• Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Bachelor of Education in Primary (Honours) from The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is highly practical, requiring students to use English for a variety of academic and professional purposes throughout their five years of study. This programme aims to prepare students who:

  • have a high level of proficiency in English by fulfilling the language exit requirement as stipulated by the University;
  • have in-depth knowledge of the English language;
  • are able to help students in primary schools in Hong Kong to learn English as a second language effectively;
  • have lifelong learning skills and are able to appreciate moral, social and cultural values;
  • can work collaboratively with students, parents, colleagues, school administrators and other professionals; and
  • understand education issues of Hong Kong and will react to educational innovations positively.

Career Prospects/Professional Qualifications

    Majoring in English with in-depth academic and professional knowledge, graduates of the programme will have excellent career prospects. They will become fully qualified teachers of English who can teach in local primary schools with the following skills and qualifications:

  • Qualified Teacher Status in Hong Kong;
  • Very high English language proficiency, with eligibility to apply for exemption from the Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers – English (LPATE); and
  • Ability to help students learn English as a second language effectively in Hong Kong primary school.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Grammar for Teachers
  • Introduction to English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Spoken and Written Discourse
  • Words and their Meanings

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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General Requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to complete Grade 12 studies on a full-time basis in high school and they may also need to fulfill the subject entrance requirements and/or language requirements. 
  • Due to quota limit, applicants having satisfied the University's entrance requirements will be considered for admission on a competitive basis. 
  • Eligible applicants may be requested to attend interviews for further assessment. 
  • Holding minimum requirement does not guarantee admission to the University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16125 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 EUR per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    4849 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4849 EUR per year and a duration of 60 months.
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  • Local Students: HK$42,100 per annum
  • Non-local Students: HK$140,000 per annum

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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