MPhil-PhD in Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Sciences

The Graduate Division of Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Sciences is the first in Hong Kong to offer comprehensive research postgraduate education in Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Sciences. We aim to build the capacity of students in research methodologies and train researchers in the areas of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Speech Therapy, Audiology and related sciences.

 

Our experienced supervisors at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery are experts in different areas of Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Sciences from basic sciences to clinical applications. You will have the opportunity to work with our team to explore topics related to minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, surgically implantable hearing devices, neurotology, diseases of the Head and Neck, communication disorders, feeding and swallowing disorders, craniofacial anomalies, audiology, and related sciences.

 

We are committed to nurturing global leaders and training top researchers for developing cutting-edge research in the field. As a postgraduate student, you will also have the chance to be involved in collaboration projects with our national and international partners.

 

DETAILS

The programme is research oriented and offers comprehensive training and supervision to students who aim to be a researcher in the discipline. Students will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to complete their research and thesis in one of the fields of specialization in ENT, Speech Therapy, Audiology or related sciences.

MPhil Stream

MPhil students are required to complete 4 compulsory courses and at least 2 elective courses with a total of 12 units lecture courses. Students must also take course in thesis research every term throughout their studies. In addition to the courses requirements, each MPhil student is also required to submit a thesis based on his/her research and pass the oral examination for graduation.

PhD Stream

PhD students are required to complete 4 compulsory courses and at least 2 elective courses with a total of 12 units lecture courses during the pre-candidacy stage. Students must also take course in thesis research every term throughout their studies. Each PhD student is required to submit a thesis proposal and pass the candidacy examination within the maximum period of pre-candidacy stage for the advancement to post-candidacy stage.

PhD Students (post-candidacy) must submit a doctoral thesis on original research work and pass an oral examination for graduation.

Fields of Specialization

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Surgically Implantable Hearing Devices
  • Laser Applications in the Medical Field
  • Neurotology
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Diseases of the Head and Neck
  • Communication Disorders
  • Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
  • Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Professional Issues in Speech Language Pathology
  • Audiology
  • Neurosciences related to the Speech and Hearing System

  • Rens Elia BURGHARDT
  • Jamie CHEN
  • CHEN Xiaoxin
  • FAN Simiao
  • Xinyu QU
  • Sharon TSZE
  • WANG Xiaoxuan
  • WANG Zikai
  • XU Yangfan
  • Janice YU
  • YU Wei
  • Wilson YU

  • Karman LEUNG
  • Cymie NG
  • Rita WONG
  • Lingbin XUE

  • Professor TONG Chi Fai Michael
  • Professor VAN HASSELT Charles Andrew
  • Professor MOELLER Andreas
  • Professor LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy
  • Dr. CHAN Jason Ying Kuen
  • Professor NG Hoi Yee Iris
  • Professor LAW Thomas Ka Tung
  • Dr. CHANG Wai Tsz
  • Professor PEREIRA Valerie J.

APPLY NOW!

 

Formal applications for admission should be made on-line and details are available in the webpage of the Graduate School of the University.