Programme Introduction

Pursue a career in Science Education

Jointly offered by the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Science, this five-year degree integrates academic and professional studies in science education. The interdisciplinary programme will equip you to teach science subjects across secondary schools in Hong Kong, including biology, chemistry and physics. 

2 Degrees, 5 Years

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

Professional opportunities 

Graduates will be awarded two degrees: Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education, including a recognition as equivalent to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education qualification.  

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What You’ll Study

You will complete a science major through the Faculty of Science plus core courses in professional education through the Faculty of Education. A choice of seven science majors includes biochemistry, biological sciences, chemistry, ecology and biodiversity, food and nutritional science, molecular biology and biotechnology, and physics.

Get exposure to professional practices, including pedagogical, psychological, and sociological courses, plus teaching in local mainstream schools across five years of study.

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Exciting Opportunities

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

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Professional Recognition

Graduates will earn a BSc and a BEd in Science education. The programme is equivalent to a BSc plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Education – a professional teaching qualification recognised locally. 

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Career Prospects

Graduates have gone on to teach science or science-related subjects in mainstream Hong Kong secondary schools. Others have ventured into scientific research in tertiary institutions or government sectors. You can also consider a career in government quality assurance or curriculum development, civil service and administration, or publishing and textbook writing.

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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Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science Programme:
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