Ph.D. Student Recruitment

Ph.D. positions for highly motivated and creative students are available in the Faculty (FHS). The Faculty has strong connections to overseas universities and institutions, our Ph.D. students may have training opportunity in other top-tier research institutes, including laboratories of Nobel laureates. For more details, please visit the website of the Graduate School of University of Macau or contact

Applicants should apply ONLINE at with curriculum vitae, relevant certificates and transcript, research interest proposal and contact information of at least two referees, etc.

Admission Requirement:

Abstract: As a research-oriented faculty, FHS only admits students with master degrees or good bachelor degrees for a Ph.D. programme. Admission details, including the English language proficiency requirement, are located at the website of the Graduate School of University of Macau.

Study Requirement:

Abstract: Ph.D. students in FHS need a minimum of 27 credits (students with Master’s Degree) and 30 credits (students without Master’s Degree) of course work and fulfill other requirements set in General Regulations Governing Ph.D. Programme in order to graduate. These 27 credits of course work comprise of one University-wide on-line course “Research Ethics”, two Faculty-wide compulsory courses, one* Required Elective course and a doctoral thesis.
* Students admitted via the Direct Entry channel (without Master Degree) are required to take a total of two Required Elective courses.

Tuition fee and Post-graduate Assistantship:

Abstract: Starting from the academic year of 2014/2015, the Tuition Fee Scheme becomes credit-based. All full-time Ph.D. students in the Faculty receive post-graduate assistantship of MOP12,500/month, which will be increased to MOP14,000/month after passing the qualifying examination and thesis proposal assessment, subject to the “University of Macau Funding Policy for PhD and Master Students

Ph.D. Specializations – List of Topics and Information of Supervisors:

Abstract: The Faculty offers a series of research topics which extensively cover numerous areas in the health and biomedical sciences. Each project is supervised by one of our professors.

Recruitment Details of Prof. Xiaohua Douglas Zhang’s Lab: