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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies and Bachelor of Education (Honours) (English Language) Co-terminal Double Degree Programme 語文研究榮譽文學士及英文教育榮譽學士 (同期結業雙學位課程)

BA(Lang Studies)&BEd(EL)

Short Description

This programme aims to prepare graduates to become competent teachers of English for primary/secondary schools, or other English language related professionals. Graduates will obtain a high level of English proficiency and an ability to help students learn English effectively. Students will study the English language system in depth, and the principles and theories of teaching and learning with special reference to the teaching and learning of English as a second/foreign language. Students in the programme will conduct teaching practices in primary and secondary schools, and join an immersion programme in an English-speaking country.



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

Note: Not more than one Applied Learning subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese


(1) Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B) graded “Attained with Distinction / Attained with Distinction (I)/(II)” is accepted as one of the elective subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese. For Bachelor’s degree, not more than one ApL subject will be counted as having met the requirement of an elective subject.

(2) The Mathematics Extended Part (M1/M2) is counted as an elective subject for the purpose of meeting the University’s GERs, 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.

(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) applicants who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), the University accepts the Alternative Chinese Language (ACL) qualifications, such as GCE (A-level / AS-level) (Grade E), GCE (O-Level) (Grade C), GCSE (Grade C / Grade 4), IGCSE (Grade C / Grade 4) and HKDSE ApL(C) (Attained), as equivalent to Level 3 in DSE Chinese Language for meeting the minimum Chinese Language requirements and for calculation of the related admission scores, except for programmes which require students to have possessed a good command of Chinese.

(5) The admission scores will be the sum total of the level/grade values of the best five HKDSE subjects, regardless of whether they are core or elective subjects and excluding the Citizenship and Social Development subject.

(6) For Bachelor's degree programmes, the past result(s) of HKDSE Liberal Studies (Level 2 or above) attained in 2023 or before will be recognised for meeting the Citizenship and Social Development subject requirement in the GERs and will be included in the admission score calculation as long as the result is among the best five HKDSE subjects.

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

"Combined sittings" is accepted for meeting the GERs and for the calculation of admissions scores. If an applicant has taken the HKDSE examination in a subject more than once, 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: (852) 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries


Tel: (852) 2948 7141


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 125 133 154 200 164 776
2022 115 106 150 197 184 752
2021 95 86 136 177 146 640
2020 147 121 177 182 177 804
2019 137 119 209 277 231 973
2018 130 132 189 221 220 892
2017 141 148 222 291 256 1058
2016 219 223 230 241 249 1162

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 13 2 0 0 0 15
2022 14 1 0 0 0 15
2021 11 0 0 0 0 11
2020 15 0 0 0 0 15
2019 20 0 0 0 0 20
2018 13 0 0 0 0 13
2017 18 0 0 0 0 18
2016 12 0 0 0 0 12