Co-ordinator: Prof MASON, Mark

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This specialization features:

  • The opportunity to study at an advanced level across a wide range of issues, concepts and perspectives in the fields of international education, comparative education, and educational development;
  • A focus on understanding international education, in its prevalent manifestations, and educational and social change and development, from the associated sociological, philosophical, historical, economic and political perspectives;
  • A team of professors who are acknowledged globally as leaders in the field, and as excellent teachers;
  • Hong Kong’s geographical, economic, political and socio-cultural location, which offers an ideal site in and from which to study international education, and educational and social change and development, under conditions of increasing globalization;
  • A commitment to educating for a sustainable future and to social justice in education and society as a key rationale for study in this specialisation.

Specialized courses

  • Theories and Methods in Comparative Education Research
  • Intercultural Education
  • Multilingual Education
  • International Education and Development

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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