Admission for Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Part-time) – Subject Teaching and Subject Knowledge Stream

Applications are invited for the following specialising subjects:

  1. English (Primary School Focus) 
  2. Physical Education (Primary School Focus) 

Eventual provision will depend on needs and departmental resources.

Application Start Date for 2024 intake: 1 Dec 2023
Application Deadline: Close

Please refer HERE for other Programme information.


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

  1. a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent;
  2. a postgraduate diploma / certificate in education or equivalent in a subject other than the specalising subject of the chosen stream; and
  3. a full-time local school teacher status.^

Subject taught should include the specialising subject following the norms set by the Department of Education Studies. Applicants who do not have a full-time school teacher status will be considered on a case-by-case basis and, if admitted, have to fulfill teaching practice requirements stipulated by the Department.

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 specialising subject

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

For applicants applying for non-English specialising 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 Students: HK$42,100*

Non-local Students: HK$160,000

*Students specialised in English are eligible to apply for the Professional Development Incentive Grant. Note that applications should reach SCOLAR prior to the start of the Programme. Please contact the SCOLAR Office for details.



Online-application can be submitted via during the application period.



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

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