2024 CUHK summer camp

Early application for MPhil-PhD programme (PHYS & MSEG) for Fall 2025 is now open, the application deadline is 10 June. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to the Physics Summer Camp (on campus) and the entrance exam between 2-5 July 2024, the admission interview will be held on 5 July (Friday).

More information can be found on CUHK web pages. Note that, offer for Ph.D. could be sent if the admission interview is passed (early offer).

Summer Camp Flyer

Brief Description of the PhD program

PhD students need to choose preferred advisors during application (see links for theory and experiments projects, my projects are T17 and T18). PhD Students without a master degree are expected to graduate in four years (12 unites of course work, about 4 courses). Those with a master degree are expected to graduate in three years. Fees and financial support are as follows:

  1. Postgraduate studentship: 18,025 HKD (around 2323 USD) per month with medial insurance. Particularly outstanding ones can get 26,600 HKD (around 3430 USD) per month (HKPFS awardees)
  2. Accommodations provided by CUHK cost 1,800 to 3,700 HKD per month
  3. Tuition fee: 42,100 HKD (local or HKPFS awardees free of tuition)
  4. Scholarship opportunities:
    • HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund
    • CN Yang Scholarship
    • Science Faculty Scholarships
    • Scholarships and prizes offered by the University

Please refer to CUHK’s application link for more information.

Application package requirements

  1. Application Form
  2. Electronic/scanned transcript + official grading scheme
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. Personal/Research Statement
  5. Recommendation letter from two referees, to be sent directly by the referees via e-mail to [email protected].
  6. Optional: certificate of prizes/awards, etc. English Proficiency requirement is not needed for now (but you need to reach TOEFL 79 or IELTS 6.5, etc. before admission)

More information:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or the department [email protected].