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Taught Postgraduate

Taught Postgraduate

The Faculty of Arts is one of the flagship faculties of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and is an internationally renowned and leading humanities faculty.

HKU is ranked 28th in the world in Arts and Humanities in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Subject Rankings 2017-2018, one of the only 3 Asian Universities to have made it into the top 30 in this year's exercise which ranked 400 universities worldwide. 

The University’s overall ranking in the Arts & Humanities has also jumped from 19th in 2016 to 13th in the latest QS World University Subject Rankings in 2017.  The Faculty made the global top 30 in three subjects: Linguistics (10th), Modern Languages (13th), and English Language & Literature (27th).  The Faculty of Arts’ presence amongst the best institutions in the world is evidence of its exceptional record in teaching and research.

The Faculty strives to attract and nurture outstanding scholars and students from around the world through excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, research, and knowledge exchange.  We are dedicated to fulfilling our mission to produce graduates with highly developed analytical, linguistic, critical and creative skills, for leadership and success in their professional and life endeavours.

The Faculty is committed to serving the lifelong learning needs of the community.  Information on our top-quality taught postgraduate programmes are available at the Postgraduate Prospectus and in the following programme websites:

MA in Literary & Cultural Studies     MA in English Studies      MA in Chinese Historical Studies      

MA in Chinese Language & Literature      Master of Buddhist Counselling      Master of Buddhist Studies

MA in Applied Linguistics      MA in Linguistics       Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in English 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings
28th in the world in Arts and Humanities1st in Hong Kong in Arts and Humanities1st in international outlook of top 100 universities worldwide

QS World University Rankings
13th in the world in arts and humanities

2017-2018 Rankings 

We look forward to welcoming you at the Faculty of Arts and being your partner in lifelong learning!

* These progarmmes have been approved by the Vetting Committee of the Education Bureau to be included on the list of "Programmes accepted for Grants under the Professional Development Incentive Grant Scheme for Language Teachers" of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR).