Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) invites candidates from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds, with evidence of academic excellence, research ability and potential, and good communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities to apply for full-time PhD study under the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS). HKPFS is established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) with an aim to attract the best and brightest students from all over the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong.
Applicants for admission to HKBU’s PhD programmes via HKPFS will concurrently be considered for our regular postgraduate studentship programme.
Why the Faculty of Arts?
The Faculty of Arts of Hong Kong Baptist University is a faculty for creativity – creating a rich cultural environment to stimulate students’ imagination, to develop their sensitivity, and to contribute to society through art and culture. We are a diverse and inclusive community with a global outlook and a long tradition of local engagement for the public good. Structurally, the Faculty has six academic departments/programme and a Language Centre. Four research centres and two research institutes play a prominent role in our pursuit of research excellence. Areas of significant research strength include Classical Chinese, Creative Writing, Translation, and Music.
The following Departments will offer PhD Programmes:
Department of Chinese Language and Literature
Department of English Language and Literature
Department of Humanities and Creative Writing
Department of Music
Department of Religion and Studies
Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies
Please visit the website below for a more comprehensive list of areas in which postgraduate research may be undertaken: