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

About the course

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Program seeks to strengthen students’ general background in mathematics and mathematical sciences, and to expose students to the environment and scope of mathematical research. A candidate for an MPhil degree is expected to demonstrate knowledge in the discipline and to synthesize and create new knowledge, making a contribution to the field. It can be a terminal degree or a preliminary degree leading to the PhD.

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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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