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The Education University of Hong Kong

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture and Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Visual Arts) Co-terminal Double Degree Programme 創意藝術與文化榮譽文學士及視覺藝術教育榮譽學士 (同期結業雙學位課程)

BA(CAC) & BEd(VA)

Short Description

The 5-year Full-time Co-terminal Double Degree programme aims to prepare professional Visual Arts teachers and community-based artists who possess subject knowledge and demonstrate competency in both education and various forms of arts.  Upon completion of the programme, students will be awarded two degrees, namely a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture [BA(CAC)] degree and a Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Visual Arts) [BEd(VA)] degree. Graduates will process Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in Hong Kong, and the ability to work competently in a broad range of positions such as curators for art museums and galleries, administrators of arts organizations, researchers in cultural studies, professional artists and designers, and art educators.

Remarks:
Nil

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements

Note: Satisfactory performance in a practical test* and a portfolio interview, in addition to the General Entrance Requirements.

*Applicants who do not take HKDSE Visual Arts or obtain Level 3 or below in HKDSE Visual Arts will need to attend the practical test.  Applicants who obtain Level 4 or above in HKDSE Visual Arts will be exempted from the test.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECTNote 2

Note: excluding Applied Learning Chinese and Extended Part in Mathematics


Remarks:

(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 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).

Contacts

Admission Enquiries

Email: admission@eduhk.hk

Tel: 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries
Dr Lau Chung Yim

Email: chungyim@eduhk.hk

Tel: 2948 8333

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 237 282 396 419 300 1634
2016 222 284 366 419 333 1624

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 17 0 0 0 0 17
2016 14 0 0 0 0 14