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



Target Students

The Programme is for students pursuing a PhD in Geography on a full-time basis who are self-funded, supported by research grants or supported by donation.


Admission Requirements for HKBU-home Students:

A Master’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution; or A Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours from recognized university or comparable institution; or Any other qualification deemed by the HKBU Graduate School to be acceptable for admission



Each student would be admitted to the PhD programme through the home institution, with appropriate consultation with the partner institution and approval by a joint selection committee.  For admission to the HKBU PhD programme in Geography, please contact the Department of Geography@HKBU.