Programme Description

The Master of Arts Degree Programme in Chinese Language Education is a two-year part-time programme designed for practising Chinese language teachers in Hong Kong. Based on Hong Kong’s ongoing curriculum reform and teachers’ need for professional development, the programme aims are to upgrade participants’ professional knowledge of curricula, pedagogy, assessment and research in Chinese language education. Through the integration of subject knowledge, instructional theories and practices in a range of courses, the programme facilitates students’ application of the knowledge they have acquired to their daily teaching practice. Students will be awarded a Master of Arts Degree in Chinese Language Education after completing 24 units in the three following areas: (1) Foundation Theories of Chinese Curriculum and Instruction, (2) Studies on Different Areas of Chinese Language Teaching and (3) Educational Studies and Research.

Period of Study

Part-time programme: 2 years (maximum 4 years)