Detailed Coursework Requirement

 
 

FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Department of Architecture

Requirement - 1 compulsory course and 3 elective courses from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes offered by the Faculty. (effective from Jan 2016)

(From September 2009 to September 2015 : Requirement - 1 compulsory course and 2 elective courses from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes offered by the Faculty. )

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
ARCH6057 Seminars for Research Students
C
 (effective from Jan 2016)

2 courses from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes (MArch/MLA) offered by the Department

1 course from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes (MSc/MUD/MArch/MLA) offered by the Faculty

E
 (From September 2009 to September 2015) 2 courses from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes (MSc/MUD/MArch/MLA) offered by the Faculty
E

Department of Real Estate & Construction

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses from the list below

(From September 2011 to August 2014: requirement - 1 compulsory course (RECO6022 Research Seminar II) and 2 elective courses from the list below)

(From September 2006 to August 2011 AND September 2014 to December 2015: requirement - 2 compulsory courses (RECO6022 Research Seminar II) and (RECO6045 Sustainable Developments and Property Rights) and 2 elective courses from the list below)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
RECO6022 Research Seminar II
C
RECO6021 Research Seminar I
E
RECO6024 Research Seminar III
E
 

One of the following course in Sustainable Development:      

  1. RECO6045 Sustainable development and property rights; or 
  2. Any postgraduate course in Sustainable Development endorsed by the DRPC

 

C
  Any courses from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes (MSc/MUD/MArch/MLA) offered by the Faculty
E

Department of Urban Planning and Design

Requirement - 1 compulsory course and 2 elective courses from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes offered by the Department.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
URBP6001 Research Seminar
C
  Courses from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes offered by the Department
E

 

FACULTY OF ARTS

Centre for Applied English Studies

Requirement - 1 compulsory course and 2 elective courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
MAAL6028 Introduction to Research Methods
C
MAAL6002 Second Language Curricula
E
MAAL6027 Discourse Analysis
E
MAAL6029 Second Language Acquisition
E
MAAL6030 Understanding Language Through Grammar
E
  Or other applicable courses offered in the MA in Applied Linguistics programme.
E

Note: 
MAAL6028 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "GRSC6034 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" or "GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)".

Centre for the Humanities and Medicine

Requirement - 3 elective courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
  3 courses from the MPhil/4-year PhD curriculum of the Faculty of Arts which coincide with the student's research areas (subject to the approval of the Schools and the Departments)
E

School of Chinese

Requirement(iv) - 2 compulsory courses, CHIN6002 and CHIN6003, from the list below.

Course Code Course Title

Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)

CHIN6001 Research Methods in Chinese Studies
E, see (i) & (iii)
CHIN6002 Special Topics in Chinese Studies
C
CHIN6003 Seminar
C
CHIN6004 Introduction to Thesis Writing in Chinese
E, see (ii) & (iii)
CHIN7801 Lecture Series: New Perspectives in Research on Chinese Literature and Chinese History E

Notes: 
(i) CHIN6001 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "GRSC6034 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" or "GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" but is not counted towards fulfilling the department coursework requirement of 2 compulsory courses. Chinese RPg students are strongly advised to take CHIN6001.

(ii) CHIN6004 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "Introduction to Thesis Writing" (GRSC6001/GRSC6020) but is not counted towards fulfilling the department coursework requirement of 2 compulsory courses. Chinese RPg students are strongly advised to take CHIN6004.

(iii) If CHIN6001 and CHIN6004 are to be taken in lieu of the Graduate School courses, they have to be completed by the end of the probationary period.

(iv) Students registered before September 1, 2013 are required to take 3 compulsory courses, namely, CHIN6001, CHIN6002 and CHIN6003.

School of English

Requirement - ENGL6001, ENGL6070 (see note i), ENGL7011 (see note ii) and 1 elective course from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
ENGL6001 Research seminar
C
ENGL6003 Guided Reading Course
E
ENGL6053 Special Topics in English Studies
E
ENGL6056 Cultural Semiotics
E
ENGL6068 Foundations of Euro-American Critical Theory
E
ENGL6070 Introduction to Thesis Writing in English Studies
C
ENGL6071 Foundations in Language and Human Communication
E
ENGL6073 Introduction to Cross-cultural Theory
E
ENGL6075 The Politics of English
E
ENGL6079 World Modernism
E
ENGL6080 Travel Writing and Culture
E
ENGL6081 Global Fictions
E
ENGL6083 Post-Colonial Representations
E
ENGL7011 Research Methods
C

Notes:
(i) Students have the option of taking the Graduate School equivalent "Introduction to Thesis Writing" (GRSC6001/GRSC6020) in lieu of ENGL6070.

(ii) Students have the option of taking the Graduate School equivalent "GRSC6034 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" or "GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" in lieu of ENGL7011.

(iii) ENGL6068 can be taken either in lieu of the elective module of the Graduate School Core Course II "Basic Research Skills and Methods" or as one School elective course for students registered before September 1, 2013.

(iv) ENGL6071 can be taken either in lieu of the elective module of the Graduate School Core Course II "Basic Research Skills and Methods' or as one School elective course for students registered before September 1, 2013.

(v) Students registered before September 1, 2013 are required to take 2 compulsory courses, namely, ENGL6001, ENGL6002, and 2 elective courses.

School of Humanities

Comparative Literature

Requirement - 3 elective courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
CLIT6011 Special Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies I
E
CLIT6012 Special Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies II
E
CLIT6015 Guided Reading I
E
CLIT6016 Guided Reading II
E
HUMA7001 Introduction to Thesis Writing (Critical Humanities) E

Note: 
HUMA7001 is not counted towards fulfilling the departmental coursework requirement of 3 elective courses, but may be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course “Introduction to Thesis Writing” (GRSC6001/GRSC6020).

Fine Arts

Requirement - 1 compulsory course

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
FINE6002 Research Methods in Art History
C
HUMA7001 Introduction to Thesis Writing (Critical Humanities) E

Notes:
(i) FINE6002 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "GRSC6034 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" or "GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)".

(ii) HUMA7001 is not counted towards fulfilling the department coursework requirement of 1 compulsory course, but may be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course “Introduction to Thesis Writing” (GRSC6001/GRSC6020).

History

Requirement – 4 compulsory courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
HIST6001 Philosophy of History
C
HIST6002 Historical Documents
C
HIST6003 Historical Research Seminar
C
HIST6004 Advanced Readings in History
C
HIST6011 Introduction to History Thesis Writing

E

HIST7007 Postgraduate History Archival Research Orientation Seminar (PHAROS) E
HUMA7001 Introduction to Thesis Writing (Critical Humanities) E

Notes:
(i) Depending on the individual student's needs, the supervisor may recommend that a student replace one of the above courses with a course either in a cognate discipline or one offered by the Graduate School, on the condition that the choice of courses should be confined to those available within the MPhil and 4-year PhD curricula.

(ii) Either HIST6011 or HUMA7001 may be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course “Introduction to Thesis Writing” (GRSC6001/GRSC6020). Neither course is counted towards fulfilling the departmental coursework requirement of 4 compulsory courses. History RPg students are strongly advised to take HIST6011.

(iii) HIST6002 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "GRSC6034 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" or "GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)". 

(iv) HIST7007 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)".

Linguistics

Requirement - 3 compulsory courses and 1 elective course from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
LING6001 Research Methods in Linguistics
C
LING7501 Research Seminars in Linguistics I
C
LING7502 Research Seminars in Linguistics II
C
LING6010 Readings in Linguistics
E
LING6012 Special Topics in Linguistics
E
HUMA7001 Introduction to Thesis Writing (Critical Humanities) E
  A course from another department's MPhil/4-year PhD curriculum
E

Notes: 
(i) LING6001 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "GRSC6034 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" or "GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)".

(ii) HUMA7001 is not counted towards fulfilling the department coursework requirement of 1 elective course, but may be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course “Introduction to Thesis Writing” (GRSC6001/GRSC6020).

Music

Requirement - 4 compulsory courses for M.Phil. students and 2 compulsory courses for 4-year Ph.D. students from the list below with effect from the 2012/13 academic year.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
MUSI6005 Research Seminar 1
C
MUSI6006 Research Seminar 2
C
MUSI6007 Research Seminar 3
C
MUSI6008 Research Seminar 4
C
HUMA7001 Introduction to Thesis Writing (Critical Humanities) E

Note: 
HUMA7001 is not counted towards fulfilling the departmental coursework requirement of compulsory courses,  but may be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course “Introduction to Thesis Writing” (GRSC6001/GRSC6020).

Philosophy

Requirement - 1 compulsory course and 1 elective course from PHIL6101, PHIL6201, PHIL6301, PHIL6401 or PHIL6830.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
PHIL6820 Graduate Seminar in Research Methods
C
PHIL6101 Special Topics in Kowledge and Reality E
PHIL6201 Special Topics in Mind and Language E
PHIL6301 Special Topics in Moral and Political Philosophy E
PHIL6401 Special Topics in History of Philosophy E
PHIL6830 Special Topics in Philosophy
E
HUMA7001 Introduction to Thesis Writing (Critical Humanities) E
  Exceptionally, a course from the MPhil/PhD syllabus of another department may be selected in place of the above.
E

Notes: 
(i) PHIL6820 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "GRSC6034 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" or "GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)".

(ii) HUMA7001 is not counted towards fulfilling the departmental coursework requirement of 1 elective course, but may be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course “Introduction to Thesis Writing” (GRSC6001/GRSC6020).

School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses.
(Students may also take up two further courses from another School, if given permission by their supervisor and the Chair of the DRPC. However, passing such additional courses does not form part of the coursework requirement of the School.)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
SMLC7002 Research Colloquium I
C
SMLC7003 Research Methods (The Humanities and Area Studies)
E
SMLC7004 Thesis Writing (The Humanities and Area Studies)
E
SMLC7005 Transferable Skills (The Humanities and Area Studies)
E
SMLC7021 Research Colloquium II
C
  A course from another School's MPhil/4-year PhD curriculum
E

Notes:

(i) SMLC7003 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "GRSC6034 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)" or "GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines)". SMLC RPg students are strongly advised to take SMLC7003.

(ii) SMLC7004 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "Introduction to Thesis Writing" (GRSC6001/GRSC6020). SMLC RPg students are strongly advised to take SMLC7004.

(iii) SMLC7005 can be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Course "GRSC6008 Transferable Skills". SMLC RPg students are strongly advised to take SMLC7005.

(iv) If SMLC7003, SMLC7004 and SMLC7005 are to be taken in lieu of the Graduate School courses, they have to be completed by the end of the probationary period.

 

FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

School of Business

Requirement - 1 compulsory course and 3 elective courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C) 
/Elective (E)
BUSM6001 Research Methods for Business Studies
C
BUSM6002 Research Seminars in Marketing I: Consumer Behaviour
E
BUSM6003 Research Seminars in Marketing II: Quantitative Studies
E
BUSM6004 Research Methodologies in Information Systems
E
BUSM6005 Survey of Research in Information Systems
E
BUSM6006 Research Seminars in Information Systems
E
BUSM6009 Research Seminars in Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour
E
BUSM6012 Research Methodologies in Economics and Strategy
E
BUSM6013 Doctoral Accounting Seminar I
E
BUSM6014 Doctoral Accounting Seminar II
E
BUSM6015 Advanced Topics in Strategy and International Business
E
BUSM6016 Research Seminars in Operations and Innovation Management E
  Courses offered by the MBA, MEcon and MFin programmes*
E
  Courses offered by other Faculties and other local universities to MPhil/ PhD students subject to the recommendation and approval by respective supervisors and the Chairman of the DRPC.*
E

*  Students should take at least two PhD level elective courses if the courses are used to fulfil the School-level coursework requirement.

 

School of Economics & Finance

MPhil: 3 compulsory courses and 3 elective courses from the list below
PhD: 8 compulsory courses plus 4 compulsory courses from 2 streams and 1 elective course from the list below

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
A) Core Courses for MPhil and PhD students
ECON6011 Microeconomic Theory
C
ECON6012 Macroeconomic Theory
C
ECON6005 Econometric Theory I
C
B) Core Courses by Streams for PhD students only (please choose 2 streams out of 3)
Microeconomic Stream:
ECON6002 Selected Topics in Microeconomics C
ECON6036 Game Theory and Applications C
Macroeconomic Stream:
ECON6010 Monetary Policy: Theory and Practice C
ECON6052 Selected Topics in Macroeconomics C
Finance Stream:
ECON6017 Financial Economics C
ECON6053 Selected Topics in Financial Economics C
C) Additional Core Courses for PhD students only
ECON6054A*
ECON6054B*
Graduate Seminar A (Economics)
Graduate Seminar B (Finance)
C
 
ECON6881
ECON6882
ECON6883
ECON6884
ECON6885
(please choose 4 out of 5)
Economics and Finance Workshops I
Economics and Finance Workshops II
Economics and Finance Workshops III
Economics and Finance Workshops IV
Economics and Finance Workshops V
 
C
C
C
C
C
D) Elective Courses for MPhil and PhD students
 

For MPhil students: The 6 courses listed in Part B in the above and ECON6056 Econometric Theory II

For PhD students: 6000-Level ECON courses except ECON6021 'Microeconomic Analysis' and ECON6022 'Macroeconomic Analysis'

(please click here for details)

E
  Courses offered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) or the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), subject to the approval of the HKU School of Economics and Finance.
E

* Students of 2013-14 intake and thereafter will only take one course, either sub-class A or B, based on the indicated field of study during registration.

 

FACULTY OF DENTISTRY

Requirement - 3 compulsory courses

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
DENT6023 Oral Epidemiology and Clinical Research Methodology
C
DENT6024 Introduction to Statistical Analysis in Dental Research
C
DENT6025 Multivariable Statistical Analysis in Dental Research and Use of Statistical Software
C

 

Division of Chinese Language & Literature
Division of English Language Education
Division of Information & Technology Studies
Division of Learning, Development & Diversity
Division of Policy, Administration & Social Sciences Education
Division of Mathematics & Science Education

Requirement for students admitted before April 1, 2008 - Three elective courses from the Faculty's Taught Master's Degree programmes.

Requirement for students admitted between April 1, 2008 and August 31, 2010 (all Divisions except the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences) - Three elective courses to be chosen from the Faculty's Taught Master's Degree programmes and the Courses on Primary Disciplines, of which at least one must be a Course on Primary Disciplines.

Requirement for students admitted between September 1, 2010 and August 31, 2016 (all Divisions except the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences) - Three elective courses to be chosen from the Faculty's Taught Master's Degree programmes and the Courses on Primary Disciplines, of which at least two must be Courses on Primary Disciplines. 

Requirement for students admitted on or after September 1, 2016 (all Divisions except the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences) - One 24-hour Faculty compulsory Course on Research Methods*, one elective Course on Primary Disciplines, and one of the following:

  • a Course on Primary Disciplines, or
  • a course from the Faculty's Taught Master's Degree programmes, or
  • two elective Courses on Research Methods (24 hours in total).

(*Pre-requisite: "Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods" and "Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods" offered by the Graduate School)

Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences

Requirement - Three compulsory courses

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
SHSM6010 Research Issues & Methodology in Speech & Voice
C
SHSM6020 Research Issues & Methodology in Language
C
SHSM6030 Research Issues & Methodology in Hearing
C


Note: Students registered before September 1, 2013 in the Faculty of Education may take a Faculty’s Course on Research Methods in lieu of one elective module of the Graduate School Core Course II. Students registered between September 1, 2013 and August 31, 2016 may take a Faculty’s Course on Research Methods (except EDUR7053 and EDUR7065) in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Research Methods course.

 

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING 

Department of Civil Engineering

For MPhil students of 2013-2014 intake or after:
- CIVL8001 seminar module; and
- any 3 postgraduate courses including at least 1 RPg course (other than CIVL8001) offered by the Faculty.
For PhD students of 2013-2014 intake or after:
- CIVL8001 seminar module; and 
- any 4 postgraduate courses including at least 1 RPg course (other than CIVL8001) offered by the Faculty.


Department of Computer Science

For MPhil students registered from February 2013 onwards:
- 2 Graduate Courses, at least 1 of which must be a core course. Note 3
For 4-year PhD students registered from February 2013 onwards:
- 4 Graduate Courses, at least 2 of which must be core courses. Note 3

Interdisciplinary research students are required to take courses as recommended by their supervisors and approved by the Departmental Research Postgraduate Committee.

For MPhil students registered between September 2007 and January 2013:
- 2 Core Research Courses (CRC); or
- 1 CRC plus 2 CS-related courses from MSc(CS) programme or from other Department's MPhil/PhD curricula. At least 1 of these 2 courses must be from the list of Research Oriented Courses (ROC) in the MSc(CS) syllabus. Note 1
For 4-year PhD students registered between September 2007 and January 2013:
- 3 Core Research Courses (CRC) plus 2 CS-related courses from MSc(CS) programme or from other Department's MPhil/PhD curricula; or
- 2 CRC plus 4 CS-related courses from MSc(CS) programme or from other Department's MPhil/PhD curricula. At least 2 of these 4 courses must be from the list of Research Oriented Courses (ROC) in the MSc(CS) syllabus. Note 2

Note 1 From September 2013, Graduate Courses will be offered to MPhil/PhD students in the Department of Computer Science. CRC will be renamed as Core Courses, ROC will not be offered and “Electives” will be offered instead. MPhil students who have registered between September 2007 and January 2013 and have not fulfilled the coursework requirements before September 2013 are required to take courses equivalent to the load of at least 2 Graduate Courses.

Note 2 From September 2013, Graduate Courses will be offered to MPhil/PhD students in the Department of Computer Science. CRC will be renamed as Core Courses, ROC will not be offered and “Electives” will be offered instead. PhD students who have registered between September 2007 and January 2013 and have not fulfilled the coursework requirements before September 2013 are required to take courses equivalent to the load of at least 4 Graduate Courses.

Note 3 Students are permitted to replace at most 1 Graduate Course with 2 courses from the MSc(CompSc) Programme or course(s) from the MPhil/PhD curricula offered by other Departments, subject to the approval of the Departmental Research Postgraduate Committee.

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

For MPhil students:
- ELEC7001; and
- 3 RPg elective courses (or 2 RPg elective courses and 1 MSc course, subject to approval)
For PhD students :
- ELEC7001; and
- 4 RPg elective courses (or 3 RPg elective courses and 2 MSc courses, subject to approval)

Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering

For MPhil students :
- IMSE7001; and
- any 2 MSc(Eng) courses offered by the Faculty, of which at least 1 from the Department

For PhD students of 2009-2010 intake or after:
- IMSE7001; and
- any 4 MSc(Eng)courses offered by the Faculty, of which at least 3 from the Department

For PhD students of 2008-2009 intake or before:
- 3 elective courses from the MSc(Eng) courses offered by the Faculty; of which at least 2 from the Department 

Department of Mechanical Engineering

For MPhil students :
- MECH7001; and
- 2 elective courses from Department and/or from the MSc(Eng)/MSc/RPg courses offered by the Faculty of Engineering/Faculty of Science/L.K.S. Faculty of Medicine, subject to approval

For 4-year PhD students:
- MECH7001; and
- 4 elective courses (at least 1 of which should be a RPg course) from Department and/or from the MSc(Eng)/MSc/RPg courses offered by the Faculty of Engineering/Faculty of Science/L.K.S. Faculty of Medicine, subject to approval

 

FACULTY OF LAW

Requirement - 1 compulsory course and 2 elective courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
LLAW6022 Advanced Research Methodology
C
  Special topics (Undergraduate course)
E
  Courses from the LLM programme.
E
  Courses from other Faculties' MPhil/PhD curricula.
E

 

LI KA SHING FACULTY OF MEDICINE

Requirement - 3 elective Faculty/Departmental-based courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Contributing
Department(s)
MMPH6196 Cell Metabolism
Medicine
MMPH6205 Current Therapeutic Strategies for Metabolic Diseases
Medicine
MMPH6119 Current Topics in Medical Microbiology
Microbiology
MMPH6120 Assisted Reproduction Technology (Laboratory)
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
MMPH6147 Research Seminars in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
MMPH6186 Research Methodologies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
MMPH6124 Basic Medical Bioengineering
Orthopaedics & Traumatology
MMPH6148 Advanced Seminars in Orthopaedic Research
Orthopaedics & Traumatology
MMPH6001 Laboratory Methods and Instrumentation
Pathology
MMPH6016 General Cytopathology
Pathology
MMPH6020 Molecular Medicine [Joint course offered under HKU, CUHK and HKUST]
Pathology
MMPH6139 Techniques and Applications of Molecular Pathology
Pathology
MMPH6140 Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics of Cancer
Pathology
MMPH6176 Current Topics and Techniques in Immunology
Pathology
MMPH6127 Principles of Drug Action
Pharmacology & Pharmacy
MMPH6128 Therapeutic Strategies for the Management of Cardiac and Respiratory Diseases
Pharmacology & Pharmacy
MMPH6129 Basic and Applied Toxicology *
Pharmacology & Pharmacy
MMPH6172 Advances in Vascular Biology and Therapeutics
Pharmacology & Pharmacy
MMPH6185 Advanced Drug Delivery and Drug Development
Pharmacology & Pharmacy
MMPH6192 Course and Outcome of Psychotic Disorders *
Psychiatry
MMPH6193 Critical Appraisal and Evidence-based Approaches in Psychosis Psychiatry
MMPH6194 Neurocognitive Dysfunctions in Psychosis *
Psychiatry
MMPH6195 Neurobiological Processes in Psychosis *
Psychiatry
MMPH6197 Clinical Decision Making in Psychotic Disorders *
Psychiatry
MMPH6198 Descriptive Psychopathology *
Psychiatry
MMPH6199 Early Intervention for Psychosis *
Psychiatry
MMPH6200 Introduction to Psychotic Disorders: Epidemiology and Aetiology
Psychiatry
MMPH6201 Pharmacological Interventions for Psychosis
Psychiatry
MMPH6202 Psychosis and Society: Stigma, Legal and Ethical Issues *
Psychiatry
MMPH6203 Psychosocial Interventions for Psychosis *
Psychiatry
MMPH6204 Specialized Case Intervention for Psychosis *
Psychiatry
MMPH6138 Laboratory Animal Handling and Surgical Techniques
Surgery
MMPH6171 HKU-Pasteur Virology Course HKU-Pasteur Research Pole
MMPH6174 HKU-Pasteur Immunology Course HKU-Pasteur Research Pole
MMPH6175 HKU-Pasteur Cell Biology Course * HKU-Pasteur Research Pole
MMPH6187 Current Research and Development of Chinese Medicines School of Chinese Medicine
MMPH6002 Introduction to Biostatistics School of Public Health
MMPH6003 Introduction to Epidemiology School of Public Health
MMPH6006 Evidence Based Practice School of Public Health
MMPH6106 Advanced Epidemiological Methods School of Public Health
MMPH6107 Epidemiology of Important Health Conditions * School of Public Health
MMPH6108 The Principles of Public Health School of Public Health
MMPH6109 Health Behaviour and Communication School of Public Health
MMPH6115 Principles of Healthcare Management School of Public Health
MMPH6116 Health Economics School of Public Health
MMPH6117 Advanced Statistical Methods I  School of Public Health
MMPH6141 Health and Society School of Public Health
MMPH6146 Health Policy and Politics School of Public Health
MMPH6150 Advanced Statistical Methods II  School of Public Health
MMPH6154 Health Promotion and Health Education School of Public Health
MMPH6157 Intermediate Epidemiology School of Public Health
MMPH6158 Perspectives in Health Care Management School of Public Health
MMPH6159 The Practice of Public Health School of Public Health
MMPH6164 Risk: Perception, Decisions and Communication School of Public Health
MMPH6167 Infectious Disease Epidemiology School of Public Health
MMPH6168 Infectious Disease Modelling School of Public Health
MMPH6170 Resources for Health School of Public Health
MMPH6173 Introductory Public Health Genomics School of Public Health
MMPH6177 Statistical Inference Using R * School of Public Health
MMPH6178 Health Informatics School of Public Health
MMPH6179 Public Health Leadership * School of Public Health
MMPH6180 Public Health Law and Ethics * School of Public Health
MMPH6181 Public Health Nutrition * School of Public Health
MMPH6182 Health Communication * School of Public Health
MMPH6183 Human Resources (HR) in Health Care Organisations * School of Public Health
MMPH6188 Environmental Health Assessments School of Public Health
MMPH6189 Environmental Health Hazards and Interventions School of Public Health
MMPH6190 Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology * School of Public Health
MMPH6206 Emerging Infectious Diseases School of Public Health
MMPH6207 Infectious Diseases in Public Health School of Public Health
MMPH6208 Measurement in Health School of Public Health
MMPH6209 Qualitative Health Research School of Public Health
MMPH6210 Advanced Epidemiological Methods (II) School of Public Health
MMPH6005 Practical Bioinformatics School of Biomedical Sciences
MMPH6007 Advanced Cell Biology and Neurobiology School of Biomedical Sciences
MMPH6008 Genes and Gene Functions in Diseases School of Biomedical Sciences
MMPH6009 Integrative Perspectives of Body Functions School of Biomedical Sciences
MMPH6011 Working with Genes and Proteins School of Biomedical Sciences
MMPH6019 Advances in Cardiovascular Physiology School of Biomedical Sciences
MMPH6134 Biomedical Sciences Seminar School of Biomedical Sciences
MMPH6149 Recent Advances in Biomedical Technology School of Biomedical Sciences

* Courses not offered in 2016/17

Note:

For research postgraduate students in the School of Public Health, MMPH6002 Introduction to Biostatistics can be taken in lieu of GRSC6035 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Sciences & Related Disciplines) or GRSC6037 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Sciences & Related Disciplines) but it will not be counted towards fulfilling the coursework requirement of 3 core courses of the Medical Faculty.
All other students will need to formally apply for course exemption to have MMPH6002 replace GRSC6035/6037.

 

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Note: Before confirmation of candidature, all MPhil and 4-year-PhD students are required to complete:  
(1) SSAF6001 and    (2) 50% of Departmental Courses

School of Biological Sciences

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
SSAF6001 Basic Laboratory Safety Course for RPg Candidate in the Faculty of Science
C
BIOL6001
Presentation Skills and Research Seminars in Biological Sciences
C^
BIOL6002
Special Topics in Botany
E
BIOL6003
Special Topics in Biotechnology
E
BIOL6004
Special Topics in Food Science
E
BIOL6005
Advanced Topics in Nutrition
E
BIOL6006
Advanced Topics in Nutraceuticals
E
BIOL6007
Biostatistics (students who plan to undertake ecological research and have not previously passed BIOL6007 must take this course during the first year of their postgraduate studies)
E
BIOL6009
Advanced Studies in Ecology & Biodiversity for Postgraduate Students
E
BIOL6014
Guided Study in Endocrine/Microbial Research
E
BIOL6015
Advanced Experimental Techniques in Endocrinology/ Microbiology
E
BIOL6016 Selected Topics in Evolutionary Biology
E
BIOL8017 Advanced Studies in Environmental Sciences
E
BIOL8018   ‘Omics’ and Systems Biology E
BIOL8019 Global Conservation: Problems and Solutions (NEW) E
^Except for those 3-year PhD students who have completed comparable coursework in a previous Master's Programme

Department of Chemistry

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
SSAF6001 Basic Laboratory Safety Course for RPg Candidate in the Faculty of Science
C
CHEM6101 Chemistry Seminars
C
CHEM6102 Research Techniques in Chemistry
E
CHEM6103 Special Topics in Chemistry
E
CHEM6108 Introduction to Macromolecules (CUHK)
E
CHEM6109 Computational Chemistry E
CHEM6111
Integrated Organic Synthesis
E
CHEM6112 Advanced Physical Chemistry
E
CHEM6113 Medicinal Chemistry
E
CHEM6114 Advanced Organic Chemistry
E
CHEM6115 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry  E
CHEM6116 Symmetry, Group Theory and Applications  E
CHEM6117 Modern Chemical Instrumentation and Applications (NEW) E


Department of Earth Sciences

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses from the list below. 
(For students enrolled before September 2008 - 2 compulsory courses and 1 elective course)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
SSAF6001 Basic Laboratory Safety Course for RPg Candidate in the Faculty of Science
C
EASC6001 Research Seminars and Presentation of Thesis Proposal
C
EASC6002 Geochemical Techniques
E
EASC6003 Geophysical Techniques
E
EASC6004 Field Geology of Hong Kong
E
EASC6005 Geology of Asia-Pacific
E
EASC6006 Special Topics in Earth and Planetary Sciences
E

Department of Mathematics

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses and 3 elective courses for MPhil students; and 
                          2 compulsory courses and 4 elective courses for PhD students 
                         (For students enrolled before January 2015 – 2 compulsory courses and 3 elective courses)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
SSAF6001 Basic Laboratory Safety Course for RPg Candidate in the Faculty of Science
C
MATH6001 Guided Study in Mathematics
C
MATH6002 Selected Topics in Mathematics
E
MATH6101 Intermediate Complex Analysis
E
MATH6102 Algebraic Topology
E
MATH6103 Real Analysis I
E
MATH6104 Abstract Algebra
E
MATH6105 Numerical Analysis
E
MATH6201 Topics in Geometry
E
MATH6202 Complex Manifolds
E
MATH6203 Several Complex Variables
E
MATH6204 Topics in Partial Differential Equations
E
MATH6205 Advanced Algebra II
E
MATH6206 Topics in Advanced Algebra
E
MATH6207 Topics in Applied Mathematics
E
MATH6208 Topics in Numerical Analysis
E
MATH6209 Algebraic D-modules
E
MATH6210 Differential Topology
E
MATH6211 Algebraic Geometry
E
MATH6212 Topics in Algebraic Geometry
E
MATH6213 Topics in Differential Topology
E
MATH6214 Topics in Analysis
E
MATH6215 Applied Differential Equations
E
MATH6216 Stochastic Process
E
MATH6217 Topics in Financial Mathematics
E
MATH6218 Riemannian Geometry I
E
MATH6219 Topics in Applied Functional Analysis
E
MATH6220 Real Analysis II
E
MATH6221 Riemannian Geometry II
E
MATH6222 Harmonic Analysis on P-adic Groups and Lie Algebra
E
MATH6223 Algebraic Surfaces
E
MATH6224 Topics in Advanced Probability Theory
E
MATH6901 Graduate Seminar in Pure Mathematics
E
MATH6902 Graduate Seminar in Applied Mathematics
E
MATH6903 Independent Studies
E
MATH6501 Topics in Algebra
E
MATH6502 Topics in Applied Discrete Mathematics
E
MATH6503 Topics in Mathematical Programming and Optimization
E
MATH6504 Geometric Topology
E
MATH6505 Real Analysis
E

Department of Physics

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses and 3 elective courses from the list below.

(For students enrolled before Sept 2013 - (Faculty compulsory - SSAF6001) + (Dept - 1 compulsory and 2 elective courses))

Course Code Course Title

Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)

SSAF6001 Basic Laboratory Safety Course for RPg Candidate in the Faculty of Science
C
PHYS8950 Postgraduate Seminar
C
PHYS8001 Selected Topics in Computational Modelling and Data Analysis in Physics
E
PHYS8002 Advanced Topics in Theoretical Physics
E
PHYS8351 Graduate Quantum Mechanics
E
PHYS8450 Graduate Electromagnetic Field Theory
E
PHYS8550 Graduate Statistical Mechanics
E
PHYS8551 Solid State Physics E
PHYS8552 Physics of Quantum Liquids  E
PHYS8654 General Relativity
E
PHYS8701 Physics Experimental Technique
E
PHYS8750 Nanophysics
E
PHYS6101 From Classical to Quantum Field Theory E
PHYS6111 Statistical Mechanics II E
PHYS6201 Physics of Quantum Information and Quantum Computation E
PHYS6202 Topics in Theoretical Physics (Quantum Optics) E
PHYS6203 Semiconductor Physics and Devices E
PHYS6204 Introduction to Soft Matter Physics E
PHYS6205 Quantum Mechanics II E

* Remarks: In Sept 2014, some RPG course codes starting with “PHYS6XXX” are migrated to “PHYS8XXX”. RPG students are not allowed to take any course with the same course title twice, e.g. PHYS6001 Postgraduate Seminar (before Sept 2014) and PHYS8950 Postgraduate Seminar (after Sept 2014). However, students who have failed a course may retake the course.

Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses and 3 elective courses from the list below.

[For students enrolled before September 2007- 2 compulsory courses (STAT6003 and STAT6009) and 2 elective courses]

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
SSAF6001 Basic Laboratory Safety Course for RPg Candidate in the Faculty of Science
C
STAT6003 Research Postgraduate Seminar
C
Students are required to choose at least two from the following three courses in the first semester:
STAT6009
Research Methods in Statistics
E
STAT6010 Advanced Probability
E
STAT6011 Computational Statistics
E
Other courses from the following:
STAT6005 Special Studies in Statistics
E
STAT6007 Reading Course
E
STAT6013 Financial Data Analysis
E
STAT6016 Spatial Data Analysis
E
STAT6017 Operational Risk and Insurance Analytics (NEW) E

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Geography

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses.

MPhil students need to complete all the following two compulsory courses and Graduate School's courses in their first year of study. 4-year PhD students need to complete the Graduate School's courses in their first year of study, and the two compulsory courses within the first 12-18 months of study.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
GEOG6003 Research Colloquium
C
GEOG6007 Research Methods in Geography
C
FOSS6002 Qualitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Management Skills
E
FOSS6003 Quantitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Analysis Skills
E
FOSS6004 Qualitative Research Methods 2:
Interpretation and Presentation of Qualitative Findings
E
FOSS6005 Quantitative Research Methods 2:
Regression Analysis of Surveys
E


Department of Politics & Public Administration

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
POLI6002 Research Methods in Politics and Public Administration
C
POLI6003 Special Topics in Politics and Public Administration
C
FOSS6002 Qualitative Research Methods 1: 
Data Collection and Data Management Skills
E
FOSS6003 Quantitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Analysis Skills
E
FOSS6004 Qualitative Research Methods 2:
Interpretation and Presentation of Qualitative Findings
E
FOSS6005 Quantitative Research Methods 2:
Regression Analysis of Surveys
E


Department of Psychology

For MPhil/ 4-year PhD students admitted in or after 2012-2013

MPhil - 3 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses from the list below
4-year PhD - 3 compulsory courses and 3 elective courses from the list below

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C) 
/Elective (E)
PSYC6010 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research I
C
PSYC6011 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research II
C
PSYC6025 Postgraduate Seminar in Scientific Writing for Psychology
C
PSYC7021 Postgraduate Seminar in Cognitive Psychology
E
PSYC7022 Postgraduate Seminar in Social Psychology E
PSYC7023 Postgraduate Seminar in Developmental Psychology
E


PhD with a specialization in Clinical Psychology

For students admitted in or after 2016-2017

Requirement - 21 compulsory courses and 1 elective course. (3-year PhD students are not required to take PSY6010 and PSY6011.)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
PSYC7024 Induction Programme
C
PSYC7029 Practicum I C
PSYC7030 Practicum II C
PSYC8011 Practicum III C
PSYC8012 Practicum IV C
PSYC8013 Practicum V C
PSYC7002 Assessment of Personality and Psychopathology
C
PSYC7003 Individual Psychotherapy I
C
PSYC7004 Individual Psychotherapy II
C
PSYC7005 Psychopathology I
C
PSYC7006 Psychopathology II
C
PSYC7009 Clinical Seminar I
C
PSYC7018 Cognitive Assessment
C
PSYC8001 Clinical Seminar II
C
PSYC8002 Community and Health Psychology
C
PSYC8003 Family and Group Therapy
C
PSYC8004 Clinical Neuropsychology
C
PSYC8005 Ethics and Professional Issues
C
PSYC6010 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research I
C
PSYC6011 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research II
C
PSYC6025 Postgraduate Seminar in Scientific Writing for Psychology
C
PSYC7021 Postgraduate Seminar in Cognitive Psychology
E
PSYC7022 Postgraduate Seminar in Social Psychology
E
PSYC7023 Postgraduate Seminar in Developmental Psychology
E
 

For students admitted between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016

4-year PhD students - 16 compulsory courses and 1 elective course. (3-year PhD students are not required to take PSYC6010 and PSYC6011.)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
PSYC6001 Practicum
C
PSYC7002 Assessment of Personality and Psychopathology
C
PSYC7003 Individual Psychotherapy I
C
PSYC7004 Individual Psychotherapy II
C
PSYC7005 Psychopathology I
C
PSYC7006 Psychopathology II
C
PSYC7009 Clinical Seminar I
C
PSYC7018 Cognitive Assessment
C
PSYC8001 Clinical Seminar II
C
PSYC8002 Community and Health Psychology
C
PSYC8003 Family and Group Therapy
C
PSYC8004 Clinical Neuropsychology
C
PSYC8005 Ethics and Professional Issues
C
PSYC6010 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research I
C
PSYC6011 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research II
C
PSYC6025 Postgraduate Seminar in Scientific Writing for Psychology
C
PSYC7021 Postgraduate Seminar in Cognitive Psychology
E
PSYC7022 Postgraduate Seminar in Social Psychology
E
PSYC7023 Postgraduate Seminar in Developmental Psychology
E


PhD with a specialization in Educational Psychology

For students admitted in or after 2016-2017

Requirement - 17 compulsory courses and 1 elective course. (3-year PhD students are not required to take PSYC6010 and PSYC6011.)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
PSYC6004 Curriculum and Instruction
C
PSYC6008 Practicum I-III
C
PSYC6019 Professional Ethics and Issues in Educational Psychology
C
PSYC7010 Psychoeducational Assessment I
C
PSYC7011 Psychoeducational Assessment II
C
PSYC7026 Children with Special Needs I
C
PSYC7027 Children with Special Needs II
C
PSYC7014 Psychoeducational Intervention I
C
PSYC7015 Psychoeducational Intervention II
C
PSYC7016 Skill Training Seminar I
C
PSYC7017 Skills Training seminar II
C
PSYC8010 Skills Training seminar III C
PSYC8007 Applied Developmental Psychology
C
PSYC8008 Motivation and Learning
C
PSYC6010 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research I
C
PSYC6011 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research II
C
PSYC6025 Postgraduate Seminar in Scientific Writing for Psychology
C
PSYC7021 Postgraduate Seminar in Cognitive Psychology
E
PSYC7022 Postgraduate Seminar in Social Psychology
E
PSYC7023 Postgraduate Seminar in Developmental Psychology
E
 

For students admitted between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016

Requirement - 16 compulsory courses and 1 elective course (3-year PhD students are not required to take PSYC6010 and PSYC6011.)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
PSYC6004 Curriculum and Instruction
C
PSYC6008 Practicum I-III
C
PSYC6019 Professional Ethics and Issues in Educational Psychology
C
PSYC7010 Psychoeducational Assessment I
C
PSYC7011 Psychoeducational Assessment II
C
PSYC7012 Children with Special Needs I: Basic Concepts
C
PSYC7013 Children with Special Needs II: Diagnostic and Remedial Procedures
C
PSYC7014 Psychoeducational Intervention I
C
PSYC7015 Psychoeducational Intervention II
C
PSYC7016 Skill Training Seminar I
C
PSYC7017 Skills Training seminar II
C
PSYC8007 Applied Developmental Psychology
C
PSYC8008 Motivation and Learning
C
PSYC6010 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research I
C
PSYC6011 Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Psychological Research II
C
PSYC6025 Postgraduate Seminar in Scientific Writing for Psychology
C
PSYC7021 Postgraduate Seminar in Cognitive Psychology
E
PSYC7022 Postgraduate Seminar in Social Psychology
E
PSYC7023 Postgraduate Seminar in Developmental Psychology
E

Candidates may be granted exemption of modules in recognition of studies completed in related areas. Exemption will only be considered in special circumstances and each application for exemption will be considered on its own merit.


Department of Social Work & Social Administration

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
SOWK7006 Research Seminars for RPg Students 
C
SOWK7007 Social Work and Applied Social Science Research Methods:
Theory and Applications
C
2 courses from postgraduate programmes of Departments/ Centres/ Institutes of any Faculties which coincide with the student's own research areas and disciplines
2E


Department of Sociology

Requirement for 3-year PhD students: complete either SOCI6003 or SOCI6011

Requirement for MPhil and 4-year PhD students: 4 compulsory courses

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
SOCI6012 Classical Social Theory# 
C
SOCI6003 Research Seminars for Postgraduate Students
C
SOCI6008 Modern Theory and Sociological Analysis
C
SOCI6011 Ethnographic Research Methods
C
 

# Students who majored or minored in Sociology in their Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree studies are exempt from this course.

^ A full-year course will be counted as one course only.

 
FOSS6002 Qualitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Management Skills
E
FOSS6003 Quantitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Analysis Skills
E
FOSS6004 Qualitative Research Methods 2:
Interpretation and Presentation of Qualitative Findings
E
FOSS6005 Quantitative Research Methods 2:
Regression Analysis of Surveys
E


 

TEACHING CENTRES AND INSTITUTES 

Centre of Buddhist Studies

Requirement - 3 elective courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
  Courses from the Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) programme*
E
  Courses from another department’s MPhil/4-year PhD curriculum relevant to the candidate’s research
E

* Full-year elective course will be counted as a single course only.

Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities & Social Sciences (Inc. the Centre of Asian Studies)

Requirement for MPhil students: 1 compulsory course and 2 elective courses

Requirement for 3-year and 4-year PhD students: 2 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
IHSS6001 Research Seminar on East Asian Culture
C (MPhil & PhD)
IHSS6002 Direct Reading on East Asian Culture

C (PhD)

E (MPhil)

IHSS6003 Research Seminar on East Asian Medicine, Science and Technology
E
IHSS6004 Selected Topics on Inter-Asian Connections
E
IHSS6005 Selected Topics on Religion and Society in Asia
E
IHSS6006 Selected Topics on China in Asian Context
E
IHSS6007 Selected Topics in Anthropology E
IHSS6008 Advanced Ethnography and Field Research Methods E
  A course from the MPhil curricula of the Faculty of Arts or Faculty of Social Sciences which coincides with the student's own research areas and disciplines.
E
  A further course from the MPhil curricula of the Faculty of Arts or Faculty of Social Sciences which coincides with the student's own research areas and disciplines, or a further Graduate School core course.
E
FOSS6002 Qualitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Management Skills
E
FOSS6003 Quantitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Analysis Skills
E
FOSS6004 Qualitative Research Methods 2:
Interpretation and Presentation of Qualitative Findings
E
FOSS6005 Quantitative Research Methods 2:
Regression Analysis of Surveys
E

Journalism & Media Studies Centre

Requirement: 1 compulsory course and 1 to 2 elective course(s) from the Master of Journalism Programme.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
JMSC6055 Research Methods for Media Studies C
FOSS6002 Qualitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Management Skills
E
FOSS6003 Quantitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Analysis Skills
E
FOSS6004 Qualitative Research Methods 2:
Interpretation and Presentation of Qualitative Findings
E
FOSS6005 Quantitative Research Methods 2:
Regression Analysis of Surveys
E

Kadoorie Institute

Requirement: 1 compulsory course and 2 elective courses from the M.Sc. in Environmental Management offered by the Institute

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
KADI6001 Research Seminar
C
FOSS6002 Qualitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Management Skills
E
FOSS6003 Quantitative Research Methods 1:
Data Collection and Data Analysis Skills
E
FOSS6004 Qualitative Research Methods 2:
Interpretation and Presentation of Qualitative Findings
E
FOSS6005 Quantitative Research Methods 2:
Regression Analysis of Surveys
E

Social Sciences Research Centre

Requirement: 1 compulsory course and 2 elective courses.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/ 
Elective (E)
SSRC6001 SSRC summer school programmes
C
  A course from the MPhil/PhD curriculum of the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Social Sciences which coincides with the student's own research areas and disciplines.
E
  A further course from the MPhil/PhD curriculum of the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Social Sciences which coincides with the student's own research areas and disciplines, or a further Graduate School core course.
E

 

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