• Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration

Overview

The Bachelor of Education (Honours) Science from The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) aims to prepare qualified, competent, professional secondary science teachers who are able to:

  • Demonstrate command and understanding of the subject matter and pedagogical content knowledge of two different science disciplines;
  • Apply science knowledge and skills together with appropriate pedagogies to teaching students with diversified abilities and backgrounds, and in different school settings;
  • Exhibit professional competence and attitudes in teaching at least two senior secondary science subjects as well as the junior secondary science subject;
  • Utilize different generic skills (e.g. problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity) in teaching and learning, and life-wide and lifelong professional development;
  • Exhibit proficiency in biliteracy and trilingualism in Chinese and English that facilitates effective communication in school and social contexts;
  • Critically and creatively analyze socio-scientific, technological, and environmental issues and concerns in the local, national, and global contexts; and
  • Display commitment to teaching with a professional ethical attitude, and a global and multi-cultural perspective.

Career Prospects/Professional Qualifications

Graduates will lead to a qualified teacher status (QTS) in Hong Kong. They will have acquired sufficient subject matter knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge in their chosen science subjects. They can individually teach the junior secondary science subject and two senior secondary science subjects and co-teach the senior secondary Integrated Science subject. They should also be capable of taking up non-teaching positions in editing, publication, community and social services, government and non-government organizations, etc.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education Studies 
  • Pedagogy for Major 
  • General Education
  • Final Year Project (Honours Project / Capstone Project)
  • Field Experience
  • Language Enhancement 

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

    17837 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17837 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5363 USD 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

Scholarships have been established to encourage the pursuit of academic excellence and in recognition of academic achievement. Set up with donations from various organizations, professional bodies and civic-minded individuals, these scholarships are granted on the basis of academic merit, personal qualities and contribution to the community, amongst other factors.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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