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The University of Hong Kong

M.Ed.
12 months
Duration
21800 USD/year
5367 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Education (MEd) is a postgraduate qualification offered by The University of Hong Kong ideal for experienced educators who are looking for opportunities to extend their professional knowledge in education. The programme has a substantial research component and is an essential step towards higher degrees by research.

Overview

The Faculty of Education (the Faculty) was established in The University of Hong Kong in 1984, having previously been a department in the Faculty of Arts and then a School of Education. However, the University has been involved in teacher education since 1917, and to this day it remains a major provider of teacher education in Hong Kong.

The Faculty is forward-looking. It has assumed an important role in educational research and professional training in the region and internationally, and has contributed significantly to education policy and development in Hong Kong. It is a major teacher-education institution and has strong expertise in policy analysis and curriculum development. It became the first institution in Hong Kong to train speech therapists and audiologists for the local community.

Programme Structure

  • The specialist courses are normally drawn from one of the following areas: Chinese Language Education; Chinese Language and Literature; Comparative and Global Studies in Education and Development; Content and Language Integrated Learning; Curriculum and Pedagogy; Education and Society in China; Educational Administration and Management; Educational Statistics and Measurement; 
  • English Language Education; Gifted Education and Talent Development; Higher Education; Psychological Studies in Education; Science Education; STEM Education; Teaching Chinese as a Second Language; Teaching Chinese Language and Literature in International Education; Teaching of Science in an International Context; Youth Studies; and the Generalist Educational Studies Strand.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • comply with the General Regulations and the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
  • hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;
  • satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Funding

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