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Abbreviations for Degrees and other Academic Distinctions

Masters Degrees


Juris Doctor — JD
Master of Architecture — MArch
Master of Arts — MA
Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics — MA(AppliedLinguistics)
Master of Arts in China Development Studies — MAChDS
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning — MA(TranspPol&Plan)
Master of Buddhist Studies — MBuddhStud
Master of Business Administration — MBA
Master of Business Administration (International) — IMBA
Master of Chinese Medicine — MChinMed
Master of Chinese Medicine in Acupuncture and Moxibustion — MChinMed(Acup&Mox)
Master of Common Law — MCL
Master of Dental Surgery, in dental disciplines as determined by the Senate from time to time
Master of Economics — MEcon
Master of Education — MEd
Master of Finance — MFin
Master of Financial Engineering — MFE
Master of Fine Arts — MFA
Master of Geographic Information Systems — MGIS
Master of Housing Management — MHousMan
Master of International and Public Affairs — MIPA
Master of Journalism — MJ
Master of Landscape Architecture — MLA
Master of Laws — LLM
Master of Laws, in law disciplines as determined by the Senate from time to time
Master of Medical Sciences — MMedSc
Master of Nursing — MNurs
Master of Nursing in Advanced Practice — MN
Master of Orthodontics — MOrth
Master of Philosophy — MPhil
Master of Psychological Medicine (Psychosis Studies) — MPsyMed
Master of Public Administration — MPA
Master of Public Administration (International) — IMPA
Master of Public Health — MPH
Master of Research in Medicine — MRes(Med)
Master of Science — MSc
Master of Science in Audiology — MSc(Audiology)
Master of Science in Chinese Medicines — MScChinMeds
Master of Science in Community Dentistry — MSc(CommunityDent)
Master of Science in Computer Science — MSc(CompSc)
Master of Science in Conservation — MSc(Conservation)
Master of Science in Construction Project Management — MSc(ConstProjectMan)
Master of Science in Dental Materials Science — MSc(DMS)
Master of Science in Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing — MSc(ECom&IComp)
Master of Science in Engineering — MSc(Eng)
Master of Science in Engineering, in engineering disciplines as determined by the Senate from time to time
Master of Science in Environmental Management — MSc(EnvMan)
Master of Science in General Dentistry — MSc(GeneralDent)
Master of Science in Global Business Management and E-Commerce — MSc(GBM&ECom)
Master of Science in Implant Dentistry — MSc(ImplantDent)
Master of Science in Information Technology in Education — MSc(ITE)
Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Design and Management — MSc(IDM)
Master of Science in Library and Information Management — MSc(LIM)
Master of Science in Real Estate — MSc(RealEst)
Master of Science in Real Estate Development — MSc(RealEstDev)
Master of Science in Sports Science — MSc(SportsScience)
Master of Science in Urban Planning — MSc(UrbanPlanning)
Master of Social Sciences — MSocSc
Master of Social Service Management — MSSM
Master of Social Work — MSW
Master of Statistics — MStat
Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Acupuncture and Moxibustion — MTCM
Master of Urban Design — MUrbanDesign