MPhil-PhD Programme in Earth System and GeoInformation Science (Full Time & Part Time)

Introduction

Graduate Division of Earth System and GeoInformation Science was established in September 2005 under the Institute of Space and Earth Information Science (ISEIS) so as to offer different programmes in fields of specialization in GeoInformation Science. The institute is equipped with a middle-high resolution satellite remote sensing ground receiving station, which provides a unique opportunity to students for carrying out earth observation related activities.

Programmes

MPhil Stream

  1. Students are required to complete a minimum of 14 units for graduation, including a minimum of 8 units of required lecture courses and 6 units of elective lecture courses.
  2. Thesis research course is required to take every term.
  3. Students are required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.

PhD Stream

  1. Students are required to complete a minimum of 14 units for graduation, including a minimum of 8 units of required lecture courses and 6 units of elective lecture courses.
  2. Thesis research course is required to take every term.
  3. Students are required to submit a thesis proposal and make an oral presentation and defence of the thesis proposal.
  4. Students are required to pass two comprehensive examinations within a period specified.
Please visit the Division’s homepage for more information.

Fields of Specialization

Admisson Requirements

  1. Applicants must meet the general qualifications required for admission to the Graduate School.
  2. PhD applicants should possess an outstanding Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree in geoinformation science or a related subject.
  3. MPhil applicants should hold the bachelor degree of Science, Engineering or Social Science.

Additional Application Information

  1. PhD applicants are required to submit a study plan and to furnish proof of their research capability in the form of strong recommendations from their academic referees, or past publications.
  2. MPhil applicants are required to submit a study plan for review.

Admission Advisor

Prof. LIN, Hui


Application Deadline

1 December 2015

For applicants who apply for PhD programme through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

31 January 2016

For applicants who apply for MPhil programme directly with CUHK

Throughout the year

For applicants who apply for PhD programme directly with CUHK (i.e. non-HKPFS applicants)



Enquiries

Graduate Division of Earth System and GeoInformation Science
Institute of Space and Earth Information Science,
Fok Ying Tung Remote Sensing Science Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 3943 4082

Fax: (852) 2603 7470

Email: esgs@cuhk.edu.hk


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