Research Postgraduate Programmes

The School of Public Health has an internationally recognized track record of innovative and groundbreaking research in public health, and enjoys a leading regional reputation in postgraduate and professional education and training.

The application period for admissions in 2022-23 commenced on September 1, 2021 and the application dates are as follows:

https://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/rola/online-application-for-mphil-phd-admission

 

Application Dates

HKU Presidential PhD Scholar Programme (HKU-PS)#

September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2022
Cut-off dates: December 1, 2021; March 1, 2022; April 30, 2022; August 31, 2022

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF)*
Initial Application to the Research Grants Council (RGC):
September 1, 2021 noon - December 1, 2021 noon
Full Application to HKU:
September 1, 2021 - December 1, 2021

Main Round

September 1, 2021- December 1, 2021

1st Clearing Round

December 2, 2021 - April 30, 2022

2nd Clearing Round

May 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022

# For further details on the HKU-PS Scheme, please visit the Graduate School’s website (https://gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/prospective-students/scholarship-funding-and-fees#1)

* For further details on the HKPF Scheme, please visit the RGC's website (http://www.rgc.edu.hk/hkphd)

Major Research Clusters and HKU-Pasteur Research Pole
Departmental Requirements
  • Four to eight postgraduate courses as specified by the Departmental Research Postgraduate Committee.
  • Annual seminar presentation on research progress.
  • Probationary written progress reports.
  • Active participation in the bi-weekly journal club and annual scientific retreat.
  • Regular attendance at research seminars and active participation in extra-departmental courses, workshops, symposia and conferences.
Video Introducing the Research Postgraduate Studies at School Public Health
Contact our Departmental Postgraduate Admission Advisor

Professor Cowling, Benjamin John

phone3917 6711
emailbcowling@hku.hk

Please click HERE for further details on the research postgraduate programmes offered by the LKS Faculty of Medicine.

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