a) Research degree students are required to fulfill the following minimum coursework requirements (at postgraduate level) within their study period:
Students who possess postgraduate qualifications of relevance to their research studies may apply for credit transfer or coursework exemption. At least half the coursework (4 credit units for MPhil and 7 for PhD) should be taken at CityU or other local institutions recognized under the Cross-institutional Course Enrolment Scheme.
Credit transfer/coursework exemption should be limited to a maximum of 3 credit units for MPhil and 7 for PhD. Recommendations on credit transfer/coursework exemption require the approval of the Department Head/School Dean.
Students who wish to take courses offered by Departments/Schools outside their host Department/School should obtain approval from the offering Department/School before submitting the Form SGS16A/SGS16B to their host Department/School for endorsement and approval.
A list of approved courses and the syllabuses are available for reference on the Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies (SGS) website.
Last modified on 26 October, 2018