Entrance Requirements

In general, applicants must meet the general requirements as defined in the most recent Graduate School brochure published by The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
In particular:

  • Applicants should normally possess a good honours degree and display strong interest in literary studies and a good command of English.

  • Applicants must submit:
    1. a 500-word statement about their interests and goals related to postgraduate study in English literature, and
    2. a short writing sample (1,000 – 1,500 words), preferably a scholarly essay written on a topic related to literature.

  • Applicants will be shortlisted to an interview. The interview aims to assess the applicants’ linguistic and intellectual abilities.