Doctor of Philosophy / Master of Philosophy (School of Communication and Film)
Study Mode Full-time / Part-time
Tuition Fee HK$42,100/year / HK$84,200/year
Cut Off Date 01 Dec 2021
Year of Entry 2022 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
Fee-paid research postgraduate programme is also available at the School of Communication and Film. Please click here for more details.
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 2022/23
|Regular Research Postgraduate Programmes||Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme|
|Application Start Date||1 September 2021||1 September 2021|
|Regular Round Deadline||1 December 2021||1 December 2021|
|Clearing Round Deadline||15 April 2022*||-|
*Application deadline for the School of Communication and Film is 1 March 2022.
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.
Academy of Film
Chinese Language Cinema and Television; Comparative Studies of Film Auteurs; Critical Theories & Cultural Studies; Documentary Film; Film Aesthetics; Gender, Identity, Sexuality; Nation, Ethnicity, Post/ colonialism; Realist Film Theory; Screen Industry and Globalisation
Crisis and Risk Communication; Corporate Social Responsibility; Health Communication; Leadership Communication in Organizations; Responsible Marketing Communication to Children and Youth; Celebrity and Brand Endorsement; Communicating Gender & Sexuality; Strategic Communication in Greater China; New Media Use and Social Inclusion; Mobile and Social Media and Digital Stakeholder Engagement; Big Data Mining
Media Law; Theory of Journalism; Interaction between Journalism and Society/Politics/Economy/Culture; Investigative Journalism; Theory and Practice of Photojournalism; Theory and Practice of Broadcast Journalism; Theory and Practice of Print Journalism; Online News media; Journalism Education; Impact of New Technology on Journalism; Chinese Media Reform; Media Literacy and Education; Business and Financial Journalism; Theory and Practice of News Media Management; Mass Communication; Public Opinion; Social Media Analytics; Data Journalism; Media and Information Literacy; Net Generation and Knowledge Society, Journalism Ethics