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Master of Education (MEd)

Faculty of Social Sciences

Study Mode Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years

Tuition Fee HK$112,500/programme

Cut Off Date 31 Jan 2019

Year of Entry 2019 September

Funding Nature Self-financed

Application DeadlineFull-time: 31 Dec 2018
Part-time: 31 Jan 2019

Programme DirectorProf Atara SIVAN (Head, Department of Education Studies), Dr Ricky LAM (Programme Director)

Programme Office (852) 3411 5782  

Selection Process Application result will be reflected in the application status in the online application system.

The aims of the programme are:

  1. to strengthen knowledge of and skills in education;
  2. to enhance analytical and critical understanding of issues in education from different perspectives;
  3. to develop a reflective, multi-disciplinary approach to education;
  4. to facilitate initiatives and promote leadership in education; and
  5. to foster competence in research in education.

Programme Structure

Units Requirement* 27 units
 Common Required Courses 3 units
 Concentration Required Courses 12 units
Elective Course 6 units
Dissertation/an independent project and an Elective Course or two Elective Courses 6 units

 *Subject to the Senate Approval


The respective Concentrations are listed below:

  1. Child and Adolescent Development Concentration
  2. Early Childhood Education Concentration
  3. English Language for Teaching Concentration
  4. Inclusive Education Concentration
  5. School Leadership and Management Concentration
  6. Subject Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics at Junior Levels (P1-S3) Concentration
  7. Teaching Mathematics at Junior Levels (P1 to S3) Concentration

The Department of Education Studies reserves the right not to offer a concentration in a particular academic year.


Study Curriculum The study curriculum may change from time to time. Applicants may make reference to the programme website or the University Student Handbook 2018/19 for details of the list of courses.




Academic Qualification

Applicants should possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent; and
  2. a postgraduate certificate/diploma in education or equivalent, and/or relevant professional experience working with children and adolescents.


Language Proficiency Requirement

Proof of English proficiency is required for all applicants whose bachelor’s degrees were obtained from programmes where the medium of instruction is not English. These applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for English proficiency:

For applicants applying for the English Language Teaching (ELT) Concentration:

  1. An overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent

For applicants applying for non-ELT Concentrations:

  1. An overall band score of 6.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent

Applicants of the following five concentrations are entitled to applying for the Scholarship of Teachers (2018/19). For details, please refer to the link of Education Bureau.

  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • English Language for Teaching
  • Subject Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics at Junior Levels (P1 – S3)
  • Teaching Mathematics at Junior Levels (P1 – S3)
  • Inclusive Education
  1. The above information is for reference only and is subject to change without prior notice. Hong Kong Baptist University reserves the right of final decision and interpretation in case of any dispute.
  2. Please note that a non-refundable admission confirmation fee, including the first instalment of tuition fee plus other administrative fees must be paid upon acceptance of the admission offer.