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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program seeks to train students in original research in Marine Environmental Science and to cultivate independent and innovative thinking that is essential for a successful research career in environmental science. A candidate for a PhD degree is expected to demonstrate mastery of knowledge in the chosen discipline and to synthesize and create new knowledge, making an original and substantial contribution to the discipline.

Also, the SZU-HKUST Joint PhD Program in Marine Environmental Science offers students the opportunities to benefit from shared research excellence in Marine Environmental Science between The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (“HKUST”) and Shenzhen University (“SZU”). The program is an interdisciplinary and collaborative program which aims to cultivate outstanding science and technology talents to help build the sustainable economic development for China. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive certificate from SZU and degree certificate from HKUST, with a special note to show that the degree was conferred through a joint program.

Curriculum for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Specific PhD program requirements are

a. Completion of at least 12 credits of coursework, including:

i. 3 credits of core course ENVR 6050 Introductory Oceanography.

ii. 6 credits of elective courses chosen from the elective course list;

iii. 3 credits of approved PG course endorsed by the Program Director.

b. Completion of and passing ENVS 6770 Professional Development in Science (Environmental Science Programs). Students are expected to complete the course in their first year of study. The maximum time allowed for course completion is two years for full-time students, or three years for part-time students. The 2 credits earned from ENVS 6770 cannot be counted toward the credit requirements. HKUST MPhil (MES) graduates who have taken and passed this course before may be exempted from this requirement, subject to prior approval from the Program Director and PG Coordinator;

c. Completion of and passing LANG 5010 Postgraduate English for Science Studies, which should be taken in the first year of study. The 1 credit earned from LANG 5010 cannot be counted toward the credit requirements. HKUST MPhil graduates may be considered for exemption from this requirement, subject to prior approval from the Program Director and PG Coordinator;

d. Taking and passing in ENVS 6011 Postgraduate Seminar whenever it is offered; maximum number of credits to be earned from the course is 4 for PhD students. Students who have taken the HKUST MPhil (MES) Program will be granted credit transfer from ENVS 6011 to the PhD program up to 1 credit;

e. Submission of a thesis proposal to the Qualifying Examination Committee who will examine the student’s general background knowledge and knowledge related to the topic of the research proposal. The student must pass the qualifying examination;

f. Registration in ENVS 7990 Doctoral Thesis Research; and

g. Presentation and oral defense of the PhD thesis

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School of Science

Варианты обучения


HK$42,100.00 (346,150 руб) за 1 год

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Начало обучения

2 Сентябрь 2019, 3 Февраль 2020


Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Clear Water Bay,

Sai Kung, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

Applicants seeking admission to the PhD degree programme should possess: a master’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution; or a bachelor’s degree with first class honours from a recognized university or comparable institution; or any other qualification deemed by the Graduate School to be acceptable for this purpose. English Language Requirements: a minimum score in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) at 550(PBT)/79(IBT) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at 6.5.

Для иностранных студентов

Applicants seeking admission to a doctoral degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree with a proven record of outstanding performance from a recognized institution; or presented evidence of satisfactory work at the postgraduate level on a full-time basis for at least one year, or on a part-time basis for at least two years.

Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments:

  • TOEFL- iBT: 80
  • TOEFL- pBT: 550
  • TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test (effective from 2018/19 admission): 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections)
  • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.5 and All sub-score: 5.5

Applicants don't need to present TOEFL or IELTS score if

  • their first language is English, or
  • they obtained the bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from an institution where the medium of instruction was English.

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