Primary Education - General Studies (BEd (Hons))

The Education University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

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The award
BEd (Hons)

How long you will study
5 years

Domestic course fees
HKD 42100 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
HKD 140000 per year

All study options

About Primary Education - General Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong

This programme aims to prepare our students to become outstanding primary school teachers who:

have positive professional attitude;

have sound academic knowledge and broad-based professional knowledge and skills;

have lifelong learning skills and are able to appreciate moral, social and cultural values;

can work collaboratively with students, parents, colleagues, school administrators and other professionals; and

understand education issues of Hong Kong and react positively to educational innovations.

On completion of the programme, General Studies students are expected to be able to:

demonstrate a solid understanding and command of the core concepts and methods of enquiry in social sciences, science and technology.

show a broad understanding of the diverse social and cultural contexts in the local, national and global communities.

demonstrate a thorough understanding of interdisciplinary concepts and approaches in curriculum integration and display competence in interdisciplinary studies and thinking.

apply critical and creative thinking and problem solving abilities to deal with social, science, environmental and health-related issues.

display positive attitude towards the acceptance of diversity and multiplicity.

demonstrate the pedagogical literacy and competency required for the development and implementation of curriculum.

On completion of the programme, Mathematics students are expected to be able to:

demonstrate understanding of mathematical concepts and competence in explaining them clearly to school pupils.

plan and implement appropriate learning, teaching and assessment strategies to cater for the pupils' individual differences in learning mathematics.

adopt appropriate strategies to arouse pupils' interest in learning mathematics.

enrich and apply critical and logical thinking skills in teaching and real-life settings.

use information technologies and appropriate software to enhance learning and teaching of mathematics.

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 awardBEd (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study5 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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