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Lingnan University


Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Translation, Cross-cultural Studies, and Corporate Communication 翻譯、跨文化研究及企業傳訊(榮譽)文學士

BA (Hons) Trans, CS & CC

Short Description

BA (Hons) in Translation, Cross-cultural studies, and Corporate Communication, offered by the Department of Translation, provides students with a quality bilingual and cross-cultural education. On graduating, they will have a high level of linguistic awareness and competence in Chinese and English, in addition to a critical and creative mindset. In this programme, equal emphasis is placed on the academic and practical study of translation, to which students are introduced through wide range of courses: different genres of specialized translation, interpreting, linguistics, and translation theory, criticism, and history. The programme design ensures a broad and balanced curriculum which prepares students for success in their future careers. The practical translation courses cater to the needs of the job market, while other courses train students’ critical thinking and prepare them for postgraduate studies.


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  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
One of the following elective subjects:

Note1: For applicants who have studied Chinese Language for less than six years while receiving primary and secondary education; or those who have learned Chinese Language for six years or more in schools, which adopts an adapted and simpler Chinese Language curriculum not otherwise  applicable to the majority of students in local schools, the University will accept the following as an alternative to the HKDSE Chinese Language:

(i)    Grade E or above in the alternative Chinese Language qualifications of GCE A-Level/AS-Level; or
(ii)   Grade C or 4 or above in the alternative Chinese Language qualifications of GCE O-Level/GCSE/IGCSE; or
(iii)  “Attained” or above in Applied Learning Chinese.


  1. The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.
  2. Applied Learning subjects in Category B will be used as additional supporting information.
  3. Other Language subjects in Category C will be recognised as unspecified elective subjects.  The minimum requirement is Grade E.

Note2: For Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science, the Minimum Level for Mathematics Compulsory Part is 3.

Note3: For Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science, the Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2) is counted as an Elective Subject.

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

Passes in HKDSE subjects can be obtained at one or more sittings. The best grade for a subject will be used in the calculation of the score in case of multiple attempts.  There is no penalty or mark deduction for repeated sittings of a subject.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Applicable to local students only and is subject to annual review by the HKSAR Government.


Registry (Undergraduate Admissions Team)


Tel: 2616 8750


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2022 221 270 353 461 449 1754
2021 186 245 368 470 476 1745
2020 208 333 453 538 480 2012
2019 342 529 669 804 656 3000
2018 603 839 1037 1150 994 4623
2017 567 794 1099 1141 991 4592
2016 520 762 975 1216 976 4449

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2022 47 0 0 0 0 47
2021 37 6 2 1 2 48
2020 27 5 1 3 1 37
2019 20 12 3 1 0 36
2018 29 14 2 1 0 46
2017 31 11 0 1 0 43
2016 20 14 5 0 2 41