Lingnan University

Introduction

Lingnan is Hong Kong’s liberal arts university, whose small size, top international faculty and strong emphasis on close staff/student relations offer a unique environment for the pursuit of advanced studies in this exciting part of the world, in the areas covered by the university which are the range of disciplines in the Arts, Business and Social Sciences. Our top value is student-centered learning and hence, for graduates, to ensure 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.


We offer twelve popular and excellent research-based MPhil/PhD programmes. Both MPhil and PhD programmes lead to in-depth study in specific research areas as follows:

  • Arts - Chinese; Cultural Studies; English; History; Philosophy; Translation; and Visual Studies;
  • Business including Accounting, Decision Sciences, Finance, Information Systems Management, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management ;
  • Social Sciences - Economics; Political Science; Psychology and Sociology and/or Social Policy

The University also offers eight taught postgraduate programmes to equip students with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of a specific discipline; a broad multidisciplinary understanding of general knowledge, and the ability to effectively utilise knowledge at an advanced level in professional contexts and to solve real-world problems.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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MSc

Master of Science in Work and Organisational Psychology Programme (MWOP)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun + 1 more

MWOP helps you differentiate yourself in the vast pool of HR and Consulting talent. [+]

Applied Psychology to Business

MWOP helps you differentiate yourself in the vast pool of HR and Consulting talent.

1. Scientific and evidence-basedGrounded in science, work and organizational psychology helps you excel in the data-driven world of modern management.  It uses scientific research into human behaviour to develop workplace solutions, as well as enhance occupational health and well-being.2. Double master degree programme MWOP is offered by Lingnan University, a Top 10 liberal arts college in Asia (Forbes 2015), and Beijing Normal University.  3. Registered Psychologist membershipMWOP graduate is eligible to apply for the Registered Psychologist membership offered by the Hong Kong Psychological Society.4. Comprehensive career supportMWOP provides exclusive tailored career support for students to systematically explore and develop themselves in the HR and Consulting fields.... [-]


MSc in eBusiness and Supply Chain Management (eBSCM)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

This Master of Science Programme is a unique and forward-looking one dedicated to developing and promoting students’ academic and professional potentials in the eBSCM area, which has distinguished itself from those in university-level education sector. ––– Programme Director, Professor Mingming LENG [+]

Master of Science in eBusiness and Supply Chain Management (eBSCM) The Master of Science (MSc) in eBusiness and Supply Chain Management (eBSCM)Programme is offered and managed by the Department of Computing and Decision Sciences in the Faculty of Business , Lingnan University. This full-time programme begins in September 2016. The normal duration for the programme is one year full time. The programme is mainly designed to educate students background about key management strategies and approaches in the eBusiness environment, and also help students understand and utilize the IT for supply chain integration in the international and global context. Aims and Objectives The programme aims to: 1. strengthen students’ abilities to understand and use the information technologies that are necessary for supply chain operations in an eBusiness environment; 2. equip students with the management strategies for effectively using information technologies to achieve supply chain integration in the international and global context; 3. familiarize students with managing online and mobile business operations that are involved into a supply chain; 4. expose to students the benefits for an organization through incorporating the Internet into its supply chain operations; 5. foster students abilities in identifying the business changes resulting from the use of information technologies for organizational practices in supply chains. The Entry Requirements To be eligible for entry into this programme, candidates should have: 1. hold a bachelor’s degree with first or second class honours from a recognized tertiary institution; or have equivalent qualifications and experience, which will be considered on a case-by-case... [-]

MSc in Finance

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The Master of Science (MSc) in Finance is offered and managed by the Department of Finance and Insurance (F & I) at Lingnan University. The MSc Degree will give a broad coverage of the major areas in finance, with an emphasis on fundamental principles and professional practice. [+]

The Master of Science (MSc) in Finance is offered and managed by the Department of Finance and Insurance (F & I) at Lingnan University. The MSc Degree will give a broad coverage of the major areas in finance, with an emphasis on fundamental principles and professional practice. As such, the Degree will cover asset pricing, commercial and investment banking, corporate finance, financial engineering, insurance, investments, risk management, and wealth management. The inclusion of insurance electives will increase the appeal of the degree to both students and potential employers, and it represents an area of strength in the Department. The staff members in the Department of Finance and Insurance are well placed to deliver professionally relevant courses as is evidenced by their professional and academic qualifications in finance, economics, insurance, risk management, accounting and taxation. The Department's Undergraduate Finance Degree is recognized by the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute (University Recognition Programme) and the Risk and Insurance Management (RIM) Degree is recognized by the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Insurance Institute of Hong Kong. These features will help distinguish our MSc from others in the market place. The MSc in Finance is designed to help students become finance professionals through leading edge teaching and curriculum design. Our Focus The degree is ideal for those students who have limited or an intermediate level of knowledge of finance but who have a strong desire to learn and who are keen to work in the finance industry in Hong Kong, China, and internationally. The... [-]

MSc in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (HRMOB)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The Master of Science (MSc) in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (HRMOB) Programme is offered and managed by the Department of Management, Lingnan University. This full-time programme begins in September 2010. The normal duration for the programme is one... [+]

MSc in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (HRMOB) The Master of Science (MSc) in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (HRMOB) Programme is offered and managed by the Department of Management, Lingnan University. This full-time programme begins in September 2010. The normal duration for the programme is one year full time. The Programme provides students with an internationalised and highly interactive learning environment. It aims to equip students, entering either with business degrees or non-business degrees, with the necessary management competencies to pursue careers in human resource management and leadership. Aims The programme aims to: provide a stimulating environment conducive to learning advanced knowledge and skills in the areas of human resource management and organisational behaviour; give balanced exposure to contemporary theories and best practices in human resource management and organisational behaviour; build a learning community that nurtures students, fosters interpersonal skills, and builds team spirit; and develop a strategic perspective on HRM in equipping organisations to thrive within complex and rapidly changing environments. Entrance Requirements To be eligible for entry into this programme, candidates should have: A bachelor’s degree with a good record from a recognised tertiary institution (applicants holding a non-business first degree* have to complete the pre-entry course(s)); or equivalent qualifications and experience, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis; and an applicant whose degree or, exceptionally, an alternative qualification deemed equivalent 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... [-]

MSc in International Banking and Finance (MIBF)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The overriding aim of this program is to provide a broad-based set of problem-solving skills especially suited for those who are holding or anticipating positions as managers, financial analysts or economists in the banking and finance industry, big multinational corporations and government or... [+]

MSc in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) We are excited to introduce you to this distinctive Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) Programme, hosted by the Economics Department of Lingnan University. Let us give you ten strong reasons why this Programme deserves your serious consideration: A strong host department: the Economics Department of Lingnan is ranked fifth among all economic research institutions in China; among the Economics Departments in Hong Kong, Lingnan is ranked third in terms of 4* (the highest world-leading quality) publications in the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise; A broad-based and internationally oriented Programme curriculum that strikes a balance between theoretical and practical knowledge: about 20 courses in Banking, Economics, Finance and related areas are offered every year; Excellent quality and satisfaction: over 90% of graduates rated the overall quality of the Program as “good” or “excellent” and over 80% inclined to recommend the Programme to their friends; About HK$1 million (US$130,000) of scholarships and tuition waivers for outstanding local and non-local students; A dynamic mix of students with international cultures and experiences; Good opportunities for placement and further studies; Subsidised local and overseas internships; Double-Master Programmes with Reputable Overseas Universities: Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers (ESSCA ) in France, University of Barcelona (UAB) in Spain, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) in Switzerland*, and University of Leicester in UK* Intensive summer refresher courses for those students who come from diverse background; Sponsored overseas study tour to an Asia financial centre Aims... [-]

MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology Programme

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The MSc in Work and Organizational Psychology Programme is offered and managed by the Department of Applied Psychology, Lingnan University. It will begin in January 2017. The normal duration for the programme is one year full time. [+]

MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology Programme The Programme 1. Focuses on the core elements of modern work and organisational psychology. 2. Offers applied psychology courses including personnel psychology, organisational psychology, occupational health psychology, psychology of IT in the workplace, and interpersonal skills in organisations. 3. Inculcates in knowledge and skills in coaching and counselling, conflict management, and social problem-solving in the workplace. 4. Prepares students for a career as managerial positions particularly in health care sectors, trainers, human resource managers, organisational consultants, or further studies in the field. Notes: (i) Non-local graduates can be granted a one-year extension of visa to search for job (ii) Graduates of this programme can apply for Registered Psychologist membership awarded by the Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS) The Faculty 1. The staff involved in teaching the MSc programme are mainly full-time faculty members at Lingnan University. They have extensive teaching, professional and research experience in their fields. 2. Most of them obtained their PhD from universities in Hong Kong, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, and have been involved in teaching and research in these countries for many years. - Prof. SIU Oi Ling - Prof. CHEUNG Yue Lok, Francis - Prof. LI Yau Wai, Simon - Prof. LUN Miu Chi, Vivian - Prof. YEUNG Wai Lan, Victoria - Prof. LEE Lap Fai, Alan - Dr. HUI Ka Ying, Victoria - Dr. Lara C. Roll - Prof. Arnold B. Bakker - Prof. Dean Tjosvold - Prof. Chen Yi... [-]

Master

Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (International) (IMCSP)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun + 1 more

We are excited to introduce you to this unique Master’s programme, which builds on the joint research and teaching excellence in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, the Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies, the Centre for Public Policy Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong and its network of international partners. [+]

We are excited to introduce you to this unique Master’s programme, which builds on the joint research and teaching excellence in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, the Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies, the Centre for Public Policy Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong and its network of international partners. Three reasons to choose the IMCSP programme As an IMCSP graduate, you will possess the necessary comparative focus, international outlook, and personal initiative to build your own career in government, think tanks, NGOs, or various private sector occupations. (1) Develop your knowledge in the key areas of comparative social policy analysis: The IMCSP programme makes comparisons of the major social policies and challenges in managing rapid global changes the focal point of your studies. No taught Master’s programme offered by other institutions in Hong Kong incorporates the comparative analysis of social policy, development, and governance similar to the IMCSP programme. (2) Develop your international network in comparative social policy analysis: The IMCSP programme is delivered by international experts working at Lingnan University and benefits from the perspectives of leading international experts in guest lectures, workshops and regional field visits. A selection of students will have the opportunity to join an international pathway to study for one term in the Department of Social Policy & Social Work, University of York, as part of its MA on Comparative and International Social Policy. (3) Develop your personal career in social policy analysis, design, advocacy or delivery: The IMCSP programme will train you... [-]

MPhil in Business

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Lingnan excels not only in teaching but also in research. According to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise conducted by University Grants Committee of the Hong Kong SAR, the [+]

MPhil in Business Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Faculty of Business Department of Accountancy By topical area, the Accountancy Department at Lingnan in the last 6 years ranks 21st worldwide in taxation research according to a comprehensive survey “Accounting Rankings for Universities 2014” by Brigham Young University (www.byuaccounting.net) and is the leader in taxation research in Hong Kong. The Department has published tax research in top-tier academic journals, including The Accounting Review; Journal of Accounting and Economics; and Journal of the American Taxation Association. The Department also ranks highly in auditing research according to the same study, and has published auditing research in the leading journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research; Review of Accounting Studies; Accounting, Organization and Society; Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory; and Journal of International Accounting Research. The accounting faculty also has an interest in corporate governance and ethics research. Our faculty members’ membership in the Editorial Review Board of leading research journals such as The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research and Journal of the American Taxation Association is clear recognition of our research standing. Our research contributes to accounting theory and practice that offers significant insights to the accountancy profession in the Mainland and Hong Kong. Department of Computing and Decision Sciences The Department of Computing and Decision Sciences Department is one of the five departments in the Faculty of Business, specialising in teaching and research in Information Systems Management (ISM) and Operations Management (OM). It has a small group of faculty... [-]

MPhil in Chinese

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Lingnan is now offering MPhil and PhD programmes in Chinese for applicants who want to pursue research in various areas. [+]

MPhil in Chinese Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Lingnan is now offering MPhil programmes in Chinese for applicants who want to pursue research in the following areas: Chinese language, linguistics and stylistics Classical Chinese literature Comparative literature Literary theory Literature and cinema Modern and contemporary literature in Chinese (from the Mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan) Teaching of creative writing and media writing 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$16,160* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2017 to 26 January 2018. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places. General Admission Requirements 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. 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... [-]

MPhil in Cultural Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Established in 2000, the Department is the first and still the only place in the Chinese-speaking world with a fully interdisciplinary and cosmopolitan faculty of staff committed exclusively to the teaching and research in contemporary Cultural Studies. [+]

MPhil in Cultural Studies Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Established in 2000, the Department of Cultural Studies is the first department of its kind in Asia, with a fully interdisciplinary and cosmopolitan faculty committed exclusively to teaching and research in contemporary Cultural Studies. For our post-graduate students, we provide close-contact supervision and working relationships with world-class scholars. Students can avail of travel grants to participate in conferences worldwide. We also offer various opportunities for exposure to workshops in different locations through our Inter-Asia cultural studies networks. 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$16,160* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2017 to 26 January 2018. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places. General Admission Requirements 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. 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... [-]

MPhil in Economics

Campus Full time September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

With 12 regular academic staff, the Economics Department is large by Lingnan’s standards. Its members all hold PhDs from top universities internationally, and now counts with world-renowned Professor Avinash Dixit from Princeton University as its Distinguished Adjunct Professor (spending periods of 6 to 8 weeks with us annually). [+]

MPhil in Economics Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong With 12 regular academic staff, the Economics Department is large by Lingnan’s standards. Its members all hold PhDs from top universities internationally, and now counts with world-renowned Professor Avinash Dixit from Princeton University as its Distinguished Adjunct Professor (spending periods of 6 to 8 weeks with us annually). The Economics Department has been punching above its weight on research since being rated among the top 2 highest Economics Departments in Hong Kong in the latest Research Assessment Exercise (2006) conducted by the Hong Kong Government, with a huge 94.13% score against an average 76.72% in Business and Economics in Hong Kong’s universities generally. Equally important for our research students, the Department hosts a constant string of top scholars from around the world for short visits and seminars. With funding from the largest-ever policy research grant from Hong Kong’s RGC, our Economics Department was first in Hong Kong to launch an in-depth research effort on the determinants of International Financial Centres and financial activity in Hong Kong and the region, and has considerable research, industry and policy depth across all areas of finance. In partnership with its sister Department of Finance and Insurance, this effort has now led to the creation of an International Finance Research Institute, based at Lingnan but bringing together the expertise of associates in industry and in academia locally and internationally. The Economics Department’s research and expertise span broad areas of economic theory and empirical and policy... [-]

MPhil in English

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers a Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in Contemporary English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in... [+]

MPhil in English Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers a Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in English, Applied Linguistic Studies and Language Studies. We recognize English as an international discourse or lingua franca, no longer a literature and language belonging to Britain and North America. While we embrace a wide range of interests in applied linguistics, pedagogy and literary studies, we are especially strong on critical theory semiotics critical digital literacy Asian Literatures in English Neo-Victorian Studies sociolinguistics English in Hong Kong Tragic drama and tragic discourse Details of staff research and teaching expertise can be found on the departmental website: www.LN.edu.hk/eng/staff.php. The Department is deeply committed to Lingnan’s ethos of ‘student-centred learning’ and ‘teaching the whole person’. For postgraduates it offers: regular, attentive and highly supportive supervision high-quality research support, with excellent library and computing facilities vigorous and friendly discussions in seminars and informally financial support to attend conferences and for archival research research links with similar departments internationally opportunities for undergraduate teaching collegial relations with staff who welcome and value our postgraduates 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$16,160* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application... [-]

MPhil in History

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Among the senior faculty, our Chair Professor, Richard Davis, specialises in middle-period China (Five Dynasties to Song period). His publications touch upon cultural history, historiography, and political history. He has also published historical translations. [+]

MPhil in History Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong The Department of History at Lingnan currently has nine full time faculty members, and their research areas cover pre-modern and modern Chinese history, history of Hong Kong, modern British and European history, history of Russia and Central Asia, and American history. The Department is particularly interested in recruiting students who are interested in transnational history. Professor Han Xiaorong is a specialist of 20th century Chinese and Vietnamese history, focusing on peasant movements, ethnic relations, and regional interactions and integration. Professor Liu Guanglin, William’s research focuses on Chinese economic history, political economy of late Imperial China, Chinese military history, Neo-Confucianism and the market economy in a historical perspective. Associate Professor Grace Ai-Ling Chou is a specialist in Hong Kong and Chinese intellectual and educational history. Her recent work has expanded to include the British Empire and its educational heritage in other former Asian colonies in Southeast Asia, with a comparative focus on the Mediterranean. She also researches the cultural and educational aspects of the Cold War in Asia, within a broader context of the history of East-West interactions. Associate Professor Mark Hampton is a specialist of 19th and 20th century Britain, media history in particular. His recent work has shifted to imperial culture: Hong Kong’s place in 20th century British culture, when Hong Kong was a colony of Britain. He is part of a cluster of History faculty who work with Hong Kong and South China. Associate Professor Lau Chi-pang is... [-]

MPhil in Philosophy

Campus Full time September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The Department of Philosophy at Lingnan has 15 members. They cover all the main areas in philosophy in their research and teaching, including aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, history of Chinese and Western philosophy, logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of science. [+]

MPhil in Philosophy Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong The Department of Philosophy at Lingnan has 13 members. They cover all the main areas in philosophy in their research and teaching, including aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, history of Chinese and Western philosophy, logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of science. The work of Lingnan philosophers has been published by leading publishers (like Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press) and in top journals (like British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Ethics, Mind, Nous, Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Philosophy of Science, and Philosophy of Science). Given the breadth and high quality of research done by Lingnan philosophers, the Department is one of the best places in Asia for undertaking doctoral studies in philosophy, especially in analytic philosophy. The Department is a place of lively philosophical exchanges in our regular staff seminars and even more in informal and frequent debates on an ad hoc basis. 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$16,160* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2017 to 26 January 2018. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places.   General Admission Requirements An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of MPhil should normally:... [-]

MPhil in Political Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Internationally-experienced faculty members have quality publication records and some are recognised as experts in their fields of study. Faculty members in the Political Science 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, public policy and environmental studies. [+]

MPhil in Political Science 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$16,160* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2017 to 26 January 2018. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places. General Admission Requirements 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. In addition to the above, an applicant whose degree is not from a tertiary institution in Hong... [-]

MPhil in Psychology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Teaching and research in the Department of Applied Psychology cover many exciting areas, including occupational health psychology, positive psychology, applied social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, work-life balance, and human-computer interaction, etc. [+]

MPhil in Psychology Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Teaching and research in the Department of Applied Psychology cover many exciting areas, including occupational health psychology, positive psychology, applied social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, and human-computer interaction, etc. Members of staff have internationally recognised expertise in the areas of: Occupational health psychology (occupational stress, work-life balance, psychology of safety, job insecurity) Positive psychology (positive emotion, positive leadership, psychological capital including resilience, self-efficacy, optimism and hope.) Cross-cultural psychology Applied social psychology Interpersonal communication Human error, human-computer interaction Human cognition Sensation and perception 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$16,160* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2017 to 26 January 2018. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places. General Admission Requirements 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. In addition to the above, an applicant whose degree is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking... [-]

MPhil in Sociology and/or Social Policy

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

In the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, teaching and research cover many exciting areas in these two related disciplines (http://www.ln.edu.hk/socsp/). [+]

MPhil in Sociology and/or Social Policy Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong The Department of Sociology and Social Policy has a very good record of success in the HKPFS. In the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, teaching and research cover many exciting areas in these two related disciplines (http://www.ln.edu.hk/socsp/). In terms of research locations, we have expertise in Hong Kong, China and many other countries of the Asia-Pacific (including, for example, Korea, The Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Macau, and Myanmar) and other regions. As well as sociology and social policy topics, we encourage interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary research with our sister social science departments of Applied Psychology, Political Science and Economics. We would therefore also be delighted to hear from students interested in undertaking postgraduate research in cross-disciplinary topics. Within Sociology and Social Policy, members of staff currently have internationally recognised expertise in areas including: Ageing, social gerontology Health research, population; social well-being Social theory Social and political thought; political sociology Economic and urban sociology; housing Hong Kong society and culture Justice and society; income inequality and social stratification Gender and sexuality studies; religion Comparative policy including international education 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$16,160* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2017 to 26 January 2018. Late applications will be... [-]

MPhil in Translation

Campus Full time September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The Department of Translation at Lingnan is one of the largest in Hong Kong, with some of the best translation scholars in the Chinese speaking world. It has long been recognised as one of the top translation departments in Greater China, following a proud tradition of excellence in scholarship and teaching. [+]

MPhil in Translation Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong The Department of Translation at Lingnan is one of the largest in Hong Kong, with some of the best translation scholars in the Chinese speaking world. It has long been recognised as one of the top translation departments in Greater China, following a proud tradition of excellence in scholarship and teaching. In recent years, professors in the Department have published extensively in many important international journals. Our very strength is in translation theory and members bring their interdisciplinary interests to their research, which reflects the developments of Translation Studies. We are affiliated with two translation journals: Translation Quarterly and Translation and Cross-Cultural Studies. Earlier this year, the Head of Department was also appointed as the 2017 CETRA Chair Professor of Translation by the Center for Translation Studies at the University of Leuven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Belgium. In addition, the Department is uniquely endowed with a capacity to explore problems related to English-to-Chinese and Chinese-to-English translation. The Department offers not only opportunities for research on many aspects of Translation Studies, but also a well-developed and congenial community that provides strong support to its graduate students in advancing their intellectual development as they proceed through the PhD programme. Our former PhD students have become eminent professors at such prestigious institutions as Tsinghua University and Shanghai International Studies University. The PhD programme is a vigorous one aiming to prepare our students to meet effectively the research tasks that will be required of them... [-]

MPhil in Visual Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Visual Studies at Lingnan is a stand-alone department focusing on the following core sub-disciplines: art history, cognitive film studies, and philosophical aesthetics. [+]

MPhil in Visual Studies Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Visual Studies at Lingnan is a stand-alone department focusing on the following core sub-disciplines: art history, cognitive film studies, and philosophical aesthetics. The emphasis on philosophical aesthetics gives Visual Studies at Lingnan a unique profile, as does the emphasis on cognitive approaches to film, museum studies, art and well-being and Chinese art. For more information about our department, please visit http://www.ln.edu.hk/visual/. 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$16,160* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2017 to 26 January 2018. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places. General Admission Requirements 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. 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... [-]

Contact

Address Lingnan University 8 Castle Peak Road
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Website http://www.ln.edu.hk/admissions/postgraduate
Phone (852) 2616 8750