Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education) - Admissions - Faculty of Education and Human Development, EdUHK


Undergraduate Programme

Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education)

  • Graduates will be qualified for registration with the Education Bureau / Social Welfare Department to teach in licensed early childhood settings in Hong Kong.
  • The Programme emphasises integration of subject knowledge, professional knowledge and practical abilities.
  • Partnerships with early childhood education institutions to strengthen theory-practice connections through field experiences.
  • Graduates of this Programme who successfully complete the specified courses in the Minor in Specialized Themes in Early Years Education will be considered as having acquired training on the One-year In-service Course in Special Child Care Work, recognised by the Social Welfare Department.
  • Graduates of this Programme who have successfully completed the Minor in Teaching and Learning in International Schools are eligble to apply  for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Certificate in Teaching and Learning.

Enthusiastic people who wish to embark on career development in the field of early childhood education.

Graduates of the programme:

  • will be qualified for registration with the Education Bureau and Social Welfare Department for teaching in licensed early childhood settings in Hong Kong;
  • will possess a degree-level professional qualification that is in great demand in the early childhood education sector; 
  • will have the ability to work competently in a broad range of positions that involve working with children and families; and
  • may teach in early childhood settings overseas, subject to the registration requirements of the relevant local authorities.

Application on the strength of HKDSE Results

  • Level 3 or above in English Language and Chinese Language in the HKDSE
  • Level 2 or above in Mathematics, Liberal Studies, and one elective subject in the HKDSE

Application on the Strength of non-HKDSE Results
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The tuition fee for the programme is HK$42,100 per annum for local students and HK$140,000 per annum for non-local students. This fee is provisional and subject to adjustment.