Mathematics, 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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Mathematics programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong prepares students for further studies in mathematics and related fields at postgraduate level. Some graduates have also become high school teachers and industry professionals. 


Mathematics programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong cultivates competent researchers in mathematics for academia and industrial research and development.

Since 2004, qualified undergraduate degree holders and MPhil students may opt for our Accelerated MPhil-PhD degree programme to study for a PhD directly. It is more demanding on the student and requires a recommendation from the prospective supervisor apart from typical application procedures. The curriculum is the same as for our PhD degree programme.

Students at Mathematics programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong will gain knowledge in:

  • Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic Number Theory, Classical Groups, Algebraic Manifolds, Moduli of Algebraic Manifolds and Hodge Theory.
  • Convex Analysis and Nonsmooth Optimization, Fractals and Wavelets, Harmonic Analysis, Operator Algebra.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Synthesis, characterization and properties of semiconductor and metal nanostructures, 
  • ceramic-metal composites, 
  • undercooled metal liquids, 
  • nanostructured metal composites, 
  • biomorphic materials, surface science, 
  • nanoplasmonics, 
  • nanophotonics, 
  • nonlinear optical properties of organic materials

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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


15 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;
  • Graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B";
  • Completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree;
  • Have a Master's degree from a recognized university;
  • Obtained the approval of a member of the teaching staff at our Department or at IMS to be the applicant's supervisor.

Tuition Fee

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    5363 USD/year
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  • National

    5363 USD/year
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42,100 HKD per year

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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