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PhD Study Opportunities in School of Optometry, PolyU

Date: 16 Apr 2021

The School of Optometry (SO) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is now inviting applications from high calibre students with PhD offers from top universities in the world to pursue full-time PhD studies at SO via the PolyU Presidential PhD Fellowship Scheme. Consideration of applications is on rolling basis until all fellowship quotas are filled. Apply now! 

About PolyU and SO

PolyU is a world-class research university, ranked among the world’s top 100 institutions. With our research focus on myopia and the ageing eye, SO is home to a dynamic team of academic staff whose research wins accolades and grants both locally and internationally and is published in many leading scientific journals. Our academic staff prepare students to become well-trained researchers, healthcare practitioners and scholars.

In SO, our PhD students are immersed in an excellent environment with state-of-the-art research laboratories and facilities, including the Centre for Myopia Research, Optometry Research Clinic, Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, Future Optometry Laboratory, Ocular Anatomy Laboratory, University Research Facility in Life Sciences, University Research Facility in Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience and so on.

Application Procedures

To apply for the Fellowship Scheme, please submit applications via our e-Admission system ( Shortlisted applicants will be invited for presentations and interviews.

Useful Links

For more details, please visit:


Enquiries related to applications for the PolyU Presidential PhD Fellowship Scheme
Academic Registry [email: / tel: (852) 2333 0600]

Enquiries related to SO PhD Programme
Departmental Research Committee Secretary (email:

Other enquiries
Graduate School [email: / tel: (852) 3400 3635]