Programme Structure

Programme Structure Overview

Course Category Credits
College-wide Required and General Education Courses 24
Programme Required Courses 72
Elective Courses 21
Free Electives 6
Total 123

 

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 6
Introduction to Linguistics I/II 6
Introduction to Literature I/II 6
Business English I/II 6
Technical English I/II 6
Media English 3
Global History 3
Cross-disciplinary and Intercultural Communication 3
Problem-solving and Decision-making 3
Chinese Culture and Art 3
Introduction to Information Systems 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)

3
Select ONE of the TWO STREAMS (Year 3)
(Stream 1) Business and Technical Communication Credits
Marketing Communications 3
Technical Communication Basics 3
Technical Communication about Production 3
Fundamentals of Business Operations I A/B 3
PLUS Cross-stream and Programme Electives Credits
Organizational Communication Negotiation and Resolution of Conflicts 3
Leadership Communication 3
Technical Communication about Product Design, Development, and Facilities 3
Fundamentals of Business Operations II A/B 3
(Stream 2) Media Communication Credits
Presentation and Instructional Media Fundamentals 3
Media Communication for World Affairs and Sports and International Events 3
Media Communication for Performing Arts and Entertainments 3
Fundamentals of Publishing Operations I A/B 3
PLUS Cross-stream and Programme Electives Credits
Presentation and Instructional Media at Work 3
Media Communication for Environmental Protection, Medicine and Health Care 3
Media Communication for Science and Technology 3
Fundamentals of Publishing Operations II A/B 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
Legal Translation 3
Sociolinguistics 3
Impact of Science and Technology 3
Critical Thinking 3
Shakespeare 3
Machine Translation 3
World Englishes 3
Gender Studies 3
Western Civilisation 3
Conversation Analysis 3
Discourse Analysis 3

 

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