1. Coursework Requirement
Applicable to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter
Students are required to complete a minimum of 42 units of courses for graduation.
|(i) Required courses:|
|LING6902, 6903, 6920, 6980||12 units|
|LING6940 (Register for at least 3 terms)||3 units|
|(ii) Elective courses:|
|Three units of courses to be chosen from the following:|
|LING6904, 6905, 6941, 6942, 6951, 6952, 6953, 6960, 6970, 6971, 6981, 6982, 6983, 6984||3 units|
|(b)||Thesis research / monitoring courses:|
|LING8006 (6 units per term)||24 units|
|(Part-time students are required to register for LING8003 carrying 3 units per term while continuing students are required to register for LING8003 until submission of their graduation thesis.)|
2. Other Requirements
Students must fulfill the Term Assessment Requirement of the Graduate School. For details, please refer to Section 13.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk.
A student must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in order to fulfill the graduation requirement, unless special approval is granted by the Graduate Council.
Study of a third language, a language other than English and the students’ native language, is required. For students whose native language is not Chinese, a third language may be Chinese or some other language. Students must complete with satisfactory results 6 units of courses of a third language offered by the language Departments/Units at CUHK under the current curriculum. Students whose native language is English must also complete with satisfactory results 6 units of courses of a second language. Exemption may be considered on a case by case basis with approval by the Division Head.
Students are required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.
Submit a written thesis approved by supervisor.
Attend an oral defence after submission of thesis as approved by Graduate Panel.
|(g)||Complete an Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) module on “Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research”. This is an online module and relevant information can be accessed from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html.|
|(h)||Complete an IPL module on “Research Data Management Training”. This is an online module and relevant information can be accessed from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/download/IPL-Researchskills.pdf. Students are required to complete and pass the module in their first year of studies, with effect from the 2022-23 intake.|
Students are required to complete an online Research Ethics Training (RET) module on “Publication Ethics” offered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) and obtain a valid Publication Ethics Certificate for graduation. Relevant information can be accessed from the RET website at https://www.research-ethics.cuhk.edu.hk/web/.