Master of Philosophy in Environmental Science, Policy and Management

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology    Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Full time & Part time September MPhil 2 years full time, 4 years part time

About the course

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programs are broad-based research postgraduate programs that embrace a wide spectrum of environmental interests. The programs serve as an innovative platform for interdisciplinary research involving scientific, technological, environmental socio-economic and policy challenges. The programs also provide students with the background to solve complex environmental problems and to engage in interdisciplinary environmental research that can have a high impact on Hong Kong and the world. Co-supervision on student thesis work is a core feature in the programs, an approach that enhances the interdisciplinary education experience for students. Currently, the research concentrations include:

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Entry Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification.

Applicants seeking admission to a doctoral degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree with a proven record of outstanding performance from a recognized institution; or presented evidence of satisfactory work at the postgraduate level on a full-time basis for at least one year, or on a part-time basis for at least two years.

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Tuition Fees: HK$42,100 (~US$5,400) per year (full-time/part-time)
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Where will I study?

Where is The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


HKUST provides generous scholarships for you to pursue full-time MPhil and PhD studies, covering tuition fees, accommodation fees and other living costs.

Also, guaranteed University accommodation are available for full-time MPhil/PhD students in the first two years of research studies.

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