Research Postgraduate Programmes

Research Area

research area

The School offers studies leading to two higher research degrees:

  • MPhil - Master of Philosophy
  • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy

The supervision of postgraduate research students is an integral part of each Department’s activities. These students undertake research towards either an MPhil or a PhD degree. Studies can be either part-time or full-time. Students from Hong Kong and China have been accepted on this programme.

The selection of areas of study and research is limited only by the student’s interests and each department’s resources. To assist prospective students in identifying possible options, the following is a list of disciplines/fields of study offered by the departments.

Accountancy and Law
Financial Accounting; International Accounting; Auditing; Management Accounting; Taxation; Accounting Information Systems; Corporate Governance; Business Financial Management; Accounting and Capital Market; Accounting Education; Commercial Law; Labour Law; China Law; Company Law

Chinese Economy; Hong Kong Economy; Monetary Economy; Economic Growth and Development; Labour Economics; Industrial Economics; Financial Economics; Mathematical Economics; International Economics; Public Finance; Econometrics; Health Economics; Energy Economics

Finance and Decision Sciences
Financial Derivatives; Risk Management; Portfolio Management and Securities Analysis; Behavioural Finance; Investment Strategy; Market Micro-structure; Corporate Finance; Corporate Governance; Corporate Restructuring; Management Information Systems; Management Science; E-Commerce; Operations Research; Information System Ethics; Adoption of Information Technology; Behavioural Aspect of Information Technology; Information Technology in Education; Information Systems in SMEs; Telecommunications and Multimedia Management; Business Intelligence; Knowledge Management; e-Logistics and Supply Chain Management; e-Marketing and Customer Relationship Management; Information Systems Auditing

International Management; Strategic Management; Organizational Behaviour; Human Resources Management; Employee Relations; Cross-Cultural Management; Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics; General Management; Management in China

Strategic Marketing and Planning; Services Marketing; Marketing Issues in China; Cross-Cultural Marketing; Marketing Communication; Industrial Marketing; Sales Management; Small-Firm Marketing; Entrepreneurship; Ethical Issues in Marketing; Marketing and Society

For details on entrance requirements, language requirements, period of study, and list of research projects being undertaken by departments, please refer to the Postgraduate Prospectus.