Prospective Students

Taught Postgraduate

Taught Postgraduate

The Faculty of Arts is one of the flagship faculties of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and is an internationally renowned and leading humanities faculty.  It is ranked 1st in Asia and 18th in the world for Arts and Humanities in the U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities 2023, the only one Asian University to have made it into the top 30 this year among 250 universities worldwide.  It is also ranked 1st in Asia and Hong Kong in Arts and Humanities in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2023, and 4th in Asia and 1st in Hong Kong in Arts and Humanities in the Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings 2024.  The QS World University Subject Rankings 2023 places the Linguistics, Modern Languages, and English Language and Literature subjects among the top 25 worldwide, with rankings of 12th, 24th, and 24th, respectively.  The Faculty of Arts’ presence amongst the best institutions in the world is evidence of its exceptional record in teaching and research.

The Faculty strives to attract and nurture outstanding scholars and students from around the world through excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, research, and knowledge exchange.  We are dedicated to fulfilling our mission to produce graduates with highly developed analytical, linguistic, critical and creative skills, for leadership and success in their professional and life endeavours.

The Faculty is committed to serving the lifelong learning needs of the community.  Information on our top-quality taught postgraduate programmes are available at the Postgraduate Prospectus and in the following programme websites:
 

MA in AI, Ethics and Society    MA in Applied Linguistics     MA in Art History     

Master of Buddhist Counselling    Master of Buddhist Studies     MA in Chinese Historical Studies   

MA in Chinese Language & Literature    MA in Creative Communications    MFA in Creative Writing in English

MA in English Studies    Master of Arts in Hong Kong History    MA in Linguistics

MALCS    MA in Museum Studies    MA in Music Studies

Master of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics    MA in Translation   

We look forward to welcoming you at the Faculty of Arts and being your partner in lifelong learning!

Notes:

‚Äč1These programmes (both full-time and part-time modes of study) have been included in the Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowship Scheme by the University Grant Council (UGC) in the 2024/25 academic year. Successful applicants will each receive a subsidy of up to HK$120,000. Interested prospective students are required to fill in an online application form by the specified deadline. Only local students are eligible for this Fellowship. Please refer to UGC’s website or Programme’s website for more information about the scheme.

MA in English Studies Programme

Application Link: Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme 2024-2025 - MAES

Application Deadline: 12:00 noon (GMT +8), March 28, 2024

Number of Fellowship Places: 4

MA in Literary and Cultural Studies programme

Application Link: Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme 2024-2025 - MALCS

Application Deadline: 12:00 noon (GMT +8), March 3, 2024

Number of Fellowship Places: 3

2These progarmmes have been approved by the Vetting Committee of the Education Bureau to be included on the list of "Programmes accepted for Grants under the Professional Development Incentive Grant Scheme for Language Teachers" of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR).



QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023
1st in Asia

1st in Hong Kong

U.S. News & World Report 2023
Best Global Universities by Subject


1st in Asia

1st in Hong Kong


Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2024

4th in Asia in Arts and Humanities
 

1st in Hong Kong


 


            

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