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Associate of Arts in
Bilingual Communication Studies
(English and Chinese)

 

 

CCCU & UOWCHK Awards

Dr. CHAN Mandy Sze Man

Option Leader, AABCSEC

Email: szemchan@cityu.edu.hk

 

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Programme Intended Learning Outcome

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

  • Communicate in the spoken and written language of their option (English and Chinese) about personal, social, cultural and workplace matters at a level equivalent to an internationally recognized assessment test (International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0);
  • Demonstrate a level of language skills appropriate for further studies, for employment and for personal development;
  • Apply enhanced general knowledge of languages, society and culture of their option for further study and/or employment;
  • Identify and critically explore problems, gather relevant information, carry out and present basic research under guidance, and propose solutions to address problems responsibly both individually and as part of a team;
  • Relate major ideas in arts and humanities, science and technology to their own area of study.
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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 Bilingual Communication Studies (English and Chinese). 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 English Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Language Applications
  • Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Translation and Interpretation
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy and Politics
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Work

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Language and Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Language and Literature
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) in English Language Teaching
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Translation
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) – Finance Concentration
  • Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Journalism (Chinese Journalism Concentration)
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Communication - Film and Media Arts

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Bilingual Interdisciplinary Chinese Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Bilingual Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese and Bilingual Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Studies for the Professions
  • Bachelor of Arts in Art and Design in Education

Lingnan University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Contemporary English Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts in History

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies and Bachelor of Education (Honours) (English Language)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Chinese Language)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Primary)

The University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts
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Career Prospects

  • Graduates in this programme will be able to find employment in the field of marketing, public relations, media, publishing, journalism and customer services.
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Main Subject Areas

English Courses

  • English Language Enrichment
  • Digital Document Design
  • English in the Media
  • Oral Skills
  • English for Business Contexts
  • Translation: English and Chinese
  • Bilingual Project

Chinese Courses

  • Chinese Language Enhancement
  • Practical Chinese Writing
  • Classical Chinese Literature
  • Modern Chinese Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Putonghua
  • Contemporary China: Challenges and Strategies
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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

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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