General Qualifications for Admission 
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Who Should Apply¡@

Applicants should be counselling teachers, special-needs coordinators in schools, social workers, frontline teachers, practising / aspiring counsellors, or other educational and helping professionals who want to develop the requisite knowledge and skills to work with individuals with diverse needs.

Applicants should hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or an equivalent educational qualification and / or have relevant professional experience deemed acceptable (e.g. counselling-related experience).

General Qualifications for Admission:¡@

Applicants should fulfil the following requirements for admission:

  1. hold the following degree or academic qualifications:

    • graduated from a recognised university and obtained a Bachelor¡¦s degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
    • graduated from an honours programme of a recognised university with a Bachelor¡¦s degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than ¡§B¡¨; or
    • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
  2. pass an entrance examination or interview conducted by the Graduate Division of Education;
  3. fulfil the "English Language Proficiency Requirement" as stipulated by the Graduate School. Please refer to the "Postgraduate Prospectus 2019 - 2020" or website: for details on this requirement.