Master of Arts in STEM Education


What will I learn?

The Master of Arts in STEM Education Programme will lead you to an exciting and rewarding experience of professional development in STEM education.

The programme has distinctive aims to

  • promote a holistic and comprehensive understanding of STEM education;
  • develop competence in promoting STEM education through curriculum integration and integrated learning;
  • equip participants with the knowledge and skills for applying technology and engineering design in solving problems;
  • develop participants’ pedagogical content knowledge for designing instructions and assessment for integrated STEM education;
  • develop leadership and cultivate a spirit of innovation in promoting school-based STEM education.

and a sharp focus on what STEM education professionals and leaders need to know about

  • Leadership in developing school-based STEM education
  • Creative use of technology to inquire and design
  • Models and approaches to enhance self-directed learning
  • Synergizing subject and cross-subject learning
  • Integrated application of knowledge and 21st century skills
  • Leveraging formal and informal curriculum and community support

The programme will benefit

  • School STEM coordinators and STEM teachers
  • STEM graduates
  • STEM education practitioners from different sectors
  • Other STEM professionals with the full support of a strong teaching and technical team, specializing in
  • STEM Education
  • Sciences
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Creativity Education

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 (12,73,156) per year
Application deadline

Expected April 2024

More details

Start date

Expected September 2023


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

(a) Applicants should normally hold a recognized Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

(b) An applicant whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution in a non-English speaking country 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 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (internet-based test); or
  • 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
  • Other equivalent qualifications.

(c) Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview.

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


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