Our research postgraduate programs develop students into scientists capable of conducting independent and original research.
The programs provide students with advanced knowledge and comprehensive training in research on specific science areas. Our outstanding scholars come from around the world with diversified research expertise.
About RPG
Our School offers research postgraduate programs in a wide range of disciplines, leading to Master of Philosophy and Doctoral degrees.
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RPG Programs
Our research postgraduate programs aim to provide students with advanced knowledge and comprehensive training in research on specific science areas. The programs focus on developing student’s research competency and equipping students with state-of-the-art expertise in conducting independent and original research.
RPG Academic Requirements
The Master of Philosophy and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees involve the completion of coursework in addition to the preparation of research theses. The coursework and thesis components provide students with both generalist knowledge of their subject discipline and mastery of their specialized research areas.
RPG Admissions
Interested students should take note of the admission requirements for research postgraduate program application to the School of Science.
RPG Student Housing
Only full-time full fee paying registered HKUST research postgraduate students are eligible for student accommodation offered by the University.