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MPhil-PhD in Nursing The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Summary

MPhil Stream

The normative study period is 2 years for full-time students and 3 years for part-time students. Besides course requirements, an MPhil student is also required to submit a thesis on empirical research work. The student must also attend an oral examination to present his/her work to the thesis committee.

PhD Stream

The normative study period is 4 years for full-time students (or 3 years for those with an approved Research Master’s Degree) and 64 months for part-time students (or 48 months for those with an approved Research Master's Degree). All students will be admitted to the pre-candidacy stage. Besides course requirements, they have to pass the candidacy requirements to progress to the post-candidacy stage. The candidacy requirements include passing a written examination and preparing a thesis proposal. In order to obtain the PhD degree, a student (post-candidacy) must submit a doctoral thesis on original research work, and also attend an oral examination to present his/her research to the thesis committee.

Fields of Specialization

  • Cancer and Palliative Care
  • Cardiovascular and Acute Care
  • Gerontology and Long-term Care

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MPhil-PhD in Nursing.

Full Time (For students with a research master’s degree: Normative period - 36 months, Maximum period - 72 months; students without a research master’s: Normative period - 48 months, Maximum period - 84 months.)

Tuition fees

HK$42,100.00 (3,97,487) per year

From

02 Sep, 06 Jan

Venue

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Shatin,

Sha Tin, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirement for international students

To be admitted to the MPhil stream, applicants shall have:

  • 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.

To be admitted to the PhD stream,

  • a Master's degree 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.

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.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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