Master of Arts in Chinese
文學碩士(中文)

Applicable to students admitted in 2017/18 and thereafter.

Overview

Programme Structure

Master of Arts
Minimum number of credit units required for Master of Arts (Chinese Language and Literature stream/ Chinese for Educational and Professional Purposes stream): 30, including:
  1. 2 Common Core Courses (3 credit units each): CAH5711 Essential Concepts in Chinese Language, and CAH5713 Essential Concepts in Chinese Culture;
  2. 5 designated Stream Core Courses (3 credit units each);
  3. 3 Programme Electives (3 credit units each), or 1 Programme Elective (3 credit units) and CAH6507 Master’s Project* (6 credit units)
* MA students should seek prior approval from Programme Leader.
Postgraduate Diploma
Minimum number of credit units required for Postgraduate Diploma (Chinese Language and Literature stream/ Chinese for Educational and Professional Purposes stream): 24, including:
  1. 2 Common Core Courses (3 credit units each): CAH5711 Essential Concepts in Chinese Language, and CAH5713 Essential Concepts in Chinese Culture;
  2. 5 designated Stream Core Courses (3 credit units each);
  3. 1 Programme Elective (3 credit units)
Postgraduate Certificate
Minimum number of credit units required for Postgraduate Certificate (The stream designation is not available.): 12  
  • Any 4 courses (except CAH6507 Master’s Project)

For the convenience of students working full-time, the MA programme shall be completed within 5 years. Students can first obtain a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma and take the remaining credit units after a study break to obtain a Master of Arts. Nevertheless, the maximum study period must be 5 years.

The medium of instruction is mainly Chinese (Cantonese and/or Putonghua). The specific spoken language to be used in each course will be indicated in the University’s Master Class Schedule before the start of each semester/term.

1. Programme Core Courses: (21 credits)

共同必修科 (6 credits)

Course CodeCourse TitleLevelCredit UnitsMedium of Instruction
CAH5711 Essential Concepts in Chinese Language
漢語綜論
P53Chinese
CAH5713 Essential Concepts in Chinese Culture
中國文化要義
P53Chinese

專修甲:中國語言及文學 (15 credits)

Course CodeCourse TitleLevelCredit UnitsMedium of Instruction
CAH5701 Topics in Classical Chinese Literature
中國古典文學專題
P53Chinese
CAH5702 Topics in Chinese Ancient Classics
中國古典文獻學專題
P53Chinese
CAH5703 Topics in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
中國現當代文學專題
P53Chinese
CAH5704 Topics in History of Chinese Literary Criticism
中國文學批評史專題
P53Chinese
CAH5707 Topics in Classical Chinese Philology
中國古代語文學專題
P53Chinese

專修乙:教學及專業中文 (15 credits)

Course CodeCourse TitleLevelCredit UnitsMedium of Instruction
CAH5622 Selected Readings in Chinese Language and Literature
中國語言及文學作品選讀
P53Chinese
CAH5709 Teaching Chinese in Putonghua: Theory and Methodology
普通話教中文的理論與方法
P53Chinese
CAH5710 Teaching Chinese as a Second Language: Theory and Methodology
對外漢語教學理論與方法
P53Chinese
CAH5712 Chinese Practical Writing in the Mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan
兩岸三地實用文
P53Chinese
CAH5719 Chinese for the Media
傳媒中文
P53Chinese
CAH5722 Chinese Creative Writing
中文創意寫作
P53Chinese

選修科 (9 credits)

Course CodeCourse TitleLevelCredit UnitsMedium of Instruction
CAH5404 Chinese Linguistic Structures
漢語結構
P53Chinese
CAH5414 Cantonese Linguistics
粵語語言學
P53Chinese
CAH5705 Selected Readings in Sinology
漢學名著選讀
P53English/Chinese
CAH5708 Great Works of Chinese Literature, History and Philosophy
文史哲專書選讀
P53Chinese
CAH5715 Chinese for Government and Public Administration
政府及公共行政中文
P53Chinese
CAH5716 Special Topics in Chinese for Government and Public Administration
政府及公共行政中文專題
P53Chinese
CAH5717 Business Chinese
商務中文
P53Chinese
CAH5718 Special Topics in Business Chinese
商務中文專題
P53Chinese
CAH5720 Special Topics in Chinese for the Media
傳媒中文專題
P53Chinese
CAH5723 Special Topics in Chinese Creative Writing
中文創意寫作專題
P53Chinese
CAH5725 Writing Workshop in Chinese Couplet, Classical Chinese Prose and Verse
對聯詩文寫作坊
P53Chinese
CAH5726 Contrastive Studies of Cantonese and Putonghua
粵語與普通話對比研究
P53Chinese
CAH5730 Special Topics in Chinese Language and Literature
中國語言及文學專題研究
P53Chinese
CAH5799 Professional Internship
專業實習
P53#
CAH6507 1Master's Project
碩士專題研習
P66Chinese
CAH6714 Seminar on Chinese for Professional Purposes
專業中文講論會
P63Chinese
CAH6724 Advanced Topics in Chinese for Professional Purposes
專業中文專題研究
P63Chinese

 

1 For MA students only. Subject to approval by Programme Leader.

# The on-campus language of instruction is English. The off-campus language of instruction will depend on the predominant language used in the off-campus setting.

 

Enquiry: cah@cityu.edu.hk


Last updated: 14 November 2016