• Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
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Overview

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Education in Geography (Honours) from The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK), students will be able to:

  • demonstrate a solid understanding and command of geographical concepts and theories and apply the knowledge to solve geographical problems in the local, regional and global contexts with complex human-physical interface;
  • develop learning capability to be a competent and effective learner and teacher in a dynamic and an ever-changing society;
  • apply critical thinking to analyze the geographical and environmental issues that address the relationship among land, nature and people in the physical and human environments;
  • demonstrate the pedagogical literacy and competency required for the development and implementation of curriculum in secondary schools; and
  • develop essential abilities to plan, execute, report on field work and geographical research with the skills of data analysis, Geographic Information System, remote sensing and field studies.

Career Prospects/Professional Qualifications

In-depth academic and professional knowledge confer graduates of the programme with excellent career prospects. They will possess a Qualified Teacher Status in Hong Kong and are ready to become fully qualified teachers in local secondary schools. 

In addition to the professional teaching career, graduates will possess the academic knowledge and intellectual skills to embark on a wide variety of other relevant jobs in the government sector, green non-government organizations, commercial organizations, environmental consultancies, etc.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation of Physical Geography
  • Understanding Cultural and Human Geography
  • Global Environmental Issues
  • Spatial Data Analysis and GIS
  • Natural Hazards
  • Globalizing China: The People and Development
  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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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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