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After completing a college degree, a student may wish to pursue a graduate degree. The first level of such study is called a master. Students can earn this title after completing approximately two years of study when taking a full load of credits.

Hong Kong, found on the south coast of China, the country is one of the two Special Administrative Regions in the Republic of China. Hong Kong's higher education is placed in the England’s structure as well as international systems. It is managed by the country's Education Bureau.

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of English

Excel in English to Become a Highly Effective Professional Communicator ... [+]

What is English Studies for the Professions? Increases your career opportunities as you become a proficient and confident English user Develops your ability to communicate professionally across media and contexts Satisfies your curiosity about languages and cultures Builds your strengths in both subject knowledge and practical skill Programme aims

Our programme aims to nurture graduates who will have:

a firm grounding in language studies which can be critically and creatively applied in a variety of business and management contexts, especially in multilingual settings; the ability to exercise judgment and develop an intellectual curiosity to work both independently and as part of a team; the potential to become future leaders and entrepreneurs excelling in communication for professional purposes; a high level of professional communicative competence in English; an understanding of intercultural communication in multilingual settings that enhances their global outlook and cultural appreciation; and the ability to apply their strong communication skills to solve real-world problems effectively in local and global multilingual professional/business settings. Programme characteristics The programme promotes the all-round development of students’ potentials to the fullest extent for the English language profession. Along with a major in English Studies, students can also take a minor in another discipline offered by the University. A variety of teaching and learning methods are adopted, including language and computer laboratory work, online English language databases, role-plays, simulations, talks by guest speakers, and workplace visits and placements. Students explore the global and cultural dimensions of the subjects studied and further develop themselves professionally through... [-]
Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Education University of Hong Kong

The programme is unique in its interdisciplinary and inquiry-based approach to the study of issues related to self and personal development, society and culture, as well ... [+]

Programme Aims

The programme aims to:

provide students with the knowledge and concepts required for interdisciplinary inquiry; enhance students' understanding of the interplay and interactions of the family, society, Hong Kong, China and the world; enable students to acquire various methods and skills in critically examining issues and problems in real-life context; equip students with the competency in social sciences, education and interdisciplinary studies; provide students with the academic and professional foundation to become professionals in educational institutions, community work, government and non-government organizations, cultural groups, and private corporations; lay a strong foundation for career advancement and further academic pursuits in the related areas of studies. Programme Features ... [-]
Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Education University of Hong Kong

The BA(TCSL) program offers a “Chinese Language Strand” to its senior year entrants. Upon completion of this strand, students will be recognized by the Standing Committee ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts Programs in Hong Kong 2019. Program Aims

The BA(TCSL) program aims to graduate students who have the following attributes:

Perform a mediating role between theory and practice in teaching Chinese as a second language with demonstrative knowledge in classroom organization, curriculum development, textbook design, and language assessment; Demonstrate a sound understanding of the Chinese language and develop high proficiencies in Chinese and English in both oral and written skills; Exhibit the ability to communicate effectively with speakers from various cultural regions, plus analytical skills to issues and concerns in language use in the context of multilingualism and globalization; and Improve as critical thinkers with high moral and ethical standards and reflective learners who can always self-improve through life-long practice. ... [-]
Hong Kong
September 2019
Chinese
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Education University of Hong Kong

The BA (Hons) in Special Education [BA(SE)] Programme aims to nurture committed and skilled practitioners for the well-being of individuals with special needs, particular ... [+]

Programme Aims

The BA (Hons) in Special Education [BA(SE)] Programme aims to nurture committed and skilled practitioners for the well-being of individuals with special needs, particularly in areas related to education and community empowerment. Students will learn about the types and characteristics of special needs, assessment and intervention approach, the broader environmental, language, and social contexts, as well as issues related to social inclusion, empowerment, and quality of life of individuals with special needs. Graduates of the programme are expected to be competent practitioners in schools and community settings, who possess the knowledge, skills, and values needed to contribute to the special education field. Upon successful completion of the programme, students will be able to:... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Education University of Hong Kong

There are two majors, namely, Education Major and Discipline Studies Major, in this programme. Discipline Studies Major is about language studies. Education Major focuses ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts Programs in Hong Kong 2019. Programme Aims

This co-terminal double degree programme aims to prepare students:

to become effective school teachers or other professionals who have a good command of the knowledge and skills in Language Studies; and with positive work attitude and good interpersonal skills.

Upon successful completion of the programme, students will receive two degrees with a single honours classification and one parchment and a qualified teacher status (QTS) in primary and secondary schools.

Programme Structure Domain Credit Points (cps) Discipline Studies Major 48 cps Education Major 30 cps Education Studies 27 cps Basic Research Methods 3 cps Final Year Project 3 cps Field Experience 20 cps General Education 16 cps Language Enhancement 9 cps Overseas Immersion Programme Non-credit bearing Total: 156 cps ... [-]
Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
5 years
Campus
The Education University of Hong Kong

The BA(Lang Studies) programme aims to graduate students who demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the language of their major. ... [+]

Programme Aims

The BA(Lang Studies) programme aims to graduate students who have the following attributes:

Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the language of their major; Are able to identify communication issues and resolve relevant problems in context; are critical thinkers with high moral and ethical standards, plus a readiness to question established truths, and the confidence and courage to challenge received wisdom; and Are equipped with analytical ability to learn from varied social and global contexts whilst having a propensity to turn life’s challenges into opportunities for intellectual development and personal growth.

The programme also aims to cultivate in the students a heightened cross-cultural awareness. It prepares students for such dynamic careers as media and publications, culture and entertainment, advertising and public relations, business, education, and civil service.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Education University of Hong Kong

Education Major emphasizes the linkage between the fields of visual arts creation and subject-based teaching and learning. This intertwined approach allows students to re ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts Programs in Hong Kong 2019. Education Major – Visual Arts Studies

Education Major emphasizes the linkage between the fields of visual arts creation and subject-based teaching and learning. This intertwined approach allows students to recognize and appreciate visual arts as a cultural, social and civil entity; and leads them to an understanding of the importance and implications of visual arts education in the development of these areas. Drawing on integrated learning concepts, the courses are structured on the premise that students, when exposed to studio practice, inquiry and discourse, will also develop insights and competence in the classroom teaching of the subject. Inquiry approach in learning and teaching is emphasized in all courses to develop students’ sensitivity, critical thinking and communication proficiency. Through case studies, interaction with people in different community contexts and interactive learning activities, students are trained to communicate ideas effectively and to interpret phenomena in verbal, textual and visual forms. The multidisciplinary activities coherently inform practical art-making and pedagogies.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
5 years
Campus
The Education University of Hong Kong

Education Major equips students to be a competent, versatile and creative music teacher with a firm foundation in musical understanding and professional practices to meet ... [+]

Education Major – Music Studies

Education Major equips students to be a competent, versatile and creative music teacher with a firm foundation in musical understanding and professional practices to meet their future professional needs in both primary and secondary schools. The curriculum covers four areas: Music History, Theory and Composition, Performance, and Music Education. The study in the Music discipline facilitates students to become professional musicians through actively and progressively engaging themselves in music study in the integration of critical listening, creating and performing. The Music Education area provides specialised training in contemporary methods and approaches to develop the skills, knowledge and attitude for teachers to work effectively and professionally in today's schools. Whilst students can further enhance their first instrument during the studies, the programme also facilitates students’ learning of a second instrument. Further, the emphasis is laid on learning through participating in various performing groups, music workshops and master classes.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
5 years
Campus
The Education University of Hong Kong

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture – BA(CAC) programme has two streams: Music and Visual Arts. Although the two streams have a considerable numbe ... [+]

Overview

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture – BA(CAC) programme has two streams: Music and Visual Arts. Although the two streams have a considerable number of elements in common, each stream is treated as an independent choice for the purpose of admission.

Programme Aims

This is the first undergraduate programme in Hong Kong to offer arts management and cultural studies components to complement discipline-based training in the creative arts. It aims to develop community-based artists, who are able to work across a range of established art forms and contribute to the promotion and development of the arts and arts education in the local, regional, and international cultural and creative industries.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences

The Double Degree programme is a Hong Kong Baptist University innovation. After five years of full-time study, students graduate with a Bachelor's degree (BA) with honour ... [+]

Overview

The Double Degree programme is a Hong Kong Baptist University innovation. After five years of full-time study, students graduate with a Bachelor's degree (BA) with honours in English Language and Literature, and a Bachelor's degree with honours in Education (BEd).

The double degree provides in-depth knowledge and understanding of the subject area and, at the same time, prepares students to be professionally qualified English language teachers. This arrangement ensures a close association between the development of subject knowledge and the practice of teaching. Places are available for Primary Teaching and Secondary Teaching.

The Double Degree also gives access to a wide range of career opportunities, both within and outside teaching. It offers an excellent grounding for many career routes which draw on the in-depth study of the subject and the organisational, interpersonal and professional skills which are the characteristics of a qualified teacher.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
5 years
Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences

his is a five-year full-time Double Degree programme, providing students with knowledge and skills in the academic discipline of Education and Geography/History/Sociology ... [+]

The student who is interested in this programme will be admitted through the Broad-based admission scheme. Students will be provided with a broad-based social sciences training and theoretical and practical knowledge of educational practices in their first year of study. Before progression to Year 2, students will be assigned to one of the majors by internal application and enroll in one of the following programmes accordingly:

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History and Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Geography and Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Sociology and Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Liberal Studies Teaching ... [-]
Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
5 years
Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences

To be physically active is an integral and important part of healthy living. With the increasing awareness and need for quality and active lifestyles, the numbers of publ ... [+]

Aims and Objectives

To be physically active is an integral and important part of healthy living. With the increasing awareness and need for quality and active lifestyles, the numbers of public and private sport facilities, fitness clubs, and residential clubhouses have increased substantially over the years. There is a high demand for professional management of sports and recreation programmes and facilities as well as delivery of quality physical education in school and community environments. With the continual demand for trained graduates in the field of physical education, sport, and recreation management, the "Physical Education and Recreation Management" (PERM) programme was established in 1992. The overall aim of the PERM is to provide students with sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge, skills, and practical experience (internship) in the discipline of physical education and recreation management. Furthermore, under the ethos of "whole person education" of the University, our students will also receive a strong liberal arts education such that they can embark on a variety of careers. Specifically, the objectives of the PERM are to enable students to:... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences

The Programme aims to help students develop a holistic perspective of history. It provides a balanced curriculum with equal emphasis on China and the global world. After ... [+]

Programme Description

It is hoped that students, after completing the programme, will be able:

To investigate the development of human society from a historical perspective; To demonstrate the power of critical thinking and analytical ability in understanding historical events; To show in-depth knowledge of the heritage of China and other great civilizations; To pursue graduate studies in history or a related discipline; and To enter various fields outside history, such as the civil service, business, publishing, and teaching.

This programme is one of the Broad-based Admission Programmes in the Faculty of Social Sciences, HKBU. Upon the completion of the 1st year of study, students may apply for History, Geography, Government & International Studies or Sociology as their Major based on individual interest and academic performance. (For details of Broad-based Admission Programmes, please go to http://sosc.hkbu.edu.hk/bap/.)... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

This Programme aims to enable students to develop into Public Relations specialists with a solid foundation in public relations and reputation management abilities, suppl ... [+]

Programme Aims

This Programme aims to enable students to develop into Public Relations specialists with a solid foundation in public relations and reputation management abilities, supplemented by competence in marketing and management skills, to serve the manpower needs of the local and regional Public Relations industry.

Career Prospects

Graduates can pursue their careers in public relations, corporate communications, mass media advertising and marketing for profit, and non-profit organisations. Employment opportunities include executive positions in but not limited to public relations, advertising, corporate communications, marketing, media planning and buying, media sales and marketing, investor relations, publicists, customer relations, community relations, copywriting, translators and corporate brand management.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

This programme aims to nurture a new generation of professionals for the rapidly developing hotel sector in Hong Kong as well as in the region. In order to equip students ... [+]

Programme Aims

This programme aims to nurture a new generation of professionals for the rapidly developing hotel sector in Hong Kong as well as in the region. In order to equip students with strong theory and practical knowledge and skills in hotel operations management, a broad range of hotel topics including food & beverage management, front office and housekeeping management, hotel revenue management, and staff development and training will be covered in the programme. Via internship opportunities, this programme will also help students to identify and strengthen their career aspirations by integrating classroom knowledge with the practice of work within actual hotel settings.

Career Prospects ... [-]
Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus