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Admissions 2016

Admission Arrangements for JUPAS Applicants

JUPAS HKDSE students will apply for admission to first-year studies at the Department of Linguistics and Translation with an undeclared major. During their first year, students will study a broad range of Gateway Education (GE), College foundation and specified courses, as well as the Department’s foundation courses in linguistics and translation. Students will enter a major after the first year of study. The top 40% of students [based on (i) cumulative grade point average (CGPA) at the end of Semester B; (ii) no failed grades in any courses in Semesters A and B; and (iii) completion of at least 30 credit units in Semesters A and B, including the number of credit units specified by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the Department of Linguistics and Translation for its required courses] will have free choice of the majors offered by the Department. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major of their choice, subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors.

First-Year Curriculum

During their first year, students will study a broad range of Gateway Education (GE), College foundation and specified courses, as well as Department's foundation courses in linguistics and translation.

Major Option(s) Currently Available

Entrance Requirements for JUPAS Applicants

To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy the minimum entrance requirements and programme-specific entrance requirements. For more details, please refer to the website of the Admissions Office.

Assessment of JUPAS (HKDSE) Applications

Other Considerations

HKDSE applicants meeting the entrance requirements will initially be prioritized based on their admission score for main consideration. For applicants with the same score, the Department will consider other information to determine their order in the priority list, such as:

  • Band Choice (Preference may be given to students with higher band choices.);
  • Interview/Test Score (May require interview and/or test);
  • Other Experiences and Achievements (OEA); and
  • Principal Rating on Applicant's Personal and General Abilities.

Academic Excellence

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016, Linguistics of CityU is ranked 29th.

 
     
Degree   Bachelor of Arts
文學士
     
     
Mode of Funding   Government-funded
     
     
Admission code   JS1105 (JUPAS)
1105 (Non-JUPAS)
     
     
Mode of Study   FT
     
     
Tuition fee   Click here for details.
(Tuition fee enquiries: (852) 3442 8705)
     
Maximum Period of Study
Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry)
8 years 6 years 5 years
Normal Period of Study
Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry)
4 years 3 years 2 years
Minimum Number of Credit Units Required for the Award
Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry)
120 90 69 (LLA-major)
66 (TI-major)
See also the University's 4-year Undergraduate Curriculum page.

Enquiry: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Page last updated: 27 September 2016