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 2021/22 academic year, you may apply to our programme through the on-line system (www.eduhk.hk/acadprog/online) and the main round application deadline will be 30 April 2021.

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

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.

     
     
  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 8849
Email: ccchow@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. MA Wai Wing, Ada

Associate Professor & Head of Department
Research interests:
Health Education, Health Promotion, School Health, Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Web-based Learning, Life-long Learning, Curriculum Innovations, Assessments, Textiles Education

Dr. SUN Fenghua, Bob

Assistant 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

Dr. OR Pui Lai, Peggy

Assistant Professor & Associate Head of Department
Research interests:
Infection control, Healthcare quality, school health, eLearning

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. TSE Choi Yeung, Andy

Associate Professor
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. 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:
• Eat ing 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. LOUIE Hung Tak, Lobo

Senior Lecturer I
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

Mr. 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

Ms. CHAN Ka Man, Carmen

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

Areas of teaching:
Physical Fitness Education, Child and Adolescent Health Education
 
Research interests:
Physical health & mental health, karate-do

Dr. HA Chui Wai Sophia

Lecturer II
Academic Qualifications:
  • BA (Physical Education and Recreation Management, HKBU)
  • MA (Gender Studies, CUHK)
  • PhD (Orthopaedics and Traumatology, CUHK)

Professional Qualifications:
  • Level I Swimming Teacher, Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association
  • Examination Leader, The Hong Kong Life Saving Association
  • Level I Shuttlecock Coach, Hong Kong Shuttlecock Association

 Areas of teaching:
  • Sport injuries
  • Sport management
  • Health promotion
  • Curriculum planning and pedagogy in sports science

Research interests:
  • Sport biomechanics
  • Sport injuries
  • Mechanisms of motor development and motor learning
  • Gait analysis

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