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The University of Hong Kong

JS6195

Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Social Sciences (double degree) 教育學士及社會科學學士 (雙學位課程)

BED&BSS

Short Description

The Faculty of Education in collaboration with the Faculty of Social Sciences offers an inter-disciplinary five-year honours degree focusing on the study of Social Sciences and the teaching of Liberal Studies, a broad-based core subject in the senior secondary school curriculum.

The double-degree curriculum integrates academic and professional studies in Liberal Studies education.  Students take a Social Sciences major in the Faculty of Social Sciences, and Education Professional Core courses in the Faculty of Education.  Professional aspects of the double degree are phased in gradually over the five years, including pedagogy, psychological and sociological courses, and teaching practice in Hog Kong secondary schools.  The curriculum focuses on the teaching of Liberal Studies in mainstream Hong Kong schools.  Students are provided with great varieties of off-campus learning opportunities, including NGOs visits, cross-border experiential learning programmes, overseas exchange programmes, etc.  Students will be awarded two degrees upon completion of the programme.

Remarks:
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Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Remark:

  1. "Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education” is referred to as “HKDSE”.
  2. "Attained with Distinction" obtained prior to 2018, or "Attained with Distinction (I)" or "Attained with Distinction (II)" obtained in or after 2018, in Applied Learning subjects (other than Applied Learning Chinese) will be used as additional supporting information. In the meantime, student learning experiences in Applied Learning subjects may be considered within the context of other learning experiences in their application.
  3. Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

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

In general, most of the programmes offered by HKU consider the best results achieved by candidates in different combination of sittings, except for a few programmes which only consider the latest results.  Few programmes may also impose a penalty on HKDSE repeaters.  The policy on the calculation of scores in combined sittings of HKDSE for the 2021-22 exercise will be finalized at a later stage, which will be posted on our website https://www.hku.hk/dse.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Faculty of Education

Email: bedbss@hku.hk

Tel: 3917-4659

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 36 76 143 235 262 752
2019 49 84 169 283 283 868
2018 37 102 219 327 351 1036
2017 43 91 183 293 301 911
2016 52 87 153 273 298 863
2015 53 69 164 263 331 880
2014 46 60 140 251 315 812
2013 115 90 211 361 447 1224
2012 32 36 83 179 212 542

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 8 0 0 0 0 8
2019 7 0 0 0 0 7
2018 10 0 0 0 0 10
2017 13 0 0 0 0 13
2016 11 0 0 0 0 11
2015 13 0 0 0 0 13
2014 11 0 0 0 0 11
2013 12 0 0 0 0 12
2012 10 0 0 0 0 10