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What will I learn?

The programme emphasizes Mathematics subject knowledge, innovative pedagogical practices and flexible teaching environments. It is primarily designed for in-service or prospective Mathematics teachers who are looking for an opportunity to further their mathematical knowledge and to apply such knowledge to the learning and teaching of mathematics in the school settings. It aims to enable the participants to become competent mathematics teachers and enhance their upward mobility in the teaching career.

Programme Aims

This programme aims to:

(1) Broaden students' knowledge in Mathematics;

(2) Help students Realize how to teach Mathematics in schools from an advanced mathematical point of view;

(3) Expose students to different classroom environments and innovative pedagogical practices in Mathematics;

(4) Cultivate synergy between subject knowledge and pedagogy in Mathematics; and

(5) Foster students' critical thinking to enable them to become reflective practitioners.

Programme Structure

The programme comprises 24 credit points (cps). Students normally take one year (Full-time) or two years (Part-time) to complete the programme. They need to attend an average of two to four classes per week (depending on the study mode) which may be held in the daytime/evening on weekdays and/or Saturdays at the Tai Po Campus, Tseung Kwan O Study Centre and/or Kowloon Tong Satellite Study Centre as decided by the University.

CREDIT TRANSFER

Credit Transfer may be granted for courses completed successfully at the University previously or another accredited tertiary institution. The exact study duration and number of credit points to be transferred will depend on the qualifications of individual applicants. The total number of credit points transferred cannot exceed 50% of the total number of credit points (i.e. not exceed 12 cps) of the programme. Applications will only be considered on a case-by-case basis, preferably within the first two weeks of each semester in each academic year.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS)

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$120,000.00 (12,19,017) per year
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Kowloon Tong Satellite Study Centre

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$120,000.00 (12,19,017) per year
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)

Tai Po Campus,

10 Lo Ping Road,

Tai Po, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) from a recognised university. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 with no subtest lower than 6.0; or TOEFL 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (internet-based test); or Other equivalent qualifications.

For international students

The minimum entrance requirements for this programme:

(1) A recognized Bachelor’s degree, preferably in subject areas other than Mathematics.
(2) In-service or prospective Mathematics teacher
(3) Possessing at least Grade E in Hong Kong AS-level for any Mathematics-related subjects or Level 4 for HKDSE Core Mathematics, or an equivalent qualification in Mathematics *
(4) Applicant whose Bachelor’s degree is obtained from a non-English speaking institution should normally fulfill one of the following minimum English proficiency requirements:
(i) IELTS 6.0; or
(ii) Grade C or above in GCSE / GCE OL English; or
(iii) A TOFEL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (internet-based test); or
(iv) Band 6 in the Chinese Mainland’s College English Test (CET) (a total score of no lower than 430 if the test was taken after June 2005); or
(v) Other equivalent qualifications.

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

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