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The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

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Hong Kong
#46
Public
Very High
18,158
2,224
5,769

Overview

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has been blessed with the vision of its founders for their emphasis on bilingual education and whole-person development. For more than five decades CUHK has embraced its founding philosophy, capitalized on its distinct advantages and navigated different challenges to develop into a research-oriented comprehensive university highly esteemed locally, in the region and in the world.

Academic Programmes

At CUHK, a wide range of academic programs are organized in its eight Faculties, including Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science.

Given its geographical location, traditions, and ties, CUHK enjoys special advantages in the study of Chinese language, culture, economics, etc. Different specialties in engineering (electronic, information, automation, etc.) command world-leading positions. Its Business School, Law School, and Medical School are reputable training grounds for professionals in their respective fields as well as centers of seminal research. 

A total of 210 postgraduate programmes leading to master’s and PhDs are offered through the Graduate School.  

Educational Experience

CUHK’s students are hailed locally from Hong Kong and non-locally from China and over 50 countries in the rest of the world. The international mix of the student body is further enhanced by the presence of exchange students from CUHK’s  partner institutions around the world, making the campus a culturally diverse environment. 

Research Excellence

CUHK promotes interdisciplinary research excellence on a local, national and international scale. It has four research priorities, which are China Studies, Translational Biomedicine, Information and Automation Technology and Environment and Sustainability. 

CUHK is a world leader in non-invasive prenatal testing theory and method, genomic studies on plants for sustainable agriculture and food security, and network coding theory that revolutionized data transmission and network applications.

The prowess, variety and impact of research at CUHK can be further demonstrated from its establishment of five state key laboratories, past and ongoing Areas of Excellence research projects, and the many research institutes and collaborations with eminent overseas research institutions. CUHK is a member of the Worldwide Universities Network and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

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Programs available

Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

    Faculty of Arts

    • Chinese Linguistics & Language Acquisition
    • Christian Studies
    • Anthropology
    • Chinese Language & Literature
    • Divinity
    • Ministry
    • Comparative & Public History
    • Cultural Studies
    • Theological Studies
    • Cultural Management
    • Visual Culture Studies
    • Intercultural Studies
    • English
    • English (Applied English Linguistics)
    • English (Literary Studies)
    • Fine Arts
    • History
    • History of Chinese Art
    • Theology
    • Japanese Studies
    • Linguistics
    • Music
    • Philosophy
    • Religious Studies
    • Translation

    Faculty of Business Administration

    • Business Administration
    • Business Analytics
    • Accountancy
    • Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics
    • EMBA
    • Finance
    • Management
    • Management of Real Estate & Hospitality Assets
    • Marketing
    • MBA

    Faculty of Education

    • Chinese Language Education
    • Mathematics Education
    • Exercise Science
    • Sports Studies
    • English Language Teaching
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Education
    • School Guidance & Counselling
    • School Improvement & Leadership
    • Sports Science & Physical Education
    • Values Education

    Faculty of Engineering

    • Biomedical Engineering
    • E-Commerce & Logistics Technologies
    • Energy Engineering
    • Electronic Engineering
    • Information Engineering
    • Mechanical & Automation Engineering
    • Systems Engineering & Engineering Management

    Faculty of Law

    • Chinese Business Law
    • Common Law
    • Laws
    • International Economic Law
    • JD-MBA Double Degree
    • Juris Doctor
    • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)

    Faculty of Medicine

    • Acupuncture
    • Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
    • Anatomical & Cellular Pathology
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Cardiology
    • Chemical Pathology
    • Chinese Medicine
    • Clinical Gerontology
    • Diagnostic Ultrasonography
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    • Gerontology
    • Epidemiology & Biostatistics
    • Gastroenterology
    • Geriatric Orthopaedics
    • Health Services Management
    • Imaging & Interventional Radiology
    • Medical Laboratory Sciences
    • Medical Sciences
    • Mental Health
    • Microbiology
    • Musculoskeletal Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • Neurological Sciences
    • Nursing
    • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    • Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
    • Orthopaedics & Traumatology
    • Perioperative Care of Minimal Access Surgery
    • Pharmacy
    • Public Health
    • Sports Medicine & Health Science
    • Stroke & Clinical Neurosciences
    • Surgery

    Faculty of Science

    • Biochemistry
    • Biology
    • Cell & Molecular Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Accreditation Chemistry
    • Biochemical & Biomedical Sciences
    • Data Science & Business Statistics
    • Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
    • Environmental Science
    • Food & Nutritional Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Materials Science & Engineering
    • Molecular Biotechnology
    • Nutrition, Food Science & Technology
    • Physics
    • Risk Management Science
    • Statistics

    Faculty of Social Science

    • Communication
    • Advertising
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Social Service Management
    • Social Policy
    • Family Counselling & Family Education
    • Advanced Environmental Planning Technologies
    • Global Political Economy
    • Public Policy
    • Government & Politics (Greater China)
    • Architecture
    • Sustainable Tourism
    • Corporate Communication
    • Urban Design
    • Economics
    • Global Communication
    • Geography & Resource Management
    • Geoinformation Science
    • Government & Public Administration
    • Housing Studies
    • Journalism
    • New Media
    • Psychology
    • Social Work
    • Sociology
    • Social Science
    • Sustainable & Environmental Design

    Others

    • National Geo-survey
    • China Studies
    • Earth System & GeoInformation Science
    • Genomics & Bioinformatics
    • Gender Studies

University Highlights

Total students - 18,158

14%
86%

International students - 5,769

%
%

Total faculty staff - 2,224

1176
1048

Total students - 18,158

14%
86%

International students - 5,769

Total faculty staff - 2,224

1048
1176
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