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The Education University of Hong Kong


Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Chinese Language) 中國語文教育榮譽學士


Short Description

This programme aims to prepare students to become teachers of Chinese in both primary and secondary schools.  It comprises seven domains and Field Experience.  The seven domains include Chinese Major, Education Studies, General Education, Honours Project, Electives, Language Enhancement, and Co-curricular and Service Learning.  Chinese Major studies consist of four areas, namely, Linguistics, Literature, Culture, and Language Teaching.  Students will undertake disciplinary studies and conduct teaching practices in both primary and secondary schools levels.  Besides, students are required to attend an immersion programme in a university in Mainland China.



  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Note: This programme requires students to have possessed a good command of Chinese, hence, waiver of the DSE Chinese Language requirement will not be granted.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level

Note: excluding Applied Learning Chinese and Extended Part in Mathematics


(i) "Attained with Distinction" in an Applied Learning subject (Category B) will be regarded as having met the requirement of an elective subject.  "Attained with Distinction"/"Attained with Distinction (I)" are comparable to level 3 while "Attained with Distinction (II)" is comparable to level 4 of the Senior Secondary Subjects (Category A).
(ii) "Attained" level will be regarded as a value-added factor to be considered in totality with the Student Learning Profile (SLP) for the purpose of admission.
(iii) Other Language subjects (Category C) will be accepted as unspecified elective subjects.  The minimum requirement is Grade E.
(iv) For non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), the University accepts alternative qualifications in Chinese Language (only those under GCE, GCSE, IGCSE, and DSE Applied Learning Chinese (for NCS students)) for the purpose of meeting the minimum entrance requirements.  For programmes which require students to have possessed a good command of Chinese including BEd(Chinese Language), BEd(Chinese History) and BA in Language Studies (both Chinese and English majors), waiver of the DSE Chinese Language requirement will not be granted.
(v) Applicants cannot use Extended Part in Mathematics (i.e. Module 1 / Module 2) as a substitute for the Mathematics Compulsory Part, nor can it be counted as an elective subject for the purpose of meeting the General Entrance Requirements.  But the Extended Modules will be used as supporting information for admission to our programmes.

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

"Combined sittings" is allowed for HKDSE in the calculation of academic scores.  If an applicant has taken the examination in a subject more than once, only the best result for that subject will be counted.  No score deduction for repeated subjects.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Potential applicants are advised to note that the tuition fee which is provisional and subject to adjustment is for local students.  If you need to obtain a student visa or entry permit to study in Hong Kong, then you are regarded as a non-local student (subject to confirmation from the Hong Kong Immigration Department).


Admission Enquiries


Tel: 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries


Tel: 2948 7150


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 513 567 635 750 578 3043
2016 765 679 731 870 701 3746
2015 911 810 1023 1053 914 4711
2014 1158 1031 1173 1294 1153 5809
2013 1300 980 1188 1396 1148 6012
2012 1022 1082 1440 1549 1170 6263

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 44 3 0 0 0 47
2016 63 0 0 0 0 63
2015 114 13 0 0 0 127
2014 135 11 0 0 0 146
2013 116 10 0 0 0 126
2012 159 2 0 0 0 161