General Information
 
The MPhil/PhD programme in Economics provides students:
  • with a thorough understanding of advanced economic and financial theories;
  • with the skills to apply advanced economic and financial theories to interpret the real world phenomena;
  • with the abilities to analyse economic environment and policy choices effectively.
More importantly, we expect our MPhil/PhD graduates to have a high standard of academic integrity and professional honesty. 
 
The career path of MPhil and PhD graduates in Economics at Shue Yan University is multi-faceted. They can embark their careers in economic research, policy analysis, strategic management and teaching in
  • university and academic institutes;
  • banking, financial institutions and business enterprises;
  • government departments and policy units;
  • international consultancy firms;
  • NGOs;
  • Think-tanks. 
 
In particular, “Belt and Road Initiatives” and “Greater Bay Area” integrating Hong Kong, Southern China and the rest of the world provide excellent employment opportunity for Shue Yan’s MPhil/PhD graduates with development planning and analytical skills. 
 
 
  • a good Bachelor’s degree or a taught Master’s degree in Economics or relevant field;
  • a taught Master’s or MPhil degree in Economics or relevant fields with distinction, and be able to provide good recommendations from the awarding university 
Prof. YEUNG Wing Kay David 
  • Game Theory and Decision Sciences
  • Economic Optimization and Mathematics
  • Dynamic Consumer Theory
  • Resources and Environmental Economics
  • Microeconomic Analytics
  • Subgame Consistent Cooperation 
Dr. LEE Shu Kam
  • Economic Modeling
  • Business, Economic, Social and Public Policy Issues 
Dr. LI Yi Man Rita 
  • Real Estate Economics and Finance
  • Sustainable Development 
Dr. WOO Kai Yin 
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Nonlinear Time Series Analysis 
Dr. YUEN Wai Kee, Thomas
  •  Happiness Economics 
Dr. TANG Chi Ho, Edward
  • Real Estate Economics and Finance 


Online Application

Click here to access the online application.

Note:
1. Please prepare the following supporting documents for upload in order to complete your application form:
     - A recent, color, passport-size photo (i.e., approximately 40mm (Width) x 50 mm (Height) and show full frontal face with clear facial features.)
     - A copy of your HKID Card or other identification document
     - Copies of certificates of academic/professional qualifications
     - A research proposal
     - A sample of writings (except MPhil / PhD in Psychology)
2. Applicants are required to pay an application fee of HK$200 by Credit Card (Visa or Master card) via the online payment system (a link will be sent to your email once the application form is submitted).
3. Official transcripts of your undergraduate and postgraduate studies should be directly sent to the Graduate School in a sealed envelope from the issuing universities.
4. Confidential recommendations from each of your two academic referees should be sealed by the referees and posted directly to the University within 2 weeks from the date of submission of your application.
5. An official score report of IELTS on English proficiency should be directly sent by examination bodies.
6. Applicants from the Mainland have to register for online authentication from the China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center (CHESICC) to verify their bachelor degree.
7. Incomplete application will NOT be considered.
8. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview by email one month after the closing of application.
9. If your application is unsuccessful, the form and all the supporting documents will be destroyed 8 weeks after the application deadline.

Paper Application

Click here to download the application form.

Your completed application should include following documents below:
i. a non-refundable application fee of HK$200 by crossed cheque (for local applicants) or a bank draft of $200 in Hong Kong dollars issued by a bank (for non-local applicants) made payable to “Hong Kong Shue Yan University” /「香港樹仁大學」with your name, identification document no. and contact phone no., written on the back* ;
ii. a completed application form with an affixed photo;
iii. a copy of your HKID card or your identification documents;
iv. copies of certificates of academic/professional qualifications† ;
v. official transcripts of all tertiary level studies directly sent by universities (Copies of transcripts issued by HKSYU are accepted);
vi. an official score report of IELTS on English proficiency directly sent by examination bodies;
vii. a statement of purpose;
viii. a research proposal;
ix. a sample of writing (except MPhil/PhD in Psychology).

Please submit the application and all supporting documents with the programme acronym indicated on the envelope by mail or in person to:

Graduate School,
Hong Kong Shue Yan University,
Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill,
North Point, Hong Kong


*Acknowledgement of receipt will be issued by post two weeks after your application is received. Returned cheque will be regarded as an incomplete application.
†Applicants from the Mainland have to register for online authentication from the China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center (CHESICC) to verify their bachelor degree.

For enquiries

Email: gs@hksyu.edu
Tel: (852) 28067307


Head of Department: Prof. YEUNG Wing Kay David

Programme Specific Enquiry:
Tel: (852) 2806 7307
Fax: (852) 2806 8044
Email Adress: gs@hksyu.edu