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Minor in Language Technology

This minor programme will not be accepting new students. Those who are interested in this minor programme are encouraged to declare for the Minor in Linguistics and Language Applications.

Aims of Minor

This minor programme aims to let students learn the basics of language technology that will supplement their major curricula by:

  1. providing breadth and wider scope in their academic education, and
  2. providing them with a solid foundation of subject knowledge and skills in information technology in language and language-related studies.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Minor (MINILOs)

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

  1. Apply knowledge of language-related computing in their study, work and life in an information technology-dominated era;
  2. Analyze computer algorithms and programs for language-related tasks;
  3. Analyze the design and implementation of technology for the dissemination of information on the Internet;
  4. Work out solutions for the execution of computers analytically, logically and algorithmically.
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Exclusive Majors

Students who study the following majors are not allowed to choose this minor:
Major in Linguistics and Language Applications/ Linguistics and Language Technology or
Major in Language Studies (Linguistics and Language Technology stream).

Minor Requirement (15 credit units)

Course Code Course Title Level Credit Units
1. Core Courses (6 credit units)
LT2229 Linguistics I B2 3
LT2231 Introduction to Language Technology B2 3
2. Electives (9 credits)
LT3210 Electronic Publishing B3 3
LT3219 Document Processing and Publishing B3 3
LT3220 Corpus Linguistics B3 3
LT3222 Machine Translation B3 3
LT3224 Computational Lexicography B3 3
LT3232 Computer Programming for Language Studies B3 3
LT4225 Computer Assisted Language Learning B4 3
LT4234 Linguistic Computing B4 3
Additional Information

CTL2229 is equivalent to, and may be replaced by, CTL2201 Introduction to Linguistics or CTL2290 Introduction to Language Studies.

Please see also the Guidelines for Minor Studies.





Enquiry: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Page last updated: 12 February 2016