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Additional Admission Requirements

MPhil/PhD in Cultural Studies
An applicant who proposes to write the thesis in Chinese should seek approval from the Department by providing sound justifications. He/She may be required to demonstrate his/her ability in English and/or Chinese in an interview.

Enquiries: Ms Josephine Tsui
Tel.: (852) 2616 7489
Fax: (852) 2572 5170
Email: joetsui@LN.edu.hk


[As required by HKPFS, an applicant whose degree is from a non-English speaking tertiary institution must provide a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)/ International English Language Testing System (IELTS) result. For details, please refer to paragraph 5 of 'Admission Criteria and Requirements'.]

MPhil/PhD in History, MPhil/PhD in Philosophy and MPhil/PhD in Visual Studies
In lieu of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)/ International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores, an applicant may obtain grade C or above in the Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language; or grade C or above in English Language in the Overseas General Certificate of Education (GCE).

An applicant may be required to demonstrate his/her ability in English and/or Chinese through means of an interview.

Enquiries:

History Programme
Ms Ann Wong
Tel.: (852) 2616 7008
Fax: (852) 2467 7478
Email: hist@LN.edu.hk

Philosophy Programme
Ms Vinnie Cheung
Tel.: (852) 2616 7488
Fax: (852) 2467 0460
Email: cheungLy@LN.edu.hk

Visual Studies Programme
Mr Kaye Wong
Tel.: (852) 2616 7456
Fax: (852) 2454 2130
Email: ch1wong@LN.edu.hk


[As required by HKPFS, an applicant whose degree is from a non-English speaking tertiary institution must provide a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)/ International English Language Testing System (IELTS) result. For details, please refer to paragraph 5 of 'Admission Criteria and Requirements'.]


MPhil/PhD in Translation

An applicant whose degree is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country should normally have TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based test) or 250 (computer-based test) or 100 (internet-based test) or a minimum band score of 7 in the IELTS, or an equivalent score in a recognised English language proficiency test, or an equivalent qualification to prove his/her language proficiency which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Enquiries: Ms. Willie Chan
Tel.: (852) 2616 7969
Fax: (852) 2465 2246
Email: cwchan@LN.edu.hk


[As required by HKPFS, an applicant whose degree is from a non-English speaking tertiary institution must provide a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)/ International English Language Testing System (IELTS) result. For details, please refer to paragraph 5 of 'Admission Criteria and Requirements'.]


MPhil in Business

An applicant is strongly recommended to provide results of Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) taken within the last three years. GMAT or GRE results will be used together with other evidence provided in the application to assess the applicant's command of English and potential for the programme applied.

 

PhD in Business
1. An applicant should:

a) hold a relevant master’s degree from a recognised university with a good GPA; or
(Note: A relevant master's degree includes a business master's degree offered by the Business Faculty of Lingnan University or by the business faculty of an approved institution.  A non-business degree can be considered for relevance on a case-by-case basis.)
b) hold a relevant bachelor’s degree with first or second class honours or at an equivalent standard, and have registered in a programme of study for a master’s degree at a recognised tertiary education institution for at least one year and have evidence of research achievement; or
c) hold a relevant bachelor’s degree with first or second class honours or at an equivalent standard, and have obtained a professional qualification that requires graduate entry and not less than two years (full-time) of professional experience; or
d)

have obtained an equivalent qualification of (a) or (b) or (c) above.

2. Aptitude Test
An applicant should submit official GMAT or GRE result with a satisfactory score within the past three years.



Enquiries: Ms Vanessa Chan
Tel.: (852) 2616 8375
Fax: (852) 2572 4171
Email: vanessa@LN.edu.hk


[As required by HKPFS, an applicant whose degree is from a non-English speaking tertiary institution must provide a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)/ International English Language Testing System (IELTS) result. For details, please refer to paragraph 5 of 'Admission Criteria and Requirements'.]


MPhil/PhD in Economics, MPhil /PhD in Political Science, MPhil/PhD in Psychology and MPhil/PhD in Sociology and/or Social Policy
In lieu of the TOEFL and IELTS scores, an applicant can submit results from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), GRE, GMAT, Member of Institute of Linguists (MIL), or the College English Test (CET) of People’s Republic of China, or an  equivalent qualification to prove his/her language proficiency which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Enquiries:

Economics Programme
Ms Ada Yeung
Tel.: (852) 2616 7191
Fax: (852) 2891 7940
Email: adayeung@LN.edu.hk

Political Science Programme
Ms Ivy Tsang
Tel.: (852) 2616 7169
Fax: (852) 2465 1429
Email: tsangsh@LN.edu.hk

Psychology Programme
Ms Kit Lai
Tel.: (852) 2616 7163
Fax: (852) 2456 0737
Email: kitlai@LN.edu.hk

Sociology and/or Social Policy Programme
Ms Grace Wong
Tel.: (852) 2616 7192
Fax: (852) 2456 0737
Email: grace@LN.edu.hk


[As required by HKPFS, an applicant whose degree is from a non-English speaking tertiary institution must provide a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)/ International English Language Testing System (IELTS) result. For details, please refer to paragraph 5 of 'Admission Criteria and Requirements'.]