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Master of Arts in Global Histories of Education [MAGHE]

You are strongly encouraged to submit your application online at before the application deadline.

Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered on a space-available basis. Applicants are therefore advised to apply early.

Applicants should normally hold a recognised Bachelor's degree and preferably a recognised teacher's qualification, or equivalent. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution in a non-English speaking country should normally fulfil the minimum English proficiency requirements. Please refer to the programme information for details.

Yes, you can. Your admission will be confirmed subject to your successful completion of the undergraduate studies by the end of August.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview.

This is a self-funded programme. The tuition fee for the September 2023/24 cohort will be HK$128,000 for the whole programme, which is provisional and subject to adjustment. Tuition fees paid are normally not refundable or transferable.

Non-local degrees are accepted provided that they are of a level equivalent to a recognised local degree. The University will assess applicants' non-local qualifications on an individual basis.

If you are required to obtain a student visa / entry permit issued by the Director of Immigration in order to study in Hong Kong, you are regarded as a non-local applicant. Please be assured that indication of residence status does not form a criterion for selection. We welcome non-local applicants to apply for our MAGHE programme and, to allow sufficient time for visa application, you are advised to apply as early as possible.

This is a self-funded programme. Local and non-local applicants pay the same level of tuition fee.

Yes, non-local students can apply for campus accommodation after programme registration. Approval is subject to availability of places.

The MAGHE is mainly a taught programme. It can be completed entirely by coursework (8 courses) or by coursework (6 courses) plus a Research Project (equivalent to 2 courses).

According to the University's "Double Registration" policy, students enrolled in any full-time award bearing programmes (lasting for one year or longer) of the University should not simultaneously register for study for another qualification at this University or for a post-secondary qualification at another institution, except with prior approval of the University. In case of doubt, please seek advice from the Registry.

You are welcome to contact the Programme Leader, Dr Klaus DITTRICH (email:, who will ensure that your inquiry is dealt with by the right person.

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