Joint PhD Programme in Geography

Offered jointly by Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University &

School of Geography, The University of Plymouth

Programme Information

Programme Requirements

For HKBU-home students, they are required:

To fulfill the HKBU Programme of Study which compromises the following:

- Supervised original research work culminating in the submission of a thesis;

- Complete a minimum of 12 units of coursework;

- Attendance at lectures, study groups and workshops as well as participation in seminars, colloquia and conference as directed by the supervisor(s);

- Passing the online tutorial on avoiding plagiarism at a level of 80% or above and make a declaration via the online test platform before arranging confirmation of candidature

To successfully complete one year of study at the University of Plymouth

To attend a series of 13 “Formal Supervisory Sessions” (FSS) where they can meet face-to-face or virtually with the full supervisory team