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The Open University of Hong Kong

JS9580

Bachelor of Education with Honours in Early Childhood Education (Leadership and Special Educational Needs) 教育榮譽學士(幼兒教育: 領導及特殊教育需要)

BEd(Hons)ECE-Leader&SEN

Short Description

This is a full-time version of the University's successful part-time programme on early childhood education.

Students will learn theories, analytical frameworks and practices of early childhood education. They will also engage in the teaching of young children in field work practicum.  Upon graduation, they are fully qualified as kindergarten teachers, child care workers, child care supervisors, and special childcare workers. They also have met the academic requirements to serve as kindergarten principals.

Most courses in the programme use Chinese as medium of instruction.

Remarks:
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Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • 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
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
In case if an Applied Learning subject (Category B) is used to meet the entrance requirement for elective subject, "Child Care and Education" will be treated like a Category A elective subject.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
  1. HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with attainment at “Attained” or above; or Category C subjects (Other Languages) with attainment at grade E or above will be considered as elective subjects.

  2. Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) applicants, who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), can use the following qualifications to replace HKDSE Chinese Language level 3 to meet the entrance requirement for Chinese Language:
    • ‘Attained’ or above in HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese
    • Grade E or above in GCE (A-Level / AS-Level / O-Level) Chinese
    • Grade E / Grade 3 or above in GCSE / IGCSE Chinese   
    For programmes with specific entrance requirements on the Chinese Language proficiency, please click here for details.

  3. Some programmes may give higher weighting or preference for certain elective subjects in admission selection.  Please refer to the ‘Programme Information’ for details or click here.

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

OUHK will consider the best grade attained for a particular subject from any sittings of HKDSE examination taken by the applicant. There is no grade penalty for multiple sittings.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 84,280

Estimated Programme Fees
1st year: HK$84,280
Whole Programme: HK$325,360

Estimated Programme Fees after deducting NMTSS subsidy (HK$31,300/year), if applicable
1st year: HK$52,980
Whole Programme: HK$200,160

Remarks:

  1. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees listed above are subject to the University’s approval and for reference only. Tuition fees are charged according to the number of course credits taken by a student. A student will normally take 40 credits in an academic year. Non-local students will be charged at a higher rate.
  2. The composite tuition/programme fees listed above have included laboratory/ practicum/ immersion course fees, etc., if applicable.
  3. There will be an annual adjustment of tuition fees which will be capped at the actual Composite Consumer Price Index (CCPI) to be announced by the Government. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees for the whole programme has not yet taken the CCPI for the second to fourth (or fifth) year, i.e. 2021/22 to 2023/24 (or 2024/25) academic year, into account.
  4. Students, who fulfilled the stipulated requirements set by the Education Bureau (EDB), are eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (“NMTSS”) provided by the Government. For details of the scheme and eligibility, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/nmtss.
  5. A student’s eligibility for the NMTSS and the annual subsidy amount allocated in an academic year is subject to EDB’s final approval. The annual subsidy amount of NMTSS for the 2020/21 academic year is to be confirmed by EDB.
  6. Only local students are eligible for subsidy under NMTSS.
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Contacts

Dr. Eunice Yim

Email: eyim@ouhk.edu.hk

Tel: 27685827

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2019 758 773 732 715 756 3734
2018 662 648 685 689 758 3442

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2019 54 8 1 0 0 63
2018 25 7 5 0 0 37