img 1Situated at the heart of Asia, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a young and distinguished research university in Hong Kong. Ranked No. 30, 32 in the World in the QS World University Rankings (2018, 2019), HKUST offers a wide selection of research postgraduate studies in Science, Engineering, Business and Management, Humanities and Social Science, Environmental Studies, and Public Policy leading to the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees. All programmes are taught in English.

Global and Diverse Research Community

img 2The greatest place is always made up of the greatest people. HKUST has a strong team of international faculty, including renowned names and rising stars in different fields. All faculty members are PhD holders from the world-renowned universities. Its postgraduate student community is truly global and diverse with students coming from 60+ countries. You will study and be inspired by the like-minded talents from different parts of the world. More…

Research Excellence in HKUST

img 3Joining the research community at HKUST, you will be one of us to innovate the world together. With our renowned professors and state-of-the-art research facilities, HKUST is always driving major technological and scientific advancement. Its research excellence could be exemplified by its No. 1 result among all local institutions in the Research Assessment Exercise conducted by the Hong Kong Government in 2014. Also, HKUST provides strong infrastructural support for faculty and students to overcome traditional boundaries and cross-field challenges in their research. It creates an interdisciplinary environment that fosters cooperation, helps generate groundbreaking ideas, and allows these ideas to be tested and realized. More…

Fully-Funded Research Postgraduate Studies

To support your studies, HKUST also provides a Postgraduate Studentship with a monthly stipend of HK$17,330 (~US$2,200) to the full-time research postgraduate students. The funding is up to 2 years for full-time MPhil student and 4 years for full-time PhD student. Besides, the University will provide guaranteed university accommodation in your first two years of the research studies. Even better, there are various funding and scholarship opportunities available to support your research studies at HKUST, including the Overseas Research Awards, Fulbright Junior Research Awards, Research Travel Grants, etc. More…

The University is now inviting applications for 2020/21 admissions. Apply now at the HKUST Online Admission System!

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The MPhil programme aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Atmospheric Environmental Science. Submission and successful defence of a thesi ... [+]

Offered by the Division of Environment and Suitability, the programmes are supported with the following research foci and state-of-the-art facilities. It aims to provide students with a deeper understanding of environmental science and related policies so as to help increase their abilities in tackling the environment and generating meaningful solutions.

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The Division’s main areas of focus are:

Atmospheric science and air pollution Oceanic science and water pollution Climate change policy and adaptations Sustainability Healthy living environment

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The multi-disciplinary Bioengineering Programme allows students to apply the tools of engineering, computer science and physical sciences to their study of biological pro ... [+]

The multi-disciplinary Bioengineering Programme allows students to apply the tools of engineering, computer science, and physical sciences to their study of biological processes. It addresses several major research foci and is supported with state-of-the-art research facilities.

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Engineering Investigates issues associated with new computation concepts and tools involved in medical imaging. Research can also be extended to other data-driven areas, such as health analytics, bioinformatics, protein structure prediction, drug design, and systems biology.... [-]

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This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a partic ... [+]

Scientific computation is among the fastest-growing multidisciplinary research area and it serves as a bridge between the traditional domains of theoretical and experimental sciences.

Computation research covers many areas in science and engineering. The multidisciplinary nature of computational science and its wide-ranging scope means that its training and research can best be integrated into different disciplines to equip students with a solid foundation of the knowledge in focused areas.

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The MPhil programme aims to strengthen students’ fundamental knowledge of Chemical Engineering, with specialization in the areas of chemical processing, materials, enviro ... [+]

The programme is offered by the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering with the following research foci and state-of-the-art facilities, providing students with an ideal environment for research.

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Chemical and Biological Engineering is a highly diversified engineering and science discipline. The Department’s research can be classified into five major areas:

Advanced Materials

Nanomaterials, graphene, 2D materials, zeolites, novel polymers, polymer composites, DNA self-assembly process, polymer interfaces and surfaces as well as polymer/ceramic membranes. In-depth studies are being carried out in nanomaterial synthesis and characterization, rheology, non-Newtonian flow, heat and mass transport, and process control associated with the injection-moulding process.... [-]

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Energy Technology research covers many areas, including sustainable technology, conventional technology, and energy efficiency and conservation. The MPhil programme aims ... [+]

Working at the cutting edge of the field with top international scientists, our postgraduate programmes seek to ensure that each student:

attains an in-depth understanding of fundamental yet advanced chemical engineering topics; exercises intellectual curiosity in probing chemical engineering subjects at the frontiers of chemical engineering; develops skills to pursue new knowledge, both basic and applied, independently; and engages in pioneering research in this and related disciplines.

The Department emphasizes both academic excellence and industrial relevance and, wherever possible, programmes are set in the context of local industry needs and explore the potential of creating demand for new technologies.... [-]

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A joint postgraduate programme in Nanoscience and Technology, initiated by the Schools of Science and Engineering, can offer long-term support to our ongoing research and ... [+]

Working at the cutting edge of the field with top international scientists, our postgraduate programmes seek to ensure that each student:

attains an in-depth understanding of fundamental yet advanced chemical engineering topics; exercises intellectual curiosity in probing chemical engineering subjects at the frontiers of chemical engineering; develops skills to pursue new knowledge, both basic and applied, independently; and engages in pioneering research in this and related disciplines.

The Department emphasizes both academic excellence and industrial relevance and, wherever possible, programmes are set in the context of local industry needs and explore the potential of creating demand for new technologies.... [-]

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The MPhil programme is a research-based degree consisting of approved coursework and an original research thesis. It is designed with flexibility in order that students m ... [+]

Chemistry as a discipline is growing and changing rapidly. The traditional divisions of Chemistry into analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry no longer reflect the dynamic and multidisciplinary nature of the field. Chemistry is, in fact, the "central science", having relevance in areas such as molecular biology, molecular physics, materials science, molecular engineering, biotechnology, environmental science, and drug design.

As a postgraduate student in the Department of Chemistry at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, you will have the chance to study in programmes that reflect the current, central, position of Chemistry and you will learn from diverse, innovative faculty at the forefront of their fields of research.... [-]

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Scientific computation is among the fastest-growing multidisciplinary research area and it serves as a bridge between the traditional domains of theoretical and experimen ... [+]

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Scientific computation is among the fastest-growing multidisciplinary research area and it serves as a bridge between the traditional domains of theoretical and experimental sciences. Computation research covers many areas in science and engineering. The multidisciplinary nature of computational science and its wide-ranging scope means that its training and research can best be integrated into different disciplines to equip students with a solid foundation of the knowledge in focused areas. This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a particular discipline for research with a special focus on Scientific Computation.... [-]

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The MPhil programme focuses on strengthening students' knowledge in certain areas of Civil and Structural Engineering and exposing them to the issues involved in the conc ... [+]

As a postgraduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, you will have the opportunities to make a world of difference by building knowledge at the forefront of the field, helping minimize environmental hazards and improving the quality of people’s lives.

The Civil Engineering field is developing rapidly. Almost any solution to a societal problem has some connection with civil engineering. Such solutions include the development, utilization, and control of resources for the benefit of people. Broad-based and in-depth knowledge of the discipline together with an understanding of new design concepts and technologies is essential for those who wish to become leaders in this part of the engineering profession. The Department's postgraduate programmes seek to develop such knowledge and skills and to relate research efforts closely to the interests and needs of the society so that our research is relevant and has practical value. Postgraduates may concentrate in structural, environmental, geotechnical engineering, water resources, transportation, construction engineering or infrastructure development.... [-]

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Energy Technology research covers many areas, including sustainable technology, conventional technology, and energy efficiency and conservation. The MPhil programme focus ... [+]

As a postgraduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, you will have the opportunities to make a world of difference by building knowledge at the forefront of the field, helping minimize environmental hazards and improving the quality of people’s lives.

The Civil Engineering field is developing rapidly. Almost any solution to a societal problem has some connection with civil engineering. Such solutions include the development, utilization, and control of resources for the benefit of people. Broad-based and in-depth knowledge of the discipline together with an understanding of new design concepts and technologies is essential for those who wish to become leaders in this part of the engineering profession.... [-]

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A joint postgraduate programme in Nanoscience and Technology, initiated by the Schools of Science and Engineering, can offer long-term support to our ongoing research and ... [+]

As a postgraduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, you will have the opportunities to make a world of difference by building knowledge at the forefront of the field, helping minimize environmental hazards and improving the quality of people’s lives.

The Civil Engineering field is developing rapidly. Almost any solution to a societal problem has some connection with civil engineering. Such solutions include the development, utilization, and control of resources for the benefit of people. Broad-based and in-depth knowledge of the discipline together with an understanding of new design concepts and technologies is essential for those who wish to become leaders in this part of the engineering profession. The Department's postgraduate programmes seek to develop such knowledge and skills and to relate research efforts closely to the interests and needs of the society so that our research is relevant and has practical value. Postgraduates may concentrate in structural, environmental, geotechnical engineering, water resources, transportation, construction engineering or infrastructure development.... [-]

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The Scientific Computation Concentration is open to research postgraduates in the School of Science and the School of Engineering. ... [+]

Scientific computation is among the fastest-growing multidisciplinary research area and it serves as a bridge between the traditional domains of theoretical and experimental sciences.

Computation research covers many areas in science and engineering. The multidisciplinary nature of computational science and its wide-ranging scope means that its training and research can best be integrated into different disciplines to equip students with a solid foundation of the knowledge in focused areas.

This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a particular discipline for research with a special focus on Scientific Computation.... [-]

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The MPhil programme seeks to strengthen students' knowledge in computer science and expose them to issues involved in the development, scientific, educational and commerc ... [+]

Make your input really count as a postgraduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Traditional computer science research covers the hardware and software of computer systems and their applications. Computer science programmes at HKUST emphasize an integrated approach to the study of computers and computing methods to collect, process, analyze and transmit information to support relevant and useful applications in modern life.

Computer science is still a young field. The world is only just beginning to realize the potential of information technology. The Department and its programmes prepare students to meet the exciting challenges that await and to generate new advances in computing that will fuel future progress.... [-]

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The MPhil programme seeks to strengthen students' knowledge in computer science and expose them to issues involved in the development, scientific, educational and commerc ... [+]

Make your input really count as a postgraduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Traditional computer science research covers the hardware and software of computer systems and their applications. Computer science programmes at HKUST emphasize an integrated approach to the study of computers and computing methods to collect, process, analyze and transmit information to support relevant and useful applications in modern life.

Computer science is still a young field. The world is only just beginning to realize the potential of information technology. The Department and its programmes prepare students to meet the exciting challenges that await and to generate new advances in computing that will fuel future progress.... [-]

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This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a partic ... [+]

Scientific computation is among the fastest-growing multidisciplinary research area and it serves as a bridge between the traditional domains of theoretical and experimental sciences.

Computation research covers many areas in science and engineering. The multidisciplinary nature of computational science and its wide-ranging scope means that its training and research can best be integrated into different disciplines to equip students with a solid foundation of the knowledge in focused areas.

This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a particular discipline for research with a special focus on Scientific Computation.... [-]

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The MPhil programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in research and development in industry or academia and is an excellent preparation for a PhD de ... [+]

Power ahead and make your postgraduate studies really count in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering. The recent evolution of Electronic and Computer Engineering has been developed into a wide-ranging discipline covering technologies critical to the growth of the knowledge economy.

Networking, wireless communications, multimedia signal processing, microelectronics, microprocessors, IC design, optoelectronics, display technologies, and control and robotics all fall into this exciting discipline. Advanced training in these fields opens up a wealth of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry, business sector, government, and universities worldwide.

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The MPhil programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in research and development in industry or academia and is an excellent preparation for a PhD de ... [+]

Power ahead and make your postgraduate studies really count in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering. The recent evolution of Electronic and Computer Engineering has been developed into a wide-ranging discipline covering technologies critical to the growth of the knowledge economy.

Networking, wireless communications, multimedia signal processing, microelectronics, microprocessors, IC design, optoelectronics, display technologies, and control and robotics all fall into this exciting discipline. Advanced training in these fields opens up a wealth of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry, business sector, government, and universities worldwide.

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A joint postgraduate programme in Nanoscience and Technology, initiated by the Schools of Science and Engineering, can offer long-term support to our ongoing research and ... [+]

Power ahead and make your postgraduate studies really count in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering. The recent evolution of Electronic and Computer Engineering has been developed into a wide-ranging discipline covering technologies critical to the growth of the knowledge economy.

Networking, wireless communications, multimedia signal processing, microelectronics, microprocessors, IC design, optoelectronics, display technologies, and control and robotics all fall into this exciting discipline. Advanced training in these fields opens up a wealth of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry, business sector, government, and universities worldwide.

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This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a partic ... [+]

Scientific computation is among the fastest-growing multidisciplinary research area and it serves as a bridge between the traditional domains of theoretical and experimental sciences.

Computation research covers many areas in science and engineering. The multidisciplinary nature of computational science and its wide-ranging scope means that its training and research can best be integrated into different disciplines to equip students with a solid foundation of the knowledge in focused areas.

This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a particular discipline for research with a special focus on Scientific Computation.... [-]

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The MPhil programme seeks to strengthen students’ knowledge of environmental engineering and to expose them to issues of environmental pollution and conservation, and sus ... [+]

There is a growing concern for environmental conservation and sustainable development across the globe. To achieve long-term environmental sustainability, it requires innovative solutions to many problems caused by humans. These problems include the presence of micropollutants in drinking water, noxious aerosols and fumes in the air, heavy metals and toxic organics in solid wastes that will eventually overwhelm our landfill sites. The scarcity of water resources, the ever-deteriorating air quality in many metropolises, the threat of mounting volumes of waste without suitable disposal sites, and a long list of other critical issues must be resolved through the innovations of scientists and engineers.... [-]

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ESPM is an interdisciplinary research and education programme covering a wide spectrum of environmental interests. The research programmes focus on the dynamics and inter ... [+]

We are living in a world facing serious interrelated environmental problems, including climate change, pervasive pollution, reduction in biodiversity, and looming supply constraints for a number of key natural resources. Individually, and especially in combination, these issues pose serious challenges to sustainable development.

The Division of Environment and Sustainability has been created to meet such challenges. Our faculty members have diverse backgrounds in science, engineering, business, and social sciences to provide integrated and cutting-edge education and research on global environmental issues and emerging solutions.

Our postgraduate programmes offer students a great opportunity to gain a broader understanding of environmental science and related policies to help increase their understanding of the issues involved in tackling the environment and their ability to generate meaningful solutions.... [-]

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The MPhil programme provides training for students who intend to pursue careers in teaching and research. It can be an end in itself or serve as preparation for a PhD res ... [+]

At HKUST, we offer the largest interdisciplinary university-level programme in humanities and social science in Mainland China and Greater China and the only one to have an explicit, programme-wide, comparative focus as exemplified by our innovative Global China Studies degrees.

Like every university of excellence, we are dedicated to research and teaching. What sets us apart from our peers is our explicit focus on global, especially North American and Chinese, best practice in teaching, graduate training and placement, and our own research.

The MPhil programme provides training for students who intend to pursue careers in teaching and research. It can be an end in itself or serve as preparation for a PhD research degree. Students may specialize in linguistics, literature, history, and anthropology, or philosophy and religion. Coursework and the completion of a thesis are required.... [-]

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The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Program in Individualized Interdisciplinary Program (Research Area) is designed for students who have well-articulated research goals whi ... [+]

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Program in Individualized Interdisciplinary Program (Research Area) is designed for students who have well-articulated research goals which cannot be reached through established research postgraduate programs. They aim to create an organic study curriculum pattern to facilitate students’ intellectual growth, exploration into novel research direction, and a long term commitment in an interdisciplinary research field.

The programs offer students a broad academic freedom to create a unique research postgraduate program focused on a specialized area of research in ways that best suit their own intellectual interests and passions, by working on an interdisciplinary research topic and using courses from different Departments/Divisions to fulfill the curriculum.... [-]

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The MPhil focuses on strengthening students’ knowledge in their chosen area of concentration, and training for engineering research and development. The programme is high ... [+]

The world economy has been undergoing a rapid transformation from a capital-intensive age to a knowledge-based age. The entire Asia-Pacific region is endeavouring to nurture businesses to meet the challenges of this transformation. Joining the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics as a postgraduate student gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive grasp of both technological and managerial aspects of contemporary issues in this field and to make a contribution to progress in driving the world forward by improving technology management and operations management.

Industrial engineers are uniquely trained from the total system perspective to practice as system integrators, cross-functional trainers, and change facilitators. In addition to engineering training, Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management (IELM) also emphasizes strategic issues, integration, and customer-orientation.... [-]

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The MPhil programme provides research training in major areas of life science. It enables students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience required for research. ... [+]

The Division of Life Science offers rigorous postgraduate programmes and research opportunities in a range of cutting-edge areas in the field, particularly in neuroscience, structural biology, cell and developmental biology, marine and environmental biology and biotechnology.

We strive to provide an inspirational environment for student learning and for tackling the challenges of modern life science.

Our mission is to sustain and promulgate a reputable academic programme in life science by achieving excellence in research and education, and by making significant contributions to biotechnological innovations in regional and international arenas.

The MPhil programme provides research training in major areas of life science. It enables students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience required for research. Submission and successful defence of a thesis based on original research are required.... [-]

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This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a partic ... [+]

Introduction

Scientific computation is among the fastest-growing multidisciplinary research area and it serves as a bridge between the traditional domains of theoretical and experimental sciences. Computation research covers many areas in science and engineering. The multidisciplinary nature of computational science and its wide-ranging scope means that its training and research can best be integrated into different disciplines to equip students with a solid foundation of the knowledge in focused areas. This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a particular discipline for research with a special focus on Scientific Computation.... [-]

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The MPhil programme aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Marine Environmental Science. Submission and successful defence of a thesis bas ... [+]

The Environment has been degrading at an alarming rate mainly due to the unsustainable development and the unsustainable use of natural resources. Although environmental conservation has developed significantly over the past few decades, environmental problems have been evolving both in terms of nature and scale. Methods of resolving many environmental problems remain controversial.

The MPhil programme aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Marine Environmental Science. Submission and successful defence of a thesis based on original research are required.

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The Environment Science Programmes have three main research themes as follows:... [-]

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The MPhil programme seeks to strengthen students' general background in mathematics and mathematical sciences and to expose students to the environment and scope of mathe ... [+]

Joining the Department as a postgraduate is certainly a good move. The Department maintains strong research in both pure and applied mathematics, as well as the traditional core of a Mathematics department. What makes our Department different is the equally strong research in fluid mechanics, scientific computation, and statistics.

The quality of research at the postgraduate level is reflected in the scholarly achievements of faculty members, many of whom are recognized as leading authorities in their fields. Research programmes often involve collaboration with scholars at an international level, especially in the European, North American and Chinese universities. Renowned academics also take part in the Department's regular colloquia and seminars. The faculty comprises several groups: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Probability, and Statistics.... [-]

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The Master's programmes focus on strengthening students' background in mechanical engineering, increasing their mathematical proficiency, and exposing them to the environ ... [+]

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of the leading MAE departments in Asia. It offers rigorous academic and professional training in a wide range of areas, including both traditional and cutting-edge topics in energy, mechanics, advanced materials, nano/biotechnology, and manufacturing.

The Master's programmes focus on strengthening students' background in mechanical engineering, increasing their mathematical proficiency, and exposing them to the environment of engineering research and development.

Students are required to undertake coursework and successfully complete a thesis to demonstrate competence in engineering research. Students must attend seminars. They must also take and pass an English language communication course. The programme normally takes two years of full-time study to complete.... [-]

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The Master's programmes focus on strengthening students' background in mechanical engineering, increasing their mathematical proficiency, and exposing them to the environ ... [+]

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of the leading MAE departments in Asia. It offers rigorous academic and professional training in a wide range of areas, including both traditional and cutting-edge topics in energy, mechanics, advanced materials, nano/biotechnology, and manufacturing.

The Master's programmes focus on strengthening students' background in mechanical engineering, increasing their mathematical proficiency, and exposing them to the environment of engineering research and development.

Students are required to undertake coursework and successfully complete a thesis to demonstrate competence in engineering research. Students must attend seminars. They must also take and pass an English language communication course. The programme normally takes two years of full-time study to complete.... [-]

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The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of the leading MAE departments in Asia. It offers rigorous academic and professional training in a wide range of areas, including both traditional and cutting-edge topics in energy, mechanics, advanced materials, nano/biotechnology, and manufacturing.

The Master's programmes focus on strengthening students' background in mechanical engineering, increasing their mathematical proficiency, and exposing them to the environment of engineering research and development.

Students are required to undertake coursework and successfully complete a thesis to demonstrate competence in engineering research. Students must attend seminars. They must also take and pass an English language communication course. The programme normally takes two years of full-time study to complete.... [-]

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This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a partic ... [+]

Scientific computation is among the fastest-growing multidisciplinary research area and it serves as a bridge between the traditional domains of theoretical and experimental sciences.

Computation research covers many areas in science and engineering. The multidisciplinary nature of computational science and its wide-ranging scope means that its training and research can best be integrated into different disciplines to equip students with a solid foundation of the knowledge in focused areas.

This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a particular discipline for research with a special focus on Scientific Computation.... [-]

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The Nano Science and Technology (NSNT) Programme, defined on the basis of the three above elements, aims to educate students with the necessary interdisciplinary knowledg ... [+]

Nanoscience and technology are perceived as one of the most important areas affecting mankind in the 21st century. Nanoscience and technology are inherently interdisciplinary in nature. By being able to tailor material properties at the most fundamental level, nanotechnology is envisioned to impact virtually everything, from communications to energy production, environmental management, medicine, computing, and education. The scope of nanoscience and technology research may range from nanomaterials to computer electronics, medicine, and health care, aeronautics, and space, environmental studies and energy, biotechnology and agriculture, national security and education.

Pearl River Delta is well-organized to be one of the manufacturing centres of the world for a very diversified range of products. As the leading city in this region, it is imperative that Hong Kong plays the leading role in research as well as personal training for the coming wave of the nanotechnology revolution.... [-]

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The MPhil programme is designed to prepare students for teaching, further postgraduate studies, or advanced work in the industry. Students are expected to undertake cours ... [+]

Joining the Department of Physics as a postgraduate student is an exciting prospect. The Department has received worldwide recognition for its research breakthroughs. The strong research culture within the Department, and in the University as a whole, has encouraged such success, which has been characterized by frequent collaboration between experimental and theoretical faculty members.

By pursuing research at the frontier of knowledge and innovation at the cutting edge of technology, our faculty seeks to preserve and nurture a sense of wonder about the natural world and to impart it to students as a lasting motivation for learning. Our postgraduate programmes seek to provide students with a solid grounding in broad physics principles and techniques, an ambience conducive to creative and innovative activities, and opportunities for cross- and inter-disciplinary research.... [-]

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Introduction

Scientific computation is among the fastest-growing multidisciplinary research area and it serves as a bridge between the traditional domains of theoretical and experimental sciences. Computation research covers many areas in science and engineering. The multidisciplinary nature of computational science and its wide-ranging scope means that its training and research can best be integrated into different disciplines to equip students with a solid foundation of the knowledge in focused areas. This concentration is intended for research postgraduate students who are interested in pursuing research in computation related research. Students can enroll in a particular discipline for research with a special focus on Scientific Computation.... [-]

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The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programme aims to train students in original research in public policy and to cultivate independent, interdisciplinary and innovative thi ... [+]

Global policy challenges such as ageing, climate change, economic crises, and terrorism call for innovative solutions beyond institutional and disciplinary boundaries, and public policy schools, departments, institutes, and programmes have been set up in leading universities around the world to tackle these global challenges. With substantial strengths in science, engineering, business and management, and quantitative social science areas, the Division of Public Policy (P.POL.) and the Institute for Public Policy (I.P.P.) are established to develop public policy as an emerging strategic area by fostering close collaboration across disciplines and to contribute more to policy development in key policy areas both locally and globally.... [-]

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The MPhil is a research degree that can be pursued either as an end in itself or as a preparation to the PhD degree at either HKUST or elsewhere. While we welcome student ... [+]

At HKUST, we offer the largest interdisciplinary university-level programme in humanities and social science in Mainland China and Greater China and the only one to have an explicit, programme-wide, comparative focus as exemplified by our innovative Global China Studies degrees.

Like every university of excellence, we are dedicated to research and teaching. What sets us apart from our peers is our explicit focus on global, especially North American and Chinese, best practice in teaching, graduate training and placement, and our own research.

The MPhil is a research degree that can be pursued either as an end in itself or as a preparation to the PhD degree at either HKUST or elsewhere. While we welcome students from a variety of disciplines to apply, as befits a research degree, we do expect applicants to have a strong background in a social science discipline, and, in addition, the ability to demonstrate promising research potential through a substantial research proposal.... [-]

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