Frequently Asked Questions

QWhat are the entry requirements for postgraduate programmes in CUHK?

For entry requirements set by the CUHK Graduate School, please refer to the Graduate School website.

QMay I know more about the programme graduation requirements and course details?

Please click here to refer to details.

QWhat is the difference between M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes?

M.Phil. programmes will usually last for 2 years while Ph.D. programmes can last for 3 or 4 years. The course requirements of the first two years are similar. When you apply for admission, you need to specify which degree you are interested in.

QDo I need to attend an interview?

Interviews are by invitation only and take place on Skype or Zoom. Applicants will be invited to an interview after passing the initial evaluation of application materials. Please be patient: it might take several weeks before you receive an interview invitation.

QWhere should I send the supporting documents?

All supporting documents should be submitted to the below address:

Centre for China Studies
Room 1102, 11/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Attn.: PhD / MPhil in Chinese Studies Programme

QIs accommodation provided by the University?

Please click here for more information on Postgraduate Halls.

QWhen is the application deadline?

The application is open from September to March every year. Please refer to the Graduate School website for the exact date.

QI am from a non-English speaking country. Is there any English proficiency requirement?

Please see the Graduate School website for details of English Language Proficiency Requirement.

QDo you offer part-time study mode for M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes?

We do not offer part-time mode for the M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes at the moment.