Approved Courses for Research Degree Students

Department of Linguistics and Translation

MPhil/PhD students are required to fulfill the stipulated core course and electives requirements.

Core Courses for PhD Students for 2019 cohort and thereafter 
(Linguistics Area: 9 Credits; Translation Areas: 9 Credits):

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
LT8805 Independent Study 3 -
LT8806 Advanced Topics in Linguistics Research + *  3 A
LT8807 Advanced Topics in Translation and Interpretation Research + * 3 A
LT8809 Research Student Seminar § *  3 A & B


Core Courses for MPhil Students for 2019 cohort and thereafter 
(Linguistics Area: 6 Credits; Translation Areas: 6 Credits):

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
LT8806 Advanced Topics in Linguistics Research + *  3 A
LT8807 Advanced Topics in Translation and Interpretation Research + * 3 A
LT8809 Research Student Seminar § *  3 A & B
 


Research Methodology and Ethics Course(s) for 2019 cohort and thereafter : (3 credits)

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
LT8808 Research Methodology for Language Studies *  3 B

Core Courses for PhD Students for 2017 cohort and 2018 cohort

(Linguistics Area4 Credits; Translation Areas: 4 Credits):

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
LT8802 Departmental Research Student Seminar § * 2 A & B
LT8803 Independent Study I * 2 A / B


Core Courses for PhD Students for 2016 cohort

(Linguistics Area: 19 Credits; Translation Areas: 4 Credits):

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
LT8802 Departmental Research Student Seminar §* 2 A & B
LT8803 Independent Study I * 2 A / B
LT5401 Phonetics and Phonology * 3 A
LT5402 Syntax and Morphology * 3 A
LT5403 Semantics and Discourse * 3 B
LT5409 Systemic Functional Linguistics * 3 -
LT5421 Corpus Linguistics * 3 A
LT5430 Special Topics in Linguistics #* 3 -
LT6422 Advanced Topics in Semantics #* 3 -
LT6423 Advanced Topics in Syntax #* 3 -

 

 Electives for PhD Students for 2019 cohort and thereafter (students in Linguistics Area/Translation Area: 3 Credits) / MPhil Students (optional):

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
LT5401 Phonetics and Phonology * 3 A
LT5402 Syntax and Morphology * 3 A
LT5403 Semantics and Discourse * 3 B
LT5406 Psycholinguistics * 3 A
LT5407 Research Methodology for Applied Linguistics * 3 A
LT5408 Sociolinguistics # * 3 A
LT5409 Systemic Functional Linguistics # * 3 -
LT5411 Computational Linguistics # * 3 A
LT5412 Language Teaching # * 3 A
LT5413 Philosophy of Language # * 3 -
LT5416 Historical Linguistics # * 3 B
LT5417 Language Universals and Linguistic Typology # * 3 -
LT5418 Second Language Pronunciation Acquisition: from Theory to Practice # * 3 B
LT5420 Language Arts and Literature # * 3 -
LT5421 Corpus Linguistics * 3 A
LT5422 Neurocognition of Language # * 3 B
LT5423 Quantitative Methods for Linguistic Data Analysis * 3 -
LT5430 Special Topics in Linguistics # * 3 -
LT5431 Functional Approaches to Syntax # * 3 A
LT5432 Lexical Semantics # * 3 B
LT5451 Pedagogical Grammar: Chinese and English * 3 A
LT5452 Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language # * 3 B
LT5453 The Cantonese Language: Pronunciation, Lexicon and Grammar # * 3 -
LT5454 Grammar of Chinese # * 3 B
LT5455 Pragmatics # * 3 -
LT5456 Text Linguistics # * 3 B
LT5457 Computational Lexicography # * 3 -
LT5458 Computer-Assisted Language Learning * 3 B
LT5459 Terminology and Translation # * 3 A
LT5460 Studies of Second Language Acquisition # * 3 A
LT5461 Cognition and Language Differences # * 3 B
LT5510 Contrastive Studies of Chinese and English Grammar # * 3 -
LT5512 Fundamental Questions in Language and Law # * 3 -
LT5513 Language in Legal Settings # * 3 -
LT5601 Stylistics and Translation # * 3 B
LT5603 Theory of Translation * 3 A
LT5604 Translation Methodology * 3 A
LT5605 Interpretation Methodology * 3 -
LT5606 Translating Cultures  # * 3 A
LT5615 Consecutive Interpretation # * 3 -
LT5617 Bilingual Reading and Writing for Translators # * 3 A
LT5620 Translation Technology # * 3 -
LT5621 Language and Literature in Translation # * 3 -
LT5626 Translation and Comparative Literature # * 3 B
LT5627 Advanced Interpreting # * 3 -
LT5628 Human-Machine Interactive Translation # * 3 -
LT5629 Translation Tools Development # * 3 -
LT5630 Special Topics in Translation & Interpretation # * 3 B
LT5631 Corpora and Translation # * 3 -
LT5632 History of Machine Translation # * 3 -
LT5633 Performance and Translation # * 3 B
LT5903 Language and its Applications * 3 A
LT5904 Language and Culture in Society * 3 A
LT6421 Advanced Topics in Corpus and Empirical Linguistics # * 3 -
LT6422 Advanced Topics in Semantics # * 3 -
LT6423 Advanced Topics in Syntax # * 3 -
LT6504 Bilingual Legal Drafting # * 3 -
LT6505 Legal Translation # * 3 -
LT6514 Advanced Legal Translation # * 3 -
LT6530 Special Topics in Language and Law # * 3 -

 

 Electives for PhD students for 2017 cohort and 2018 cohort (students in Linguistics Area: 12 credits /Translation Area: 10 Credits)

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
LT8804 Independent Study II * 2 A / B
LT8806 Advanced Topics in Linguistics Research + *  3 A
LT8807 Advanced Topics in Translation and Interpretation Research + * 3 A
LT8808 Research Methodology for Language Studies *  3 B
LT5401 Phonetics and Phonology * 3 A
LT5402 Syntax and Morphology * 3 A
LT5403 Semantics and Discourse * 3 B
LT5406 Psycholinguistics * 3 A
LT5407 Research Methodology for Applied Linguistics * 3 A
LT5408 Sociolinguistics # * 3 A
LT5409 Systemic Functional Linguistics # * 3 -
LT5411 Computational Linguistics # * 3 A
LT5412 Language Teaching # * 3 A
LT5413 Philosophy of Language # * 3 -
LT5416 Historical Linguistics # * 3 B
LT5417 Language Universals and Linguistic Typology # * 3 -
LT5418 Second Language Pronunciation Acquisition: from Theory to Practice # * 3 B
LT5420 Language Arts and Literature # * 3 -
LT5421 Corpus Linguistics * 3 A
LT5422 Neurocognition of Language # * 3 B
LT5423 Quantitative Methods for Linguistic Data Analysis * 3 -
LT5430 Special Topics in Linguistics # * 3 -
LT5431 Functional Approaches to Syntax # * 3 A
LT5432 Lexical Semantics # * 3 B
LT5451 Pedagogical Grammar: Chinese and English * 3 A
LT5452 Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language # * 3 B
LT5453 The Cantonese Language: Pronunciation, Lexicon and Grammar # * 3 -
LT5454 Grammar of Chinese # * 3 B
LT5455 Pragmatics # * 3 -
LT5456 Text Linguistics # * 3 B
LT5457 Computational Lexicography # * 3 -
LT5458 Computer-Assisted Language Learning * 3 B
LT5459 Terminology # * 3 A
LT5460 Studies of Second Language Acquisition # * 3 A
LT5461 Cognition and Language Differences # * 3 B
LT5510 Contrastive Studies of Chinese and English Grammar # * 3 -
LT5512 Fundamental Questions in Language and Law # * 3 -
LT5513 Language in Legal Settings # * 3 -
LT5601 Stylistics and Translation # * 3 B
LT5603 Theory of Translation * 3 A
LT5604 Translation Methodology * 3 A
LT5605 Interpretation Methodology * 3 -
LT5606 Culture in Translation # * 3 A
LT5615 Consecutive Interpretation # * 3 -
LT5617 Bilingual Reading and Writing for Translators # * 3 A
LT5620 Translation Technology # * 3 -
LT5621 Language and Literature in Translation # * 3 -
LT5626 Translation and Comparative Literature # * 3 B
LT5627 Advanced Interpreting # * 3 -
LT5628 Human-Machine Interactive Translation # * 3 -
LT5629 Translation Tools Development # * 3 -
LT5630 Special Topics in Translation & Interpretation # * 3 B
LT5631 Corpora and Translation # * 3 -
LT5632 History of Machine Translation # * 3 -
LT5633 Performance and Translation # * 3 B
LT5903 Language and its Applications * 3 A
LT5904 Language and Culture in Society * 3 A
LT6421 Advanced Topics in Corpus and Empirical Linguistics # * 3 -
LT6422 Advanced Topics in Semantics # * 3 -
LT6423 Advanced Topics in Syntax # * 3 -
LT6504 Bilingual Legal Drafting # * 3 -
LT6505 Legal Translation # * 3 -
LT6514 Advanced Legal Translation # * 3 -
LT6530 Special Topics in Language and Law # * 3 -

§ Each semester throughout the entire period of candidature
+ LT8806 for linguistics students only and LT8807 for translation students only, 
# Courses which may not be offered every year
* Qualifiers only, i.e. students who have obtained prior approval from the teacher concerned


Updated on 24 June 2020