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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

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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 9 consecutive years (from 2011 to 2019).

The Department currently offers the following majors:

  • BA Linguistics and Language Applications
  • BA Translation and Interpretation

Admission Arrangements

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:

Assessment of Applications
JUPAS Admissions Score Reference

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 SUBJECTS 3

Notes:

Remarks:

  • For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

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: https://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
2019 276 454 609 709 540 2588
2018 313 442 732 953 770 3210
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
2019 34 2 1 0 0 37
2018 30 4 0 2 0 36
2017 36 1 0 0 0 37
2016 32 4 0 0 0 36
Footnote(s)

(1) Indicative intake quotas, subject to change

(2) Please refer to the interview arrangements for JUPAS HKDSE applicants webpage for details.



The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.