1. What criteria will be taken into consideration when assessing the applicants?
We will consider applicants on the basis of the relevancy of their Bachelor’s degrees to the major subjects applied for, academic performance, public examination results, work experiences, participation in extra-curricular activities and the performance in admission interviews and/or written tests, if applicable.
2. Can I apply for more than 1 programme*?
Applicants can apply for more than 1 programme; however, they should submit separate applications and supporting documents. Applications will be assessed independently based on the above mentioned admission criteria.
*Different major subjects/different study modes or streams of the same major subject are regarded as different programmes.
3. Can I apply if my Bachelor’s degree is conferred by a non-local university?
Applicants whose Bachelor’s degree is conferred by a non-local university may be required to provide the “Report for Qualifications Assessment” issued by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, which advises that the totality of their educational qualification meets the standard of a local Bachelor’s degree.
4. What is the major difference between Teaching and Non-teaching modes of the two-year part-time programmes?
5. How do I submit supporting documents after completing online application?
Applicants should mail / fax (2603 6129) / submit in person copies of supporting documents (stating clearly the application number) to the Programme Office or upload to application homepage(https://serverg.fed.cuhk.edu.hk/Onlineapp/Upload/default.html)within 5 days after completing the online application. Please submit the supporting documents on time; otherwise, we cannot proceed with your application.Submission via email is not accepted.
Address of the Programme Office:
G1, Ho Tim Building, Faculty of Education
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T.
(Application for PGDE programme)
Note: Due to a large number of applications we receive, enquires by telephone or other means regarding the receipt of applications/documents will not be entertained. If necessary, we will contact the applicants.
6. When will the admission interviews/written tests be held? Do all applicants need to attend the interviews/written tests?
Admission interviews/written tests will normally be held from mid-January to end of May. Shortlisted applicants, both local and non-local, are required to attend face-to-face interviews/written tests at CUHK Campus. Overseas applicants have to consider whether they are able to attend the interviews/written tests during the above mentioned period. Applicants are advised to check their email and this website for the updates.