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.
Benefit from professional practices introduced gradually over five years.
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.
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.