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The Education University of Hong Kong


Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Primary) - General Studies 小學教育榮譽學士 - 常識


Short Description

This programme promotes your generic skills for life-wide and life-long learning, fosters positive personal and social values and attitudes, and develops your skills through investigation, project learning and service learning. Taught as an integrated subject, this programme aims to develop generic skills (e.g. problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, study skills, communication, Information Technology, etc.) that are essential for learning in the information era and for making sense of social and environmental issues. You will be acquainted with the spirit and framework of inquiry and will be equipped with the social and scientific inquiry skills that come into play in the teaching and learning of General Studies.



  • 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 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 (Chinese major), 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


Admission Enquiries


Tel: 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries
Dr Lee Hoi Man


Tel: 2948 8699

Programme Enquiries
Dr Wong Mei Yee


Tel: 2948 8425


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 572 799 1052 1108 855 4386
2017 586 885 1185 1311 1004 4971
2016 800 1099 1456 1389 1058 5802
2015 826 1186 1667 1802 1459 6940
2014 2045 1802 2028 1981 1609 9465
2013 1158 1534 2022 2037 1718 8469
2012 736 1015 1739 2136 1739 7365

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 14 4 0 0 0 18
2017 8 5 0 0 0 13
2016 12 8 0 0 0 20
2015 22 8 0 0 0 30
2014 65 0 0 0 0 65
2013 60 0 0 0 0 60
2012 57 16 0 0 0 73
(1) As the 2019/20 Academic Year is the start of the 2019-2022 triennium for which UGC-funded programmes are still subject to the Legislative Council's approval, the number of student intake places shown in this web page is indicative only and subject to change or confirmation at a later date.