48 months
18472 USD/year
5363 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Philosophy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong is important. Philosophy is also of enormous and enduring interest. Philosophy at CUHK is the largest philosophy department in Hong Kong and a leading center of research and teaching in the field in Asia.


Philosophy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong courses cover a variety of topics and philosophies in both the Western and Eastern traditions, from the ancient times to the present. We are dedicated to a strong liberal arts education that equips student with a high level of crucial skills that are transferable to many different fields.

]We offer a rich mentoring environment and a rigorous, rewarding curriculum, supported by a strong team of teachers trained in Asia, Europe, and North America.

We foster a vibrant learning and academic environment by organizing and sponsoring a variety of teaching and research activities, such as academic exchanges, public lectures, conferences, and academic visiting programs

Students at Philosophy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong will:

  • get preciseness and clarity in written and oral communication; 
  • get clear and disciplined thinking and analysis; argumentation; and problem solving. W
  • be prepared for a wide variety of career paths.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Guided Studies in Chinese/Eastern Philosophical Classics
  • Pre-Qin Confucian Philosophy 
  • Pre-Qin Daoist Philosophy 
  • Neo-Daoist Philosophy 
  • Indian Philosophy 
  • Indian Buddhist Philosophy
  • Chinese Philosophy 
  • Ancient Chinese Philosophy 
  • Modern Chinese Philosophy 
  • Eastern Philosophy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For Non-JUPAS and international students there is an extended deadline for submission of applications until 31st May.


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


123 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCE-AL / International-AL / IB / Other high school qualifications
  • Post-secondary qualifications
  • Have other exceptional achievements which merit admission.
  • Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18472 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 48 months.
  • HK$42,100 per annum for national students
  • HK$145,000 per annum for international students 

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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