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.