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Associate of Arts in
Applied Chinese Studies

 

 

 

 

 

CCCU & UOWCHK Awards

Dr Andy M.H. Tsui

Programme Leader, AAACS

Email: mhtsui@cityu.edu.hk

 

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Programme Intended Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate Chinese language skills at an appropriate level for articulation to further studies in a range of everyday, academic, and employment-related contexts;
  • Explain the key features and cultural context of classical and modern Chinese literature, history and philosophy, as well as their continuity;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and resources of Chinese language for application in academic and professional contexts;
  • Demonstrate the ability to use Putonghua and English for a range of academic and professional communication purposes;
  • Identify problems and analyze them critically, gather relevant information, carry out basic research under guidance, and propose solutions to solve problems responsibly both individually and as part of a team;
  • Apply the knowledge and skills of information technology to handle different forms of communication.
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Further Studies Pathways

The table below is not exhaustive and only aims to show some examples of the Bachelor's degree programmes offered by UGC-funded institutions which have admitted our past graduates from Associate of Arts in Applied Chinese Studies. Our graduates also articulate to various overseas degree programmes offered in Hong Kong.

 

City University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese and History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media
  • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Language Applications
  • Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy and Politics

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Language and Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative and Professional Writing
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Writing for Film, Television and New Media
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in China Studies

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Bilingual Interdisciplinary Chinese Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese and Bilingual Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language and Speech Sciences

Lingnan University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Philosophy

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Chinese Language Education)

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Liberal Studies Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Chinese Language)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Chinese Language)
  • Bachelor of Social Science Education (Honours) (Greater China Studies)

The University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education in Language Education - Chinese
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Career Prospects

  • Graduates in this programme join the mass media, business, public administration and related sectors as editors, reporters, copywriters, scriptwriters, secretaries, administrative assistants, public relations officers, customer service officer, legislative assistants and teaching assistants.
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Main Subject Areas

  • Chinese for Mass Media
  • Chinese for Business and Commerce
  • Chinese for Public Administration
  • Chinese Communication
  • Classical Chinese Literature
  • Modern Chinese Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Modern Standard Chinese
  • Chinese Stylistics
  • Critical Readings in Classic Works
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Chinese Culture
  • Introduction to Chinese History
  • Hong Kong History and Heritage
  • Chinese Historical Research Methods
  • Social History of China
  • Contemporary China: Challenges and Strategies
  • Project
  • Putonghua
  • English Communication Skills
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General Education Courses

Four courses to be chosen from all of the following domains:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Science and Technology
  • Society and Organisations
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Programme Specific Entrance Requirements

No programme-specific entrance requirement

 

Preference will be given to applicants with level 3 or above in HKDSE Chinese Language or Chinese Literature

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Mode of Study

Two-year full-time

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Contact Us

Kowloon Tong Main Campus

Room 6320, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building

City University of Hong Kong

83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

[Kowloon Tong MTR Station Exit C2]

Telephone: (852) 3442 9729

Fax: (852) 3442 0378

E-mail: ls_msg@cityu.edu.hk

 

Telford Annex

NO. 33 Wai Yip Street

Telford Garden, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

[Kowloon Bay MTR Station Exit B]

Telephone: (852) 2707 9440

Fax: (852) 2707 4243

E-mail: telford.col@cityu.edu.hk