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Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Research Degrees
哲學碩士及哲學博士研究

Master of Philosophy programme (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy programme (PhD) consist of coursework and research studies leading to the submission of a thesis. Both degrees are offered in full-time and part-time modes.

Staff members in the Department are actively engaged in a number of research areas and candidates interested in the following broad areas are particularly encouraged to inquire further about the programme.

 

Research Areas

1. General Linguistics and Language Technology/ Intelligent Linguistic Applications

  • Chinese Linguistics
  • Semantics
  • Syntax
  • First/ Second Language Acquisition
  • Lexicography
  • Phonetics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Pragmatics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Typology
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Functional Linguistics
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Text Linguistics

2. Translation and Interpretation

  • Computer-aided Translation
  • Discourse Analysis and Translation
  • Language and Law
  • Machine Translation
  • Translation and Literature
  • Translation Studies
  • Interpretion Studies
 

Applications

Applicants seeking admission to a research degree programme should satisfy the following minimum entrance requirements:
 

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

- Hold a relevant bachelor's degree with first or second class honours (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university.
 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

- Hold a higher degree by research (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university; or
- Be a current MPhil student in the University who is seeking transfer to PhD candidature; or
- Hold a taught Master's degree (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university; or
- Hold a Bachelor's degree with first class honours (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university.

Equivalent qualifications mentioned above include relevant professional qualifications or other scholarly achievements recognised by the University. For further information and research degree regulations please visit the website of the Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies: http://www.sgs.cityu.edu.hk.

 

Fees

For details on major fees (including tuition fee and others) please refer to the appropriation section in the Admission Handbook published by the Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies.
 

Enquiry: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Page last updated: 15 November 2017