Applications for Taught Postgraduate Programmes in 2017 entry are now closed. Applications for 2018 entry will start in mid-November 2017 tentatively and updated programme information will be available by that time. The programme information for 2017 entry listed below is for reference only.
|Year of Entry||2017|
|Mode of Funding||Non-government-funded|
|Intermediate Award||Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma|
|Mode of Programme||Combined †|
|Class Schedule||Weekday evenings, and/or Saturday afternoons. Evening classes normally start at 7:00 pm (University's decision on 20 March 2012). Saturday afternoon classes, when available, normally start at 2:00 pm. This schedule, however, is subject to change. The final decision rests with the University.|
|Indicative Intake Target||250|
|Minimum No. of Credits Required||30 (MA), 24 (PGD), 12 (PGC)|
|Normal Duration of Programme||Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years|
|Maximum Study Period||Full-time: 2.5 years; Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years|
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|Mode of processing||Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.|
Dr SHEUNG Shing Yue Richard
+852 3442 8705 (Phone)
+852 3442 0359 (Fax)
The programme aims to
provide students with an understanding of the nature of language with which to explore the various ways it impacts on society and culture in the context of Hong Kong;
create a framework that allows students the option to focus on a particular aspect of language and its interaction with a particular societal / cultural process, be it the structure of language, language and translation and interpretation, and applications of language studies; and sharpen the students’ intellect to enable them to function more effectively as language professionals.
To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirement and must:
Applicants may be required to take an entry test and/or interview.
Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:
Upon successful completion of this Programme, students should be able to: