For more information about Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Social Sciences (Double Degree) at The University of Hong Kong, please visit the webpage using the button above.
Programme Aims and Features
The Faculty of Education in collaboration with the Faculty of Social Sciences offers an inter-disciplinary five-year honours degree focusing on the study of Social Sciences and the teaching of Liberal Studies, a broad-based core subject in the senior secondary school curriculum.
The double-degree curriculum integrates academic and professional studies in Liberal Studies education. Students take a Social Sciences major in the Faculty of Social Sciences, and Education Professional Core courses in the Faculty of Education. Professional aspects of the double degree are phased in gradually over the five years, including pedagogy, psychological and sociological courses, and teaching practice in Hong Kong secondary schools. The curriculum focuses on the teaching and learning of Liberal Studies in mainstream Hong Kong schools. Students are provided with great varieties of off-campus learning opportunities, including NGOs visits, cross-border experiential learning programmes, overseas exchange programmes, etc. Students will be awarded two degrees upon completion of the programme.
Students are required to complete the Education Professional Core Courses and one of the following 6 Social Sciences majors over 5 years of studies:
Upon graduation, the BEd&BSocSc programme offers qualification equivalent to a BSocSc plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Education, a professional teaching qualification recognised in Hong Kong schools and internationally.
Notes about fees for this course
You (or your parents) only need to pay a fraction of the cost of education in Hong Kong, even though our educational standards are at an international level. We value what you bring to HKU, in terms of your background and culture, and our fees are set at a level that students everywhere can afford, as long as your academic results are good enough!
If you take the International Baccalaureate Diploma, GCE A-level/International A-Level, SAT/AP or All India Senior School Certificate Examination and Indian School Certificate, please take note of the standards as below:
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