Our programme prepares students for further study at the PhD level or advancement in the professional job market. It examines Hong Kong history – colonial and post-colonial – as a part of global history. Students will be taught by leading scholars in the field. Whether they aim to become professors or practitioners, or simply to learn more about this fascinating city, they will develop competence in researching and writing the history of Hong Kong.

The programme can be taken either full-time or part-time.

Programme highlights

For any enquiries, please contact mahkh@hku.hk.


Programme Director:

Professor John Carroll

This new programme equips students with historical expertise and research experience, so that they can find success in academic study or professional careers, in Hong Kong or elsewhere.