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What will I learn?

The programme is research-oriented. It will follow a prescribed series of investigation and students should inform themselves in depth about the field of knowledge relevant to the topic of their projects. In addition to satisfying the programme requirements and other requirements as prescribed by the Division, students will be required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination before graduation.

Fields of Specialization

• Topics in the Principles of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

• Topics in Orthopaedic Specialization

- Traumatology

- Sports Medicine

- Adult Joint Reconstruction

- Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

- Foot & Ankle Surgery

- Pediatric Orthopaedic

- Spinal Surgery

- Orthopaedic Oncology

- Hand Surgery

• Topics in Orthopaedic Basic Sciences

- Biomaterial

- Soft Tissue Healing

- Bone Healing and Regeneration

- Osteoporosis

- Biomedical / Mechanical or Electronic Engineering

However, topics outside the above fields would also be considered.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine

Study options

Full Time (Normative period: 2 years, Maximum period: 4 years)

Tuition fees
HK$42,100.00 (4,25,898) 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 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:

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honors not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honors 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 honors degree.

In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should have a recognized Bachelor's degree preferably in a field related to life sciences, degree of MBChB, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent.

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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