The School of Accounting and Finance at PolyU offers post graduate research program in the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The mission of this program is to educate high quality PhD / MPhil students in accounting and finance using an interdisciplinary approach and prepare PhD students for a career in academic research and teaching in a research oriented university.
We focus on economic analyses in areas of Accounting, Finance, Economics and Law. We welcome candidates to apply for the research degrees of PhD / MPhil in the following areas:
|Accounting and Auditing|
|PhD Programme Co-director||Prof. Jeffrey Ng|
|Phone||(852) 2766 7099|
|Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing|
|PhD Programme Co-director||Prof. Ji-Chai Lin (PhD Programme Director)|
|Phone||(852) 3400 8454|
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|Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) (2018/19)
|Research Programmes (Normal Track) (2018/19)
|Level of Study||PhD only||PhD only|
|Monthly stipend of HKD20,000||Monthly stipend of HKD16,400* over the normal study period|
|Waiving of tuition fees for the entire normal study period||Nil|
Each applicant is allowed to make one initial application to the Research Grants Council (RGC) through the HKPFS Electronic System to obtain a HKPFS reference number, and then submit a full application to PolyU via Web Application System.
1 December 2017 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 (GMT+8 hours) (Submitting initial applications to the Research Grants Council (RGC) for allocation of reference numbers)
1 December 2017 at Hong Kong Time 23:59 (GMT+8 hours) (Submission of full applications to PolyU)
|31 December 2017 (Submission of full applications to PolyU)|
Note: GMAT or GRE result is a mandatory admission requirement of our PhD programmes.
* Subject to revision from time to time
PhD Graduates Placements
Most of our full-time PhD graduates have received academic posts in local, mainland China and overseas universities, including: