The “Joint Doctor of Philosophy Programme” is referred to as the joint offer of PhD programmes between PolyU and a Partner Institution of good standing. Upon satisfactory completion of studies, the Joint PhD student will receive a PhD degree conferred by PolyU and a PhD degree conferred by Partner Institution. Joint PhD student will receive two award parchments.
The purposes of introducing the Joint PhD Programme include strengthening our links with the Partner Institution, capitalising on both institutions’ research facilities and resources, as well as facilitating research collaboration. It can also help enrich the Joint PhD students’ international study experiences.