HKUST PG Programs 2023-24 for School of Science

5 Enquiries MPhil and PhD Programs T: (852) 2358 7255 (852) 2358 7300 (852) 2358 7333 MSc Program T: (852) 2358 8200 Master of Philosophy in Life Science The MPhil program aims to train qualified students by providing research training in major areas of life science. It enables students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience required for research. A candidate for an MPhil degree is expected to demonstrate knowledge in the discipline and to synthesize and create new knowledge, making a contribution to the field. Master of Science in Biotechnology The MSc program is designed to provide rigorous training to students for professional careers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Since its inception in 1993, it has been widely recognized as a premier academic program by professional practitioners in relevant fields. The curriculum is continuously enriched with various basic and advanced biotechnological elements, including pharmaceutical, analytical, transgenic and recombinant technology, bioprocessing, business operations and management. All these elements are unique for preparing our students to become scientific research leaders with entrepreneurship in emerging bio-industrial areas. Doctor of Philosophy in Life Science The PhD program aims to cultivate doctoral graduates who are capable of the design, initiation and execution of original research, who can independently conduct advanced research projects, who possess both a broad knowledge of modern life science and an in-depth knowledge of specialized areas, and who can also contribute original knowledge to the field of life sciences by publishing their findings in peer-reviewed international journals. Research Postgraduate Programs Taught Postgraduate Program PhD MPhil MSc