PhD in Linguistics (Chinese)


Duration: 4 years
Medium of Instruction: Chinese

Aims


  • Fostering scholars who are well-versed in ancient and modern Chinese language and linguistics as well as related theories;
  • Enhancing capacity for independent research and publication of research findings;
  • Enabling candidates to produce high-quality doctoral theses.

Features


  • In-depth research into specific aspects of Chinese language and linguistics;
  • Excellence in academic research in Chinese language and innovative findings in the field;
  • Courses spanning two semesters followed by the writing of a doctoral dissertation.

Graduation Requirements


  • Students who have obtained a relevant Master’s degree are required to take 5 courses (8 credits), otherwise students are required to take 9 courses (20 credits).
  • Write a doctoral dissertation and pass the oral defence

Entry Requirements


Please refer to the website of the Graduate School for further details.

Career Prospects


  • Our graduates enjoy a competitive edge in leading universities and research institutions across the world.
  • Pursue a career in the educational institutions and government departments in Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, and Macao.
  • Work in fields including the media, writing, publishing, and cultural creative industry, etc.