Admission for Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Part-time) -Traditional Stream

Application for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Part-time) – Traditional Stream (September 2020 intake) has been closed on 30 April 2020.

Applications are invited for the following specialising subjects (NO specialising subjects focus in primary school will be offered for September 2020 intake):

  1. Music (Secondary School Focus) (Application CLOSED)
  2. Physical Education (Secondary School Focus) (Application CLOSED)
  3. Chinese (Secondary School Focus) (Application CLOSED)
  4. English (Secondary School Focus) (Application CLOSED)
  5. Mathematics (Secondary School Focus) (Application CLOSED)
  6. Liberal Studies (Secondary School Focus) (Application CLOSED)

Eventual provision will depend on needs and departmental resources.

Please refer HERE for other Programme information.



Applicants seeking admission to the Part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Education Programme should possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent*;
  2. a full-time local school teacher status#; and
  3. proficiency in reading and writing of both Chinese and English as recognized by the Department.

Applicants applying for Physical Education (PE) must hold a recognized bachelor’s degree or equivalent majoring in PE or a relevant discipline.

Applicants who do not have a full-time teaching status will be considered on a case-by-case basis and, if admitted, have to fulfill teaching practice requirements stipulated by the Department of Education Studies.

Proof of English proficiency is required for all applicants whose bachelor’s degrees were obtained from programmes where the medium of instruction is not English. These applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for English proficiency:

For applicants applying for the English specializing subject

  • An overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent

For applicants applying for non-English specializing subjects

  • An overall band score of 6.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent

Applicants may be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process. Reference will be made to communication skills, language proficiency, maturity and motivation, specialism and teaching experience.


TUITION FEE (subject to revision)

Local Student: HK$21,050 per academic year

Non-local Student: HK$70,000 per academic year



Online-application can be submitted via when the application period starts.



For programme information
Department of Education Studies
Telephone: (852) 3411 5543 / 3411 5745

For admission information
Graduate School
Telephone: (852) 3411 5127

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