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Associate of Arts in
Translation and Interpretation

 

 

 

CCCU & UOWCHK Awards

Dr Alan C. Tse

Programme Leader, AATI

Email: lsalants@cityu.edu.hk

 

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Programme Intended Learning Outcome

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

  • Serve as competent and confident communicators in and between Chinese (written Chinese, Cantonese and Putonghua) and English at the associate professional level or as bachelor degree students with advanced standing;
  • Demonstrate abilities in translation and interpretation for the purpose of further studies and employment as para-professionals;
  • Demonstrate their enhanced knowledge of Chinese and English for effective cross-cultural communication;
  • Demonstrate their enhanced general knowledge of society, culture and current affairs for effective cross-cultural communication;
  • Demonstrate strong generic skills in interpersonal communication, analysis, criticism and documentation, both individually and as part of a team;
  • Relate the 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 Translation and Interpretation. Our graduates also articulate to various overseas degree programmes offered in Hong Kong.

 

City University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Language Applications
  • Bachelor of Arts in Translation and Interpretation
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Language and Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Humanities
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Liberal and Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Translation
  • Bachelor of Communication (Honours)

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese and Bilingual Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English for Business and Professional Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Studies for the Professions
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Financial Services

Lingnan University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Contemporary English Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Translation

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Translation

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Liberal Studies Education
  • Bachelor of Music in Education (Honours) in Contemporary Music and Performance Pedagogy
  • Bachelor of Social Science Education (Honours) in Greater China Studies

The University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts
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Career Prospects

  • Graduates from this programme will be able to take up a wide variety of jobs in business, tourism, legal profession, media, advertising, journalism, publishing, public relations and education wherever good trilingual communication skills and cross-cultural understanding are required.
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Main Subject Areas

  • Translation
  • Interpretation
  • Commercial Translation
  • Legal Translation
  • Translation for the Media & Public Services
  • English Stylistics
  • Advanced Listening and Speaking Skills
  • Advanced Reading and Writing Skills
  • Contrastive Syntax and Discourse
  • Language, Society and the individual
  • Integrated Projects
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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 English Language

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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