MPhil/PhD Degrees in Mathematics

Departmental Regulations for MPhil/PhD Degrees in Mathematics

The Department offers MPhil and PhD Degrees by supervised research only. General Regulation 50.0 shall apply.

1.0 Entrance Requirements

Master of Philosophy Degree Programme (MPhil)

a) In order to register for the MPhil Degree, a candidate must discuss the proposed programme with the Department and then submit with the application form an acceptable outline of the research.

b) A candidate may be required to undergo a Departmental assessment and evaluation in order to determine whether or not he/she is adequately qualified to undertake the MPhil programme of study. On the basis of this assessment and evaluation, the Departmental Board shall make a recommendation whether a candidate is admissible or not admissible into the MPhil Programme in Physics.

Doctor of Philosophy Degree programme (PhD)

To register for a PhD Degree, a candidate must have obtained an appropriate Degree (Master of Science or MPhil), in accordance with Regulation 50.2.

2.0 Programme Structure

The MPhil and PhD Programmes consist of 2 courses:

MAT801 Supervised Research and Thesis in Mathematics (MPhil)

MAT900 Supervised Research and Thesis in Mathematics (PhD)