PhD Application for Fall 2024 Opens on 1st Nov 2023
The application for Fall 2024 enrollment to the doctoral programmes in the School of Management and Economics (SME) will be open on 1st November 2023.
Programmes open for application for 2024 are namely:
• MPhil-PhD in Finance
Research focuses: asset pricing, corporate finance, financial intermediaries, market microstructure, behavioural finance, FinTech, and related domains.
• MPhil-PhD in Economics
Research focuses: microeconomic theory, applied microeconomics, financial economics, macroeconomics, international economics, industrial organization, market design, econometrics, economic data science, and related domains.
• MPhil-PhD in Accounting
Research focuses: financial accounting, auditing, managerial accounting, and related domains.
• MPhil-PhD in Marketing
Research focuses: consumer behavior, consumer judgment and decision making, quantitative modelling, behavioral marketing, and related domains.
• MPhil-PhD in Information Management and Business Analytics (IMBA)
Research focuses: information systems (IS) and operations management (OM).
Candidates from diverse disciplinary backgrounds are welcome. Most programmes take rolling admission, so early application is strongly recommended.
Fees and Funding
In the academic year 2024-2025, the tuition fee of PhD programmes is RMB115,000 per year. Various types of financial support may be offered to selected applicants, including tuition waivers and teaching/research assistantships (up to RMB10,000 before-tax per month during the normative period of study).
How to apply
1． Application deadline
From 1st November, 2023 to 1st March, 2024
2． Admission requirements
The applicant should have:
- Attained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, achieving an average grade of no lower than “B” (Please refer to the home page of each programme for more details on the specific requirements);
- Meet the English language proficiency requirements stipulated by the Graduate School of CUHK-Shenzhen;
- Taken the GRE general test or GMAT.
3． Application materials
- A copy of bachelor’s and/or master’s degree certificate(s)
- Official transcripts
- TOEFL, IELTS or GMAT score report as evidence of English language proficiency
- GRE or GMAT score report
- Contact details of at least two referees
- Personal Statement (in English)
- Curriculum Vitae (in English)
- A writing sample (in English) is encouraged but not required
- Other supporting documents as deemed appropriate
4． How to apply
Applicants must submit their applications through the Graduate School's online application system (https://pgapply.cuhk.edu.cn). The non-refundable application fee is RMB 300.Application Requirements
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen), a research-intensive university, was established through a Mainland - Hong Kong collaboration with staunch support from the Shenzhen Municipal Government. It inherits the fine academic traditions of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and links together the educational and research resources of China and Hong Kong and the world.
The School of Management and Economics (SME) at CUHK-Shenzhen was established as the first school of the university. It spearheads a globally orientated environment for business education and research in China. SME and CUHK Business School have jointly accepted AACSB accreditation to signify the international standards of our world-class teaching quality. The PhD programmes gather strong faculty, with leading scholars in the world being supervisors. The programmes adopt English teaching and learning. The curriculum design and training mode are in line with top business schools in the world, while integrating with Chinese characteristics, aiming to cultivate leading scholars and researchers for Chinese universities and research institutions. Students who satisfy the graduation requirements will receive degrees of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
At present, the students of the PhD programmes mainly include outstanding undergraduate and postgraduates from Peking University, Renmin University, Fudan University, Zhejiang University, Wuhan University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics, Nanjing University, University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, London School of Economics and Political Science, National University of Singapore, University of Hong Kong and other well-known universities at home and abroad.
Telephone: (86) 0755 - 2351 8940, 2351 8543
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-12:00 & 13:00-17:30
Address: Room 532-534, 5/F, Teaching A, 2001 Longxiang Boulevard, Longgang District, Shenzhen, China
For more information please scan the QR code for the programmes’ homepage.