Information Technology in Education, M.Sc. | The University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
12 months
21411 USD/year
21411 USD/year
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The MSc Information Technology in Education programme from The University of Hong Kong has a modular programme structure, including taught courses and a capstone course.


The Master of Science in Information Technology in Education [MSc(ITE)] from The University of Hong Kong is intended for instructional designers, educators and professionals, including educational publishers, software developers, tertiary-sector staff, school administrators, IT coordinators and people involved in staff IT training in business settings, who have an interest in ITE and wish to update, extend and reflect on their knowledge and practice.

What you'll learn

The programme provides a comprehensive understanding of the cultural, administrative and technological implications of current and new educational technologies. It prepares students to design, develop, implement and evaluate the use of IT in various educational level and settings.

The programme extends over one academic year of full-time study or between two and four years of part-time study. There will be three terms in each academic year. The three terms will begin in September, January and May.

Mode of Attendance

  • Full Time (normally one year, up to a maximum of two years)
  • Part Time (normally two years, up to a maximum of four years)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Teaching and learning with information technology
  • Methods of research and enquiry
  • Information technology and educational leadership
  • Digital culture and educational practice
  • Innovative practices in education through IT adoption
  • Organisational learning

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Part Time: March 31


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

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;
  • for qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong where the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, a candidate is required to obtain a score of 550 or above (paper-based test) or 80 or above (internet-based) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)#; a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)#; or Grade C or above in either the Overseas General Certificate of Education, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, or the Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language; and
  • satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21411 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    21411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21411 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

HK$168,000 per programme

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


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