Course Structure

            
FOUNDATION STAGE (Year1 & Year2)
Common Core Courses Generic and General Education
(GE) Courses
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Freshman English I/II
  • Introduction to Linguistics I/II
  • Freshman Chinese I/II
  • Introduction to Literature I/II
  • Music (1 credit)
  • Introduction to Translation I/II
  • Physical Education (0 credit)
  • Business English I/II
  • Putonghua I/II (0 credit)
  • Technical English I/II
  • (Total: 13 credits)
  • Media English
  • Global History(2 credits)
  • Plus 3 GE Courses(9 credits) selected
  • Cross-disciplinary and Intercultural Communication
  • from a Pool of GE Courses
  • Problem-solving and Decision-making
  • (Total: 22 credits)
  • English Tutorials (0 credit)
  • Chinese Culture and Art
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • (Total: 53 credits)
    Total for Foundation Stage: 75 credits


    SPECIALISATION STAGE (Year3 & Year4)
    Common Core Courses

    Research Methodology (to be taken in term 1 OR term 2 of Year3)

    Final Year Project I/II (to be undertaken in term 1 and term 2 of Year4)

    (Total: 9 Credits)
    Students to Select ONE of THREE STREAMS Commencing Term 1 of Year 3
    Business and Technical
    Communication Stream
    Media Communication
    Stream
    Translation and Interpreting
    Stream
    • Markeing Communications
    • Technical Communication Basics
    • Technical Communication about Production
    • Fundamentals of Business Operations I A/B
    • Presentation and Instructional Media Fundamentals
    • Media Communication for World Affairs and Sports and International Events
    • Media Communication for Performing Arts and Entertainments
    • Fundamentals of Publishing Operations I A/B
    • Theory and Practice of Translation I A/B
    • Theory and Practice of Interpreting I
    • Summary and Commentary in Chinese
    • Business and Technical Translation
    PLUS Cross-stream and Programme Electives
    (Total: 27 credits)
    PLUS Cross-stream and Programme Electives
    (Total: 27 credits)
    PLUS Cross-stream and Programme Electives
    (Total: 27 credits)
    Internship / Overseas Attachment in summer of Year 3 (non-credit-bearing) Internship / Overseas Attachment in summer of Year 3 (non-credit-bearing) Internship / Overseas Attachment in summer of Year 3 (non-credit-bearing)
    • Organizational Communication Negotiation and Reslution of Conficts
    • Leadership Communication
    • Technical Communication about Product Design, Development, and Facilities
    • Fundamental of Business Operations II A/B
    • Presentation and Instructional Media at Work
    • Media Communication for Environmental Protection, Medicine and Health Care
    • Media Communication for Science and Technology
    • Fundamental of publishing Operations II A/B
    • Theory and Practice of Translation II A/B
    • Theory and Practice of Interpreting II
    • Summary and Commentary in English
    • Consecutive Interpreting
    PLUS Cross-stream and Programme Electives
    (Total: 24 credits)
    PLUS Cross-stream and Programme Electives
    (Total: 24 credits)
    PLUS Cross-stream and Programme Electives
    (Total: 24 credits)
    Total for Specialisation Stage: 60 credits
    Programme Total: 135 credits


    Electives
    Cultural Theory and Criticism Art and Reality Shakespeare
    Phonetics and Phonology Legal Translation Machine Translation
    The Chomskian Revolution in Linguistics Sociolinguistics World Englishes
    20th Century American Novel Impact of Science and Technology Gender Studies
    Philosophy I Critical Thinking Western Civilisation
    Philosophy II