The Education University of Hong Kong significantly values the advancement of learning and teaching with its academic and research programmes on teacher education and complementary social sciences and humanities disciplines, through a diverse offering.  The Education University of Hong Kong is the only university in Hong Kong which is dedicated to teacher education. In the field of Education, the university was ranked 2nd in Asia and 9th in the world according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

The University claims to nurture intellectually active social leaders and educators who are socially caring and globally active. So, the university demands to become agents of change in the communities that such people serve. By placing great emphasis on research capability, the university seeks to contribute to the advancement of knowledge, scholarship and innovation, with continuous impact on human betterment and social progress.

The Education University of Hong Kong consists of three faculties, in addition to The Graduate School: Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Graduate School

World Rankings

QS World University Rankings by Subject:

  • Education and Training: 16th
  • Psychology: 251-300th

The Numbers and Figures

(Taken from the official website)

Student enrollment (by programme level) (as at 30 September 2018)#
 Programme type Student headcount Full-time equivalent
Research Postgraduate Programmes 107 107.00
Taught Postgraduate Programmes 960 565.00
Undergraduate Programmes 5,266 4,758.34
Higher Diploma Programmes 781 776.29
Certificate in Professional Development Programmes# 1,153 244.47
Total 8,267 6,451.10

 

Student enrollment (by mode of studies) (as at 30 September 2018)#
Percentage of students in the age group
  Student headcount Full-time equivalent
Full-time programmes 5,353 4,921.57
Part-time programmes 2,914 1,529.53
Total 8,267 6,451.10

#The figures presented above only cover UGC-funded programmes. For Certificate in Professional Development Programmes, their student enrollment is based on the planned intakes (as of 30 September 2018) as their admissions exercises are still in progress and their enrollment figures are yet to be finalised.

 

Number of On-going Research and Development Projects (as at 30 June 2019)
Sources of Funds
Number of Projects
Amount (HK$)
Internal Research Grants
159
14,986,524
Quality Education Fund
15
18,704,000
Teaching Development Grants
18
6,642,045
Education Bureau
6
31,014,114
RGC Competitive Bids (e.g. General Research Fund, Early Career Scheme, Collaborative Research Fund)
111
67,170,871
HKSAR Government and Government Related Organisations
25
19,513,039
Total
334
158,030,593

 

Graduate Statistics (2017/18)  (Excluding self-financed programmes)
  Full-time Part-time Total
Programme type Head-count Full-time equivalent Head-count Full-time equivalent Head-count Full-time equivalent
Research Postgraduate Programmes 8 8.00 0 0.00 8 8.00
Taught Postgraduate Programmes 174 174.00 364 182.00 538 356.00
Undergraduate Programme 847 847.00 492 328.00 1,339 1,175.00
Higher Diploma Programmes 308 308.00 14 12.00 322 320.00
Certificate in Professional Development Programmes 752 210.33 684 113.40 1,436 323.73
Total 2,089 1,547.33 1,554 635.40 3,643 2,182.73

 

Initial Month Salary of Graduates:

Teacher Education Programmes
  Sub-degree Undergraduate Postgraduate Overall
2018 $19,605 $26,971 $27,527 $25,316
2017 $19,387 $25,175 $25,091 $23,676
2016 $16,444 $24,586 $25,202 $22,581
2015 $15,333 $23,059 $23,342 $21,453
2014 $14,699 $21,598 $22,901 $19,891

 

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Term Dates in 2020-21

First term

2 September 2019 – 30 November 2019

Course examinations: 2 December 2019 – 14 December 2019

Second term

6 January 2020 – 25 May 2020

Course examinations: 26 May 2020 – 6 Jun 2020

Summer session

June-August 2020