24 months
5363 USD/year
5363 USD/year
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Economics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong is suitable for those who wish to pursue further PhD studies in economics and related disciplines or seek professional positions in private and public sectors by demonstrating their ability to carry out original analyses of economic issues with an academic value and/or policy relevance.


Economics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong aims to provide students with rigorous training in economic theory and quantitative analyses to enhance their ability to conduct independent academic research at master level.

Students at Economics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong will:

  • build a solid foundation in understanding more thoroughly about different economic theories and their applications.  
  • interact with well-known scholars and professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomic Theory 
  • Macroeconomic Theory 
  • Review of Quantitative Methods
  • Econometric Theory & Applications
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Game Theory
  • Computational Methods in Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • International Trade
  • Industrial Organization
  • Special Topics in Economics I
  • Corporate Finance
  • Health Economics
  • Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary Policy in China

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


21 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • have graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class (Upper Division) or with an average grade of not lower than “B”;
  • fulfill the English Language Proficiency Requirement 
  • obtain a degree from a university in Hong Kong; or submit a certifying letter issued by the Registry of the university confirming the medium of instruction of your degree programme was English; 
  • provide favourable recommendations from academic referees;
  • submit the ORIGINAL GRE General Test score report 
  • An interview is normally required.
  • Official Transcripts
  • A copy of Degree Certificates
  • Application Fee Receipt 
  • A copy of Identity Card or Passport;
  • Resume
  • Photocopies of transcripts issued by CUHK are accepted 

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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