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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

JS4018

Chinese Language and Literature 中國語言及文學

CHI LANG & LIT

Short Description

The Department of Chinese Language and Literature, which has the longest history at CUHK, is renowned for its excellence in preserving tradition and striving for innovation. The Department offers rigorous training in Chinese language and literature. The curriculum affords a close examination of the characteristic features of the Chinese language, an in-depth introduction to theories of language and linguistics, and critical study of classical and modern Chinese literature. Students are expected to acquire solid understanding of the field in general while specialising in their own areas of interest, such as Chinese phonology and grammar, Qin-Han textual studies, Tang-Song poetry, modern Chinese fiction, and creative writing— all under the guidance of our erudite faculty members. The Department has long been emphasising diversified learning. We are collaborating with the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Peking University to offer a dual undergraduate degree programme starting from 2019/20, which could combine the advantages of the both institutions to strengthen the learning experience of our students.

Remarks:
For details of the undergraduate curriculum, please click here.

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • 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 SUBJECTSNOTE 3
NOTE: The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote2 3

Note 1
Applicants with very special circumstances may be granted waivers of this requirement on a case-by-case basis. For details, please click here.

Note 2:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects#; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.    

#Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling (i) above.


Note 3:

"Attained with Distinction I/II" in Applied Learning subjects will be accepted by some programmes as an extra subject for awarding bonus points. For details, please click here.     

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

Most programmes offered by CUHK consider the best results in the same subject taken by a candidate in more than one sitting of HKDSE.  Some programmes may have specific arrangements and the admission scores of candidates seeking admission on the strength of results from more than one sitting of HKDSE may be adjusted.  Details of calculation of scores in more than one sitting of HKDSE for the 2020-21 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (admission.cuhk.edu.hk).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Enquiries:

Email: chilan@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 39437071

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2019 375 233 413 474 421 1916
2018 403 301 458 605 564 2331
2017 356 238 410 580 489 2073
2016 424 236 477 620 605 2362
2015 347 290 466 692 653 2448
2014 513 341 619 888 854 3215
2013 458 320 559 847 880 3064
2012 681 371 699 1074 1036 3861

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 83 0 0 0 0 83
2018 93 0 0 0 0 93
2017 93 0 0 0 0 93
2016 92 0 0 0 0 92
2015 83 0 0 0 0 83
2014 83 0 0 0 0 83
2013 83 0 0 0 0 83
2012 83 0 0 0 0 83
Footnote(s)

(1) For latest information on interviews for 2020 entry, please visit http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk