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Programme Requirements  
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MPhil students are required to complete 6 units of required courses and 3 units of elective courses on "Methods of Educational Research", conduct an independent research, submit a thesis and pass the oral defence. In consultation with their supervisors, they may take other credit-earning courses which are relevant to their defined areas of study.

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Applicable to students admitted in 2018-19 and thereafter:
(1) Coursework Requirements

(a) Students are required to complete a minimum of 9 units of courses for graduation.

(i)   Required Courses PEDU8097, 8098 6 units
(ii)  Elective Courses* Any 2 courses to be chosen from the followings: PEDU6003, 6004, 6401-6406* 3 units
*There are pre-requisites for PEDU 6404 & 6405, please refer to Faculty Handbook ¡V Course Descriptions for details.
¡@Total:   9 units

(b) PEDU 8090
PEDU 8090 is a thesis monitoring course. Students are required to take PEDU 8090 every term from the time of admission, throughout the preparation of thesis, until its completion.

(2) Research Ethics Training (RET)

Students are required to complete an online Research Ethics Training (RET) module on ¡§Publication Ethics¡¨ offered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) and obtain a valid Publication Ethics Certificate for graduation. Relevant information can be accessed from the RET website at https://www.research-ethics.cuhk.edu.hk/web/.




Applicable to students admitted in 2016-17 and before:
(1) Coursework Requirements

(a) Students are required to complete a minimum of 9 units of courses for graduation.

(i)   Required Courses PEDU8097, 8098 6 units
(ii)  Elective Courses* Any 2 courses to be chosen from the followings: PEDU6003, 6004, 6401-6406* 3 units
*There are pre-requisites for PEDU 6404 & 6405, please refer to Faculty Handbook ¡V Course Descriptions for details.
¡@Total:   9 units

(b) PEDU 8090
PEDU 8090 is a thesis monitoring course. Students are required to take PEDU 8090 every term from the time of admission, throughout the preparation of thesis, until its completion.


Other Requirements (Applicable to all students)

(a)

Students must fulfill the Term Assessment Requirement of the Graduate School. 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 Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk.

(b)

A student must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in order to fulfill the graduation requirement.

(c)

Students are required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.

(d)

Complete an Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) module on ¡§Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research¡¨. This will be an online module and relevant information can be accessed from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html.

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