Doctor of Philosophy / Master of Philosophy (Department of Government and International Studies)
Study Mode Full-time / Part-time
Tuition Fee HK$42,100/year / HK$84,200/year
Cut Off Date 15 Apr 2024
Year of Entry 2024 September
Tuition FeeHK$42,100/year (UGC-funded)
HK$84,200/year (Full-time Self-funded)
HK$42,100/year (Part-time Self-funded)
Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme
We invite candidates from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds, with evidence of academic excellence, research ability and potential, and good communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities to apply for full-time PhD study under the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS). HKPFS is established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) with an aim to attract the best and brightest students from all over the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong. Applicants for admission to our PhD programmes via HKPFS will concurrently be considered for our regular research postgraduate programmes.
To learn more about the details, please click here.
Important Application Dates for Academic Year 2024/25
|Regular Research Postgraduate Programmes||Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme|
|Application Start Date||1 September 2023||1 September 2023|
|Regular Round Deadline||1 December 2023||1 December 2023|
|Clearing Round Deadline||15 April 2024*||-|
* The deadline to receive complete applications is 1 December 2023 for September 2024 entry. Depending upon the vacancies available in the Faculty of Social Sciences, applications received after 1 December 2023 may be considered for September 2025 entry.
Since the admission offers are highly competitive and subject to quota availability, applicants are strongly advised to familiarise themselves with the application details at the following links and make applications as early as possible.
|Regular Research Postgraduate Programmes||https://gs.hkbu.edu.hk/admission/research-postgraduate-programmes/application|
|Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme||https://gs.hkbu.edu.hk/admission/hong-kong-phd-fellowship-scheme/application|
Government and Politics of the People's Republic of China; Social Movements in China; Chinese Labour Movement; Chinese Local Politics; Hong Kong Politics and Transition; Taiwan Politics
French/German/British/Polish Politics; Central and Eastern European Countries' Politics: European Comparative Politics; European Integration; Government and Governance of the European Union; French and German Language and Culture
Chinese Foreign Policy; European Foreign Policies; Euro-China Relations; International Political Economy; Security Affairs; Relations Across the Taiwan Strait; China and Africa
Theory of International Relations; Chinese Political Philosophy in the 20th Century; Comparative Western and Chinese Political Theory