|Year of Entry||2017|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
|Mode of Study||Full time|
|Normal Duration of Programme||
3 years for Advanced Standing I
2 years for Advanced Standing II
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|Tuition Fee||Click here for more information|
Dr LUN Suen, Caesar
BA MA (U. of Texas at Austin), PhD (HKU)
+852 3442 8705 (Phone)
+852 3442 0359 (Fax)
Upon successful completion of this major, students should be able to:
This major provides students with an education in linguistics and language applications. Students will develop an analytical mind and an open attitude towards people from different cultures, which will prepare them for careers that require knowledge of both language and information technology. This programme is recognised by the Education Bureau as an English language degree for the purpose of teaching in Hong Kong.
To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements.
For senior-year (Advanced Standing II) admission, applicants are normally expected to have completed the Associate Degree/Higher Diploma with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of ≥3.0 or an equivalent overall mark, or a credit award.
HKDSE students will apply through JUPAS. They can select this major after the first year of study at the Department of Linguistics and Translation. For details, click here.
For details about the curriculum structure of the programme, please visit the ‘Undergraduate Catalogue’ (Note: The catalogue for the 2016 cohort is for reference only. The 2017 catalogue will be published around July 2017.)
Participating in the internships and other co-curricular activities offered provides valuable job experience in fields that require knowledge of languages, linguistics and language applications.
Exchange programmes provide students with opportunities to gain experience of studying and living abroad for a semester, by paying the local tuition fees.
With the growing popularity of the Web and apps as information resources and means of interaction, the field of language applications is advancing as academic institutions and industry partners work together to realise the growing potential of linguistically sophisticated applications.
Language professionals are needed not just for teaching jobs at all levels, but also for vacancies in the private sector such as editors, technical writers, translators, reporters, journalists, anchor persons, PR personnel, etc.
In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Linguistics of City University of Hong Kong ranked 29th in 2016.
Student/Alumni sharing is available at http://www4.lt.cityu.edu.hk/alumni/