Postgraduate Studentships for MPhil/PhD students at Lingnan University, HK

Lingnan University


Lingnan is Hong Kong’s liberal arts university, whose small size, top international faculty and strong emphasis on close staff and student relationships offer a unique environment for the pursuit of advanced studies in this exciting part of the world. The University offers postgraduate programmes at master's (Master of Philosophy, MPhil) and doctoral level (Doctor of Philosophy, PhD) in the Arts, Business and Social Sciences disciplines. Alongside having a strong international faculty in all the areas it covers, our top value is student-centred learning which ensures close and supportive thesis supervision. At Lingnan, students establish peer-type working relationships with world-class scholars who offer expert and close-contact supervision in their respective areas. You will get better understanding of the strengths of our various departments at

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We offer eleven popular and excellent research-based MPhil and PhD programmes. Both of these programmes lead to in-depth study in specific research areas as follows: Arts - Chinese; Cultural Studies; English; History; Philosophy; Translation; and Visual Studies; Business Accounting, Decision Sciences, Finance, Information Systems Management, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management; Economics; Psychology; and Social Sciences Political Science and International Relations, Sociology, Social Gerontology, and Social Policy.


HK$14,500/month for PhD; HK$14,300/month for MPhil

You must be studying in one of the following countries:

Hong Kong (SAR)


1 December 2014/30 January 2015

You must be from one of the following countries:


Number of Awards


You must be studying one of the following:

Business/Management, Cultural Studies, Marketing, Psychology, Economics, History, Political Science, Accounting, Philosophy and Sociology

Host Institution

Lingnan University


Applicants may seek admission to our PhD programmes in two ways as follows: (1) Outstanding and brilliant applicants may seek admission via the HKPFS by 1 December 2014 (Hong Kong Time 12:00 noon). Applicants who apply for and do not get the fellowship can still be considered for the regular PhD places at Lingnan. (2) Applicants may apply to the University directly during 3 November 2014 to 30 January 2015. Normally, full-time students will be awarded Postgraduate Studentships which offer a monthly stipend of HK$14,500* (amount subject to review). * To be raised to HK$14,800 after confirmation of candidature. We also have our popular and excellent research-based 2-year MPhil programmes. Applicants may apply for admission to our MPhil programmes directly during 3 November 2014 to 30 January 2015. Full-time MPhil students will also be awarded Postgraduate Studentships which offer a monthly stipend of HK$14,300 (amount subject to review).

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