• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The English Language and Literature Studies (Hons) programme at Beijing Normal University - Hong Kong Baptist University United International College  is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in English studies, while offering at the same time the opportunity to specialize in one of the three areas: Professional Communication, Literary Studies, or English Language Teaching. It provides a multi-disciplinary approach to studying the language and literature applicable to educational, professional and cultural contexts.

Career Prospects

The ELLS Programme offers vigorous training that allows graduates to: 

  • meet a rapidly changing academic and professional contexts in a critical and creative manner;
  • communicate effectively in both written and oral English;
  • work effectively and collaboratively in inter-cultural environments;
  • apply the knowledge and skills in a fast-paced global professional environment.

Based on the past records, a majority of the graduates of the ELLS Programme are expected to proceed to postgraduate study in Hong Kong or overseas. Further, many of the alumni will move into careers, including the following:

  • Public school English teaching;
  • English language teaching in private institutes;
  • Administration in education;
  • Publishing, media and journalism;
  • Public relations;
  • Tourism and travel industries.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Study of Literature 
  • Study of Language 
  • Speech and Oral Communications 
  • Discourse and Grammar 
  • Advanced English Composition 
  • English as a World Language 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

Mainland China Applicants:

Mainland Chinese students who have sat the P.R.C. National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) of the current year, and have met the college entrance benchmark are eligible to apply.

Overseas Applicants:

An applicant from overseas other than Hong Kong or Macau may apply for admission with qualification acceptable to the College, and will be considered on an individual basis.

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Associate Degree Student/Holder
  • Higher Diploma/Professional Diploma/Diploma Student/Holder
  • GCE Qualification
  • SAT Qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11356 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11356 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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90,000 RMB per annum 


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English Language and Literature Studies (Hons)
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