Mathematics is an indispensable subject for quantitative understanding and logical thinking. It is employed as a formidable and powerful tool in science, engineering, and finance, and as such, the learning and teaching of mathematics is of vital importance. The aim of the Master of Science in Mathematics for Educators (MAED) is to enrich a mathematics educator’s knowledge of mathematics. The Master of Science in Mathematics for Educators (MAED) aims to enrich educators’ knowledge of mathematics, particularly benefiting secondary school and tutorial institution teachers. The degree offers:
Strengths of the HKUST MAED Program
The HKUST Mathematics Department excels in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, and Statistics/Financial Mathematics. The program broadens and deepens educators’ appreciation and comprehension of mathematics, enhancing their teaching abilities. The courses of the program cover topics ranging from number theory and combinatorics to geometry, to frontiers in application of mathematics, to training in mathematics problem-solving. They promote student intellectual development and teaching craft, and they provide a basis for student achievement of academic and professional goals.