O que eu aprenderei?

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program seeks to train students in original research in Atmospheric Environmental Science and to cultivate independent and innovative thinking that is essential for a successful research career in environmental science. A candidate for a PhD degree is expected to demonstrate mastery of knowledge in the chosen discipline and to synthesize and create new knowledge, making an original and substantial contribution to the discipline.

Currently, the research concentrations include:

  • Aerosol physics and chemistry
  • Air quality modeling and data analysis
  • Atmospheric chemistry
  • Environmental sensing and measurement technology
  • Global and regional climate modeling
  • Health effects of air pollutants

Offered by the Division of Environment and Suitability, the programs are supported with the following research foci and state-of-the-art facilities. It aims to provide students with a deeper understanding of environmental science and related policies so as to help increase their abilities in tackling the environment and generating meaningful solutions.

Research Foci

The Division’s main areas of focus are:

  • Atmospheric science and air pollution
  • Climate change policy and adaptations
  • Sustainability and environmental economics
  • Healthy living environment

We also work at the points where these areas intersect, such as the scientific understanding of management strategies and policy formulations.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Division of Environment and Sustainability

Opções de estudo


HK$42.100,00 (R$ 29.790) por ano

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Data de início

1 Setembro 2020


Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Clear Water Bay,

Sai Kung, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Applicants seeking admission to a doctoral degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree with a proven record of outstanding performance from a recognized institution; or presented evidence of satisfactory work at the postgraduate level on a full-time basis for at least one year, or on a part-time basis for at least two years.

Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments:

  • TOEFL- iBT: 80*
  • TOEFL- pBT: 550
  • TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test: 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections)
  • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.5 and All sub-score: 5.5

* refers to the total score in one single attempt

Applicants don't need to present TOEFL or IELTS score if

  • their first language is English, or
  • they obtained the bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from an institution where the medium of instruction was English.

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Sobre a universidade

A Universidade de Ciência e Tecnologia de Hong Kong é uma distinta universidade de pesquisa de renome mundial.

  • 32º lugar entre as Melhores Universidades do Mundo
  • 1º lugar entre as Melhores Universidades Jovens do Mundo
  • 16º em empregabilidade global no mundo
  • Docentes - 100% com um grau de PhD