M.Phil. On Campus


The Chinese University of Hong Kong

24 months
5364 USD/year
5363 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The two-year Communication programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is research-oriented.  


Communication programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong emphasizes student’s development in both the academic and professional aspects so as to make our students well equipped for future challenges in this information society. 

Since its establishment, the School has aimed at training quality professional communicators and researchers for the Hong Kong community, and advancing knowledge in various aspects of communication in Hong Kong and other cultures. 

Our School also contributes to the industry needs of the Hong Kong community by training professionals in journalism, advertising and public relations. The Communication programme is offered at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Our program aims at training communication specialists who plan to pursue further studies, or to become media professionals, executives, researchers, consultants, government officials, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Theories
  • Writing for Research and Publication 
  • Statistical Analysis in Communication 
  • Quantitative Communication Research
  • Qualitative Communication Research 
  • Topical Studies in Communication
  • Journalism Theory and Analysis
  • Understanding Culture through Film 
  • Public Relations: Theories and Practices

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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


21 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

    5364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5364 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 24 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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