What Undergraduate Programme(s) are you looking for?

Application opens for Fall 2022.

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) Year 1 / Senior Year Admissions

Normal Period of Study: 4 Years (for Year 1 Entry); 2 Years (for Senior Year Admissions)

Senior year admissions are mainly for final year students / graduates with Associate Degree or Higher Diploma qualifications.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture - Music / Visual Arts

This is the first undergraduate programme in Hong Kong to offer arts management and cultural studies to complement discipline-based training in the creative arts. It aims to develop community-based artists who are able to work across a range of established art forms and contribute to the promotion and development of the arts and arts education in the local, regional, and international cultural and creative industries. Students will focus on one core arts discipline of either Music or Visual Arts.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies - Chinese / English

The programme aims to graduate students who are critical thinkers equipped with analytical skills to learn from varied social and situated contexts, and who have developed a global world view based upon a heightened level of cross-cultural awareness and intercultural sensitivity. The Chinese/English major will also be reflective learners and as such should become acutely aware of the need for life-long learning in a globally dynamic multicultural environment. Through a carefully integrated curriculum, students will acquire a solid foundation in Chinese/English major with a global perspective.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Special Education

The 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. The Programme will provide opportunities for students to gain practical experience in real work environments. Graduates will work with families, schools, and communities to effectively facilitate inclusion and enhance the quality of life for individuals with special education needs.

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Artificial Intelligence and Educational Technology (subject to approval)* New

The programme is designed to address the challenges of the educational transformation driven by the fourth industrial revolution and to meet the societal needs for qualified professionals in AI and educational technology to support the future development of schools, tertiary education, government and corporate sectors. It aims to (a) provide students with fundamental knowledge and skills in artificial intelligence and educational technology; (b) develop students’ ability in applying knowledge of artificial intelligence and educational technology appropriate to teaching and learning; (c) build up students’ skills in using appropriate methods of artificial intelligence and educational technology to approach and solve real-world problems in educational contexts; and (d) equip students with the capacity to conduct and evaluate educational projects supported by ethical use of artificial intelligence and educational technology.

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Integrated Environmental Management (subject to approval)* New

Environmental management is of growing importance in the daily operation of private and public sectors. Throughout the past few decades, new environmental tools have emerged to enable policymakers and decision-makers to deal with environmental challenges presented in their planning and operation, including environmental accounting, environmental risk assessment and environmental management system certification. At the same time, the establishment of environmental regulation in different jurisdictions makes it necessary for different sectors to comply with different legal and regulatory requirements. This multidisciplinary programme is catered for students who have a strong interest and dedication in environmental management and sustainability. It adopts a broader concept of the term ‘environmental management’ and offers a wide perspective encompassing scientific, computational, technological, socioeconomic and educational dimensions to embrace the challenges presented by environmental management in the coming decades.

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sports Science and Coaching (subject to approval)* New

The programme transforms students into professional coaches through (1) The internship training opportunities in overseas, renowned Greater Bay Area and Hong Kong sports organizations which provide a great chance for students to have a dialogue with sports leaders, build connections, enrich knowledge and skills, and lay a foundation for the future careers; (2) Innovative integration of the subject knowledge of sports science, coaching, technology, and life education provides comprehensive training leading to a wide range of career paths; and (3) Teaching cutting-edge knowledge by a professional team with leading roles in the sports and life education fields allows students to keep ahead of peers and seize opportunities, striving for success and excellence in the academic field(s) and workplace.

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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology

The programme aims to provide a curriculum conforming to standards comparable to local and overseas universities, but also three interrelated concentrations that develop students’ intellectual capacity and ability to apply psychological knowledge and skills in the workplace— (1) School Psychology, (2) Health Psychology, and (3) Human Relations and Communication.


Upon graduating from the programme, students will be able to demonstrate a high level of competence in:


a. Demonstrating breadth and depth of psychological knowledge;

b. Applying scientific methods to design and conduct psychological research;

c. Demonstrating critical and creative thinking in applying psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues locally and globally;

d. Collaborating effectively with professionals and the public in providing information about psychological research and services;

e. Applying psychological knowledge and skills at pre-professional level in various settings;

f. Demonstrating sensitivity and competence in applying ethical principles to support the professional responsibilities and conduct in the workplace.

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Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) Senior Year Admissions

Normal Period of Study: 2 Years (for Senior Year Admissions)

Senior year admissions are mainly for final year students / graduates with Associate Degree or Higher Diploma qualifications.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood and Family Studies (subject to approval)* New

Hong Kong witnesses an increasing need for parent education and related studies. The BA(ECFS) programme addresses this need by training students who are able to empower parents to promote the development of young children using science-informed methods.

Students will learn how to develop and evaluate family-oriented programmes. Students will also learn how to collect data to address research questions about early childhood and family studies. Graduates are expected to be competent practitioners who are able to support families and schools in their efforts to take care of young children, run systematic family-oriented programmes in school and community settings, and deal with a wide range of family-related issues.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Studies and Digital Communication (subject to approval)* New

The BA(ESDC) programme aims to cultivate a new generation of English studies students with strong digital literacy skills through a digitally enriched curriculum. The programme provides a wide range of courses to build a solid foundation in English language, linguistics and digital literacy, consolidated by hands-on experience in using digital tools for language applications. Students will be empowered to develop digital contents for the learning and teaching of languages, to publish in digital media and to support and critically evaluate digital communication solutions. A combination of humanities and digital communication technology will allow students to further contribute to the transformation of education, media, and publishing in the digital age.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Heritage Education and Arts Management (subject to approval)* New

The BA(HE&AM) programme aims to prepare students with the knowledge, mindset and skills required for the career demand in the fields of arts, cultural, heritage and museum education and management, in order to meet the global and local trends of enhancing citizens’ all-round development in formal and non-formal arts and cultural education. With reference to the strong partnership between The Education University of Hong Kong and heritage and arts institutes nationally, regionally and internationally, this programme is interdisciplinary-based which focuses on enhancing practitioners’ work-related competency. This programme is remarkable to contribute to the education process and the competitiveness of Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area and the region with full-fledged citizens who are both cultural competent and values-inspired.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

The BA(TCSL) programme aims to nurture professionals in teaching Chinese as a Second Language. Students enrolled in this programme will be equipped with: (i) interdisciplinary knowledge including Chinese language and pedagogy, as well as educational psychology; and (ii) the ability to analyse issues related to Chinese teaching in the context of multilingualism and globalisation.

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Executive Management (subject to approval)* New

The BSc (EM) gives your career in education-focused administration a head-start, equipping you with career opportunities in schools, NGOs, and education-related organizations where care, ethics, and social responsibility are core to their business agenda. Our programme has a strong team of university-wide, inter-faculty, and inter-disciplinary instructors with academic and practitioner experiences in education and executive management. Professional preparation includes a broad and diversified spectrum of essential knowledge (e.g., grant proposal writing, human resource management, leading school entrepreneurship, etc.), and internship opportunities. Internship will be matched according to your career interests with our education, non-governmental, and related private sector industry partners for placements in Hong Kong or the Greater Bay Area.

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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Social Entrepreneurship and Development Studies (subject to approval)* New

The programme prepares young people with the skills and knowledge to create high-impact social careers, with a focus on the developmental needs in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and emerging economies in Asia. Social entrepreneurship is one of the most important parts of the modern social economy. In a world that is rapidly changing, it is the social entrepreneurs who create the innovations for problems that are so complex and no easy solutions are available. Specifically, the programme aims to (a) provide students with a holistic experience of social entrepreneurship, taking students from ambition stages all the way to developing pitches for investors; (b) enable students to build support among stakeholders and manage and grow social ventures to scale and maximise impacts; (c) enhance students’ understanding of the complex dynamics of social transitions in the GBA and comprehensive understanding of regional developments from a comparative perspective; and (d) provide students with the academic and professional foundation to become professionals in social enterprises and government / non-government organisations, corporations; and local / national / international associations and organisations, and provide a strong foundation for career advancement and future postgraduate studies.

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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sociology and Community Studies (subject to approval)* New

The programme aims to provide students with a solid training in social sciences inquiry so that they can understand the nature and complexity of social and cultural challenges faced by individuals in communities of different scales and at different levels. Students will be introduced to issues concerning class, ethnicity, gender, social inequality, and cultural diversities. They will also participate in discussions related to social transformations and the changing social structures and institutions in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the contemporary world. Students will be expected to understand and explain social issues with the use of appropriate quantitative and qualitative data. The programme also enhances students’ conceptual and problem-solving skills with a view to promoting personal growth and community practices. Upon the completion of the programme, students will be able to apply social scientific knowledge and skills to understand and explore possible responses to a wide range of community issues at global, national, regional and local and individual levels.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Co-terminal Double Degree)

Normal Period of Study: 5 Years


EdUHK is one of the teacher education providers in Hong Kong. Graduates of the University’s teacher education programmes are eligible to become fully qualified and registered teachers. As regards teacher registration, graduates should approach the Teacher Registration Team of the Education Bureau (EDB) to submit applications directly. All applications will be assessed by the EDB which will consider, among other things, whether an applicant has been convicted of any criminal offence (including sex-related offence) in Hong Kong or elsewhere, or is involved in any ongoing criminal proceedings or investigations. For details, please browse the EDB's website.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture and Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Music)

The Double Degree Programme aims to prepare professional Music teachers and community-based artists who possess subject knowledge and demonstrate competency in both education and various forms of creative arts. Graduates will become competent music teachers in Hong Kong and possess the ability to work in a broad range of positions such as curators for art museums, galleries and music centres; administrators of arts-and-cultural related organisations; researchers in cultural studies and musicians; and arts educators.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture and Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Visual Arts)

The Double Degree Programme aims to prepare professional Visual Arts teachers and community-based artists who possess subject knowledge and demonstrate competency in both education and various forms of creative arts. Graduates will become competent art teachers in Hong Kong and possess the ability to work in a broad range of positions such as curators for art museums and galleries; administrators of arts-and-cultural related organisations; researchers in cultural studies; professional artists and designers; and arts educators.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies and Bachelor of Education (Honours) (English Language)

This programme aims to prepare students to become competent teachers of English for primary/secondary schools, or other English language related professionals. Graduates will obtain a high level of English proficiency and an ability to help pupils learn English effectively. Students will learn the English language system in depth, the principles and theories of teaching and learning with special reference to the teaching and learning of English as a second/foreign language. Students in the programme will conduct teaching practices in primary and secondary schools, and join an immersion programme in an English-speaking country.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours)

Normal Period of Study: 5 Years


EdUHK is one of the teacher education providers in Hong Kong. Graduates of the University’s teacher education programmes are eligible to become fully qualified and registered teachers. As regards teacher registration, graduates should approach the Teacher Registration Team of the Education Bureau (EDB) to submit applications directly. All applications will be assessed by the EDB which will consider, among other things, whether an applicant has been convicted of any criminal offence (including sex-related offence) in Hong Kong or elsewhere, or is involved in any ongoing criminal proceedings or investigations. For details, please browse the EDB's website.

Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Business, Accounting & Financial Studies)

The programme aims at equipping pre-service teachers who will be able to teach Business, Accounting and Financial Studies [BAFS] and Business Fundamentals [BF] curricular in senior and junior secondary schools. Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to (i) demonstrate a solid understanding and command of concepts and theories in the areas of Business Foundations, Accounting, Management and Financial Studies; and (ii) display competent teaching and professionalism in achieving quality business education in schools. Students will be provided with both formal and informal learning opportunities such as guest lectures, company visits, exhibitions, competitions, seminars and talks on a regular basis to facilitate keeping abreast with the most current trends and issues in the field.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Chinese History) No admission for 2022 entry

This programme aims to cultivate students with professional ethics, creativity, lively teaching abilities and a global perspective for teaching the subject of Chinese History in secondary schools. Graduates are expected to (1) possess the relevant pedagogical and curriculum development skills as well as discipline knowledge with an emphasis on the understanding of the contemporary significance of the Chinese historical issues; (2)possess critical thinking and analytical skills to solve problems in a logical and creative way; (3) communicate and interact effectively with others in social and professional contexts; and (4) demonstrate global awareness with high standard of morality.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Chinese Language)

There is a huge demand for professionally trained Chinese Language teachers in Hong Kong. The BEd(CL) programme is designed to provide students with the disciplinary and professional competency to teach the subject of Chinese Language. Upon the successful completion of this programme, students will become competent teachers of Chinese Language in primary or secondary sector.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education)

This programme aims to prepare well-qualified graduates to enter the early childhood profession at the degree level. They will demonstrate the knowledge and dispositions required to design, implement and assess quality programmes for children from 0 to 8 years of age in care and education settings. They will be committed to life-long learning and able to inquire into practice and improve it, think creatively, reflect, make ethical decisions, and contribute to the quality of early childhood education in Hong Kong.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (English Language) - Primary

This programme aims to equip students with high proficiency and in-depth knowledge of English language; and the ability to help students in primary schools in Hong Kong to learn English as a second language effectively. Students will also develop the lifelong learning skills and be able to appreciate moral, social and cultural values; show the aptitude to work collaboratively with students, parents, colleagues, school administrators and other professionals; and understand education issues of Hong Kong and react to educational innovations positively.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Geography)

The programme aims at equipping students with essential skills and knowledge so that they will be capable of teaching geography curricula in senior and junior forms at secondary school. Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to (i) demonstrate a solid understanding and command of geographical concepts and theories and apply the knowledge to solve geographical problems; and (ii) display competencies in teaching geography-related courses and curriculum in secondary schools. Students will be provided with diversify learning opportunities through guest lectures, field trips, and seminars on a regular basis to enhance their deeper understanding of contemporary geographical issues.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (History)

The programme aims to cultivate students with professional ethics and a global perspective for teaching the subject of history in secondary schools. To achieve this aim, graduates of the programme are expected to possess the relevant pedagogical and curriculum development skills as well as disciplinary knowledge with an emphasis on historical issues of modern times. Graduates will also possess critical thinking skills to solve problems in a logical and creative way; be able to communicate and interact effectively with others in social and professional contexts; and demonstrate global awareness with high standard of morality.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Physical Education)

This programme is designed to provide students with the disciplinary and professional competency to teach physical education in both primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong. Our curriculum emphasizes theory and practice integration, and builds a strong foundation in sports, humanities, science, curriculum and pedagogy. Various teaching and learning approaches are employed to provide students with rich personal, academic and professional enhancement opportunities. Graduates of our programme should be "physically educated" with character and moral responsibility; competence and professional excellence; wisdom and intellectual engagement; and civic-mindedness and social responsibility.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Primary) - General Studies / Mathematics

BEd(Primary) - General Studies promotes your generic skills for life-wide and life-long learning, fosters positive personal and social values and attitudes, and develops your skills through investigation, project learning and service learning. You will be acquainted with the spirit and framework of inquiry and will be equipped with the social and scientific inquiry skills that come into play in the teaching and learning of General Studies.

 

BEd(Primary) – Mathematics prepares you to become a confident and competent Mathematics teacher who can spark the learning interest of students and make Mathematics lively and relevant to their lives. While developing your own mathematical knowledge, you learn how to help others achieve understanding of and develop a passion for this fascinating discipline. Mathematics is one of the three core subjects in Hong Kong schools, and the demand for teachers of this subject is constantly high.

 

The University is the main provider of local primary teachers and this programme prepares well-qualified graduates to meet the demand for General Studies / Mathematics teachers in Hong Kong.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Science)

The programme aims to prepare qualified, competent, professional secondary science teachers capable of satisfying the educational needs of learners with different abilities within a community that values multiple aspects of intelligence. Graduates will have attained academic excellence and professional competence for effective teaching of science in schools. In particular, they will possess a solid command of science subject knowledge and skills together with a firm and thorough grasp of the interrelationship between theory and practice. They will persistently affirm the importance of scientific literacy in our society and will be creative, responsible, and caring individuals who have a solid understanding of science, technology, society, and environment, as well as commitment to ethical values. Biology major will be offered in 2022/23.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Secondary) - Information and Communication Technology

This programme aims at providing students with a wide range of knowledge, concepts and applications of information and communication technology (ICT) to develop problem-solving skills in real-world settings. It also provides students with opportunities to appreciate the impact of ICT on the individual and society in the digital age, and equips students with innovative pedagogical knowledge, up-to-date subject knowledge, values, skills and practice essential to teach ICT in school education.

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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) Senior Year Admissions

Normal Period of Study: 2 Years (for Senior Year Admissions)

Senior year admissions are mainly for final year students / graduates with Associate Degree or Higher Diploma qualifications.

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Greater China Studies

Application opens for Fall 2022.

The programme encourages students to explore the Greater China region – Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Mainland China and beyond with aims to (a) enable students to acquire applied methods and analytical skills to critically examine issues arising from the regional cooperation and competition in a globalised world; (b) provide an overview of social sciences and the disciplines that make up of the social sciences; (c) provide students with knowledge of the dynamics of social transitions in Greater China and a comprehensive understanding of regional developments from the comparative and sociological perspectives; (d) enhance students' understanding of the complex interplay of global, regional, national, and local factors that affect social transitions in Greater China with relation to development, governance, and policy across the region; (e) provide students with the academic and professional foundation to become professionals in government/non-government organisations, corporations; and local/national/international education-related associations and organisations, and (f) provide a strong foundation for career advancement and future postgraduate studies.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours)

EdUHK is one of the teacher education providers in Hong Kong. Graduates of the University’s teacher education programmes are eligible to become fully qualified and registered teachers. As regards teacher registration, graduates should approach the Teacher Registration Team of the Education Bureau (EDB) to submit applications directly. All applications will be assessed by the EDB which will consider, among other things, whether an applicant has been convicted of any criminal offence (including sex-related offence) in Hong Kong or elsewhere, or is involved in any ongoing criminal proceedings or investigations. For details, please browse the EDB's website.

Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education)

Application for 2021 entry was closed.

Normal Period of Study: 3 Years


This programme assists qualified early childhood educators to become highly competent, innovative and ethical professionals who are able to contribute to the development of quality programmes for young children and their families in Hong Kong.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education) in Leadership and Non-Chinese Speaking Children

Application for 2021 entry was closed.

Normal Period of Study: 4 Years


This programme aims to respond to the increasing demand for suitably qualified leaders and managers within preschools who can support the learning needs of non-Chinese speaking children. It also assists qualified early childhood educators to become highly competent, innovative and ethical professionals who are able to contribute to the development of quality programmes for young children and their families in Hong Kong.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education) in Leadership and Special Needs

Application for 2021 entry was closed.

Normal Period of Study: 4 Years


This programme aims to respond to the increasing demand for suitably qualified leaders and managers within preschools who can support the learning needs of children with special needs. It also assists qualified early childhood educators to become highly competent, innovative and ethical professionals who are able to contribute to the development of quality programmes for young children and their families in Hong Kong.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Professional and Vocational Education)

Application for 2021 entry was closed.

Normal Period of Study: 3 Years


This programme aims to provide practitioners or intending practitioners in Professional and Vocational Education (PVE) settings with the skills, understandings and aptitudes to work effectively, efficiently and confidently as professional teachers, instructors, trainers, educational designers and change agents, including Applied Learning context. The programme provides students with the opportunity to build upon their existing disciplinary knowledge, integrating it with the educational learning that is the core of the programme.

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Special Needs)

Application for 2021 entry was closed.

Normal Period of Study: 3 Years


This Programme is the first add-on specialist degree in Hong Kong on special needs and inclusive education. The Programme, in line with the government's policy on integration, aims to provide specialist training for serving teachers or professionals to work effectively with learners with special needs in mainstream schools or special education settings. It also aims to significantly enhance the competencies of teachers so that they are able to collaborate and develop effective teams within the realm of the whole school approach whether they are based in special education settings or resource centres.

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Bachelor of Health Education (Honours)

Study Mode & Normal Period of Study: Full-time (2 Years) / Part-time (3 Years)

Bachelor of Health Education (Honours)

Application for 2021 entry was closed.

Bachelor of Health Education (Hons) Programme [BHE], a unique top-up degree in the market, aims to nurture participants of Higher Diploma / Associate Degree in health-related studies, registered teachers, nurses, and social workers to be effective health educators. It is also the major provider for elite athlete education with flexible study plan. The programme prepares participants as train-the-trainer and with knowledge skills to design and conduct health education interventions to clients in various settings and to evaluate contemporary health issues in the community.

 

The programme has the following iconic features:

1. Use of Innovative and creative strategies to promote health education in community;

2. Establishment of excellent network with schools and non-profit organizations to provide authentic practice opportunities; and

3. Implementation of evidence-based health education practice in various real-life settings.

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* As the 2022/23 academic year is the beginning of the 2022/23 - 2024/25 triennium for which the allocation of UGC-funded places is still subject to the Government's approval, the number of intake places is indicative only and subject to changes or confirmation.

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