Department of Music

the university of hong kong

Postgraduate Application for 2019/20

Apply now for entry in the?2019/20 academic year.??Applicants?are?advised to observe?the?deadlines?,?apply in the?main round, and note the?HKPF?and the?Joint KCL-HKU PhD?possibilities.

For further details on our?PhD or MPhil programme in Music?and other funding opportunities, read here.?

Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship (HKPF)

The?Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship?provides each awardee with a monthly scholarship of HK$20,000 and a conference and research related travel allowance of HK$10,000 per year for the entire period of the PhD programme. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding academic performance, research ability/potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities. New applicants to full-time PhD programmes in government-funded institutions in Hong Kong, irrespective of their country of origin and ethnic background, are eligible to apply. Deadline for application is 1 December 2017.

Joint PhD: King’s College London and HKU (Joint KCL-HKU PhD)

The?Joint KCL-HKU PhD? programme offers a valuable opportunity for students to pursue research in Music at two premier universities in Asia and Europe. Students admitted to the programme will:

  • be registered as full-time students?at both universities and be able to enjoy their full range of academic and various facilities;
  • be guided in their work by faculty members from both universities, and
  • be examined to the standards of both; and normally split their time of study equally between the two universities and spend the last 6 months of study in the home university