Abbreviation FT / PT

The Master of Arts in the field of Hong Kong History provides advanced training in both academic history and knowledge relevant to the professional job market. With its unparalleled expertise in the social, political, cultural, and economic history of Hong Kong, the department offers the first MA programme in the world enabling students to conduct in-depth study in Hong Kong history. One required core course introduces advanced academic skills in historical research and writing. Students choose five elective courses, with offerings varying from year to year, and they enjoy the flexibility to select offerings according to their academic interests and preferences. The MA dissertation is completed under the supervision of an expert supervisor from inside or outside the department. Scholarship assistance may be available for students who are able to demonstrate financial need. Please see website for full details.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year, classes may be arranged on weekdays and weekday evenings)

Part Time (two years, classes may be arranged on weekdays and weekday evenings)

Medium of Instruction


Programme Entrance Requirements

A Bachelor's degree with a major in History; or a Bachelor's degree in another subject with experience of studying history.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)

Professor John Carroll


Tel: 3917 2866
Fax: 2858 9755