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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 and UOWCHK/UOW 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.

 

UOW College Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Chinese Language, Literature and Communication (from 2021 onwards with partial credit)

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

Hong Kong Baptist University

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

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Bilingual Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Studies for the Professions

Lingnan University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary English Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • The Education University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Arts in Language Studies (Chinese Major)/(English Major)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
  • Bachelor of Education (Chinese Language)

The University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts
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Career Prospects

  • Graduates from 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

  • Introduction to Language Studies
  • Communicating Across Cultures
  • Contemporary East and West Literature
  • Writing for the Media
  • English for Business Contexts
  • Bilingual Communication in Professional Contexts
  • English and Chinese in Contrast

Chinese Courses

  • Chinese Language Enhancement
  • Practical Chinese
  • Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Chinese Creative Writing
  • Chinese for Business Contexts
  • Putonghua
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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 405, 4/F,

Festival Walk Tower

80 Tat Chee Avenue

Kowloon Tong 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