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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
HKD 42100 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
HKD 140000 per year

All study options

About Special Education at The Education University of Hong Kong

The BA (Hons) in Special Education [BA(SE)] Programme aims to nurture committed and skilled practitioners for the well-being of individuals with special needs, particularly in areas related to education and community empowerment. Students will learn about the types and characteristics of special needs, assessment and intervention approaches, the broader environmental, language, and social contexts, as well as issues related to social inclusion, empowerment, and quality of life of individuals with special needs. Graduates of the programme are expected to be competent practitioners in schools and community settings, who possess knowledge, skills, and values needed to contribute to the special education field. Upon successful completion of the programme, students will be able to:

demonstrate understanding of special needs and the roles of different stakeholders;

evaluate ethical issues and advocate equal opportunities and rights relevant to special education needs;

formulate and implement intervention plans for supporting individuals with special needs in school and community settings;

demonstrate the ability to interact with families, schools, and communities effectively to facilitate inclusion and enhance the quality of life for people with special needs; and

analyze and solve problems relating to the education and development of people with special needs by integrating theories, empirical literature, ethical considerations and practical experience.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesHKD 42100 per yearInternational course feesHKD 140000 per year

Entry requirements

We welcome local and non-local applicants who are seeking admission on the strength of non-HKDSE qualifications to apply for our government-funded programmes via direct application (i.e. Non-JUPAS application). Applicants who are seeking admission on the strength of HKDSE qualifications should apply through Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS).

Applicants who possess the following qualifications are welcome to apply via direct application:

A recognised post-secondary qualification^ such as an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma; or

One year of attendance in a recognised Associate Degree/Higher Diploma programme; or

Non-local qualification such as a GCE AL, IB Diploma, High School Graduation Diploma or SAT.; or

Transfer students who are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree or higher degree programmes at a recognised local or non-local university; or

HKALE qualification; or

A mature applicant; or

Possession of other exceptional abilities that merit special consideration.

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