[News] Class Arrangement for Semester 1 of 2022/23
In Semester 1 of 2022/23, the default mode of teaching of all classes will be in-person on campus using face-to-face mode. Students who are currently not in Hong Kong are advised to make their travel plan as early as possible and allow sufficient time for off-campus quarantine in compliance with the Government’s requirements.
[Updates] Result of the Taught Posgraduate Fellowship Scheme 2022/23 was released by email. Applicants who do not receive the email may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Applications are open to local students who are admitted to the 2022 cohort only; both full-time and part-time students are eligible;
The award of the fellowships will be based on merits taking into account the students' academic achievements, professional qualifications, relevant working experience and achievements in other areas as well as the proposals submitted by the students; and
To avoid double subsidy, applications fromstudents who are receiving other forms of government scholarship (except student financial assistance) for pursuing the same programme will NOT be considered.
Fellowship Amount The fellowship students are only required to pay a tuition fee of HK$42,100 for the whole programme of 2022 cohort. Application Arrangements The application is by invitation (i.e. Students are required to first obtain an admission offer from the programme before invited to apply for the fellowship.). Enquiries Please refer to UGC's website and EdUHK Graduate School's website for more details of the Scheme. For enquiries, please contact us on (852) 2948 7153 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional notes:
Applicants are required to submit a written proposal and attend the interview and/or presentation (if applicable).
Applications will be reviewed by the Programme Committee.
The awardees are required to attend all invited functions related to the fellowship.
MSocSc(SCM) targets students who plan to pursue careers related to sports coaching and management. As a postgraduate programme, applicants are required to have basic knowledge in sports-related subjects or demonstrate outstanding performance at least in one sport before their admission.
MSocSc(SCM) will provide students with advanced knowledge and practical experiences in sports coaching and management to address the urgent community needs of improving personal health by providing trained professionals. It will cover various essential elements, ranging from sports technology, performance analysis, trends and development, basic skills in writing funding proposal, and marketing strategies in sports industry. Graduates are expected to pursue a coaching or management career in different sports populations varying from community clients to professional athletes.
Highlights of MSocSc(SCM)
Experiential Learning in Sports Industries
Dialogue with CEOs and Senior Managers
Full Scholarship for Elite Athletes with Outstanding Performance
PROGRAMME AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The programme aims to:
promote a comprehensive understanding of sports coaching and management;
enhance competence in coaching and management through various elements ranging from sports performance analysis to marketing strategies in sports industry; and
develop leadership in sports coaching and/or management industry.
On successful completion of the programme, students will be able to:
demonstrate the mastery and application of coaching and management ability in sports industry;
synergize scientific and evidence-based strategies for sports coaching and management;
develop leadership in planning and implementing coaching programme and/or policy in sports industry.
The programme comprises 24-credit-points (cps) with 4 core courses (12 cps).
All students need to take 4 core courses (12 cps). Students should further take either 4 elective courses (12 cps), or 1 elective course (3 cps) plus a Master’s thesis (9 cps), to add up to 24 cps for graduation.
One-year Full-time / Two-year Part-time
4 Core Courses
＋4 Elective Courses OR ＋1 Elective Course and 1 Thesis
The 4 core courses provide students with knowledge and skills related to sports coaching and management. To strengthen students’ knowledge in different domains, a pool of 6 electives are provided for students to select for completing the programme. For students who choose to work on the Master’s thesis, they will be assigned with a supervisor who will guide them through a sports coaching and management-related research project.
PES6250 Administration and Management Leadership in Sports
PES6251 Research Methodology in Sports Coaching and Management
PES6252 Theory and Practice of Sports Coaching
PES6253 Experiential Learning in Sports Industry
PES6254 Conditioning and Injury Prevention
PES6255 Current Issues and Trends in Sports Coaching and Management
PES6256 Mental Preparation and Performance in Sports
PES6257 Physiology and Nutrition for High Performance
PES6258 Sports Marketing and Business Management
PES6259 Sports Policy and Development
PES6260 Master's Thesis
Disclaimer - Any aspect of course offerings (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 and its course offerings, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements, curriculum changes, and other factors caused by unforeseeable circumstances. Tuition fees, once paid, are non-refundable.
MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION
The medium of instruction is English.
This programme is offered on a self-funded basis. The tuition fee for the whole Programme is HK$132,000, which is provisional and subject to adjustment. Tuition fees paid are normally not refundable or transferable.
Applicants should normally hold a recognized Bachelor's degree in sports or a closely related subject; or local elite athletes or Regional/National elite athletes with a recognized Bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualifications; and
Applicants whose entrance qualification was obtained from an institution in a non-English speaking system should normally fulfil one of the following minimum English proficiency requirements (Note 1): -IELTS 6.0; or -Grade C or above in GCSE / GCE OL English; or -a TOEFL score of 80 (internet-based test); or -Band 6 in the Chinese Mainland’s College English Test (CET) (a total score of 430 or above and the test result should be valid within two years); or -Other equivalent qualifications. (*Result of TOEFL Home Edition, IELTS Indictor etc., is NOT accepted.) Note 1: Regional/National elite athletes who do not meet the English Language Requirements of the University:
will be considered for admission on an individual basis; and if selected,
will be required to successfully complete an additional English enhancement course offered by the Centre for Language in Education (CLE) of the University during the study period on a self-financing basis in order to meet the graduation requirements.
Eligible applicants may be invited for admission interview.
EdUHK does not encourage students to entrust their application to any third party agents and we always contact applicants directly on updates regarding the applications. You must complete and submit your own application and provide your own personal and contact details. Please refer to the official EdUHK channels, such as programme websites and the admission system, for the required information to complete your application. Online Application: https://www.eduhk.hk/acadprog/online/ Taught Postgraduate Programmes – FAQs: https://www.eduhk.hk/acadprog/FAQS/
MSocSc(SCM) Programme Promotion Video (2022)
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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
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
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
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: Infection control, Healthcare quality, school health, eLearning
Dr. POON Tsz Chun, Eric
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
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
Areas of teaching: Gymnastics, Aerobics, Dance and Tai Chi
Research interests: Gymnastics and Aerobics
Dr. WONG Hoi Wai, Henry
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
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
Member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society
Councillor of the Hong Kong Blind Sports Federation
Dr. WONG Ming Yu Claudia
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
Professor 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
Professor 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
Ms CHING Tai Yin Patricia
Status and Qualifications: Senior Nurse Adviser of Infection Control at Hong Kong Baptist Hospital
Appointment Period: 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2024
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 2023 to 31 December 2024
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 2023 to 31 December 2024