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The Education University of Hong Kong


Bachelor of Education (Honours) (English Language) - Primary 英國語文教育榮譽學士 — 小學


Short Description

This programme aims to prepare students who:

  • have a high level of proficiency in English by fulfilling the language exit requirement as stipulated by the University;
  • have in-depth knowledge of the English language;
  • are able to help students in primary schools in Hong Kong to learn English as a second language effectively;
  • have lifelong learning skills and are able to appreciate moral, social and cultural values;
  • can work collaboratively with students, parents, colleagues, school administrators and other professionals; and 
  • understand education issues of Hong Kong and will react to educational innovations positively.



  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level

Note: excluding Applied Learning Chinese


(1) "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).

(2) "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.

(3) Other Language subjects (Category C) will be accepted as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

(4) 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 (Chinese major), waiver of the DSE Chinese Language requirement will not be granted.

(5) Mathematics Extended Part (i.e. Module 1 (M1) / Module 2 (M2)) will be counted as an elective subject for the purpose of meeting the general entrance requirements with effect from 2020/21, but cannot be used as a substitute for the Mathematics Compulsory Part. In case applicants have taken both M1 and M2, only the module with best result will be taken into consideration.

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

"Combined sittings" is allowed for HKDSE in the calculation of admission 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


Admission Enquiries


Tel: 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries


Tel: 2948 7152


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 260 317 369 372 305 1623
2019 243 317 418 401 348 1727
2015 381 540 615 810 709 3055
2014 690 664 801 866 856 3877
2013 1217 1103 963 978 888 5149
2012 494 692 953 1119 905 4163

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 20 0 0 0 0 20
2019 13 3 0 0 0 16
2015 34 1 0 0 0 35
2014 77 8 0 0 0 85
2013 85 0 0 0 0 85
2012 75 23 0 0 0 98