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FHDECE Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education


Mode of Study

Full-time / Part-Time

Medium of Instruction

Except for Chinese language courses, lectures will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese as appropriate) and teaching notes and course assessments are in English.


2 Years Full-time / 3 Years Part-Time


[Local Students]
Full-Time : HK$122,700
(Paid in 4 equal semester installments, HK$30,675 each)
Part-Time : HK$122,700
(Paid in 3 equal semester installments, HK$40,900 each)




  • The programme is locally accredited and registered as QF Level 4
  • Graduates may articulate to the Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education: Leadership and Special Educational Needs) of the Open University of Hong Kong or progress to other local degree programmes in Early Childhood Education.
  • Part-time study mode (PTD38) is available


This programme meets the Education Bureau’s requirement of the framework of a Certificate in Early Childhood Education (CE(ECE)) training programme with the professional recognitions of Qualified Kindergarten Teacher(QKT), Child Care Worker (CCW) and Child Care Supervisor (CCS).

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Modified Date: Mar 25, 2019

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