Doctoral Program in Environmental Sciences in Hong Kong

Compare PhD Programs in Environmental Sciences in Hong Kong 2019

Environmental Sciences

A PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is a postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities. Once one attains a PhD he or she may often be referred to as a doctor.

An environmental sciences program prepares students to work in fields connected with maintaining, preserving, protecting and studying the environment. Possible career options after the completion of a program include zoologist, meteorologist, soil and plant scientist, ecologist, biochemist and government regulator.

Hong Kong is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Macau.

Top Doctoral Programs in Environmental Sciences in Hong Kong 2019

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PhD in Marine Environmental Science

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 Hong Kong

The PhD programme seeks to train students in original research in Marine Environmental Science and to cultivate the independent and innovative thinking that is essential for a successful research career in environmental science. [+]

The Environment has been degrading at an alarming rate mainly due to the unsustainable development and the unsustainable use of natural resources. Although environmental conservation has developed significantly over the past few decades, environmental problems have been evolving both in terms of nature and scale. Methods of resolving many environmental problems remain controversial.

The PhD programme seeks to train students in original research in Marine Environmental Science and to cultivate the independent and innovative thinking that is essential for a successful research career in environmental science. Students are required to attend and present seminars, undertake coursework and conduct thesis research. Students must also pass a qualifying examination and a successful defence of a thesis is required.... [-]


PhD in Environmental Science, Policy and Management

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 Hong Kong

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme aims to train students in original research in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, and to cultivate independent, interdisciplinary and innovative thinking that is essential for a successful research career in environmental science, policy and management research, and formulation. [+]

We are living in a world facing serious interrelated environmental problems, including climate change, pervasive pollution, reduction in biodiversity, and looming supply constraints for a number of key natural resources. Individually, and especially in combination, these issues pose serious challenges to sustainable development.

The Division of Environment has been created to meet such challenges. Our faculty members have diverse backgrounds in science, engineering, business, and social sciences to provide integrated and cutting-edge education and research on global environmental issues and emerging solutions.

This is a broad-based research postgraduate programme that embraces a wide spectrum of environmental interests. It serves as an innovative platform for interdisciplinary research involving scientific, technological, environmental socio-economic and policy challenges.... [-]


PhD in Atmospheric Environmental Science

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2019 Hong Kong

The PhD programme seeks to train students in original research in Atmospheric Environmental Science and to cultivate the independent and innovative thinking that is essential for a successful research career in environmental science. Students are required to attend and present seminars, undertake coursework and conduct thesis research. [+]

Offered by the Division of Environment and Suitability, the programmes are supported with the following research foci and state-of-the-art facilities. It aims to provide students with a deeper understanding of environmental science and related policies so as to help increase their abilities in tackling the environment and generating meaningful solutions.

Research Foci

The Division’s main areas of focus are:

Atmospheric science and air pollution Oceanic science and water pollution Climate change policy and adaptations Sustainability Healthy living environment

We also work at the points where these areas intersect, such as the scientific understanding of management strategies and policy formulations.... [-]