MPhil/PhD in Information Systems

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General Information

More general information for Postgraduate Degree Programs of School of Business and Management are available at:

Application and Tuition Fees

A non-refundable application fee of HK$180 is charged for each application for admission to the University, payable at the time the application form is submitted.

The tuition fee for full-time PhD students for the academic year 2023-24 is HK$42,100 per annum. The fee is payable in two equal installments at the beginning of each term.

Financial Assistance

Postgraduate awards in the form of studentships are allocated to qualified full-time PhD students of the University to provide them with financial assistance during the course of their study. Awards are based on academic merit and the suitability of the applicant for the proposed program of study, as is the selection of applicants for admission to postgraduate studies. Recipients of studentships are required to engage in ancillary teaching and/or research duties from time to time according to need. Non-local students should note that they are not allowed to work in Hong Kong, part-time or full-time.

Online Application

Interested parties can submit your applications through a direct and instant way, click here.

Application deadlines for 2024/25 Intake: 1 December 2023 (Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme)
                                                                          1 February 2024 (Regular)


Requirements on Public Examinations


The GMAT or the GRE

An applicant must demonstrate his/her capability for graduate studies by obtaining a satisfactory score in the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), or other equivalent means. The test score is not the primary deciding factor for admission to doctoral studies. However, applicants with a GMAT score below 600 must have a strong academic record and/or extensive experience in their chosen field to demonstrate their potential.


For applicants who attended educational institutions where the language of instruction was not English and whose first language is not English, a satisfactory score in the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is required.