BEd in Early Childhood Education

JS4372 教育學士(幼兒教育)

21

Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.

5

Duration of Study

The normative study period is 5 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:

1

Programme Highlights

2

2020 Requirements

3

Score Calculation

4

2019 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...

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Acquiring disciplinary knowledge and necessary skills to work with relevant parties

This programme will not only equip students with the solid disciplinary knowledge on child development and pedagogical skills, but also with the necessary knowledge and skills to work with parents, families and communities.

OUR DESIGN

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Multi-disciplinary Approach to Develop Early Children Education Professionals

The programme draws on the strength of different academic departments at CUHK, including those within the Faculty of Education, as well as the Faculty of Arts (Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages and Department of Music) and the Faculty of Social Science (Department of Psychology). The multi-disciplinary approach prepares graduates to be professional, creative and ethical educators.

OUR DESIGN

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Wide Range of Internship Opportunities

Examples of internship include working with early childhood education or other professionals in providing education services to children in kindergartens, in providing training to individual children who have special educational needs, in conducting programmes on parent education in social service centres, in implementing daily routine practices for infants and toddlers in nursery schools.

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Professional Qualifications

Upon completion of the programme, graduates will be eligible to register as:

• Qualified Kindergarten Teachers with the Education Bureau; and
• Child-care supervisors with the Social Welfare Department; and
• Child-care workers with the Social Welfare Department; and
• Special child-care workers with the Social Welfare Department* (if graduates have completed the SEN-related courses)
*Subject to the approval of the Social Welfare Department

Graduates will also meet the academic qualifications required as kindergarten principals. 

OUR DESIGN

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Want to become a professional early childhood educator?

Watch the following videos and find out how studying in Early Childhood Education programme can help you become one:

Programme info series
1) Programme features of BEd ECE [3:45] in Cantonese
2) Programme structure of BEd ECE [4:36] in Cantonese
3) Professional recognition of BEd ECE [0:54] in Cantonese

Theme talk series
1) How to become a professional early childhood educator by Prof. Suzannie Leung, Department of Curriculum and Instruction [30:48] in Cantonese
2) Online storytelling techniques for kindergarten teachers by Prof. Suzannie Leung, Department of Curriculum and Instruction [17:26] in Cantonese

University life series
1) Welcome to join ECE family [0:45]
2) BEd ECE Study: Interaction / Collaboration / First-hand experiences / Multimodal learning [1:17]

  For more information of the BEd in Early Childhood Education programme, please visit the following...

Programme  |  Website  |  Leaflet  |  Facebook
 
Faculty of Education  |  Website  |  Brochure  |  Video

Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

SubjectLevel
English3
Chinese3
Mathematics2
Liberal Studies2
Elective 13
Elective 2 or M1/M23

Note 1: Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.

Note 2: The programme does NOT accept application for waiver of Chinese Language requirement.

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

No

After
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(Early August)

For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion


Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting


No specific subject weighting

Weighting for all HKDSE subjects = 1

Selection Principle


Best 5

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of Best 5 HKDSE subjects.

Bonus points will be awarded to the 6th and 7th subjects.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting


No penalty will be imposed

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3: The programme accepts specific Applied Learning (ApL) course(s) with "Attained with Distinction I/II" as an extra elective subject for awarding bonus points. Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2020.pdf for details.

Note 4For 2020 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2019 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2019 entry: Best 5

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ5555* 43 25
M4445 5*4423
LQ4435 54 22

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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