Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (BA (Hons))

Hong Kong

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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 Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at The Education University of Hong Kong

The BA(TCSL) programme aims to graduate students who have the following attributes:

perform a mediating role between theory and practice in teaching Chinese as a second language with demonstrative knowledge in classroom organization, curriculum development, textbook design, and language assessment;

demonstrate a sound understanding of Chinese language and develop high proficiencies in Chinese and English in both oral and written skills;

exhibit the ability to communicate effectively with speakers from various cultural regions, plus analytical skills to issues and concerns in language use in the context of multilingualism and globalization; and

improve as critical thinkers with high moral and ethical standards and reflective learners who can always self-improve through life-long practice.

The BA(TCSL) programme offers a “Chinese Language Strand” to its senior year entrants. Upon completion of this strand, students will be recognized by Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) as graduates of a Chinese major degree. They will be eligible for Specialized Teaching under the current government policy and can further apply for local Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) programmes. This “Chinese Language Strand” is exclusively for the BA(TCSL) senior year entrants.

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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