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Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Chinese History) 中國歷史教育榮譽學士


Short Description

This programme aims to cultivate students with professional ethics, creativity, lively teaching abilities and a global perspective for teaching the subject of Chinese History in secondary schools.  

Graduates of the programme are expected to:

  • be competent in pedagogical and curriculum development skills as well as discipline knowledge with the understanding of the contemporary significance of the Chinese historical issues;
  • possess critical thinking and analytical skills to solve problems in a logical and creative way;
  • communicate and interact effectively with others in social and professional contexts; and 
  • demonstrate global awareness with high standard of morality.



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


  1. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who have taken HKDSE Chinese History / History.
  2. This programme requires students to have possessed a good command of Chinese, hence, waiver of the DSE Chinese Language requirement will not be granted.

Preferred subjects with the highest weighting for admission score calculation include:
History or Chinese History*.

* In case an applicant takes both History and Chinese History, only the better subject will be given a weighted score.

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, but cannot be used as a substitute for the Mathematics Compulsory Part. If applicants have taken both M1 and M2, only the module with the 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. There is no score deduction for repeated subjects.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100


Admission Enquiries


Tel: 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries


Tel: 2948 7964


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2021 308 324 393 349 286 1660
2019 349 359 526 503 354 2091
2018 391 388 528 479 386 2172
2017 451 476 525 559 390 2401
2016 500 458 443 479 391 2271

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2021 10 0 0 0 0 10
2019 9 1 0 0 0 10
2018 16 3 0 0 0 19
2017 22 2 0 0 0 24
2016 24 1 0 0 0 25