Hong Kong Metropolitan University
Hong Kong Metropolitan University
Bachelor of Education with Honours (Putonghua and Chinese Language Education) and Bachelor of Language Studies with Honours (Chinese Linguistic Studies) 教育榮譽學士（普通話及中文教育）及語言研究榮譽學士（漢語語言學研究）
This programme aims to equip students with ability to analyse the Chinese language, particularly Putonghua, and its practical application in teaching both Putonghua and Chinese Language subjects. Through the inclusion of summer term studies, the programme enables students to obtain two Honours Degrees, completing five years of study in just four.
Graduates will possess the necessary professional knowledge and skills to become fully qualified teachers of Putonghua and Chinese in local mainstream as well as international primary and secondary schools. They will be eligible for teacher registration in Hong Kong and potentially internationally. Graduates may pursue various career paths in education, publishing, media, public relations, government, or non-government organizations, leveraging their language proficiency and analytical abilities.
- Programme Entrance Requirements
- General Entrance Requirements
- Waiver of the HKDSE Chinese Language requirement will NOT be granted.
|CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
|MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART
|ANY 2 SUBJECTS
Applicants with previous HKDSE subject result of A040 ‘Liberal Studies’ will be used as the alternative of the core subject requirement of A045 ‘Citizenship and Social Development’.
- Unless otherwise stated in the Programme-specific subject requirements, 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 can be considered as elective subjects, and up to 2 Applied Learning subjects (excluding Applied Learning Chinese) will be recognized as electives.
- Mathematics Extended Part (i.e. Module 1 (Calculus and Statistics) / Module 2 (Algebra and Calculus)) will be counted as an elective subject. If applicants have taken both Module 1 and Module 2, only the module with best result will be taken into consideration.
- 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 Category B (Applied Learning Chinese); or
- Grade E or above in GCE (A-Level / AS-Level / O-Level) Chinese ; or
- 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.
- In addition to the General Entrance Requirements, individual programme may require specific subject requirements. Also, some programmes may give higher weighting to certain subjects, core and/or elective, and some may also grant preference to certain elective subjects in admission selection. Please refer to the ‘Programme-specific subject requirements’ for details or click here.
- The University accepts combined results of HKDSE examination. The best results will be considered for meeting the entrance requirements and for the calculation of admission scores.
Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination
HKMU 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 FeeUpdated
Estimated Programme Fees
1st year: HK$101,650
Whole Programme: HK$406,600
Estimated Programme Fees after deducting NMTSS subsidy (HK$34,390/year), if applicable
1st year: HK$67,260
Whole Programme: HK$269,040
- The composite tuition/programme fees listed above have included laboratory/practicum/immersion course fees, etc., if applicable.
- Non-local students will be charged at a higher rate.
- 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 have not yet taken the CCPI for the second to fourth (or fifth) year, i.e. 2025/26 to 2027/28 (or 2028/29) academic year, into account.
- 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 https://www.cspe.edu.hk/en/nmt/.
- The NMTSS subsidy amount of HK$34,390/year set out above is for the 2024/25 academic year (AY).
- A student’s eligibility for the NMTSS and the annual subsidy amount allocated in an academic year is subject to EDB’s final approval.
- Only local students are eligible for subsidy under NMTSS.