• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Bachelor of Arts Language Studies (Honours) from The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) aims to graduate students who have the following attributes:

  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the language of their major;
  • Are able to identify communication issues and resolve relevant problems in context;
  • are critical thinkers with high moral and ethical standards, plus a readiness to question established truths, and the confidence and courage to challenge received wisdoms; and
  • Are equipped with analytical ability to learn from varied social and global contexts whilst having a propensity to turn life’s challenges into opportunities for intellectual development and personal growth.

The programme also aims to cultivate in the students a heightened cross-cultural awareness. It prepares students for such dynamic careers as media and publications, culture and entertainment, advertising and public relations, business, education, and the civil service.

Career Prospects/Professional Qualifications

Graduates are prepared to pursue postgraduate studies in their areas of specialisation or in a field of expertise related to their major sub-disciplines. 

The generic skills acquired, on the other hand, equip them with career opportunities in such diverse fields as media and publications, education, business, communications, culture and entertainment, community and social services, leisure and tourism, and civil service.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Language, Media and Digital Literacy
  • Intercultural Communication
  • English Grammar 
  • Introduction to English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Spoken and Written Discourse
  • Words and Their Meanings

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to complete Grade 12 studies on a full-time basis in high school and they may also need to fulfill the subject entrance requirements and/or language requirements. 
  • Due to quota limit, applicants having satisfied the University's entrance requirements will be considered for admission on a competitive basis. 
  • Eligible applicants may be requested to attend interviews for further assessment. 
  • Holding minimum requirement does not guarantee admission to the University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16125 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4849 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4849 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Local Students: HK$42,100 per annum
  • Non-local Students: HK$140,000 per annum

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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