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 2019-20 commenced on September 1, 2018 and the application dates are as follows:


Application Dates

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF)

Initial Application to the Research Grants Council (RGC):
September 1 noon* - December 1, 2018 noon
Full Application to HKU:
September 1 - December 1, 2018

Main Round

September 1, 2018 - December 1, 2018

1st Clearing Round

December 2, 2018 - April 30, 2019

2nd Clearing Round

May 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019

 * For further details on the HKPF Scheme, Please visit the RGC's website (

Major Research Clusters and HKU-Pasteur Research Pole

Departmental Requirements
  • Four to eight postgraduate courses as specified by the Departmental Research Postgraduate Committee.
  • Bi-annual seminar presentation on research progress.
  • Bi-annual written progress reports.
  • Active participation in the 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

Departmental Postgraduate Admission Advisor

Professor Cowling, Benjamin John

Tel:       3917 6711
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