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




Ms Maria Jose Pareja Lopez

Option Leader, AABCSSC

Email: mparejal@cityu.edu.hk



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 (Spanish and Chinese) about personal, social, cultural and workplace matters at a level equivalent to an internationally recognized assessment test* ;
  • 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.

* Spanish: B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages


Further Studies Pathways

This option under Bilingual Communication Studies has been offered since 2018-19. Articulation possibilities may include Arts degree programmes in City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Baptist University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong.


Career Prospects

  • Graduates from this programme will be able to find employment opportunities in tourism and import and export industries wherever good bilingual communication skills and cross-cultural understanding are required.


Main Subject Areas

Spanish Courses

  • Spanish for Oral Communication
  • Spanish for Written Communication
  • Spanish Language and Culture in the Media
  • Spanish for Professional Communication
  • Bilingual Project

Chinese Courses

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

General Education Courses

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

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Science and Technology
  • Society and Organisations

Programme Specific Entrance Requirements

No Programme-Specific Entrance Requirement


Mode of Study

Two-year full-time


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