Medical Sciences, M.Phil. | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
24 months
5363 USD/year
5363 USD/year
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The Medical Sciences programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is research-oriented. It will involve a prescribed series of investigations and students should inform themselves in depth about the fields of knowledge relevant to the topic of their projects.


Medical Sciences programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong aim to educate researchers to embark on careers that would allow them to become world leaders in their fields, working as university professors, principal investigators in research institutes, senior managers in enterprises, or experts in other professions related to the pursuit and application of knowledge.The University expects master's degree graduates of research programmes to have acquired advanced knowledge in major areas of an academic discipline while maintaining a broad understanding of other related fields. Master's degree graduates should have gained enough background knowledge to enable them to perform research with minimal supervision. 

In particular, they should have the ability to formulate individual research tasks and to develop solution methodologies under minimal supervision. 

Students at Medical Sciences programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong will:

  • be capable of producing original, innovative research output, some of which may lead to publication in well-respected scholastic venues. 
  • gain proficiency in techniques of knowledge dissemination through presentation and writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Topics in Medicine and Therapeutics include cardiology, 
  • clinical immunology, 
  • endocrinology, 
  • diabetes and metabolism, 
  • gastroenterology and hepatology, geriatrics,
  •  infectious disease, 
  • molecular and pharmacogenetic epidemiology,
  •  neurology, nephrology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


26 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Online Application 
  • China Identity Copy (both sides) OR Passport Copy (as given in the Application Form)
  • Official Academic Transcripts with the grading scheme of academic / professional qualification (issued and sealed by the University)
  • Copy of Degree Certificate and Graduation Certificate
  • Original English Test Result Report (TOEFL - Internet-based: 79, IELTS - Band 6.5 and GMAT-verbal-Band 21)
  • A bank draft of HK$300 for application fee. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 24 months.
  • $42,100.00 full time students
  • $56,280.00 part time students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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