Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)

 

 

Degree Award

Bachelor of Education

Programme Mode

Day-time

Programme Normal Duration

4 years

Medium of Instruction

Chinese and English (Majority of courses will be taught in Chinese)

Application Requirements

Please refer to Registry for Undergraduate Admission

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curriculum

 

 

Year I  

 Credits

Compulsory Courses (Major):

EDUC1000 Introduction to Education

3

EDUC1047 Theories of Curriculum & Instruction

3

Compulsory Courses (Community & Peer Education)

3

Compulsory Courses (Languages & Skills):

Interactive English I or Free Elective

3

Interactive English II or Free Elective

3

University Chinese or Portuguese Language I - Introductory Portuguese or Free Elective

3

Information Technology Fundamentals and Practices

3

4 General Education Courses

12

Required Elective Course:

EDUC1054/ Musicianship I /

 

3

 

EDUC1015/ Physical Education I – Games Learning and Foundamental Movement Exercises for Children/

EDUC1060 Visual Art I: Exploration and Discovery

2 Free Electives

6

Total Credits:        

42

 

 

Year II   

 Credits

Compulsory Courses (Major):

EDUC2001 Sociology of Education

3

EDUC2003 Educational Psychology

3

EDUC2033 Primary Mathematics Teaching Skills and Principles

3

EDUC2034 The Development of Mathematics Interest, Concepts, and Key Ideas for Primary Mathematics

3

EDUC2035 Child Development

3

Compulsory Courses (Languages & Skills):

Academic English or Free Elective

3

2 General Education Courses

6

Required Elective Courses:

EDUC2063/ Musicianship II /

 

3

 

EDUC2036/ Physical Education II – Sport Education and Exercises Habit Development for Young Adolescent/

EDUC2066 Visual Art II: Theory and Practice

EDUC2044/ Guided Chinese Reading and Writing/

3

 

EDUC2041 English Grammar

EDUC2047 /Guided Reading and Teaching of Chinese Prose and Poetry/

3

 

EDUC2042 English Phonology

1 Free Elective

3

Total Credits:

36

 

 

Year III 

Credits

Compulsory Courses (Major):

EDUC3000 Integrating IT Into Teaching and Learning

3

EDUC3004 Introduction to Special Education

3

EDUC3037 Curriculum & Instruction of Primary Mathematics

3

EDUC3039 Teaching of Social Studies in Primary Schools

3

EDUC3049 Teaching of Science and Technology

3

2 General Education Courses

6

Required Elective Courses:

EDUC3040/ Chinese Curriculm and Course Materials in Primary Schools/

3

 

EDCU3047 Teaching of English in Primary Schools I

EDUC3038/ Teaching of Chinese in Primary Schools/

3

 

EDUC3048 Teaching of English in Primary Shools II

3 Free Electives

9

Total Credits:    

36

 

 

Year IV 

  Credits

Compulsory Courses (Major):

EDUC4000 School Counselling and Guidance

3

EDUC3006 Teacher Ethics and Teacher Professional Development

3

EDUC4004 Supervised Teaching and School Experience

6

Total Credits:  

12

 

Graduation Credits:

126

 

 

Free Electives *

EDUC1001

Philosophy of Education

EDUC1016

Appreciation and Teaching of Children’s Literature

EDUC1017

Thinking and Learning with IT

EDUC1018

Teaching of Traditional Chinese Culture

EDUC1019

Teaching and Learning National Education

EDUC1020

Ways of Seeing: Drawing as Inquiry

EDUC1021

Quality Physical Education

EDUC1055

Understanding Visual Culture

EDUC2000

Moral Education

EDUC2037

Integrated Activity Teaching and Design For Primary Education

EDUC2038

Elementary Mathematics Teaching & Research

EDUC2040

Design and Analysis of Learning Materials for Elementary Social Studies

EDUC2043

The Research of the Teaching Chinese in Mandarin Chinese

EDUC2045

Teaching of Physical Education

EDUC2046

Teaching of Music: Elementary General Music Methods

EDUC3001

Educational Administration

EDUC3002

Educational Research

EDUC3043

Teaching of Visual Art

EDUC3044

Classroom Management

EDUC3045

Research in Mathematics Education

EDUC3046

Advanced Piano Accompaniment for General Music Classroom

EDUC3058

ORFF and Kodaly Music Teaching Methods

EDUC4017

Physical Education III

 

 

* Students can also choose any courses offered by all bachelor's degree programmes of UM.

 

Course Description

 

 

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