Thanks for your interest in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programs in the Computer Science Department at the University of Hong Kong. In this department, we provide a variety of research areas for pursuing, and have outstanding professors doing active research in these areas. You are encouraged to carefully read the admission requirements and follow the application steps.
You are welcome to read up-to-date recruitment messages and expectations for future research students from individual professors in each research group.
The early recruitment scheme for graduate studies starting in 2021 at The Department of Computer Science at HKU (HKU CS) now invites applications from outstanding undergraduate students and master students studying in premier universities in both mainland China and the rest of the world. The faculty members of HKU CS include many internationally renowned scholars in diverse fields of Computer Science, such as AI, Algorithms, Bioinformatics, Computer Forensic, Information Security, Computer Vision and Graphics, Human-Computer Interaction, Database and Data Mining, Network, Programming Languages, Quantum Information and Computation, and Systems.
After the early recruitment deadlines, you are welcome to apply for our main round.
|Timeline for 2024-25 Admission|
|The main applications for the research degrees are invited in September 1, 2023 with the closing date of December 2, 2023. If there are study places left, clearing round applications may be invited in April and August with closing dates of April 30, 2024 (for September intake) and August 31, 2024 (for January intake). It is therefore to your advantage to apply early. Applicants interested in Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF) should indicate so in their application form and submit their complete application in the main round before December 1, 2023.|
|Basic Admission Requirements|
|Fellowships and Scholarships|
|To encourage students with outstanding academic performance to join our programmes, the following fellowships/scholarships are available:
|You will find the following information useful:|
|How to apply for 2024-25
Program information and lengths of study
Our research groups
Professors and Messages to Students
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