Master of Arts in Chinese Linguistics


Duration: 2 years
Medium of Instruction: Chinese

Aims


  • Introducing students to the systematic study of the Chinese language and linguistics, including classical and modern Chinese as well as relevant theories in Chinese linguistics;
  • Improving students’ proficiency in Chinese language and Chinese linguistics and enhancing their understanding of latest research and developments in the field.
  • Broadening students’ horizon and enable them to explore Chinese language and Chinese linguistics in new ways, new perspectives and by employing new theories.
  • Laying a solid foundation for the further pursuit of studies in Chinese language and Chinese linguistics.
  • Equipping students with the capacity for independent research and the ability to produce high-quality theses.

Features


  • In-depth understanding of the various aspects of of Chinese language and linguistics;
  • Building competence in academic research in Chinese language and linguistics;
  • Courses spanning three semesters and the writing an academic or applied thesis for graduation.

Graduation Requirements


  • Obtain 30 credits as stated in the study plan of the programme;
  • GPA Requirement: cumulative GPA of 2.7 or above;
  • Write an academic or applied thesis and pass the oral defence.

Entry Requirements


Please refer to the website of the Graduate School for more details.

Career Prospects


  • Our graduates enjoy a competitive edge in the education sector and government offices in Hong Kong, Macao and the Chinese mainland.
  • Brighter prospects in other fields, encompassing the media, writing, publishing, and cultural creative industry, etc.
  • Prepare students to pursue PhD programmes in Chinese language and linguistics.