Master of Education | The Education University of Hong Kong

The Master of Education at the Faculty of Education and Human Development of EdUHK offers a cutting-edge curriculum for educators. The area of focus covers teaching and assessment, educational management and psychology.

Master of Education programmes - FEHD EdUHK

Our Master of Education programme prepares educators for professional advancement. In addition to generalistic study, the faculty offers specialized studies in curriculum, teaching and assessment, early childhood education, educational and developmental psychology, educational management and leadership, life and values education and special needs, giftedness and counselling.

Students may select to take our Master of Education programmes either in full-time or part-time mode. Classes may be held in Tai Po, Tseung Kwan O or Kowloon Tong. Educators and professionals with experience in schools and other education settings seeking academic and professional advancement are welcome to apply for the Master of Education programme.

Master of Education

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Cutting edge curriculum

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Wide range of Areas of Focus paving the way for career advancement in different professional areas

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Flexible learning routes

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Renowned and experienced academics in their respective fields

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Proactive learning approaches

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Gateway to further study and professional network

Individuals who aspire to professional advancement in the educational sector, and those who intend to strengthen their foundational knowledge and deepen their study in certain Areas of Focus

The Master of Education (MEd) programme comprises 24 credit points (cps). Students are required to take 8 courses (3 cps for each course) to complete the requirements. The Faculty of Education and Human Development offers the specialist route. Students can take a generalist route or a specialist route.

Specialist Route

This route is designed for students who wish to deepen their professional knowledge in a particular Area of Focus, complemented by elective courses offered in the programme.

2 Core Courses + 3 Specialist Courses within an Area of Focus + Any 3 Specialist Courses/ Research Project*

* Students may choose to carry out a research project instead of taking 3 courses in the same Area. The research project comprises supervised work on an agreed topic with the research project supervisor.

The medium of instruction of Faculty of Education and Human Development courses can be English or Chinese (including Putonghua), depending on the areas of focus.

  • Hold a recognised Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent.
  • Applicants whose entrance qualifications were obtained from an institution outside Hong Kong where the medium of instruction is not English should have attained one of the following minimum English proficiency requirements which may be subject to adjustment:
    • IELTS 6.0; or
    • Grade C or above in GCSE / GCE OL English; or
    • a TOEFL score of 80 (internet-based test); or
    • Band 6 in the Chinese Mainland’s College English Test (CET) (a total score of 430 or above and the test result should be valid within two years); or
    • Other equivalent qualifications.

The requirements for admission may vary in certain Areas of Focus.  Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview or take a test.

Tuition Fee: HK$141,600  (Provisional and subject to adjustment)
The University reserves the right to make changes to tuition fee without prior notice. Tuition fees paid are normally not refundable or transferable.