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Major in Translation and Interpretation (TI)
翻譯及傳譯主修

For catalogue terms before 2015

(For catalogue term 2015 and onwards click here.)

 

Overview

Major requirement (54 credit units)

1. Gateway Education

For details, please refer to the Gateway Education (GE) website.

GE Component Required Credit Units
  Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Δ Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
University Requirements  
English 6 6 3
Chinese Civilisation – History and Philosophy 3 3 Not compulsory requirement
Distributional Area Requirements  
A minimum of 3 credit units from each of the three distributional areas below:
Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
Area 3: Science and Technology
21 12 9

2. English Attainment Requirement

(In accordance with the university policy)

3. Chinese Language Requirement

From 2012 cohort onwards, students are required to satisfy the Chinese Language Requirement as follows:

  Category of student Chinese Language Requirement
(i) Students with an HKDSE score below 4 in Chinese, or an HKALE AS Chinese Language and Culture score below D CHIN1001 University Chinese I
(3-credit units )
(ii) Students with an HKDSE score of 4 or above in Chinese or an HKALE AS Chinese Language and Culture score D or above, or those who have successfully completed the 3-credit unit Chinese course NA
(iii) Students whose qualifications do not fall within (i) and (ii) above NA
  The 3 credit units of the Chinese course will NOT be counted towards the minimum credit units required for graduation and will NOT be included in the calculation of CGPA.

(For more background information, please refer to the University's Chinese Language Requirement.)

4. College Requirement

Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Δ Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
15 credit units 9 credit units Fully exempted

(For details of the College Requirement Courses, please refer to the College website.)

Course Code Course Title Level Credit Units
1. Core Courses (24 credit units)
LT2321 Culture and Translation B2 3
LT2341 Fundamentals of Translation B2 3
LT2370 Building Interpretation Skills B2 3
LT3326 Comparative Study of Chinese and English B3 3
LT3328 Language Through Literature B3 3
LT3371 Developing Interpretation Skills B3 3
LT3379 Practical Translation B3 3
LT4380 Theory of Translation B4 3
Course Code Course Title Level Credit Units
2. Electives (30 credit units)
Core electives I (Any 3 from the following):
CAH3528# Translation for Cultural Professionals B3 3
LT3322 Reading Bilingual Literature B3 3
LT3345 Discovering and Managing Terms B3 3
LT3346 Bilingual Editing Skills B3 3
LT3347 Commercial Translation B3 3
LT3348 Translation for Government and Public Administration B3 3
LT3349 Legal Translation B3 3
LT3350 Translation for the Media B3 3
LT3351 Literary Translation B3 3
LT3352 Scientific and Technical Translation B3 3
LT3354 Computer-Aided Translation B3 3
LT3355 Audiovisual Translation B3 3
LT3373 Legal Interpreting (Eng - Chi) B3 3
LT3374 Medical Interpreting (Eng-Chi) B3 3
LT3906 Prblm Tran&Interp in PTH & Eng B3 3
Core electives II (Any 2 from the following):
LT4319 Advanced Audiovisual Translation B4 3
LT4327 Issues in the History of Translation B4 3
LT4361 Specialized Translation in Commerce and Finance B4 3
LT4362 Specialized Translation in Law B4 3
LT4363 Specialized Translation for Government and Public Administration B4 3
LT4364 Specialized Translation for the Media B4 3
LT4365 Advanced Literary Translation B4 3
LT4366 Specialized Translation in Science and Technology B4 3
LT4372 Dis Crtc'l Int Trans Ther & Pr B4 3
LT4391 DEC Project in Translation B4 6
Core electives III (Either 1 from the following):
LT4375 Consecutive Interpretation (English - Chinese) B4 3
LT4376 Simultaneous Interpretation (English - Chinese) B4 3
Core electives IV (Any 1 from the following):
LT4377 Advanced Consecutive Interpretation (English - Chinese) B4 3
LT4378 Advanced Simultaneous Interpretation (English - Chinese) B4 3
Non-core electives (Any 3 from the following):
CAH2130# Modern Chinese B2 3
CAH2502# Introduction to Asian Art and Culture B2 3
CAH2503# Introduction to Western Art and Culture B2 3
CAH3111# Topics in Chinese Thought B3 3
CAH3131# Classical Chinese B3 3
CAH3150# Chinese Rhetoric B3 3
CAH3151# Chinese Expository Writing B3 3
CAH3160# Chinese for Government and Public Administration B3 3
CAH3161# Legal Chinese B3 3
CAH3162# Chinese for Commerce B3 3
CAH3164# Chinese for Science and Technology B3 3
CAH3165# Chinese for Advertising B3 3
CAH3167# Chinese for Mass Media B3 3
CAH3513# Bilingual Writing for Promoting Culture and Heritage B3 3
CAH4530# Bilingual Writing Workshop for Cultural Professionals B4 3
LT2203 Language in Society B2 3
LT2204 Language and Mind B2 3
LT2229 Linguistics I B2 3
LT2253 Language Information Technology B2 3
LT2305 Fundamentals of Style B2 3
LT2306 Appreciating Written Texts B2 3
LT2320 Introduction to Literature B2 3
LT3199 Professional Internship I B3 3
LT3209 Syntax B3 3
LT3210 Electronic Publishing B3 3
LT3211 Semantics B3 3
LT3213 Text Linguistics B3 3
LT3390 Academic Writing Workshop B3 3
Number of Credit Units Required for the Award
  Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry)
Min. units required for graduation 120 90 66
Max. units permitted 144 114 84

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

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

Enquiry: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Page last updated: 10 July 2015