Programme Structure

Programme Structure Overview

Course Type Total Number of Courses Total Number of Credits
College Requirements Note 2 7 21
Core Courses 24 72
Programme Elective Courses 7 21
Free Elective Courses 3 9
Capstone Course(s)
Internship/Placement (*Elective/Compulsory)

 

FOUNDATION STAGE (Year 1 & Year 2)
College-wide Required and General Education Courses Credits
Freshman English I/II 6
Freshman Chinese  3
General Education Electives 15
Common Core Courses Credits
Introduction to Communication 3
Introduction to Linguistics I/II 6
Introduction to Literature I/II 6
Business English I/II 6
Technical English I/II 6
Media English I/II 6
Global History from 1500 3
Cross-disciplinary and Intercultural Communication 3
Functional Grammar  3

 

 

SPECIALISATION STAGE (Year 3 & Year 4)

Common Core Courses

Credits

Research Methodology (to be taken in term 1 OR term 2 of Year 3)

3

Final Year Project I/II (to be undertaken in term 1 and term 2 of Year 4)

6
Select ONE of the TWO STREAMS (Year 3 & 4)
(Stream 1) Business and Technical Communication Credits
Marketing Communications 3
Technical Communication Basics 3
Technical Communication about Production 3
Fundamentals of Business Operations I I/II 3
Organizational Communication Negotiation and Resolution of Conflicts 3
Fundamentals of Business Operations II  3
(Stream 2) Media Communication Credits
Presentation and Instructional Media Fundamentals 3
Media Communication for World Affairs  3
Media Communication for Performing Arts and Entertainments 3
Fundamentals of Publishing Operations I I/II 3
Fundamentals of Publishing Operations II I/II 3

 

Programme Electives
Courses Credits
Cultural Theory and Criticism 3
Phonetics and Phonology 3
20th Century American Novel 3
Philosophy I 3
Philosophy II 3
Art and Reality 3
Sociolinguistics 3
Impact of Science and Technology 3
Critical Thinking 3
Shakespeare 3
World Englishes 3
Gender Studies 3
Western Civilisation 3
Conversation Analysis 3
Discourse Analysis 3
Problem-solving and Decision-making  3
 Leadership Communication 3
Media Communication for Environmental Protection 3
The Chomskian Revolution in Linguistics 3
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