Bachelor of Arts in Chinese (CHIN)

Programme Structure

Aims of Major

This major aims to provide students with a solid and comprehensive training in the Chinese language and with a good knowledge of the evolution of the language from its past to its present, enabling them to understand its special features in respect of its socio-cultural background, linguistic forms, linguistic theories and application. The training equips students with both the conceptual and linguistic skills essential for further academic work as well as for the efficient performance of professional tasks involving the use of Chinese.

Major Chinese
Degree Bachelor of Arts
Award Title Bachelor of Arts in Chinese
Admission code 1011 (College-based 4-year curriculum)
1286 (Advanced Standing)
Maximum Period of Study 8 years (for normative 4-year degree)
6 years (for Advanced Standing I Δ)
5 years (for Advanced Standing II ΔΔ)
Mode of Study Full time
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    Tel Email
Major Leader 盧嘉琪博士 3442-2476
Associate Major Leader 陳學然博士 3442-4289

Number of Credit Units Required for the Award

  Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Δ Advanced Standing II
(Senior-year Entry)
Minimum units required for graduation 120 90 69
Maximum units permitted 144 114 84

Intended Learning Outcomes of Major (MILOs)

Upon successful completion of this Major, students should be able to:

  1. function as proficient, effective, versatile and creative communicators capable of performing a wide-range of Chinese language-related tasks in competitive and multilingual workplace.
  2. discover and appreciate the aesthetic, moral and ethical dimensions of Chinese literature, having become more culturally aware.
  3. think analytically, critically, and creatively through their exposure to various schools of thoughts in Chinese literature, and through their comparative study of traditional and modern Chinese linguistics.
  4. enrich their lives through life-long learning.

Δ For students with recognised Advanced Level Examinations or equivalent qualifications.

ΔΔ For Associate Degree/Higher Diploma graduates admitted to the senior year.


Last updated: 05 August 2016