How to apply

Entrance requirements

Applications are welcome from candidates who meet the minimum entry requirements. These are:

  1. that you are a current Masters student or hold a Master's degree;
  2. that you can demonstrate a high English language proficiency level. Ways of doing this include:
  • A TOEFL score of at least 630 (paper), 267 (computer), or 109 (Internet). 
  • An IELTS score of at least 7.5, with no module under 7.0. 

If you have received a degree from an English-medium university, that might be taken as evidence that you satisfy this requirement.
 

Application procedures

Submit your application online at https://www.cityu.edu.hk/pg/research-degree-programmes/steps-and-procedures    

In preparing your application you should consult the English Department staff list to see the research interests of staff and determine who your project would be a good fit for. Please include the name a potential supervisor in your application.  

If you have general inquiries about the programme, contact Dr Lindsay Miller, Research Degree Coordinator.

The deadline for application under the government-funded scheme is currently early December. Self-financing students may submit their applications at any time.