60 months
16066 EUR/year
4832 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Language Studies (Honours) and Education (Honours) (English Language) programme at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) aims to prepare students to become competent teachers of English for primary/secondary schools, or other English language related professionals. 

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Graduates of the Language Studies (Honours) and Education (Honours) (English Language)  programme at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)  will obtain a high level of English proficiency and an ability to help pupils learn English effectively. Students will learn the English language system in depth, the principles and theories of teaching and learning with special reference to the teaching and learning of English as a second/foreign language. Students in the programme will conduct teaching practices in primary and secondary schools, and join an immersion programme in an English-speaking country.

Career Prospects/Professional Qualifications

The programme is designed to provide students with the disciplinary and professional competency to teach in local primary and secondary schools. Majoring in English with in-depth academic and professional knowledge, graduates of the programme will have excellent career prospects. They will be ready to gain the following skills and qualifications:

  • Qualified Teacher Status in primary or secondary schools in Hong Kong subject to the decision of the Education Bureau (EDB);
  • Be able to apply for an exemption from the Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers – English (LPATE) with high level of English proficiency; and
  • Ability to help primary and secondary students learn English as a second language effectively.

In addition to the professional teaching career, as they will have been equipped with the necessary academic knowledge and intellectual skills, they can also embark on a wide variety of other careers, such as civil service, news organisations, publishing houses, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classroom Discourse Analysis
  • Content-based Second Language Learning and Teaching
  • Drama in the ESL/EFL Classroom
  • ELT Methodology: Innovation and Change
  • Integrating Information Technology in the ESL/ESL Classroom
  • Language Assessment
  • Motivation to Learn English: Theories and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


156 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

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 language requirements and/or programme specific requirements. 
  • Due to quota limit, applicants having satisfied the University's entrance requirements will be considered for admission on a competitive basis. Eligible applicants will be requested to attend interviews for further assessment. Holding minimum requirement does not guarantee admission to the University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16066 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16066 EUR per year during 60 months.
  • National

    4832 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4832 EUR per year during 60 months.
  • Local Students: HK$42,100 per annum
    • Non-local Students: HK$140,000 per annum

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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