How to Apply

Admission Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy in Visual Arts

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution; or a Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours from a recognized university or comparable institution; or any other qualification deemed by Graduate School to be acceptable for this purpose.

Master of Philosophy in Visual Arts

Applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution; or a qualification deemed to be equivalent.

Application

On-line application:
http://gs.hkbu.edu.hk/en/prospective/rpg/how_to_apply/app_period/

Admission Documents

1. TOEFL (IBT79) or IELTS 6.5 for students graduated from non-English speaking institutions

2. Supporting documents required by Graduate School

3. Transcript

4. Two letters of recommendation

5. Résumé

6. Examples of artworks

7. Artist’s statement

8. Research Proposal

(The requirement of research proposal: 10 pages including summary of the research topic, research questions, an initial statement of the relationship between written and practical/visual research and research methods.)

Application Deadline

Doctor of Philosophy in Visual Arts

1. HKBU Postgraduate Studentship
Applications are accepted year-round and should be submitted via the online application system. Short-listed applicants may be invited to attend an interview. Applicants not invited for interview two months after the application deadline may consider their applications unsuccessful.

2. Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)
Deadline: closed

Applicants for admission to HKBU’s PhD programmes via HKPFS will concurrently be considered for all other research postgraduate programmes at HKBU.

Master of Philosophy in Visual Arts

Applications are accepted year-round and should be submitted via the online application system. Short-listed applicants may be invited to attend an interview. Applicants not invited for interview two months after the application deadline may consider their applications unsuccessful.


Note: Information on admissions procedures, regulations, and financial support can be obtained from the
 Graduate School.