Master of Arts in Leading Innovative Learning Organizations - Admissions - Faculty of Education and Human Development, EdUHK


Postgraduate Programme

Master of Arts in Leading Innovative Learning Organizations

The Dean’s Postgraduate Entrance Scholarship

Welcome to apply for the Dean's Postgraduate Entrance Scholarship! A total of 12 scholarships amounting to HK$30,000 are available for adding prestige to your professional profile. Please email your name, job position and contact number to We will be in touch for more details!

  • Hong Kong’s first-ever master’s degree specializing in innovation, leadership and education
  • Empower future leaders in schools and educational services organizations with international perspectives and entrepreneurial mindset to initiate and sustain innovation for improved leadership practice and future-oriented education
  • Innovative learning including face-to-face delivery in intensive residentials, blended learning, virtual learning, and site-based study
  • Strong peer networks with educational innovators and experienced leaders
  • Five taught courses at intensive 3-day residentials
  • For the intake of 2021-22, a total of 12 Dean's Postgraduate Entrance Scholarships are available

Serving or aspiring leaders in educational services providers including Panel Chairs, Vice Principals, Teacher Leaders, Special Educational Needs Coordinators, Curriculum Leaders/ Curriculum Directors, Professional Development Trainers and Start-up Founders/ Co-founders.

The programme comprises 5 taught courses and 3 field-based courses (3 credit points / course).

July (a 3-day residential for each course)
  • Middle Leaders as Edupreneurs and Innovators 
  • Leading Organizational Learning
Oct-Dec (a 3-day residential for each course)
  • Leading Innovative Communities Within and Beyond Organizations
  • Developing High Impact Teams
  • Practitioner Research for Organizational Learning
  • Virtual Consultancy (Blended Learning)
  • Organizational Learning Field Study 
  • Innovation Development Project (Supervised study)


The tuition fee is HKD 138,000 which is provisional and subject to adjustment. Tuition fees paid are normally not refundable or transferable.

Applicants should normally hold a recognized bachelor’s degree or equivalent, have three years of professional experience in schools or educational organizations, and leadership experience. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview.

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution in a non-English speaking system should normally fulfill one of the following minimum English proficiency requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0; or
  • Grade C or above in GCSE / GCE OL English; or
  • a TOEFL score of 80 (internet-based test); or
  • Band 6 in the Chinese Mainland’s College English Test (CET) a total score of 430 or above and the test result should be valid within two years); or
  • Other equivalent qualifications.