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What will I learn?

The Programme is research-oriented and aims at training students in critical thinking to conduct independent research in translation studies. Thesis supervisors are assigned in accordance with individual students' research topics.

Students are required to complete “Research Seminar in Translation I”, “Research Seminar in Translation II” and “Thesis Supervision”. They will meet regularly with their supervisor(s) for discussions on their research topic. They must pass a qualifying examination, complete a dissertation and go through an oral examination. The Division may also require students to take additional courses if necessary.

Students must pass the qualifying examination within the maximum period stipulated below (calculated from the date of admission) before they can be promoted to PhD candidature.

The Department launched the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in 1995.

Students are required to take taught courses, submit a research thesis and pass an examination for graduation.

Thesis supervisors are assigned according to students' research topics. The programmes are available in both full-time and part-time modes.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts

Study options

Full Time (For students with a research master’s degree: Normative period - 36 months, Maximum period - 84 months; students without a research master’s: Normative period - 48 months, Maximum period - 84 months.)

Tuition fees
HK$42,100.00 (4,27,672) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Shatin,

Sha Tin, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Master's degree holder from a recognized university; or graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B" ; or completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree. English Language Requirements: TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based)/79 (Internet-based); IELTS (Academic): 6.5; GMAT (Verbal): Band 21.

For international students

Applicants must satisfy one of the following:

  • a Master's degree obtained from a recognized university; or
  • a Bachelor's degree, normally with Second Class Honours in the upper division or above, and been registered in a course of study for a Master's degree at this University for at least one year and demonstrated research ability; or
  • been registered in a course of study for a doctoral degree at a recognized university for at least one year, and been approved for admission by the Graduate Council; or

To fulfill the University’s minimum English language requirements for admission to postgraduate programmes, applicants should have:

obtained a degree from a university in Hong Kong or taken a degree programme of which the medium of instruction was English; or

achieved scores in the following English Language tests2 as indicated:

  • TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based)/79 (Internet-based);
  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5;
  • GMAT (Verbal): Band 21; or

obtained a pass grade in other English language requirements equivalent to HKDSE or

obtained a recognized professional qualification, provided that the examination was conducted in English.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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