RESEARCH DEGREE

RESEARCH DEGREE PROGRAMMES

The Department of Social & Behavioural Sciences is recruiting outstanding graduates of top universities for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS). Apart from the additional scholarship and free 1st year student accommodation that the CityU Graduate School offers, our Department has committed to scholarships to cover the Fellow's tuition fees in the remaining years.

For details, please enquire at ss.rdp@cityu.edu.hk

Research Degrees in SS

Student PhD MPhil
Current 58 1
Graduated 96 37

 

Programme Intended Objectives

PhD MPhil
Demonstrate advanced knowledge about major issues, be they political, economic, social, psychological and international, that are relevant to the student’s research; Demonstrate advanced knowledge about major issues, be they political, economic, social, psychological and international, that are relevant to the student’s research;
Demonstrate independent scholarly competencies in research design, methodological and analytical techniques and sophisticated theorizing; Demonstrate independent scholarly competencies in research design, methodological and analytical techniques and sophisticated theorizing;
Generate competitive grant proposals, seminar and conference papers, journal submissions and monographs; and

Generate seminar and conference papers; and

 

Analyze real world policy issues with theoretical and empirical research.    Analyze real world policy issues with theoretical and empirical research.