The Hong Kong Institute of Education

Tai Po - Hong Kong

Admission 2024 - 2025


The Hong Kong Institute of Education came into being in the year 1994. The institute is subsidized under UGC (University Grant Commission) of Hong Kong. The institute mainly focuses on the teacher education but it also offers bachelors, masters and doctoral courses in other subjects as well. The aim of the institute is to become leading institution in the Asian Pacific region. 

Programs and Courses

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS): Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS), Department of Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA), Department of Health and Physical Education (HPE), Department of Mathematics and Information Technology (MIT), Department of Science and Environmental Studies (SES), Department of Social Sciences (SSC) and Unit of Associate Degree Studies (ADS). Faculty of Education and Human Development (FEHD): Department of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I), Department of Early Childhood Education (ECE), Department of Education Policy and Leadership (EPL), Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning (IELL), Department of Psychological Studies (PS) and Department of Special Education and Counselling (SEC). Faculty of Humanities (FHM): Centre for Language in Education (CLE), Department of Chinese Language Studies (CHL), Department of English Language Education (ELE), Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies (LML) and Department of Literature and Cultural Studies (LCS). Postgraduate Programmes offered by GS: Doctor of Philosophy & Master of Philosophy [PhD & MPhil], Doctor of Education [EdD] and Master of Education [MEd]. Postgraduate Programmes offered by FLASS: Master of Arts (Contemporary Studio Art and Criticism in Education) [MA(CSACE)], Master of Arts in Mathematics and Pedagogy [MA(MP)], Master of Arts in Music Education [MA(ME)], Master of Social Science Education (Greater China Studies) [MSocScEd(GCS)], Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary) [PGDE(P)] and Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) [PGDE(S)]. Postgraduate Programmes offered by FEHD: International Executive Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Change [IEMA], Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (Schools and Community Settings) [PGPSCS], Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education) [PGDE(ECE)] and Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Professional & Vocational Education) [PGDE(PVE)]. Postgraduate Programmes offered by FHM: Master of Arts in Chinese Studies (Language Education) [MACSLE], Master of Arts in Teaching Chinese as an International Language [MATCIL], Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages [MATESOL], Master of Arts in Educational Linguistics and Communication Sciences [MAELACS] and Postgraduate Diploma in English Studies [PDES]. 

Admission Procedure 2024 - 2025

If the applicant has HKDSE education than he/she can apply through JUPA (Joint University Program Admissions System). Otherwise, applicant can also apply directly to the university if he/she doesn’t have the HKDSE education. Bachelor’s degree is necessary for admissions in the postgraduate programs. SAT is necessary for the International Students.


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