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Education, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #25 (QS) ,
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.

About

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      Full Time (normally one year, up to a maximum of two years, with classes generally on weekday evenings)

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part Time (normally two years, up to a maximum four years, with classes generally on weekday evenings)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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

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

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

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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