availability of places.

Division of Pharmacy
Division of Pharmacy
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Pharmacy

15 January 2021

PhD in Pharmacy

For non-HKPFS applicants: 15 January 2021

Master of Clinical Pharmacy

For non-local applicants: 31 March 2021

For local applicants: 31 May 2021

Division of Public Health
Division of Public Health
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Public Health

For MPhil applicants: 29 January 2021
For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 29 January 2021
For part-time PhD applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Master of Public Health
Full-time Part-time

Priority round: 28 February 2021

Final round: 1 May 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the priority round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

Priority round: 15 April 2021

Final round: 31 May 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the priority round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Full-time Part-time

Priority round: 28 February 2021

Final round: 1 May 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the priority round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

Priority round: 15 April 2021

Final round: 31 May 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the priority round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

MSc in Health Services Management

Priority round: 15 April 2021

Final round: 31 May 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the priority round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

PgD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Priority round: 15 April 2021

Final round: 31 May 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the priority round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

PgD in Public Health

Priority round: 15 April 2021

Final round: 31 May 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. If places are no longer available after the priority round, the subsequent applications received may not be considered.

Division of Surgery
Division of Surgery
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Surgery

28 February 2021

PhD in Surgery

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 28 February 2021

MSc in Prehospital and Emergency Care

31 March 2021

PgD in Prehospital and Emergency Care

31 March 2021

Faculty of Science
Division of Chemistry
Division of Chemistry
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Chemistry

For MPhil applicants: 1 March 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 23 May 2021

MSc in Accreditation Chemistry

1 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Division of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Division of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

For MPhil applicants: 29 January 2021 (12:00 noon)

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants:  29 January 2021 (12:00 noon)

Division of Life Sciences
Division of Life Sciences
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Biochemistry

For MPhil applicants: 31 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 December 2020

MPhil-PhD in Biology

For MPhil applicants: 31 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 December 2020

MPhil-PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology

For MPhil applicants: 31 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 December 2020

MPhil-PhD in Environmental Science

For MPhil applicants: 31 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 December 2020

MPhil-PhD in Food and Nutritional Sciences

For MPhil applicants: 31 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 December 2020

MPhil-PhD in Molecular Biotechnology

For MPhil applicants: 31 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 December 2020

MSc in Biochemical and Biomedical Sciences

28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

MSc in Nutrition, Food Science and Technology

28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Division of Materials Science and Engineering
Division of Materials Science and Engineering
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Materials Science and Engineering

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

Division of Mathematics
Division of Mathematics
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Mathematics

For MPhil applicants: 29 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

MSc in Mathematics

31 March 2021

Division of Physics
Division of Physics
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Physics

For MPhil applicants: 31 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

MSc in Physics

30 April 2021

Division of Risk Management Science
Division of Risk Management Science
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Risk Management Science

31 December 2020

MSc in Risk Management Science and Data Analytics (Revised Programme Title is Subject to University Approval)

28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

Division of Statistics
Division of Statistics
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Statistics

For MPhil applicants: 31 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 December 2020

MSc in Data Science and Business Statistics

28 February 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

Faculty of Social Science
Division of Architecture
Division of Architecture
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Architecture

For MPhil applicants: 30 November 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 30 November 2020

Master of Architecture

15 January 2021

MSc in Urban Design

16 April 2021

Division of Communication
Division of Communication
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil in Communication

31 January 2021

PhD in Communication

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 31 January 2021

PhD applications will be considered mainly in this first round of admission. Preference will be given to those applying through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS).

 

MA in Global Communication

Priority round: 14 December 2020

Final round: 20 January 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

MA in Journalism

Priority round: 14 December 2020

Final round: 20 January 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

MSc in New Media

Priority round: 14 December 2020

Final round: 20 January 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

MSSc in Advertising

Priority round: 14 December 2020

Final round: 20 January 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

 

MSSc in Corporate Communication

Priority round: 14 December 2020

Final round: 20 January 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

 

Division of Economics
Division of Economics
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Economics

For MPhil applicants: 1 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 1 December 2020

Dual Degree - MSc in Applied Economics (CUHK) and MS in Social and Economic Policy (Northwestern University)

1st round:     16 October 2020

2nd round:   11 December 2020

3rd round:    26 February 2021

MSc in Economics

1st round:  16 October 2020

2nd round: 11 December 2020

3rd round:  26 February 2021

Division of Geography and Resource Management
Division of Geography and Resource Management
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Geography and Resource Management

For MPhil applicants: 9 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 9 January 2021

MSc in GeoInformation Science

30 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled.  Therefore, early applications with all supporting documents are strongly encouraged.

MSSc in Sustainable Tourism

30 April 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled.  Therefore, early applications with all supporting documents are strongly encouraged.

Division of Government and Public Administration
Division of Government and Public Administration
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Government and Public Administration

For MPhil applicants: 15 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 15 January 2021

MSSc in Government and Politics (Greater China)

31 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

MSSc in Public Policy

1st round: 4 December 2020

2nd round: 31 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled.  Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Division of Psychology
Division of Psychology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

For MPhil applicants: 1 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 1 December 2020

MPhil-PhD in Psychology

For MPhil applicants: 1 December 2020

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 1 December 2020

PhD in Clinical Psychology

1 December 2020

Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology

31 March 2021

MA in Psychology

4 January 2021

MSSc in Clinical Psychology

15 January 2021

Division of Social Science
Division of Social Science
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MSc in Environmental Information, Health and Public Management

30 April 2021

MSSc in Global Political Economy

28 February 2021

Division of Social Work
Division of Social Work
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Social Welfare

1st round: 1 December 2020

2nd round: 29 January 2021

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications in the First Round.

MA in Family Counselling and Family Education

1st round: 27 October 2020

2nd round: 3 December 2020

3rd round: 15 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

MA in Social Policy

1st round: 27 October 2020

2nd round: 3 December 2020

3rd round: 15 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

MA in Social Service Management

1st round: 27 October 2020

2nd round: 3 December 2020

3rd round: 15 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Master of Social Work

1st round: 27 October 2020

2nd round: 3 December 2020

3rd round: 15 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

MSSc in Social Work

1st round: 27 October 2020

2nd round: 3 December 2020

3rd round: 15 March 2021

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Division of Sociology
Division of Sociology
Research Programmes
Taught Programmes
MPhil-PhD in Sociology

For MPhil applicants: 29 January 2021

For non-HKPFS PhD applicants: 29 January 2021

MA in Sociology

1st round: 1 December 2020

2nd round: 28 February 2021