Co-ordinator: Prof ZHU Qingzhi

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Website: https://www.eduhk.hk/chl/

Language Education (Chinese) is a programme area that deals with the study and research on the educational practice of Chinese teaching and the subject knowledge of Chinese Language, with the scope of Chinese Language covering both Classical and Modern Chinese. The integrated programme draws on both the theoretical and methodological achievements in the field of Chinese Language Education. With a dual focus on pedagogies and subject knowledge, the programme aims to help students master theories and methodologies that can effectively apply to the professional practice of teaching Chinese as a first language (L1) and / or a second language (L2).

Specialized courses

  • Theory and Perspectives in Chinese Language Education
  • Issues in Chinese Language Studies

Elective courses

  • Chinese Language Curriculum, Teaching Materials, Instruction and Assessment
  • IB Philosophy and Chinese Language Teaching
  • Special Topics in Chinese Language


Remarks: Applicants are required to include a research proposal (not less than 5000 words in Chinese) with their application.


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.)