Webinar for RPG admission for 2020-2021

Webinar for RPG admission for 2020-2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Room 419, 4/F, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Webinar for RPG admission for 2020-2021


Date: 16 November 2019 (Sat)
Time: 18:00-19:00
Venue: KB419, 4/F, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

All interested are welcome.

Department of Architecture
Research Postgraduate Programme (RPG) PhD / MPhil 2020-21

Application Deadline: 12noon, 2nd December 2019


The MPhil/PhD programme in Architecture offers independent research in architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism. It is intended for persons who wish to enter teaching and advanced research careers with a commitment to make an original contribution to the field. The programme places emphasis on originality, significance, and methodology in topics engaging pertinent issues in Asia and China, as well as important intersections with international and cross-cultural contexts.

Research Areas

Major research expertise within the Department includes but is not limited to the following:

  • History and theory of architecture, urbanism and habitation;
  • Built environment and urban landscape for public health and well-being;
  • Architectural and sustainable technologies;
  • Analysis and development of buildings, landscapes and regions with focus on social, cultural, economic, technological, ecological and infrastructural systems; and
  • Urbanism with attention on high-density, compact cities, housing research and design methods.


Eligibility for admission to the programme is generally limited to students holding a Master of Architecture degree, or a Bachelor of Architecture degree with 1st class honours or 2nd upper class division and a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in the field of architecture. However, students who hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in another field may also be considered for admission.

All application regulations, deadlines and procedures are available at:

Scholarship, Funding and Fees for prospective students can be found at:

Starting from 2018/19 academic year, all local students enrolled in UGC-funded RPg programmes are provided with tuition waiver by the Government.

Department of Architecture

The Department of Architecture educates students in an active culture of service, scholarship and invention. Uniquely situated at the crossroads of China and global influence, the Department takes the approach that design is best explored from a sophisticated understanding of both. With a multidisciplinary curriculum emphasizing technology, history and culture, students gain broad knowledge and skills in the management of the environmental, social, and aesthetic challenges of contemporary architectural practice. With opportunities for design workshops, international exchanges, and study travel, graduates of the Department of Architecture are well prepared for contribution to both international and local communities of architects and designers.

Department of Architecture’s MPhil/PhD webpage:

For faculty research profiles:


Academic matters – DRPC Chair, Dr. Eunice Seng at
All other enquiries – DRPC Secretary, Ms. Eunice Wong at