Department of Management Sciences - Research Degree
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Minimum Entrance Requirements

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Mphil applicants should at least hold:

  • a bachelor’s degree with first or second class honors (or equivalent qualification) from a recognized university.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

PhD applicants should at least hold:

  • a higher degree by research from a recognized university; or
  • a master’s degree from a recognized university; or
  • a bachelor’s degree with first class honors from a recognized university.

English Proficiency Requirements

  • a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or
  • a minimum overall band score of 6.5 in IELTS; or
  • other test scores that may be regarded as equivalent to TOEFL 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based), or IELTS 6.5.

Application Procedures

  • On-line application
  • Paper application

Further information : School of Graduate Studies

Financial Assistance (not applicable to self-financing research students)

  • Postgraduate studentship: normally granted to full-time research students on a yearly basis, continuation and renewal of award are subject to satisfactory study progress and performance in any academic-related duties assigned.
  • Research tuition scholarship: an award granted on strictly competitive basis to recognize students with outstanding academic performance; the scholarship is in the form of an exemption from paying tuition fees.
  • Conference Grant: research students can apply for attending local and overseas conferences.

Further information : School of Graduate Studies