The programme aims to provide diversified learning experiences for students to develop their career pathways by deepening and broadening their studies in language contexts. Upon completion of this programme, students should be able to master the language of their major with analytical ability/digital competency to learn from varied social and global contexts. Through the carefully organised curriculum, students can pursue their own academic interests at their own pace and acquire a solid foundation in Chinese/English major to embrace future challenges in the digital world.
Upon Completion of the Programme, students are able to:
Total 121 Credit Points (cps)
|Components (Senior year entry)|
Total 60 Credit Points (cps)
|Final Year Project||6cps||Final Year Project||6cps|
|General Education||22cps||General Education||6cps|
One of the University’s missions is to foster students’ whole-person development so that they can become competent. Students are required to complete the internship programme organised by the Faculty for experiential learning enrichment and fulfillment of the graduation requirement. Internship is optional as an elective course for Senior year entrants.
The BA(Lang Studies) programme provides excellent preparation for job opportunities in media, publishing, journalism, education, cultural management, public administration, museum, tourism, civil service, business and marketing.
Employment Highlights (2022)
Field Experience, internship, overseas trips and immersion may be affected by the pandemic situation. Appropriate alternative arrangements will be made if outbound activities are suspended.
The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies (BA[Lang Studies]) programme offers two major tracks: Chinese Major and English Major. Each major track is treated as an independent choice for admission purposes.
- For BA(Lang Studies) Chinese Major Applicants:
Applicants who have obtained Level 2 or above in Chinese Literature will have an advantage.This programme requires high Chinese language proficiency. The HKDSE Chinese Language requirement cannot be substituted.
- For BA(Lang Studies) English Major Applicants:
Applicants who have obtained Level 2 or above in Literature in English will have an advantage.
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- Any aspect of the course and course offerings (including, without limitation, the content of the course and the manner in which the course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course and its course offerings, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements, curriculum changes, and other factors caused by unforeseeable circumstances. Tuition fees, once paid, are non-refundable.
- Students admitted into this programme starting from the 2023/24 cohort are required to visit the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and/or other parts of Mainland China. Programme may also require students to participate in other non-local learning experience for completion of the programme. While the visits are heavily subsidised, students are still required to contribute part of the estimated cost of the visits ("student contribution"), whereas personal entertainment, meals expenses, travel document fee and personal insurance costs will not be supported. The estimated cost of the visits for students admitted to the 2023/24 cohort is not available yet as it is subject to a variety of factors such as changes to the cost of the visits as a result of inflation, trip duration, traveling expenses, the exchange rate, etc. The exact amount of student contribution is thus not available.
- Students admitted into this programme starting from the [2024/25 or 2025/26] cohort are required to visit the Greater Bay Area (GBA) for a short trip (e.g. 1-day or 2-day 1-night trip) in order to complete the Cross-Faculty Core Course. While the GBA trip is heavily subsidised, students are still required to contribute 18% of the estimated cost of the trip ("student contribution"), whereas personal entertainment, meals expenses, travel document fee and personal insurance costs will not be supported. The estimated cost of the GBA trip for students admitted to the [2024/25 or 2025/26] cohort is not available yet as it is subject to a variety of factors such as changes to the cost of the GBA trip as a result of inflation, trip duration, traveling expenses, the exchange rate, etc. The exact amount of student contribution is thus not available.