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Lingnan University PhD in Political Sciences
Lingnan University

PhD in Political Sciences

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

30 Months


Full time

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HKD 42,100 / per year **


* Deadline for application via HKPFS: 1 December 2021; Deadline for application to the University directly: 21 January 2022.

** tuition for the year 2022-2023 is under review.


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The University offers 25 MPhil and PhD Programmes in Arts, Business, Social Sciences and Science disciplines. In addition to admission to our PhD in Political Science programme, the University also has popular research-based 2-year MPhil in Political Science programme.

To offer more diversified learning opportunities, especially for interdisciplinary research studies, the University has been actively seeking collaborative opportunities with overseas universities. In the 2021-22 academic year, the University has launched the "Double PhD Degree Programme in Economics" with Wuhan University (WHU), China and the "PhD Programmes with Joint Supervision" with Shenzhen University (SZU), China in the research areas related to International Relations and Development Studies. More collaborative programmes are currently in the pipeline. Details can be referred to

Department of Political Science

Internationally-experienced faculty members in the Department of Political Science have quality publication records and some are recognised as experts in their fields of study. Faculty members in the Department specialise in a wide range of sub-disciplines, such as government and politics of Hong Kong and China, Asian-Pacific international relations, and regional and global politics. Particular strengths in instruction and supervision include governance of Hong Kong, Chinese reform politics, regionalism, sport-politics nexus, Chinese foreign and security policies, Korean peninsula politics, and democratisation in Asia.



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