Biology, M.Phil. | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
12 months
5363 USD/year
5363 USD/year
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The Biology program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is research-oriented although students are required to take a number of courses.


At Biology program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong our goal to promote the advancement of teaching and research in this multifaceted science and to contribute to our understanding of the events of life. We have been generating and transferring knowledge in biological sciences, cultivating future biologists and training all-round citizens for our society.


With our comprehensive curriculum and broad training encompassing a variety of fields within the biological sciences, our graduates are well-prepared for various careers including appointment as teachers, principals or professors within the local or overseas education sector, and as research, technical or administrative staff in tertiary institutions, the government and business sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Animal, Plant and Microbial Biotechnology
  • Physiology and Developmental Biology
  • Marine and Environmental Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Clearing Round: 31 March (Applications in Clearing Round will only be considered subject to availability of places.)


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5363 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 12 months.

HK$42,100 per annum regardless of the study mode

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.


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