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From Passion to Profession - The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)

August 05, 2022


EdUHK campus overview.

As one of the eight publicly funded universities in Hong Kong, EdUHK is a higher education institution dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching, through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes on teacher education and complementary disciplines, including social sciences, humanities, creative arts and culture, etc.

The University nurtures educators and social leaders who are intellectually active, socially caring, and globally ready to drive change in the world of tomorrow. Besides, it also places great emphasis on research capability which contributes to the advancement of knowledge, scholarship and innovation, with sustainable impact on social progress and human betterment.

EdUHK students discussing in a group.

A Leader in Education

Ranked 3rd in Asia and 17th in the World in Education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, EdUHK offers a wide spectrum of high-quality 5-year full-time educational programmes at undergraduate level, covering subjects such as 

  • Business, Accounting and Financial Studies

  • Chinese Language

  • Early Childhood Education

  • English Language – Primary

  • Geography

  • History

  • Primary – General Studies

  • Primary – Mathematics

  • Science

  • Secondary – Information and Communication Technology

During their studies, students could receive abundant cross-sectoral teacher training opportunities in which they have the flexibility to choose whether to teach in primary or secondary schools and therefore enjoy greater employability after graduation. 

In addition, the University also offers co-terminal double degree programmes and students could earn two bachelor’s degrees after the completion of their 5-year undergraduate journey.

More than Just Education

Guided by the Education-plus philosophy, the University builds a multidisciplinary learning environment that is not only about teacher education, but also Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Arts and Culture, covering subjects such as

  • Artificial Intelligence and Educational Technology

  • Creative Arts and Culture

  • Integrated Environmental Management

  • Language Studies

  • Psychology

  • Special Education

  • Sports Science and Coaching

Students could enjoy a high degree of flexibility to tailor their study journey based on their passions and broaden their exposure for more future options.

EdUHK international students posing together for a photo.

Go Global

EdUHK has established a robust global network and built partnerships with over 200 tertiary education institutions in more than 30 countries and regions worldwide. To encourage and support its students to participate in global learning activities, the University has set up the Global Learning Enhancement Fund to support students financially for their overseas learning experience.

EdUHK graduates throwing their graduation caps in the air.

Graduate Career Success

EdUHK graduates are highly regarded by employers and enjoy an average monthly salary well above that of other graduates in the territory. The undergraduate programmes are designed to equip students with practical subject knowledge and professional skills to succeed in their future career. 

According to its Graduate Employment Survey 2020, 96% of its graduates were successfully employed or pursued further studies within 3 months after graduation. The average initial monthly salary for Bachelor of Education graduates was around HK$31,600.

Abundant Scholarship Opportunities

To attract aspiring, committed, high-quality non-local students with outstanding academic and non-academic achievements to join its full-time undergraduate programmes, the University offers renewable entrance scholarships up to HK$185,000 to encourage and support outstanding new entrants to develop their academic and non-academic talents to their full potential. These scholarships are primarily based on academic ability, personal qualities, interview performance and non-academic achievements.

  • Full Scholarship: HK$185,000 per annum 

  • Tuition Scholarship: HK$140,000 per annum

  • Half-tuition Scholarship: HK$70,000 per annum

Applicants will be considered for their eligibility of entrance scholarships during the selection process and no separate application is required.

Embark on a Transformative Journey

Still looking for a university where you will not just learn and grow, but also turn your passion into a career? EdUHK can be one of the alternatives when planning to further your studies abroad. The application for admissions to its full-time undergraduate programmes in 2022/23 entry is now open and the deadline for application is 31 May 2022. If you are interested, please submit your application directly through the online application system of the University. 

Should you have any queries, please contact the University’s Global Affairs Office. 

Global Affairs Office

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (852) 2948 7654

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