For application deadlines for undergraduate and postgraduate international students, click here.
Submitting your application
Submitting your application
To be eligible for admission, applicants for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes should meet the general entrance requirements. You must also satisfy the entrance requirements specific to your chosen degree programme/specialisation. Equivalent qualifications may be considered. Further details of government-funded programmes are available here. For self-financed programmes, please click here.
Ahead of sending in your application, you can contact the International Office for the following assistance:
Enquiries on programmes
To learn more about our undergraduate programmes, fill in the Enquiry Form to the International Office. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
Applicants from specific countries
International students who received promotional information via our school visits/talks and are interested to study at The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd), please contact us at UGStudies@ied.edu.hk
to acquire an Onsite Application Form and return the completed form with proof of academic qualifications and relevant information by post, fax or email to the International Office, details are as follows:
The Hong Kong Institute of Education
A-G/F-10, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po,
New Territories, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2948 7654
Fax: (852) 2948 8198
Direct online application for applicants from other countries
Whenever possible, we encourage online applications. Benefits include support for a paperless environment and faster processing time for your application. You can apply via Registry or click here.
You must upload your academic documents directly to www.ied.edu.hk/acadprog/online. Mark your name, application number and programme code at the top right hand corner of each page. If you don’t do this, it may lead to a delay in processing.
Please also make sure that you upload electronic or scanned copies of all relevant qualifications as part of your supporting materials (e.g. public exam certificates; transcripts of English tests, such as IELTS and TOEFL; transcripts or evidence of enrolment in any post-secondary, undergraduate or postgraduate programmes; and award certificates, etc).
We will not accept supporting documents submitted any other way. Your application will remain incomplete until we receive all the necessary supporting materials. All supporting documents for unsuccessful applications will be destroyed at the end of the admission exercise.
There is an application fee of HK$300 for international applicants. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable unless the programme selected has been cancelled by the Institute. For international students not residing in Hong Kong, send a Hong Kong dollar bank draft drawn on a bank in Hong Kong and made payable to “The Hong Kong Institute of Education”. Please do not send a personal cheque or cash.
Applications will only be processed when the application fee is paid.
You can pay the application fee using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard) through the Institute’s online application system.