Programme Description
General Qualifications for Admission

Programme Requirements

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Programme Requirements
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Students are required to complete a total of 24 units for graduation, including 9 units from the Core Modules and another 15 units from the Elective Modules. In addition, students admitted in 2011-12 and before are required to meet the requirement of IT proficiency prescribed by the University.

Courses to be offered include:

  • Elective modules from the Master of Education Degree Programme offered by the Faculty of Education

Study Scheme

1) Students are required to complete a total of 24 units for graduation.

(i) Core Modules 9 units
(ii) Elective Modules 15 units
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2) Other Requirements
(a) Pass the IT Proficiency Test prescribed by the University (Applicable to students admitted in 2011-12 and before);
(b) A student must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in order to fulfil the graduation requirement.
(c) Students must fulfil the Term Assessment Requirement of the Graduate School. A student who obtains a cumulative GPA below 2.0 in the preceding term will be put on academic probation. For details, please refer to Clause 13.0 "Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies" of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School website

3) Remarks

Exemptions of up to a total of 6 units may be granted to holders of Master of Arts in Putonghua Education, Master of Education or Master of Arts in Chinese Language Education issued by the Faculty of Education of The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a cumulative overall GPA of at least 2.7. Students who have fulfilled the above conditions may apply for exemption from certain courses. Exemption will be considered and granted on a case-by-case basis, up to a maximum of 6 units.

Class Schedule

There are three terms per academic year. Term 1 is from July to August (classes are usually offered on weekday mornings and afternoons), Term 2 from October to February and Term 3 from March to June (classes are usually offered on weekday evenings during Terms 2 and 3).