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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies (Chinese Major) 語文研究榮譽文學士 (中文主修)

BA(Lang Studies)-CN

Short Description

The Chinese Major track of the BA(Lang Studies) programme aims to provide diversified learning experiences for students to develop their career pathways by deepening and broadening their studies in Chinese language contexts. Upon completion of this programme, students should be able to master the language of their major with analytical ability/digital competency to learn from varied social and global contexts. Through the carefully organised curriculum, students majoring in Chinese can pursue their own academic interests at their own pace and acquire a solid foundation in their major to embrace future challenges in the digital world.

Remarks:
Nil

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements

Note

  1. Applicants who have obtained Level 2 or above in Chinese Literature will have an advantage.
  2. This programme requires high Chinese language proficiency.  The HKDSE Chinese Language requirement cannot be substituted.
  3. Subject weightings may be adopted in the admission score calculation for particular programmes. Please click here for more information.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote 2

Note: Not more than one Applied Learning subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese


Remarks:

(1) Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B) graded “Attained with Distinction / Attained with Distinction (I)/(II)” is accepted as one of the elective subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese. For Bachelor’s degree, not more than one ApL subject will be counted as having met the requirement of an elective subject.

(2) The Mathematics Extended Part (M1/M2) is counted as an elective subject for the purpose of meeting the University’s GERs, but cannot be used as a substitute for the Mathematics Compulsory Part. If applicants have taken both M1 and M2, only the module with the best result will be taken into consideration.

(3) Other Language subjects (Category C) will be accepted as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

(4) For non-Chinese speaking (NCS) applicants who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), the University accepts the Alternative Chinese Language (ACL) qualifications, such as GCE (A-level / AS-level) (Grade E), GCE (O-Level) (Grade C), GCSE (Grade C / Grade 4), IGCSE (Grade C / Grade 4) and HKDSE ApL(C) (Attained), as equivalent to Level 3 in DSE Chinese Language for meeting the minimum Chinese Language requirements and for calculation of the related admission scores, except for programmes which require students to have possessed a good command of Chinese.

(5) The admission scores will be the sum total of the level/grade values of the best five HKDSE subjects, regardless of whether they are core or elective subjects and excluding the Citizenship and Social Development subject.

(6) For Bachelor's degree programmes, the past result(s) of HKDSE Liberal Studies (Level 2 or above) attained in 2023 or before will be recognised for meeting the Citizenship and Social Development subject requirement in the GERs and will be included in the admission score calculation as long as the result is among the best five HKDSE subjects.

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

"Combined sittings" is accepted for meeting the GERs and for the calculation of admissions scores. If an applicant has taken the HKDSE examination in a subject more than once, the best result for that subject will be counted. There is no score deduction for repeated subjects.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Admission Enquiries

Email: admission@eduhk.hk

Tel: (852) 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries

Email: a4b067@eduhk.hk

Tel: (852) 2948 7247

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 189 253 322 349 300 1413
2022 194 268 361 404 281 1508
2021 197 220 339 371 248 1375
2020 203 264 311 390 300 1468
2019 169 286 387 495 342 1679
2018 220 336 348 471 390 1765
2017 283 358 418 527 454 2040
2016 315 386 486 556 467 2210
2015 208 419 582 776 624 2609
2014 331 599 811 1006 890 3637
2013 387 662 809 1009 902 3769
2012 262 538 763 916 762 3241

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 15 2 0 0 0 17
2022 16 2 0 0 0 18
2021 19 2 0 0 0 21
2020 19 2 0 0 0 21
2019 10 6 0 0 0 16
2018 13 3 0 0 0 16
2017 14 3 0 0 0 17
2016 17 4 0 0 0 21
2015 13 9 0 0 0 22
2014 9 12 0 0 0 21
2013 9 10 0 0 0 19
2012 18 5 0 0 0 23