Master of Teaching - Admissions - Faculty of Education and Human Development, EdUHK


Postgraduate Programme

Master of Teaching


29 March 2021 (Monday)


5:00 – 6:00 p.m. / 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

(Please choose your participated session in the registration form)


Online (Zoom)


Please click here to register for the Programme Talk

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Our Programme Leader will introduce the latest programme updates and provide instant feedback in the Q&A session.

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  • The very first Master of Teaching Programme in Hong Kong to focus on pedagogical practices at an advanced level
  • "To identify teachers in the heart of quality education” – a mission of fostering teacher leaders who can rally school teams on reforms in changing school contexts
  • Latest research findings and evidence-based teaching practices and pedagogies adopted as learning materials
  • Delivered by learner-oriented approach which caters for participants' diverse needs, despite of their different school work experience
  • Nurtures teacher leaders via reflection-in-practice and reflection-through-practice
  • Supports curriculum reform and school-based work experience
  • The practitioner-based research project is the programme highlight, serving to make a difference in learning through practice, reflection, and evaluation
  • Designed and implemented by a team of experts and subject specialists, with professional qualifications to provide strong scaffolding with their expertise
  • Managed by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The department has a track record of providing high-quality teaching and research in the areas of curriculum, teaching, assessment, and teacher professional development

This programme is suitable for fresh graduates and teachers at different stages of their careers,  interested in pursuing advanced studies preparing them for future school leadership.

Participants are required to complete a total of 8 courses (24 credit points) for graduation.

  Credit Points
Core Courses (3 credit points / course)
1.    Teaching Strategies for Enhancing Student Learning
2.    Teacher Leadership and School Improvement
3.    Learning in the Inclusive Classroom
4.    Methods in Research for Learning
5.    Practitioner-based Research Project

 3 courses (3 credit points / course) from one of the following specialisations:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Early Childhood Education and Family Studies
  • Special Education
  • 中國語言文學的學與教 (Learning and Teaching of Chinese Language and Literature) (for Full-Time study only)
  • English Language Education
  • Teaching Greater China Studies in Liberal Studies Curriculum (for Full-Time study only)
  • Teaching Physical Education - An Advanced Study (for Full-Time study only)



Total 24

Participants can choose one of the following specialisations:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Early Childhood Education and Family Studies
  • Special Education
  • 中國語言文學的學與教 (Learning and Teaching of Chinese Language and Literature) (for Full-time study only)
  • English Language Education
  • Teaching Greater China Studies in Liberal Studies Curriculum (for Full-time study only)
  • Teaching Physical Education - An Advanced Study (for Full-time study only)

* Individual specialisations may not be offered every year.

Applicants may apply for credit transfer in the Master of Teaching Programme for up to 9 credit points:

  • Graduates from the 5-year Bachelor of Education Programmes of the EdUHK may apply for credit transfer if they have studied MTeach specialisation courses as electives in their senior years of study.
  • Participants have attended courses for the Certificate of Professional Development Programmes or other Master’s degree programmes of which the standards and contents match those of the MTeach Programme’s courses, may apply for credit transfer.

Classes are held primarily at the Tai Po Campus and occasionally at the Tseung Kwan O Study Centre, and/or Kowloon Tong Satellite Study Centre. Students will normally attend classes on weekday evenings and on Saturdays.

The medium of instruction is mainly English. Cantonese and Putonghua are adopted as the language of instruction for some courses, as appropriate.

Tuition Fee (for Full-time study): HK$126,000
The tuition fee for full-time study is HK$5,250 per credit.

Tuition Fee (for Part-time study): HK$120,000
The tuition fee for part-time study is HK$5,000 per credit.

The tuition fee is provisional and subject to adjustment. Tuition fees paid are normally not refundable or transferable.

Applicants should hold a recognised bachelor’s degree and a recognised teacher’s qualification, or equivalent.
Applicants may be required to attend an interview/test.

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution in a non-English speaking system should normally fulfil one of the following minimum English proficiency requirements:

  • 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.

Applicants are strongly recommended to take the IELTS and submit their score upon application.

Remark: Please note that this programme will not lead to a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) qualification. To acquire a QTS in Hong Kong, a person should obtain a local Teacher's Certificate or Post-graduate Diploma / Certificate in Education or equivalent qualifications.

Media Report: Interview with Hong Kong Economic Journal 


This programme is under “the Scholarship for Teachers (Pursuit of Master’s Degree Programmes)” hosted by the Education Bureau.

For further information, please visit Education Bureau's website