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City University of Hong Kong

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Department of Linguistics and Translation (options: BA Linguistics and Language Applications, BA Translation and Interpretation) 翻譯及語言學系 [選項: 文學士(語言學及語言應用)、文學士(翻譯及傳譯)]

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Short Description

The Department of Linguistics and Translation offers undergraduate programmes designed to address the growing needs of Hong Kong and other Chinese communities for language professionals well versed in linguistics and language applications, translation and interpretation. The Department also encourages and promotes research in areas such as general linguistics, language technology, intelligent linguistic applications, and translation and interpretation studies. According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Linguistics at City University of Hong Kong has been ranked among the top 50 universities worldwide for 7 consecutive years (from 2011 to 2017), and rose to 26th in 2017.

The Department currently offers the following majors:

  • BA Linguistics and Language Applications
  • BA Translation and Interpretation

Admission Arrangements in 2018

JUPAS applicants will be considered for admission to first-year studies at the Department of Linguistics and Translation. Students will enter a major (current major options: Linguistics and Language Applications; Translation and Interpretation) after one year of study. The top 40% of students# will have a free choice of majors offered by the Department. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major within the Department, subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors.

# based on CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/Department required courses

Remarks:

Programme Offering Department: Department of Linguistics and Translation

Assessment of Applications

Interview Arrangements

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNotes 3

Notes:

  • Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and "other languages" (at grade E or above) can be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects, except for JS1041, JS1042, JS1043, JS1044 and JS1203.
  • Please refer to the programme pages for details.

Remarks:

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

CityU accepts repeat results and will count the best results in assessing whether applicants meet the entrance requirements and to calculate admission scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

Contacts

Department of Linguistics and Translation

Email: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: 3442-8705

Admissions Office
Online enquiry form: http://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/enquiry

Tel: 3442-9094

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 342 497 840 1055 779 3513
2016 524 671 1009 1217 859 4280

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 36 1 0 0 0 37
2016 32 4 0 0 0 36
Footnote(s)
The University reserves the right to make changes to the above information from time to time.