The programme comprises two areas: (a) Chinese Curriculum, Instruction and Research, (b) Educational Studies and Research. Students have to complete 18 units and 6 units from these two areas respectively. Courses to be offered include:
- MCLE6062 Application of Linguistics in the Teaching of Chinese
- MCLE6063 Theories of Chinese Literature in the Teaching of Chinese
- MCLE6101 Chinese Culture and the Teaching of Chinese
- MCLE6102 Chinese Language Curriculum: Theories and Practices
- MCLE6103 Theories of Listening and Reading in Chinese Language Teaching
- MCLE6104 Theories of Elocution and Writing in Chinese Language Teaching
- MCLE6171 Putonghua and Chinese Teaching
- MCLE6172 Seminar in Chinese Language Teaching: Special Topics
- MCLE6173 Project and Research Report: Chinese Language Education (Click here for “Research reports” – available in Chinese only)
- MCLE6174 Current Issues of Chinese Language Education
- MCLE6175 Teaching Thinking in Chinese Language Education
- MCLE6176 Chinese Language Assessment
- PEDU6003 Comparative-historical Method in Educational Research
- PEDU6004 Ethnographic Study in Educational Research
- PEDU6401 Quantitative Methods in Educational Research
- PEDU6402 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research
- PEDU6403 Quantitative Data Management and Analysis in Educational Research
- PEDU6404 Quantitative Analysis in Classroom and School Settings
- PEDU6405 Multi-dimensional and Multi-causal Analysis in Educational Research
- PEDU6406 Action Research in Education
Students are required to complete a total of 24 units for graduation.
- A student must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in order to fulfil the graduation requirement.
- Students must fulfil the term assessment requirement of the Graduate School. A student who obtains a cumulative GPA below 2.0 in the preceding term will be put on academic probation. For details, please refer to Section 13.0 “Unsatisfactory performance and discontinuation of studies” of the general regulations governing postgraduate studies, which can be accessed from the Graduate School homepage: https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk.
There are two terms per academic year. Term 1 is from September to December, and Term 2 from January to April. Classes are usually offered on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings.