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Detailed Coursework Requirement

Note: This page contains a complete list of courses approved by the Board of Graduate Studies to be offered to research postgraduate students. Not all courses will be offered in every academic year. Please click here for the Courses to be offered in Semester 2, 2013-14 .

Faculty of Architecture Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Arts Faculty of Law
Faculty of Business & Economics Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Dentistry Faculty of Science
Faculty of Education Faculty of Social Sciences
Teaching Centres and Institutes  


FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Department of Architecture

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

Department of Real Estate & Construction

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

(From September 2006 to August 2011: 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
  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

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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 - 2 compulsory courses from the list below.

Course Code Course Title

Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)

CHIN6001 Research Methods in Chinese Studies
C
CHIN6002 Special Topics in Chinese Studies
C
CHIN6003 Seminar
C
CHIN6004 Introduction to Thesis Writing in Chinese
C

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.

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
ENGL6055 Modernism and its Others
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
ENGL6072 Introduction to Theories of the Contemporary
E
ENGL6073 Introduction to Cross-cultural Theory
E
ENGL6074 Language, Nation and Identity; with Special Reference to East and Southeast Asia
E
ENGL6075 The Politics of English
E
ENGL6076 Orientalism and Linguistics
E
ENGL6077 Discourse, Language and Culture
E
ENGL6078 Asian Crossings
E
ENGL6079 World Modernism
E
ENGL6080 Travel Writing and Culture
E
ENGL6081 Global Fictions
E
ENGL6082 Writing Back
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.

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

Fine Arts

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

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
FINE6001 Theory and Method in Art History
C
FINE6002 Research Methods in Art History
C
FINE6003 Fine Arts Research Resources
E
  A course from another department's MPhil curriculum subject to the School's agreement
E

Note:
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)".

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

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) HIST6011 is not counted towards fulfilling the departmental coursework requirement of 4 compulsory courses, but may be taken in lieu of the compulsory Graduate School Core Course I "Introduction to Thesis Writing". History RPg students are strongly advised to take HIST6011.

Linguistics

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

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
LING6001 Research Methods in Linguistics
C
LING6011 Research Seminars in Linguistics
C
LING6010 Readings in Linguistics
E
LING6012 Special Topics in Linguistics
E
  A course from another department's MPhil/4-year PhD curriculum
E

Note:
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)".

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

Philosophy

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

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
PHIL6810 Senior Seminar
C
PHIL6820 Graduate Seminar in Research Methods
C
PHIL6830 Special Topics in Philosophy
E
  Exceptionally, a course from the MPhil/PhD syllabus of another department may be selected in place of the above.
E

Note:
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)".

School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Requirement - 2 compulsory courses and 1 elective course from the list below.
(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)
SMLC7001 Orientalism and Occidentalism: Models and Methods in the Study of Other Societies
C
SMLC7002 Research Colloquium I
C
SMLC7003 Research Methods (The Humanities and Area Studies)
C
SMLC7004 Thesis Writing (The Humanities and Area Studies)
C
SMLC7005 Transferable Skills (The Humanities and Area Studies)
C
SMLC7021 Research Colloquium II
E
SMLC7022 Readings in Area Studies
E
SMLC7023 Western Civilizations and the Development of the Theoretical Understanding of the Human World
E
SMLC7024 Advanced Studies in American Studies
E
SMLC7025 Advanced Studies in American Cultural History
E
  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)" but is not counted towards fulfilling the department coursework requirement of 2 compulsory courses and 1 elective course. 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) but is not counted towards fulfilling the department coursework requirement of 2 compulsory courses and 1 elective course. 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" but is not counted towards fulfilling the department coursework requirement of 2 compulsory courses and 1 elective course. 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.

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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 Seminar in Marketing I: Behavioral Studies
E
BUSM6003 Research Seminar 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
BUSM6007 Seminar in Financial Accounting Research
E
BUSM6008 Seminar in Management Accounting Research
E
BUSM6009 Research Seminars in Human Resources Management and Organization Behaviour
E
BUSM6010 Research Seminar in Finance Theory
E
BUSM6011 Research Seminar in Empirical Finance
E
BUSM6012 Research Methodologies in Economics and Strategy
E
BUSM6013 Doctoral Accounting Seminar I
E
BUSM6014 Doctoral Accounting Seminar II
E
  Courses offered by the MBA, MEcon and MFin programmes
E
  Courses offered by other Faculties and other local universities to MPhil/4-year PhD students subject to the recommendation and approval by respective supervisors and the Chairman of the DRPC.
E

School of Economics & Finance

Requirement for students of 2008-2009 intake or after:

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
C
B) Additional Core Courses for PhD students only
ECON6054A*
ECON6054B*

Graduate Seminar A (Economics)
Graduate Seminar B (Finance)

C
 
(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
ECON6881
ECON6882
ECON6883
ECON6884
ECON6885
C
C
C
C
C
C) 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
D) Elective Courses for MPhil and PhD students
  Courses offered by MEcon 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.

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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 Statistical Analysis in Dental Research and Use of Statistical Software
C

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FACULTY OF EDUCATION

(Please refer to the Faculty's website for syllabuses.)

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 Science, Mathematics & Computing

Requirement for students admitted before April 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 on or after September 1, 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 two must be Courses on Primary Disciplines (including both Division-based and non-Division-based Primary Discipline Courses)

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 1 September 2013 in the Faculty of Education may take a Facultyˇ¦s Course on Research Methods in lieu of one elective module of the Graduate School Core Course II. For students registered on or after 1 September 2013, they may take a Facultyˇ¦s Course on Research Methods (except EDUR7053 and EDUR7065) in lieu of GRSC6034, GRSC6035, GRSC6036 or GRSC6037 under the compulsory module of the Graduate School Research Methods courses.

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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

For MPhil students of 2009-2010 to 2012-2013 intake:
- any 4 postgraduate courses including at least 1 rpg course offered by the Faculty
For PhD students of 2009-2010 to 2012-2013 intake:
- any 4 postgraduate courses including at least 1 rpg course offered by the Faculty

For PhD students of 2008-2009 intake or before:
- any 4 MSc(Eng) courses offered by the Faculty (except students who have obtained an MPhil degree from the Department of Civil Engineering, HKU.)

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 PhD students of 2009-2010 intake or after:
- 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

For PhD students of 2008-2009 intake or before:
- MECH7001; and
- 2 elective courses from the Department and/or from the MSc(Eng)/MSc courses offered by the Faculty of Engineering/Faculty of Science/L.K.S. Faculty of Medicine, subject to approval

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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

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LI KA SHING FACULTY OF MEDICINE

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

Course Code

Course Title

Contributing
Department(s)

MMPH6149

Current Morphological Techniques in Cellular Functions

Anatomy

MMPH6005

Practical Bioinformatics

Biochemistry

MMPH6008

Genes and Gene Functions

Biochemistry

MMPH6011

Working with Genes and Proteins

Biochemistry

MMPH6134

Biochemistry Seminar

Biochemistry

MMPH6196

Cell Metabolism

Medicine

MMPH6205 Current Therapeautic 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

Orthopaedic & Traumatology

MMPH6001

Laboratory Methods and Instrumentation

Pathology

MMPH6016

General Cytopathology

Pathology

MMPH6020

Molecular Medicine [Joint Centre for Advanced Study (JCAS) courses jointly taught by 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

MMPH6007

Cell Biology

Physiology

MMPH6009

Concepts of Human Physiology

Physiology

MMPH6019

Advances in Cardiovascular Physiology

Physiology

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 Centre

MMPH6174

HKU-Pasteur Immunology Course

HKU-Pasteur Research Centre

MMPH6175

HKU-Pasteur Cell Biology Course

HKU-Pasteur Research Centre

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: An Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology and Decision Analysis

School of Public Health

MMPH6106

Advanced Epidemiological Methods

School of Public Health

MMPH6107

Epidemiology of Important Health Conditions

School of Public Health

MMPH6108

Principles of Public Health

School of Public Health

MMPH6109

Psychosocial Issues in Health and Illness

School of Public Health

MMPH6115

Principles of Healthcare Management

School of Public Health

MMPH6116

Health Economics for Public Health

School of Public Health

MMPH6117

Advanced Statistical Methods I - Experimental and Quasi Experimental Designs and Data Analysis

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 - Analysis of Complex Data

School of Public Health

MMPH6154

Health Promotion and Health Education

School of Public Health

MMPH6157

Research Methods in Health Care

School of Public Health

MMPH6158

Perspectives in Health 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 Genetics

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: Ecology, Evolution and Multi-Host Transmission Dynamics 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

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FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Note: Safety Course SSAF6001 is treated as an independent course of the Faculty that RPG candidates are required to complete this course before candidature could be confirmed. Departmental courses only refers to departmental core and elective courses, in other words, completing at least 50% of Departmental courses does not count SSAF6001.

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
Biometrics (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
ENVM8003
Conservation Biology and Management (Not available to those students who have taken BIOL2612/BIOL3303 Conservation Ecology in the UG programme)
E
BIOL6014
Guided Study in Endocrine/Microbial Research
E
BIOL6015
Advanced Experimental Techniques in Endocrinology/ Microbiology
E
FOOD7004
HACCP and Food Laws
E
FOOD7005
R&D and Export Market Strategies
E
^Except for those 3-year PhD students who have completed comparable coursework in a previous Masters 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


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 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
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
PHYS6001 Postgraduate Seminar
C
PHYS6002 Selected Topics in Computational Modelling and Data Analysis in Physics
E
PHYS6003 Advanced Topics in Theoretical Physics
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
PHYS6302 General Relativity
E
PHYS6303 Advanced Electromagnetic Field Theory
E
PHYS6304 Advanced Statistical Mechanics
E
PHYS6305 Advanced Quantum Mechanics
E
PHYS6306 Computer Controlled Measurements in Physics
E

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 four courses in the first semester:
STAT6008 OR STAT6009
Statistical Inference

Research Methods in Statistics
E

E
STAT6010 Advanced Probability
E
STAT6011 Computational Statistics
E
STAT6008 and STAT6009 are mutually exclusive
Other courses from the following:
STAT6002 Time Series Analysis
E
STAT6004 Multivariate Statistical Analysis
E
STAT6005 Special Studies in Statistics
E
STAT6006 Stochastic Calculus with Financial Applications
E
STAT6007 Reading Course
E
STAT6012 Data Mining Techniques
E
STAT6013 Financial Data Analysis
E
STAT6014 Advanced Statistical Modeling
E
STAT6015 Advanced Quantitative Risk Management and Finance
E
STAT6016 Spatial Data Analysis
E

 

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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)
GEOG6001 Philosophical Issues in Geography
C
GEOG6003 Research Colloquium
C
FOSS6002 Introductory Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6003 Introductory Module of Quantitative Research
E
FOSS6004 Intermediate Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6005 Intermediate Module of Quantitative Research
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 Introductory Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6003 Introductory Module of Quantitative Research
E
FOSS6004 Intermediate Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6005 Intermediate Module of Quantitative Research
E


Department of
Psychology

For MPhil/ 4-year PhD students admitted in or after 2012-13

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

For MPhil/ 4-year PhD students admitted in 2010-11 and 2011-12

MPhil - 2 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses from the list below
4-year PhD - 2 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
PSYC7021 Postgraduate Seminar in Cognitive Psychology
E
PSYC7022 Postgraduate Seminar in Social Psychology
E
PSYC7023 Postgraduate Seminar in Development Psychology
E

For MPhil/ 4-year PhD students admitted in or before 2009-10

Requirement - 4 compulsory courses

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
PSYC6017 Current Issues in Psychology I
C
PSYC6018 Current Issues in Psychology II
C


PhD
with a specialization in Clinical Psychology

For students admitted in or after 2012-13

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

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

For students admitted in 2010-11 and 2011-12

Requirement - 15 compulsory courses and 3 elective courses. (3-year PhD students are not required to take PSYC6017 and PSYC6018.)

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
PSYC7021 Postgraduate Seminar in Cognitive Psychology
E
PSYC7022 Postgraduate Seminar in Social Psychology
E
PSYC7023 Postgraduate Seminar in Developmental Psychology
E

For students admitted in or before 2009-10

Requirement - 8 compulsory courses. (3-year PhD students are not required to take PSYC6017 and PSYC6018.)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
PSYC6001 Practicum
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
PSYC6017 Current Issues in Psychology I
C
PSYC6018 Current Issues in Psychology II
C


PhD
with a specialization in Educational Psychology

For students admitted in or after 2012-13

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: Baisc Concept
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 speical circumstances and each application for exemption will be considered on its own merit.

For Students admitted in 2010-11 and 2011-12

Requirement - 15 compulsory courses and 3 elective courses. (3-year PhD students are not required to take PSYC6010 and PSYC6011.)

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: Baisc Concept
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
PSYC7021 Postgraduate Seminar in Cognitive Psychology
E
PSYC7022 Postgraduate Seminar in Social Psychology
E
PSYC7023 Postgraduate Seminar in Developmental Psychology
E

For students admitted in or before 2009-10

Requirement - 8 compulsory courses. (3-year PhD students are not required to take PSYC6017 and PSYC6018.)

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
PSYC6004 Curriculum and Instruction
C
PSYC6008 Practicum I-III
C
PSYC6017 Current issues in Psychology I
C
PSYC6018 Current issues in Psychology II
C
PSYC6019 Professional ethics and issues in educational psychology
C
PSYC7017 Skills training seminar II
C
PSYC8007 Applied developmental psychology
C
PSYC8008 Motivation and learning
C


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 elective courses from Postgraduate Programmes of Department/ Centres/ Institutes/ Graduate School which coincide with the student's own research areas and disciplines
2E


Department
of Sociology

Requirement - 4 compulsory courses.

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
SOCI2001 A History of Social Theory
C
SOCI6003 Research Seminars for Postgraduate Students^
C
SOCI6008 Modern Theory and Sociological Analysis*
C
SOCI6011 Ethnographic Research Methods
C
 

# Students whose Bachelor degree and/or Master's degree is Sociology Major or Minor could apply for an exemption from this course.

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

*MPhil/PhD students in the field of Criminology could choose to enroll in SOCI7002 and SOCI7003 as alternatives.

SOCI7002 Methods of Research for Criminology
E
SOCI7003 Social Theory and Criminology
E
FOSS6002 Introductory Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6003 Introductory Module of Quantitative Research
E
FOSS6004 Intermediate Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6005 Intermediate Module of Quantitative Research
E


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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 Humanities & Social Sciences (Inc. Centre of Asian Studies)

MPhil students are required to complete 1 compulsory course offered by the Institute and 2 elective courses either from the Institute or the research postgraduate curricula of the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Social Sciences within the probationary period.

3-year and 4-year PhD students are required to complete 2 compulsory course offered by the Institute and 2 elective courses either from the Institute or the research postgraduate curricula of the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Social Sciences within the probationary period.

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
  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 Introductory Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6003 Introductory Module of Quantitative Research
E
FOSS6004 Intermediate Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6005 Intermediate Module of Quantitative Research
E

^ Remarks: "Research Seminar on East Asian Culture" is a one-semester compulsory course in the MPhil and PhD currila of the Institute. It is also open to RPg students from schools/faculties of the University and other local universities through the "Cross-institutional course/subject enrollment for research postgraduate students".

^^ Remarks: "Direct Reading on East Asian Culture" is a one-semester compulsory course in the PhD currila of the Institute. Our MPhil students may register this course as one of their elective courses. This course is open to RPg students of the Instituite only.

^^^ Remarks: "Research Seminar on East Asian Medicine, Science and Technology" is a one-semester elective course offered to the RPg students of the Institute. It is also open to RPg students from the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences of the University and other local universities through the "Cross-institutional course/subject enrollment for research postgraduate students".

^^^^Remarks: It is a one-semester elective course offered to the RPg students of the Institute. It is also open to RPg students from schools/faculties of the University and other local universities through the "Cross-institutional course/subject enrollment for research postgraduate students".

Institute of Human Performance

Students are required to take 3 elective courses in the RPG or TPG curriculum approved by the University and recommended/approved by the Institute of Human Performance.

Journalism & Media Studies Centre

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

Course Code Course Title
Compulsory (C)/
Elective (E)
JMSC6001 Reporting and Writing
C
JMSC6002 Critical Issues in Journalism and Global Communications
C
FOSS6002 Introductory Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6003 Introductory Module of Quantitative Research
E
FOSS6004 Intermediate Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6005 Intermediate Module of Quantitative Research
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 Introductory Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6003 Introductory Module of Quantitative Research
E
FOSS6004 Intermediate Module of Qualitative Research
E
FOSS6005 Intermediate Module of Quantitative Research
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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