Abbreviation FT / PT
MEd FT / PT

The Master of Education (MEd) is an academic degree for education professionals who are looking for opportunities to extend their professional knowledge in education. It aims to provide students with a general understanding of education as a field of study and focused mastery of an area of specialisation, and to equip them with knowledge and skills to understand educational research. MEd graduates from the University of Hong Kong are actively involved in school administration, policy development, adult and vocational training, teacher education, curriculum development, classroom teaching, educational assessment and evaluation, and educational research both in Hong Kong and abroad.

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Mode of Attendance

Full Time (normally one year, up to a maximum of two consecutive years, with classes generally on weekday evenings)
Part Time (normally two years, up to a maximum four consecutive years, with classes generally on weekday evenings)

Medium of Instruction
English
Programme Entrance Requirements

A candidate shall satisfy both the University Admission Requirements and the Programme Specific Requirements as listed below:

1. comply with the General Regulations and the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
2. hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;
3. for qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong where the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, a candidate is required to obtain a score of 550 or above (paper-based test) or 80 or above (internet-based) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)#; a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)#; or Grade C or above in either the Overseas General Certificate of Education, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, or the Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language; and
4. satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if required.

#For admission, only TOEFL or IELTS scores recorded in the two years before the date of application will be considered.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)

Dr Hugo Duarte Alves Horta

Contacts
Tel: 3917 1951 / 3917 5712 / 3917 8044
Fax: 2858 5649
Email: medu@hku.hk
Website: https://web.edu.hku.hk/programme/med

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