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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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B.A. (English Studies) and B.Ed. (English Language Education) 文學士(英國語文研究)及教育學士(英國語文教育)

BA (ENG) BEd (ENG EDU)

Short Description

The aim of this five-year co-terminal double-degree programme, offered by the Faculty in collaboration with the Department of English and the English Language Teaching Unit of the Faculty of Arts, is to develop effective, subject-trained English language teachers for local primary and secondary schools. The programme focuses on three major disciplines: the study of English language and literature; the study of educational issues; and the study of English language teaching methodology. Coursework is designed to improve students’ language proficiency and equip them with both subject knowledge and knowledge of language teaching methods and educational studies. Students are afforded opportunities to integrate theories and classroom teaching practices throughout their course of study while taking part in in-classroom school experiences and teaching practicums in both primary and secondary schools.

Students also have the opportunity to attend an eight- to ten-week overseas language enhancement programme with the financial support of the HKSAR Government. This immersion programme further enhances students’ English language proficiency, enriches their understanding of the cultures of English-speaking communities and expands their experience of overseas educational practices.

Upon fulfilment of the programme requirements, graduates are simultaneously awarded two degrees—a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Bachelor of Education (BEd)—which together is recognised as equivalent to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), ensuring that graduates meet the professional qualification requirements (language proficiency, subject knowledge and pedagogy) for teachers of English in local schools, in accordance with HKSAR Education Bureau stipulations.

Remarks:
For the structure of the 4-year undergraduate curriculum, please click here.

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNOTE 3
NOTE: The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote2 3

Note 1
Applicants with very special circumstances may be granted waivers of this requirement on a case-by-case basis. For details, please click here.

Note 2:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects#; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.    

#Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling (i) above.


Note 3:

"Attained with Distinction" in Applied Learning subjects will be accepted by some programmes as an extra subject for awarding bonus points. For details, please click here.     

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

Most programmes offered by CUHK consider the best results in the same subject taken by a candidate in more than one sitting of HKDSE.  Some programmes may have specific arrangements and the admission scores of candidates seeking admission on the strength of results from more than one sitting of HKDSE may be adjusted.  Details of calculation of scores in more than one sitting of HKDSE for the 2018-19 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Enquiries:

Email: eled4343@fed.cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 39431459

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 118 148 255 367 272 1160
2016 104 154 250 350 269 1127
2015 169 188 268 461 380 1466
2014 107 135 247 359 389 1237
2013 129 125 241 365 357 1217
2012 138 108 223 327 305 1101

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 19 0 0 0 0 19
2016 18 0 0 0 0 18
2015 26 0 0 0 0 26
2014 24 0 0 0 0 24
2013 22 0 0 0 0 22
2012 26 0 0 0 0 26
Footnote(s)
(1) These are indicative admission quotas, which are subject to adjustment. 
(2) For latest information on interviews for 2018 entry, please visit
http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm