The Education University of Hong Kong

 Master of Education

For Prospective Students

 Programme Code: A1M043  / C2M001
 Study Mode: One-year Full-time / Two-year Part-time
 Programme Director: Dr TSANG, Yiu Fai Chris

Application Start Date (2024/25 Intake): 17 November 2023

Extended Application Deadline: 30 April 2024

Please submit your application through EdUHK Online Application Systems

EdUHK does not encourage students to entrust their application to any third party agents and we always contact applicants directly on updates regarding the applications. You must complete and submit your own application and provide your own personal and contact details. Please refer to the official EdUHK channels, such as programme websites and the admission system, for the required information to complete your application.

Programme Information

  • The programme is aimed at 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.

    It is designed to support students in integrating their past experience with new insights in theory, practice and leadership. The curriculum combines specialist study and a broad-based education in professional reflection, assessment and research methods. It provides flexible learning routes for students from different knowledge backgrounds.

    By the end of this programme, students will be able to:

    a) demonstrate advanced knowledge and awareness of new developments in their chosen Area of Focus;

    b) review educational research critically, and conduct educational inquiries independently;

    c) apply assessment principles and strategies for the promotion of learning; and

    d) evaluate the larger policy and cultural contexts of education in Hong Kong and other societies with a critical perspective; and

    e) possess professional ethics and social responsibility in the field of education.

  • The MEd programme comprises 24 credit points (cps). Students are required to take 8 courses (3 cps for each course) to complete the requirements. The following options are available:

    Educational Studies

    Students with a broad interest in education may choose this option.

    2 Core Courses# + Any 6 Specialist Courses


    2 Core Courses# + 3 Specialist Courses (as required) + Research Project*

    All Areas of Focus except Educational Studies

    They are 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 are required to take the Core Courses according to their chosen Area of Focus: Click to view the Core Courses.

    * 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.

    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.

  • The medium of instruction can be English and Chinese (including Putonghua) as consistent with the University’s policy.

  • Classes may be scheduled on weekday daytime/evenings and on Saturdays at approved venues including but not limited to Tai Po Campus, Tseung Kwan O Study Centre, Kowloon Tong Satellite Study Centre, North Point Study Centre, etc.

    Different modes of delivery, teaching and learning activities as well as assessment methods could be adopted as deemed appropriate.


MEd Programme Applications and Admissions Enquiries


Admission Website:

Graduate School Website:

In person:


Graduate School
Room B4-G/F-02
The Education University of Hong Kong
10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po
New Territories
Hong Kong

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