Co-ordinator: Dr CHEUNG Pui Yee, Peggy

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Website: http://www.eduhk.hk/hpe 

The  Doctor  of  Education  (EdD)  in  Physical  Education  programme  is  targeted  at  Physical  Education educators and Sports Science professionals in educational settings with keen interests in extending their expertise in Physical Education Teacher Preparation and Sports Science via a broad range of educational contexts through the completion of core EdD modules. The EdD programme in Physical Education will provide a research-based integration of theory and practice between local and international, and will prepare candidates to take the leadership role in physical education and sports science. In addition, the EdD Physical Education and Sports Science programme is also designed with different emphasis for those candidates who want to focus on research in specific subject area. The subjects in physical education include  physical  education  in  normal  population,  special  education,  and  physical  activity;  the  sport sciences include sport biomechanics, sport coaching, sport fitness, sport nutrition, sport physiology, sport psychology,  and  sport  rehabilitation.  Coursework  encompasses  the  Sports  Science,  adapted  physical activity and theoretical aspects of teacher education.

Specialized courses

  • Sports Science Research in PE Teacher Education
  • Adapted Physical Activity for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Historical Perspectives of Physical Education Curricula
  • Contemporary Trends in Physical Education Teacher Education

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.

(Every effort has been made to ensure that information contained in this website is correct. Changes to any aspects of the programmes may be made from time to time due to unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control and the University reserves the right to make amendments to any information contained in this website without prior notice. The University accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from any use or misuse of or reliance on any information contained in this website.)