Department of Music

the university of hong kong

Postgraduate Application for 2018/19

Apply now for entry in the 2018/19 academic year.  Applicants are advised to observe the deadlines​, apply in the main round, and note the HKPF and the Joint KCL-HKU PhD possibilities.

For further details on our PhD or MPhil programme in Music and other funding opportunities, read here

Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship (HKPF)

The Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship provides each awardee with a monthly scholarship of HK$20,000 and a conference and research related travel allowance of HK$10,000 per year for the entire period of the PhD programme. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding academic performance, research ability/potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities. New applicants to full-time PhD programmes in government-funded institutions in Hong Kong, irrespective of their country of origin and ethnic background, are eligible to apply. Deadline for application is 1 December 2017.

Joint PhD: King’s College London and HKU (Joint KCL-HKU PhD)

The Joint KCL-HKU PhD  programme offers a valuable opportunity for students to pursue research in Music at two premier universities in Asia and Europe. Students admitted to the programme will:

  • be registered as full-time students at both universities and be able to enjoy their full range of academic and various facilities;
  • be guided in their work by faculty members from both universities, and
  • be examined to the standards of both; and normally split their time of study equally between the two universities and spend the last 6 months of study in the home university