Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies – Chinese Major

The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 17,836

About this course

The programme aims to graduate students who are critical thinkers equipped with analytical skills to learn from varied social and situated contexts, and who have developed a global world view based upon a heightened level of cross-cultural awareness and intercultural sensitivity. The Chinese major will also be reflective learners and as such should become acutely aware of the need for life-long learning in a globally dynamic multicultural environment. Through a carefully integrated curriculum, students will acquire a solid foundation in Chinese major with a global perspective.

Entry Requirements

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

GCE AL / IAL with

  • Grade D or above in 3 AL subjects; or
  • Grade D in 2 AL plus 2 Advanced Supplementary Level (ASL) subjects. (

Not including Chinese / Mandarin / English Language subjects. The same subject cannot be counted at both the AL and ASL).

International Baccalaureate Diploma

  • Applicant should request the IB organization to send scores to the University (Institution Code: 004307).

SAT Reasoning Test

  • A minimum total score of 1,190 (out of 1,600) in the new SAT Reasoning Test (including Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and Mathematics) / 1,650 (out of 2,400) in the old SAT Reasoning Test (including Critical Reading, Writing, and Mathematics) in one sitting.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

TOEFL

  • (MyBestTM Score is not accepted) Internet-based: 80; or
  • Paper-based (prior to July 2017): 550; or
  • Paper-delivered Test: Minimum score at the intermediate level in each section (Reading, Listening and Writing)

* Passing the TOEFL ITP does not satisfy the English language requirement.

IELTS Academic

  • Overall Band: 6

GCE System

  • Grade E or above in GCE AS-level or A-level English; or
  • Grade C / Grade 4 or above in IGCSE / GCE O-level English; or
  • Grade C / Grade 4 or above in GCSE English or English Literature

IB

  • English A: Language and Literature (Higher or Standard Level) – Grade 4; or
  • English A: Literature (Higher or Standard Level) – Grade 4; or
  • English B (Higher Level) – Grade 4; or
  • English B (Standard Level) – Grade 5; or
  • English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) – Grade 4; or
  • English Text and Performance (Standard Level) – Grade 4

SAT

  • A sub-score of 8 in Essay Writing in old SAT; or
  • 590 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing in new SAT

Others

  • Other English language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University.

Curriculum

Components and Credit Points (cps)
Major
- Major (Chinese), 54 credit points
- Major Interdisciplinary, 3 credit points
- Internship, 3 credit points

Final Year Project, 6 credit points
- Research Methods
- Honours Project / Capstone Project

Electives (including a 15-cp Mandatory Chinese Minor for students in the 4-year programme), 24 credit points
Language Enhancement, 9 credit points
- Mandatory credit bearing language courses
- Mandatory and optional non-credit bearing language courses

General Education, 22 credit points

Total: 121 credit points

Note:
Classes will be held in Tai Po Campus and Tseung Kwan O Study Centre / Kowloon Tong Satellite Study Centre / Sports Centre as decided by the University.
 

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