The Education University of Hong Kong

Area of Focus: Educational Studies

Area of Focus: Educational Studies

Students with a broad interest in education may choose this option

2 Core Courses + Any 6 Specialist Courses


2 Core Courses + Any 3 Specialist Courses + Research Project*

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

Core Courses for Educational Studies:

-          Research Methods for Interdisciplinary Studies 

-          Contemporary Issues in Language Education Within the Humanities

Students of Educational Studies can choose any 6 of the following Specialist Courses:

(Courses may not be offered every semester or every year, and the offering of courses is subject to sufficient enrolment. In this connection, some of the Specialist Courses may or may not be available to students from other Areas of Focus.)

  • Curriculum, Teaching and Assessment:

    -          Assessment for Learning: Theory into Practice

    -          Curriculum Leadership

    -          Curriculum Policy, Innovation and Implementation

    -          Evaluation of Pedagogical Innovations

    -          Principles and Practices of Innovative Instructional Design

    -          Principles and Trends in Curriculum Development

    -          Successful Test Making for Teachers

    -          Teaching for Creativity and Critical Thinking

  • Early Childhood Education:
  • Educational and Developmental Psychology:
  • Educational Leadership:
  • English for Academic Purposes:
  • Health and Physical Education:
  • Liberal Studies Education:
  • Life and Values Education
  • Mathematics, Technology, Science and Environment:
  • Special Needs, Giftedness and Counselling:
  • Elective Courses (for all Area of Focus students)

^Any aspect of the course (including, without limitation, the content of the Course and the manner in which the Course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.

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