The BEd&BSocSc double degree offers a qualification equivalent to a four-year honours degree in Social Sciences plus a one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Education. The programme is designed for students:
In sum, this double degree gives students a more integrated education experience in Social Sciences and Liberal Studies education, and allows broader career prospects.
The programme is full-time, extending over five years. Students are required to complete courses worth 300 credit units, allocated as set out below.
|Degree Components||Credit Units|
|Social Sciences Majors
2. Politics and Public Administration
4. Social Work and Social Administration
Introductory Courses (6-12)
Advanced Courses (36-48)
Social Innovation and Global Citizenship (24)
Capstone Requirement (6-18)
|Professional Core (Liberal Studies Education)
Integrated Courses (24)
Pedagogy Courses (24)
Pedagogical Content Knowledge Courses (18)
Educational Studies Core Courses (18)
Education Studies Elective Courses (6)
Professional Practicum (30)
|Language Enhancement Courses||
|Common Core Courses||
To satisfy the minimum requirements for entrance to the University, each applicant shall gain the following in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE):
Candidates with different educational backgrounds are required to satisfy each of the followings for the basic University Entrance Requirements:
School and non-school applicants should submit their applications via the JUPAS website at http://www.jupas.edu.hk from 25 September 2012 (9:00 am) onwards.
|Deadline for Application:||December 4, 2012 (by 11:59 pm)|
|Programme Changes :||May 21, 2013 (by 11:59 pm)|
|Re-prioritization:||July 16 - July 18, 2013|
|Non-JUPAS Scheme (Fast Track):||November 16, 2012 (by 11:59pm)|
|Non-JUPAS Scheme (Main Round):||December 28, 2012 (by 11:59pm)|
Secondary 6 students and candidates wishing to apply on the strength of their HKDSE results should apply through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) using Programme Code 6195 (BEd&BSocSc).
Other candidates, e.g. from international schools, overseas or mature applicants, may apply directly to the University (Non-JUPAS) via the on-line application system at: