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Liberal Arts Education Transformation For Life
Liberal Arts Education Transformation For Life

List of Programmes

Lingnan University offers the following research postgraduate programmes at master's (Master of Philosophy, MPhil) and/or doctoral level (Doctor of Philosophy, PhD):


  • MPhil/PhD in Chinese

  • MPhil/PhD in Cultural Studies

  • MPhil/PhD in English

  • MPhil/PhD in History 

  • MPhil/PhD in Philosophy     

  • MPhil/PhD in Translation                              

  • MPhil/PhD in Visual Studies


  • MPhil/PhD in Business (including Accounting, Decision Sciences, Finance, Information Systems Management, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management)

Social Sciences

  • MPhil/PhD in Economics

  • MPhil/PhD in Political Science

  • MPhil/PhD in Psychology

  • MPhil/PhD in Sociology and/or Social Policy*


  • MPhil in Environmental Science

Programmes in Collaboration with Overseas Universities

From the 2021 intake, the University also offers the following in collaboration with overseas universities:

Please click on the names above for programme/collaboration details and application procedures.

Both MPhil and PhD programmes lead to in-depth study in specific research areas.

The University recruits mainly full-time students. As the University Grants Committee no longer funds new part-time students from 2009-10, part-time students have to be self-financed.

* Admittees of MPhil/PhD Sociology and/or Social Policy programme will be invited to opt for a programme title of 'MPhil/PhD Sociology', 'MPhil/PhD Social Policy' or 'MPhil/PhD Sociology and Social Policy' in consultation with the Supervisor.

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