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Language Studies and Translation ( Honours ), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

  • The latter encompasses practical skills in dealing with the cultural dimension of translation, accounting for the differences between the English and Chinese languages and handling translated texts in specialized areas, including law, business, public administration and media.
  • This programme intends to bring students to a level of proficiency that will enable them to be linguistically and analytically equipped to complete extended translation assignments and deal with linguistically and culturally-related problems in translation, and to enhance their language awareness, ability, as well as confidence, as other practising language professionals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    160 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practice in Contemporary Language
  • University English Writing Skills
  • Introduction to Chinese-English Translation.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) qualifications are required to obtain Level 3 or above in Chinese and English, as well as Level 2 or above in Mathematics, Liberal Studies and an elective subject
  • complete Year 1 study of a recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programmeobtain Grade E or above in AS Chinese Language & Culture1 and Use of English, and 2 AL / 1 AL plus 2 AS / 4 AS subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination Grade E or above in 2 AL / 1 AL plus 2 AS subjects in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) A-Level / International A-Level
  • an overall minimum score of 24 in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10881 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10881 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9340 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 73,070 HK$ national
  • 85,124 HK$ international

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

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