Research Programmes

Graduation Requirements


Masters

  • Obtain a Cumulative Average Point of 3.00 for the required modules;
  • Must not fail more than two modules;
  • Where applicable, obtain satisfactory grades (at least grade C) in the graduate English courses conducted by the Centre for English Language Communication at intermediate level; and
  • Pass Masters thesis.

 

PhD

  • Obtain a minimum Cumulative Average Point of 3.50 for the required modules;
  • Must not fail more than two modules;
  • Where applicable, obtain satisfactory grades (at least grade C) in the graduate English courses conducted by the Centre for English Language Communication at advanced level, with the exception of students from the Department of Chinese Studies who are required to achieve an intermediate level of proficiency;
  • Pass Qualifying Examination;
  • Pass PhD thesis; and
  • Pass Oral Examination.

 

A candidate will be recommended for award of degree once he/she has met the requirements stated above.  A candidate may read more than the minimum necessary modules (comprising all required modules within the curricular requirements and in the subject/related disciplines). Generally, only the grades for the minimum necessary modules shall be considered in assessing whether the student has met the degree requirement.