Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) / Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Applications should hold a Bachelor's Degree with 1st Class Honours or completion of a Master Degree, preferably in the field of social work. The normal period of study for the completion of the approved research and study programme is 36 or 48 months for full-time candidates (the longer period for those do not have a research Master's Degree) and 72 months for part-time candidates (Handbook for Research Postgraduate Students) Faculty members of the Department offer supervision in a broad range of areas. A list of academic and research areas is given below.

    List of PhD Students

    Current
    Law King-keung
    Topic of Thesis
    To be confirmed
    Wu Ho-yee
    Topic of Thesis
    To be confirmed
    Chiu Renee
    Topic of Thesis
    Calling for Dating Therapy? The Developmental Trajectory of Hong Kong Emerging Adults’ Capacity for Romantic Intimacy
    Liu Hongshuo
    Topic of Thesis
    To be confirmed
    Lau Siu-mei
    Topic of Thesis
    To be confirmed
    AU Wai-tak
    Topic of Thesis
    To be confirmed
    Lam Lai-ling
    Topic of Thesis
    Perceiving and Practicing citizenship: A study on youth activists' experience in social movements in Hong Kong.
    Wong King-lai
    Topic of Thesis
    To be confirmed
  • Graduated
    CHAN Ka-Ki (2013)
    Topic of Thesis
    Is Citizenship Sexual: A Study of the Exercise of Citizenship of Non-heterosexuals in Hong Kong
    YAU Shui-ling, Louisa (2013)
    Topic of Thesis
    Bounded navigations to work: The experience of young people in Hong Kong
    Su Xiqing, Susan (2007)
    Topic of Thesis
    The Structure of Gratitude of Secondary School Students in China: Conceptualization, Measurement and Implications.
    Ho Wing-nan, Winnie (2008)
    Topic of Thesis
    Recovery Model among Chinese People with Schizophrenia.
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

    Applications should posses a Bachelor's Degree with Honours, preferably in the field of social work. The normal period of study for the completion of the approval research and study programme is 24 months for full-time candidates and 48 months for part-time candidates (Handbook for Reseach Postgraduate Students). The Department can offer supervision in a broad range of areas. A list of some of these areas, along with the names of staff with special interest in these areas is given below. Details of the academic interests of staff.

    List of MPhil Students and Their Research Areas

    Current
  • Graduated
    Yang-xue (2013)
    Topic of Thesis
    Internalized Stigma among Family Caregivers of People with Intellectual Disabilities in Mainland China: An Example of Kaifeng City
    Chun Wai-kwong (2009)
    Topic of Thesis
    Voices Hearing among Chinese People with Schizophrenia in Hong Kong.
    Shiu Ka-chun (2003)
    Topic of Thesis
    視點與盲點:香港青少年越軌行為的研究 (The study of Youth Deviance Research in Hong Kong)
    Har Man-kwong, Harris (2002)
    Topic of Thesis
    The Construction of Helping Relationship between Social Workers and Young Substance Abusers
    Chu Pui-yi Eva
    Topic of Thesis
    WOMEN IN THE MIDDLE: ECONOMIC RESTRICTIONS AND INFORMAL CARE - an exploratory study on the economic disadvantages of female Informal Carers of The Chinese old people in Hong Kong
    Choi Kin-shing, Franklen
    Topic of Thesis
    'Old People' in the Talk of Helping Professionals in Hong Kong