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TPG Admissions

Master of Education (MEd)

Faculty of Social Sciences


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

Tuition Fee HK$150,300/programme

Cut Off Date 15 May 2024

Year of Entry 2024 September

Funding Nature Self-financed

Application Start Date1 Nov 2023 (full-time)
2 Jan 2024 (part-time)

Application Deadline15 May 2024 (full-time) [Child and Adolescent Development]

1 May 2024 (full time) [English Language for Teaching]
1 Mar 2024 (part-time)

Programme DirectorDr Ricky LAM


Programme Office(852) 3411  

Selection ProcessApplication 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 Requirement27 units
Common Required Courses3 units
Concentration Required Courses12 units
Elective Course6 units
Dissertation / Independent Project plus an Elective Course / two Elective Courses 6 units



The respective Concentrations are listed below:

  1. Child and Adolescent Development (Full-time & Part-time)
  2. English Language for Teaching (Full-time & Part-time)

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


Study CurriculumThe study curriculum may change from time to time. Applicants may make reference to the programme website or the University Student Handbook 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

 *Note: Test result provided should be within two years from the date of issuance of the Admission Offer letter. IELTS Indicator test is not accepted.

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.