Doctor of Philosophy / Master of Philosophy (Department of Geography)
Study Mode Full-time / Part-time
Tuition Fee HK$42,100/year / HK$84,200/year
Cut Off Date 15 Apr 2023
Year of Entry 2023 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 2023/24
|Regular Research Postgraduate Programmes||Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme|
|Application Start Date||1 September 2022||1 September 2022|
|Regular Round Deadline||1 December 2022||1 December 2022|
|Clearing Round Deadline||15 April 2023*||-|
* The deadline to receive complete applications is 1 December 2022 for September 2023 entry. Depending upon the vacancies available in the Faculty of Social Sciences, applications received after 1 December 2022 may be considered for September 2024 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|
Meteorology; Climatic Variability and Climate Change; Earth Systems; Sedimentological, Paleoenvironmental and Marine Physical Environments; Microfossil Studies; Quaternary Studies; Geomorphology; Limnology; Hydrology; GIS and Remote Sensing Applications; Environmental Perceptions and Attitudes; Environmental Policy; Sustainable Development; Energy Studies; Urban Open Space Systems; Urban Geography; Urban Planning; Asian Theories of the City; Critical Geography; Transport Geography; Travel Behaviour; Time Geography; Urban Housing Markets; Cultural and Social Geography; Critical Heritage Studies; Migration; Mobility; Transnationalism; Regional Planning; Rural Transformation in China; Urban and Regional Development in China; Pacific Asia; Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta