A postgraduate research opportunity, either at MPhil or PhD levels, starting in
September 2009 is available in the research area of tourism and sustainable
livelihoods. The successful applicant would be admitted as a full-time candidate
and will be part of a university funded multi-year research project entitled
"Tourism as a form of livelihood diversification: a case study from Lantau, Hong
Ph.D. applicants with a research masters degree, or Master of Philosophy
applicants with an honours degree in tourism, recreation, leisure, local
economic development, or relevant disciplines, are welcome to apply.
Â Preferences will be given to applicants who are interested in varied research
design and is capable of working in a diverse cultural setting.
All applicants are subject to a rigorous screening process in view of limited
places available in the department. Details of the University of Hong Kong's
research degree minimum entrance requirements and application process can be
The University of Hong Kong's research degree application deadline is December
31st, however in the first instance applicants should send a letter of interest
and C.V. to Dr. Teresa C.H. Tao by December 15th. The letter of interest will
not be treated as an official application.
Full-time research postgraduate students at the University of Hong Kong are
eligible for a postgraduate studentship that equates to a monthly stipend of
HK$13100 (subject to university review) for 3 years of Ph.D. and 2 years for
Master of Philosophy.