Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sports Science and Coaching

Part A: Admissions Requirement

  1. What are the General Entrance Requirements for the BSc(SPSC) programme?
    JUPAS applicants are normally required to possess the following qualifications:
    .Level 3 in Chinese Language
    .Level 3 in English Language
    .Level 2 in Liberal Studies
    .Level 2 in Mathematics (Compulsory Part)
    .Level 2 in any elective subjects
     
    Priority consideration will be given to applicants who have taken Biology or Physical Education in HKDSE. Eligible applicants will be invited for the interview.
     
    Non-JUPAS applicants are normally required to possess the following qualification:
    .Having an Associate Degree in related disciplines from any recognized institutions; or
    .Having a Higher Diploma in related disciplines from any recognized institutions
     
    Applicants who possess equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
     
    Besides, applicants should also demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency in both the Chinese and English languages, unless exempted by the University. For more details, please visit this website.
     
    Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an admissions interview and they will receive relevant details by email and/or SMS. An applicant who has not been invited to an interview shall not assume that he/she is not being considered for admissions.
     
     
  2. Can IELTS results be used to meet the English Language requirement?
    For JUPAS applicants, the University ONLY accepts the results in HKDSE English Language.
    For Non-JUPAS applicants, the University accepts IELTS results. For more details, please visit this website.
     
     
  3. Am I eligible for the admission to the BSc(SPSC) programme if I did not take Biology or Physical Education in HKDSE?
    Applicants who do not take Biology or Physical Education in the HKDSE are also eligible to apply for the BSc(SPSC) programme.
     
     
  4. Does the University consider “combined results” of the HKDSE examination in the selection process?
    Yes, the University accepts combined sittings in the HKDSE examination. For the purpose of ranking applicants for admission, all recognized public examination results are considered. If an applicant has taken the examination in a subject more than once, only the best result for that subject will be counted. There is no penalty on repeaters.
     
     
  5. Does BSc(SPSC) programme provide senior year admissions?
    Yes. BSc(SPSC) programme does provide senior year admissions.
     
     
  6. How can I apply for the BSc(SPSC) programme if I am a non-local applicant?
    In accordance with the HKSAR Government's policy, all non-local applicants, regardless of whether they possess HKDSE examination results, MUST apply for admissions via the non-JUPAS route, and NOT via JUPAS from the 2020 JUPAS cycle.
     
     
  7. What is the definition of local and non-local students?
    Definition of local and non-local applicants is listed here. To make direct enquiries on the definition of non-local students and/or the exclusion policy please contact the EDB at (852) 2804 6499 or via email (edbinfo@edb.gov.hk).

Part B: Interview

  1. I am applying for the BSc(SPSC) programme as a JUPAS/Non-JUPAS applicant. Do I need to attend admissions interview?
    Yes, you are required to attend an admissions interview. Applicants who do not turn up for the interviews will not be considered for admissions.
     
     
  2. How would the University select applicants for admissions interview? When will the admissions interview?
    For JUPAS applicants, we will select applicants to the admissions interview on the basis of their band choices, HKDSE examination results, information on OEA (Other Experiences and Achievements in Competition / Activities) form and SRR (School Reference Report) etc. Please click here for details of the interview arrangements.
     
    For Non-JUPAS applicants, we will select applicants for the admissions interview on the basis of their AD/HD programmes, cGPA, English and Chinese Language proficiency and sports achievements etc.

     
     
  3. How will the admissions interview of the BSc(SPSC) programme be conducted?
    Every shortlisted candidate will be interviewed individually in English.
     
     
  4. How can I prepare for my interview?
    Applicants are recommended to:
    .Make a comprehensive study/research on the curriculum and the career paths of BSc(SPSC) programme;
    .Get yourself familiar with the latest development in the sports that you are interested in; and
    .Do more mock interviews.
     
     
  5. How do I know if I have been shortlisted for an admissions interview?
    Shortlisted applicants for admission interviews will receive relevant details by email and/or SMS. Applicants who do not turn up for the interviews/tests will not be considered for admissions.
If you have more questions about the admission and the programme, please contact:
Admission Enquiries:
Tel: (852) 2948 6886
Email: admission@eduhk.hk
Programme Enquiries:
Tel: (852) 2948 7858
Email: lwong@eduhk.hk

Bachelor of Education (Physical Education)

Admission Requirement

  1. Will the applicant be eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Physical Education Programme [BEd(PE)] if he/she did not take Physical Education (PE) in HKDSE Examination?
    Yes. Any applicants who are interested in teaching Physical Education can apply for the BEd(PE) programme, even if he/she did not take PE in HKDSE Examination.
     
     
  2. What are the entrance requirements of the HKDSE results?
    The average score of the best five subjects for BEd(PE) admission is usually around 21 and 22. For details, please visit: https://www.eduhk.hk/degree/jupas_scores.htm 
     
     
  3. Among the best five subjects of HKDSE, are there any score multipliers for a certain subject?
    No, the best 5 scores record (https://www.eduhk.hk/degree/jupas_scores.htm) did not have score multipliers. However, the HKDSE subject in Physical Education (PE) is weighted highest for admission score calculation.
     
     
  4. Will I be admitted to the BEd(PE) programme if I obtained 3322 in my HKDSE, and had a good interview performance?
    Applicants who meet the University's entrance requirements in HKDSE and demonstrate good interview performance would have a chance to be admitted to the programme.
      
     
  5. Is it necessary for applicants to put the BEd(PE) programme as Band A choice in JUPAS for an opportunity to be selected for the admission interview?
    Yes. Only applicants who meet the HKDSE admission requirements in EdUHK, with BEd(PE) as their Band A choice in JUPAS will have the opportunity to be interviewed.
     
     
  6. What are the number of applicants and the intake quota per year?
    Almost 3,000 applicants applied in 2020, and the quota is about 30-32. For details, please visit: https://www.jupas.edu.hk/tc/programme/eduhk/JS8325/

Self-Nomination Admissions Scheme

  1. How many years of sports experience should be submitted for applying the Self-Nomination Admissions Scheme?
    There is no specific requirement for the amount of sports experience. The applicants should make their own decision. The number of supporting documents submitted varies based on students’ sports experience.
     
     
  2. Is the Self-Nomination Admissions Scheme available for Non-JUPAS admission?
    No. Non-JUPAS applicants would be valued by their relevant experience in the major subject, their associate degree/higher diploma results and their interview performance.
     
     
  3. What is the difference between the Self-Nomination Admissions Scheme and the School Principal's Nominations Scheme? Can I be nominated in both schemes?
    Applicants could nominate themselves for the Self- Nomination Admissions Scheme, while the nominees of School Principal's Nominations Scheme are recommended by school principals. Applicantss could be nominated in both schemes.
     
     
  4. How many applicants applied for BEd(PE) through the Self-Nomination Admissions Scheme?
    In 2020, 80-90 applicants applied through the scheme, and 5 students of them were admitted to the programme.
     
     
  5. What is the process of applying the Self-Nomination Admission Scheme?
    Applicantss are required to apply online and complete all the application procedures, including uploading 1) the proofs of the achievements in sports; 2) a personal statement and; 3) recommendation letters from relevant clubs/associations/schools. For details, please visit: https://www.eduhk.hk/degree/selfnom.htm
     

  6. What are the admission criteria for the Self-Nomination Admissions Scheme?
    For BEd(PE), the EdUHK Self-Nomination Admissions Scheme is designed for JUPAS applicants with exceptional potential and outstanding talent in sports. Students with excellent performance in the interview(s) will be given the conditional offer, to allow them to be admitted if they meet the HKDSE admission requirement (3322).
     
     
  7. Does the Self-Nomination Admissions Scheme have a maximum quota?
    The maximum quota is 10.

Interview

  1. What kind(s) of questions will be asked in the interview?
    The questions mainly focus on applicants’ understanding in BEd(PE), their experience and achievements in sports, and their vision of becoming a Physical Education Teacher. For details, please visit: https://www.eduhk.hk/degree/bedpe.htm
     

  2. How will the Physical Fitness Test be conducted in the interview? What are the tests?
    In general, the Physical Fitness Test consists of 4 tests, including:
    i) 1609m Run;
    ii) 1-minute Sit-ups;
    iii) Pull-ups (Male) or Flexed Arm Hang (Female) and;
    iv) Sit & Reach.
    Remarks: the arrangement of the Physical Fitness Test items is subject to the pandemic situation.
     
     
     
  3. Does the admission only include the Physical Fitness Test?
    No. The admission interview includes both a panel interview and a Physical Fitness Test.
     
     
  4. Does the Self-Nomination Admissions Scheme require an interview?
    Only selected applicants will be invited for an interview.
     
     
  5. Will it be an individual or group interview?
    The interview will be conducted individually.
     
     
  6. Will the interview be conducted in Chinese?
    The interview will be conducted in both Chinese and English.
     
     
  7. Is it necessary to pass the interview for admission?
    Yes.
If you have more questions about the admission and the programme, please contact:
Admission Enquiries:
Tel: (852) 2948 6886
Email: admission@eduhk.hk
Programme Enquiries:
Tel: 2948 6812
Email: chingyat@eduhk.hk

Bachelor of Health Education (Honours)

What are the entrance requirements for the Top-up Degree of Bachelor of Health Education (Honours) (BHE)?

To be eligible for admission, applicants should:
 
  • have obtained a Higher Diploma or Associate Degree in health/health-related disciplines or equivalent; or\
  • be registered teachers in kindergartens, primary, secondary or special schools; registered social workers; or registered nurse / enrolled nurse obtained a Higher Diploma; or
  • have obtained a Certificate in Education, Certificate of the Teachers of Children with Special Educational Needs or equivalent; and
  • be fluent in both written and spoken English.

Please also refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/acadprog/top_up/BHE.htm for more details.

When and where can I apply to the programme?

The BHE programme is now open for applications for the 2022/23 academic year, you may apply to our programme through the on-line system (www.eduhk.hk/acadprog/online).

What is the career prospect or articulation pathway after completion of the programme?

BHE graduates will be qualified for work as health promotion officers in elderly centers, as community health educators, as wellness coordinators in outpatient departments/clinics, etc.  Graduates of the programme will also have the opportunity to do postgraduate study at the University through a variety of Master's programmes. The University also offers Doctor of Education programme and PhD programme for doctoral study in the relevant specialty.

Will I get Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) after the completion of the programme?

The BHE programme will not lead to a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). However, graduates can proceed to study the Postgraduate Diploma in Education Programme (PGDE) that offered by EdUHK in order to obtain the QTS qualification.

Can I become a practicing nurse in Hong Kong by studying the Bachelor of Health Education (BHE) programme?

This programme will not enable a graduate to become a practicing nurse in Hong Kong. However, graduates of the programme will have a wide range of employment opportunities, and will be able to compete for high-level positions.
If you have more questions about the admission and the programme, please contact:
Admission Enquiries:
Tel: (852) 2948 6886
Email: admission@eduhk.hk
Programme Enquiries:
Tel: (852) 2948 7679
Email: llhlo@eduhk.hk

Postgraduate Diploma in Education Programmes

Please refer to PGDE website: http://www.eduhk.hk/acadprog/pgde/faqs.htm
 

Professional Development Programmes

Please refer to PDP website: http://www.eduhk.hk/acadprog/pdp/FAQs.htm

Dr. TSE Choi Yeung, Andy

Associate Professor & Acting Head of Department
Research interests:
Andy’s primary research interest lies on the motor learning and impact of physical activity on psychological, cognitive and physical well-being in children with autism spectrum disorder.  He is also interested in motor development and the effect of free-play on overall quality of life in typically developing children. He recently initiates a new research project on the investigation of free-play participation among school-aged children. His research goal is to propose a lighthouse parenting strategy as a reasonable approach to build success among children.

Dr. LOUIE Hung Tak, Lobo

Senior Lecturer I & Associate Head of Department
Qualifications:
Graduate Certificate in Sports & Recreation Management: Victoria University of Technology, Australia.
Doctor of Physical Education: Springfield College, USA.
Master of Science: Springfield College, USA.
Bachelor of Science (Summa Cum Lauda): Springfield College, USA.
Advanced Teacher Certificate in Education (Physical Education): Grantham College of Education, Hong Kong.
Teacher Certificate: Northcote College of Education, Hong Kong.

Research interests:

Pediatric Exercise Science; Physical Activity; Outdoor Sports and Wilderness Experience

Dr. SUN Fenghua, Bob

Associate Professor & Associate Head of Department
Research interests:
• Nutritional and metabolic aspects of exercise
• Exercise, nutrition and body weight control
• Physical activity, nutrition and health promotion

Prof. CHENG Sheung-Tak

Chair Professor of Psychology and Gerontology
Research interests:
• Successful aging
• Elderly depression and suicide
• Dementia caregivers
• Social network
• Activity therapy

Prof. CHOW Hung Kay Daniel

Chair Professor of Health and Sports Science
Research interests: 
Movement Analysis, Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Sports Health, Christian Education

Dr. CHOW Chi Ching, Gary

Assistant Professor
Research interests:
Sports recovery;
Postural control and sports;
Rugby Science;
Sports training invention;
Technology in Physical Education;
Generic skills and sports participation

Dr. CHUNG Ming Yan, Louisa

Assistant Professor
Research interests:
• Eating behaviour modification,
• Teledietetics,
• Nutrition education and knowledge transfer,
• Physical fitness assessment in the community,
• Glycemic index,
• Exergaming for health

Dr. LEUNG Ka Man, Carman

Assistant Professor
Qualifications
B.Sci.(University of Hong Kong); M.Soc.Sci. (Hong Kong Baptist University);
MSci. (Boise State University); Ph.D. (Hong Kong Baptist University)
 
Areas of Teaching
Volleyball; Sport management; teaching and coaching in Physical Education
 
Research Interests
Older adult, children, environmental correlates to physical activity (especially walking),
light volleyball, sitting light volleyball (adapted physical activity), Esports, Physical activity promotion, physical activity measurement

Dr. OR Pui Lai, Peggy

Assistant Professor
Research interests:
Infection control, Healthcare quality, school health, eLearning

Dr. POON Tsz Chun, Eric

Assistant Professor
Qualifications
Ph.D. (Education) (Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
M.Sc. (Exercise Science), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
B.Sc. (1st class; Double major in Food & Nutrition Science/ Exercise Science), The University of Hong Kong
Certified Exercise Physiologist, American College of Sports Medicine                                               
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association
 
Areas of Teaching
Exercise Physiology, Physical Activity and Fitness, Coaching Science, Sport Nutrition and Sport Psychology
 
Research Interests
High-Intensity Interval Training and Health Benefits, Physical Fitness and Exercise Promotion, Sport Nutrition and Exercise Performance

Dr. KAM Wai Keung, Kevin

Senior Lecturer I
Research interests:
Socio-cultural Studies in Sport and Physical Education, Curricular and Pedagogical Studies of Physical Education, Professional Development of PE Teachers, Physical Activity, Fitness and Health Promotion, Outdoor Adventure Education

Mr. CHAN Ching Yat, Roy

Senior Lecturer II
Qualifications
Master of Education, The University of Hong Kong
Master of Exercise Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Education (Hons.), The Hong Kong Institute of Education
 
Areas of Teaching
Sports and Exercise for Special Populations, Teaching Physical Education to Students with Special Needs, Theory and Practice of Team Ball Games, Theory and Practice of Racquet Games, Current Issues and controversies in Hong Kong School Physical Education
 
Research Interests
Adapted Physical Education, Physical Fitness of Person with Special Needs

Ms. TAM Sze Man, Simone

Lecturer I
Qualifications:
M.A. (Sports Studies), CUHK
PCEd. (Special Education), HKU
Teacher Cert. (P.E.), EdUHK
BSc. (Biochemistry), HKU
 
Areas of teaching:
Curriculum Planning and Pedagogy in Sports Science Education, Current Issues in Sports Science and Education , Teaching PE to students with Special Needs, Theory and Practice of Individual Physical Activities / Team Games
 
Research interests:
Fundamental Movement / Motor Performance of Young Children

Ms. WANG Sha

Lecturer I
Qualifications:
B.Ed. (Beijing Sports); M.Ed. (Beijing Sports)
 
Areas of teaching:
Gymnastics, Aerobics, Dance and Tai Chi
 
Research interests:
Gymnastics and Aerobics

Dr. WONG Hoi Wai, Henry

Lecturer I
Qualifications:
Ed.D. (Physical Education and Sports Science), EdUHK
M.Sc. (Sports Medicine and Health Science), CUHK
B.Ed. (Hons.) (Physical Education), HKIEd
 
Areas of Teaching:
Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education, Sports Injury and Prevention, Human Anatomy, Sports Performance Analysis
 
Research Interests:
Motor Learning and Control, Teaching Pedagogy, Rasch Measurement, Educational Assessment

Ms. CHAN Ka Man, Carmen

Lecturer II
Qualifications:
  • MSocSc (Psychology) (Schools and Community Settings) (EdUHK)
  • Bachelor of Health Education (Hons) (EdUHK)
  • Certificate of Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (Level Two) (HKSSEP),

Areas of teaching:
Physical Fitness Education, Child and Adolescent Health Education
 
Research interests:
Physical health & mental health, karate-do
 
Others:
  • Member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society
  • Councillor of the Hong Kong Blind Sports Federation

Dr. WONG Ming Yu Claudia

Lecturer II
Qualifications:
BA (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University); MSc (University of Edinburgh)
MSc (University of Glasgow); Ph.D (Hong Kong Baptist University)
 
Areas of Teaching:
Swimming, Sport Psychology and Mental Preparation, Sports Coaching, Research Methods
 
Research Interests:
Youths, Older adults, Kindergarteners, Athletes, Self-care and Physical Activity, Self-compassion, Positive Psychology in Education and Coaching

Professor Andrew G. CRESSWELL

Status and Qualification:
Head of School
School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
The University of Queensland, Australia

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022

Prof Richard Irving TINNING

(Emeritus Professor of Pedagogy)
Status and Qualification:
Professor of Pedagogy & Physical Education, School of Human Movement Studies,
University of Queensland, Australia
And
Professor of Physical Education, School of Curriculum & Pedagogy, Faculty of Education, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Appointment Period:
1 November 2021 to 31 October 2023

Prof Thomas WONG Kwok Shing

Status and Qualification:
RN, GRNC, Dip T (N Ed.), B Ed (Soc.), GD Instr. Uses Comp, MSc (IT), PhD, JP
President, Ginger Knowledge Transfer and Consultancy Limited
Kyorin Chair Professor, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine
Distinguished Professor, Guangzhou Medical University

Appointment Period:
1 June 2021 to 31 May 2023

Dr LI Chung

Status and Qualifications:
Justice of Peace of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Adjunct Professor, Department of Health and Physical Education
The Education University of Hong Kong
(since 2015)

Appointment Period:
1 October 2021 to 30 September 2023

Prof Jeffrey WILKS

Status and Qualifications:
Psychologist (National Registration - Australia)
Health Psychologist (completing Specialist Registration)
Legal Practitioner (Admitted - New South Wales Supreme Court)

Appointment Period:
1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021

Dr TSANG Fan Kwong

Status and Qualifications:
Specialist in Psychiatry in private practice

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022

Ms Patricia CHING

Status and Qualifications:
Senior Nurse Adviser of Infection Control at Hong Kong Baptist Hospital

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022

Dr CHOW Pui Yu Lina

Status and Qualifications:
PhD, MEd in Teacher Education
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Physical Education
The Education University of Hong Kong
(since 2015)

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022

Dr CRUZ Alberto

Status and Qualifications:
Doctor of Education
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Physical Education
The Education University of Hong Kong
(since 2018)

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022