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One-year Full-time

 

1.  Applicants shall hold a local or other recognized Bachelor’s degree* preferably with a major in a discipline       relevant to the major subject applied for.

2.  Fresh graduates may also apply.
    Fresh graduates who have been offered conditional admission shall obtain a recognized Bachelor’s degree      before the offer is granted officially. Students should furnish the proof before commencing studies in September.

 

Two-year Part-time

  A: Teaching
 
  1. Applicants shall be a local full-time in-service teacher, and hold a local or other recognized Bachelor’s degree* preferably with a major in a discipline relevant to the major subject applied for.

  2. Students admitted via Secondary / Primary programme part-time (teaching) mode should be a local full-time school teacher throughout their period of study, and should teach at least 6 class periods (secondary stream) or 8 class periods (primary stream) per week/teaching cycle, of which subject should be in a closely related field of their chosen major subject. If a teaching post is not secured during their study, students may be required to apply for deferred admission or suspension of studies. Students are required to look for a teaching practice school at their own accord.

  3. Students admitted via Early Childhood Education programme part-time (teaching) mode should be a serving teacher in early childhood education settings throughout their period of study, and should teach at least 3 hours per day, with minimum class size of 10 children. If a teaching post is not secured during their study, students may be required to apply for deferred admission or suspension of studies. Students are required to look for a teaching practice school at their own accord.

Applicants serving as a principal or vice-principal shall also follow this arrangement.

  B: Non-teaching
 

1.  Applicants shall hold a local or other recognized Bachelor’s degree* preferably with a major in a discipline       relevant to the major subject applied for.
2.  Interested in switching to teaching profession


Applicants serving in a school but without teaching load may also apply via non-teaching mode. Students admitted via non-teaching mode should complete 2 blocks of 4-5 consecutive weeks of teaching practice within 2 years, and complete the first block in their first year of study. Teaching practice schools will be arranged by the TP Office and students should make themselves available for the assigned TP period.


*Applicants with degrees awarded by overseas universities may be required to provide assessment report from the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) on the level of qualification obtained.


 

To fulfill the University's minimum English language requirements for admission to postgraduate programmes, applicants should have:

 

      a. obtained a degree from a university in Hong Kong1 or taken a degree programme of which the medium of
          instruction was English; or

      b. achieved scores in the following English Language tests2 as indicated:
            i. TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based)/ 79 (Internet-based);
           ii.  IELTS (Academic): 6.5;
          iii.  GMAT (Verbal): Band 21; or

 

      c. obtained a pass grade in English in one of the following examinations:
            i.  Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (AS Level);
           ii.  Hong Kong Higher Level Examination;
          iii.  General Certificate of Education Examination (GCE) Advanced Level (A-Level) / Advanced Subsidiary
                Level (AS-Level); or

 

       d. achieved Level 4 or above in the English Language subject of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary
          Education (HKDSE) Examination; or

       e. obtained a recognized professional qualification, provided that the examination was conducted in English.

 

Notes:

     1. This is based on the understanding that English is the medium of instruction of degree programmes offered
         by universities in Hong Kong. Moreover, graduates from universities in Hong Kong should have fulfilled the
         English language requirements of the institution concerned when they were admitted to the dregree
         programmes. The CUHK Graduate School may request applicants to provide additional supporting
         documents to prove their English proficiency.

     2. TOEFL and IELTS are considered valid for two years from the test date. GMAT is considered valid for
         five years from the test date.

 



Remark: Students should be proficient in Chinese and English.

 

 


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