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*As the 2022/23 academic year is the beginning of the 2022/23 - 2024/25 triennium for which the allocation of UGC-funded places are still subject to the Government's approval, the number of intake places shown above is indicative only and subject to changes or confirmation.

Programme Introduction

PURSUE A CAREER IN CHINESE LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION

Jointly offered by the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Education, this programme enables you to earn both a BA in Chinese language, literature, and culture and a BEd in Chinese language education over five years of study. Following graduation, you will meet the requirements for Chinese language teachers as recommended by the HKSAR government.

2 degrees, 5 years

Study across the fields of arts and education to earn two degrees.

Practical learning

Benefit from professional practices introduced gradually over five years.

What You’ll Study

The curriculum integrates academic and professional studies in language education. You will study Chinese language, literature, and culture in the Faculty of Arts plus core courses in professional education in the Faculty of Education. Get exposure to professional practices, including pedagogical, psychological, and sociological approaches, plus teaching experience in local primary and secondary schools across five years of study.

Exciting Opportunities

Test your theories in Hong Kong’s primary and secondary schools through hands-on learning opportunities with local students.

Professional Recognition

Graduates will earn a BA in Chinese language, literature, and culture, and a BEd in Chinese language education plus recognition equivalent to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

Career Prospects

The double degree programme paves the way for a wide variety of career options, from teaching to writing to research. Graduates have gone on to teach Chinese language programmes at primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong. Others have joined the government in the Education Bureau or the Examinations and Assessment Authority. Alternatively, pursue a career in publishing or textbook writing and editing, language training in the business sector, or research at universities. 

If you’re considering this programme, please review our programme-specific application standards and deadlines to give yourself the best possible chance of securing a place.  

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