MPhil in Political Science

Lingnan University

Program Description

MPhil in Political Science

Lingnan University

MPhil in Political Science

Normal Duration: 2 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Internationally-experienced faculty members in the Department of Political Science have quality publication records and some are recognised as experts in their fields of study. Faculty members in the Department specialise in a wide range of sub-disciplines, such as the governance and public policies of Hong Kong and China, Asian-Pacific international relations, regional and global politics, and environmental studies. Particular strengths in instruction and supervision include Chinese reform politics, regionalism, global environmental politics, sport-politics nexus, Chinese foreign and security policies, Korean peninsula politics, and democratisation in Asia.

Application for Admission

Applicants who are interested in seeking admission to the MPhil programme should apply to the University directly. Successful applicants will normally be provided with a Postgraduate Studentship with a monthly stipend of HK$16,480* (US$1 = HK$7.8).

(*rate for 2018-19, subject to annual review)

Application Period

The University invites applications from 1 November 2018 to 25 January 2019. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places.

General Admission Requirements

  1. An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of MPhil should normally:
    a. hold a relevant bachelor's degree with first or second class honours or at an equivalent standard awarded by a tertiary education institution recognised for this purpose by the University; or
    b. have obtained an equivalent qualification; or
    c. have provided satisfactory evidence of academic and professional attainment.
  2. In addition to the above, an applicant whose degree is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country should obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a band score of 6.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or an equivalent score in a recognised test, or an equivalent qualification to prove his/her language proficiency which will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants are required to fulfil additional requirements, if any, set by the programmes to which they apply for admission.

Programme Specific Admission Requirements

In lieu of the TOEFL and IELTS scores, an applicant can submit results from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), GRE, GMAT, member of Institute of Linguists (MIL), or the College English Test (CET) of People’s Republic of China, or an equivalent qualification to prove his/her language proficiency which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 29, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
18 - 36 months
Full time
Price
Price
42,100 HKD
tuition for the year 2019-2020 is under review.
Information
Deadline
Jan. 25, 2019
The University invites applications from 1 November 2018 to 25 January 2019. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places.
Locations
Hong Kong - Tuen Mun, New Territories
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline Jan. 25, 2019
The University invites applications from 1 November 2018 to 25 January 2019. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places.
End date Request Info
Dates
Sept. 2019
Hong Kong - Tuen Mun, New Territories
Application deadline Jan. 25, 2019
The University invites applications from 1 November 2018 to 25 January 2019. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places.
End date Request Info