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Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Applicants for admission to an MPhil programme should hold a good Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent.

MPhil programmes are available in full-time and part-time modes and the periods of study are listed below:

Mode Normative Study Period  Probationary Period 


24 months

12 months


36 months

18 months


Candidates for MPhil degree will be required to follow an approved course of study and research, including coursework on discipline-specific knowledge, language and research skills. The coursework component is well designed to equip students for their research work and thesis writing. Please click here for details of the coursework requirements.

A successful MPhil thesis should represent the result of the candidate's research which displays some originality and demonstrates a sound understanding of the field of study and the appropriate research methods.


How to apply?

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