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The Open University of Hong Kong

JS9550

Bachelor of Language Studies with Honours (Applied Chinese Language Studies) 語言研究榮譽學士(應用中國語言)

BLang(Hons) Applied Chin

Short Description

This programme aims to develop a high level of Chinese proficiency, with in-depth knowledge on the Chinese language and its application, including its cultural and social implications, its literary and language structures and its uses in various bilingual working contexts.

Graduates will contribute to the fields of Chinese education, publishing and media, creative industries, and general administration in the civil service, non-government organizations and business sectors.

Remarks:
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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
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
  1. HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with attainment at “Attained” or above; or Category C subjects (Other Languages) with attainment at grade E or above will be considered as elective subjects.

  2. Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) applicants, who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), can use the following qualifications to replace HKDSE Chinese Language level 3 to meet the entrance requirement for Chinese Language:
    • HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese: Attained  
    • GCE (A-Level /AS-Level) Chinese: Grade E or above  
    • GCE (O-Level)/ GCSE/ IGCSE Chinese: Grade E or above

    For programmes with specific entrance requirements on the Chinese Language proficiency, please click here for details.

  3. Some programmes may give higher weighting or preference for certain elective subjects in admission selection.  Please refer to the ‘Programme Information’ for details or click here.

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

The University will calculate the best grades attained by an applicant from the most current two sittings of HKDSE taken by the applicant.  There is no grade penalty for multiple sittings.

First Year Tuition FeeUpdated

HK$ 74,450

Estimated Programme Fees
1st year: HK$74,450
Whole Programme: HK$297,800

Estimated Programme Fees after deducting NMTSS subsidy (HK$31,300/year), if applicable
1st year: HK$43,150
Whole Programme: HK$172,600

Remarks:

  1. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees listed above are for reference only. Tuition fees are charged according to the number of course credits taken by a student. A student will normally take 40 credits in an academic year. Non-local students will be charged at a higher rate.
  2. The composite tuition/programme fees listed above have included laboratory/ practicum/ immersion course fees, etc., if applicable.
  3. There will be an annual adjustment of tuition fees which will be capped at the actual Composite Consumer Price Index (CCPI) to be announced by the Government. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees for the whole programme has not yet taken the CCPI for the second to fourth (or fifth) year, i.e. 2020/21 to 2022/23 (or 2023/24) academic year, into account.
  4. Students, who fulfilled the stipulated requirements set by the Education Bureau (EDB), are eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (“NMTSS”) provided by the Government. For details of the scheme and eligibility, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/nmtss.
  5. A student’s eligibility for the NMTSS and the annual subsidy amount allocated in an academic year is subject to EDB’s final approval. The annual subsidy amount of NMTSS for the 2019/20 academic year is HK$31,300.
  6. Only local students are eligible for subsidy under NMTSS.

Contacts

Dr. Jack Shu

Email: jshu@ouhk.edu.hk

Tel: 27685818

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 104 188 223 348 374 1237
2017 168 224 261 324 416 1393
2016 172 254 323 422 457 1628
2015 434 497 489 508 601 2529
2014 216 292 348 414 441 1711

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 21 11 3 14 15 64
2017 35 9 12 21 29 106
2016 60 27 29 57 42 215
2015 68 14 11 11 0 104
2014 60 19 3 0 0 82