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Qualifications for Admission
  1. Applicants should possess qualifications required for admission to the Graduate School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Please visit http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/page/EntryRequirements for details.
  2. In addition to (1), applicants should have majored in History or a related field.
  3. All applicants must fulfill the "English Language Proficiency Requirement" as stipulated by the Graduate School before being considered for admission. Please visit http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/page/EntryRequirements for details.
  4. All applicants must fulfill the language proficiency requirement as stipulated by the Division of History before being considered for admission:

    First Language Requirement:

    1. Either Chinese or English may be chosen as the first language. In the case of Chinese, applicants must provide adequate evidence of proficiency in Chinese such as public examination results or academic record;
    2. In the case of English, applicants from non-English-speaking countries are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS(Academic) scores. Those from English-speaking countries should submit SAT or GCE results instead.

    Second Language Requirement:

    1. It may be any Asian or Western language which is closely related to the intended fields of study; and
    2. Applicants must provide adequate evidence of proficiency in that language such as TOEFL scores, public examination results or academic records.