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What will I learn?

Programme Aims

This programme is aimed at providing students with a wide range of knowledge, concepts and applications of information and communication technology to develop problem-solving skills using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). It also provides students with opportunities to appreciate the impact of ICT on knowledge-based society, and equips students with pedagogical knowledge, subject knowledge, values, skills and practice essential to teach ICT.

On completion of the programme, students are expected to be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts in major areas of ICT and use a range of applications software to support information processing and problem-solving;
  • demonstrate an understanding of methods for analysing problems, and planning and implementing solutions using ICT;
  • realise the social, ethical and legal issues pertaining to the use of ICT and appreciate how information literacy and the sharing of knowledge using ICT to influence decision-making and shape our society; and
  • learn to connect ICT knowledge to the teaching of ICT and develop approaches to help students to learn ICT in exciting and effective ways.

Major

The curriculum covers a wide range of courses which enable students to enhance their knowledge, concepts and applications of ICT. Through the diverse modes of inquiry-based learning, e-learning and problem-based learning, the courses do not only equip students with the relevant subject knowledge, but also the pedagogical knowledge, values, skills and practice which are vital to the teaching of ICT in secondary schools.

Career Prospects/Professional Qualifications

Their in-depth academic and professional knowledge confer graduates of the programme with excellent career prospects. They will possess a Registered Teacher Status in Hong Kong and are ready to become fully qualified teachers in local secondary schools. In addition to the professional teaching career, graduates will possess the academic knowledge and intellectual skills to embark on a wide variety of other relevant jobs in the information technology sector, government sector, non-government organizations, commercial organizations, publishing sector, etc.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS)

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
HK$140,000.00 (14,22,186) per year
Application deadline

Expected May 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Kowloon Tong Satellite Study Centre

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
HK$140,000.00 (14,22,186) per year
Application deadline

Expected May 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Sports Centre

55 Yau King Lane,

Tai Po, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have obtained US High School Graduation Diploma. English Language Requirements: A TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (internet-based test); or A minimum overall band of 6 in the academic version of IELTS; or A score of 110 or above in JEE English Language; or Grade E or above in GCE AS Level or AL Level English; or Grade C or above in IGCSE/GCE O-level English; or Grade C or above in GCSE English or English Literature. GCE AL / IAL with Grade E or above in 3 AL (or A2) subjects (other than Chinese/Mandarin/English); or Grade E in 2 AL (or A2) plus 2 Advanced Supplementary (AS) subjects (other than Chinese/ Mandarin/English).

For international students

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level / International Advanced Level
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
  • SAT Reasoning Test

General English Language Requirements

The following is a list of acceptable tests and the score required:

  • TOEFL - Paper-based: 550; or Internet-based: 80
  • IELTS Academic - Overall Band: 6
  • GCE System: Grade E or above in GCE AS-level or A-level English; or Grade C or above in IGCSE / GCE O-level English; or Grade C or above in GCSE English or English Literature
  • IB - Grade 4 in the Higher Level English Language (B Syllabus); or Grade 5 in the Standard Level English Language (B Syllabus); or Grade 4 in the Higher or Standard Level English Language (A1 or A2 Syllabus); or Grade 4 in the Higher or Standard Level English A: Language and Literature; or Grade 4 in the Higher or Standard Level English A: Literature; or Grade 4 in the Standard Level English-Literature and Performance; or Grade 4 in the Standard Level English-Text and Performance
  • SAT - A sub-score of 8 in Essay Writing in old SAT; or 590 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing in new SAT
  • Others - Other English language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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