60 months
Duration
16066 EUR/year
4832 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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Start date

About

The Early Childhood Education (Honours) programme at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) emphasises integration of subject knowledge, professional knowledge and practical abilities.

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Overview

The Early Childhood Education (Honours) programme at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)  aims to nurture outstanding early childhood educators who:

  • are caring, competent and creative professionals;
  • demonstrate the disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary knowledge, understanding and disposition required to design, implement and assess quality programmes for children from 0 to 8 years of age;
  • can work collaboratively with children, parents, colleagues, school administrators and other professionals to address the needs of children and contribute to sustainable development of society;
  • are committed to lifelong learning; and
  • have a passion for excellence and are committed to the creative improvement of early childhood care and education in Hong Kong.

Career Prospects/Professional Qualifications

Graduates of the programme:

  • will be qualified for registration with the Education Bureau / Social Welfare Department to teach in licensed early childhood settings in Hong Kong;
  • will possess the degree-level professional qualification that is in great demand in the early childhood education sector;
  • will have the ability to work competently in a broad range of positions that involve working with children and families; and
  • may teach in early childhood settings overseas, subject to the registration requirements of the relevant local authorities.

Programme Structure

  • Major

In this domain, students focus on early childhood studies, which encompass the foundations of child and family studies and knowledge of the care, nurturing, and education of children from birth to eight years of age.

  • Education Studies

Education Studies gives students the chance to study teaching and learning from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will study early childhood/school education from psychological, sociological, philosophical, pedagogical and other perspectives. Students will develop a range of skills necessary for professional practice, such as problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, communication, social interaction, ethical decision making and global perspectives. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

156 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.

Funding

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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