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$16,480* (US$1 = HK$7.8).
(*rate for 2018-19, subject to annual review)
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
- 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 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.
The degree of Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy will be awarded by the University when a candidate has successfully completed an approved programme of supervised research, has presented a written thesis satisfying the requirements specified for that award, has successfully defended his/her thesis in the presence of the examiners and has satisfied other requirements as stipulated by the University authorities. A student may be required to take some undergraduate/postgraduate course(s) in order to strengthen his/her academic background.
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Last updated November 2, 2018