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JS4372

B.Ed. in Early Childhood Education 教育學士(幼兒教育)

BEd (ECE)

Short Description

This programme is a five-year full-time undergraduate programme for students who aspire to pursue a career in Early Childhood Education field. Through a multi-disciplinary approach, it aims to nurture students to be professional, creative and ethical early childhood educators in future. This programme will not only equip students with solid disciplinary knowledge on child development and pedagogical skills to foster the holistic development of children, but will also with the necessary knowledge and skills to work with parents, families and communities to foster children’s development, parent-teacher relationships and school effectiveness, as well as the competence and sensitivity to identify characteristics of children with diverse needs for early intervention, and to plan and implement a responsive curriculum to facilitate the physical and psychological development of children with various learning, emotional and behavioral needs.

Remarks:
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Requirements

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


REMARK:
The programme accepts specific Applied Learning course(s) with "Attained with Distinction I/II" as an extra elective subject.
Please refer to https://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2024 for details.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTNote2 Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote3 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:
For Liberal Studies (LS) subject taken in 2023 or before, a Level 2 or above will be considered as “Attained” in Citizenship and Social Development. The LS level will not be considered in the calculation of admission scores.

Note 3:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 elective subjects; or
(ii) 1 elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II or Other Language subjects (Grade E or above).
(iii) For Integrated Science or Combined Science subject(s) taken in 2023 or before, a Level 3 or above will be considered as an unspecified elective subject where applicable.

Note 4:
"Attained with Distinction I/II" 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 2024-25 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (admission.cuhk.edu.hk).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

BEd (ECE) Programme Office

Email: edu_ece@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 852 3943 6958

Tel: 852 3943 6204

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 382 539 834 1028 774 3557
2022 408 524 840 1051 834 3657
2021 444 540 854 1059 828 3725
2020 521 645 999 1117 908 4190
2019 475 567 730 858 697 3327

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 24 0 0 0 0 24
2022 24 0 0 0 0 24
2021 24 0 0 0 0 24
2020 20 0 0 0 0 20
2019 21 0 0 0 0 21