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Master of Arts in Language Studies
(with streams of General Linguistics/ Corpus and Empirical Linguistics/ Pedagogical Linguistics/ Translation and Interpretation)
文學碩士(語文學)
(專修領域包括: 語言學/ 語料庫與實證語言學/ 教學語言學/ 翻譯及傳譯)

Internships opportunities are available. Details will be announced soon!
Overview

Programme of Study

     
Credit Units
No. of units required for the Master of Arts -
No. of units required for the Postgraduate Diploma -
No. of units required for the Postgraduate Certificate -
30
24
12
1. Core Courses: (12 credits)
Course Code Course Title Level Credit Units Remarks
Common Core Elective Courses for MA Students (3 credits - choose either)
LT5903 Language and its Applications
 P5
3
 
LT5904 Language and Culture in Society
 P5
3
 
 
Stream I: General Linguistics (stream core courses) (9 credits)
LT5401 Phonetics and Phonology
 P5
3
 
LT5402 Syntax and Morphology
 P5
3
 
LT5403 Semantics and Discourse
 P5
3
 
 
Stream II: Corpus and Empirical Linguistics (stream core courses) (9 credits)
LT5406 Psycholinguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5421 Corpus Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5423 Quantitative Methods for Linguistic Data Analysis
 P5
3
 
Stream III: Pedagogical Linguistics (stream core courses) (9 credits)
LT5407 Research Methodology for Applied Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5451 Pedagogical Grammar: Chinese and English
 P5
3
^, @
LT5458 Computer-Assisted Language Learning
 P5
3
 
 
Stream IV: Translation and Interpretation Stream (stream core courses) (9 credits)
LT5603 Theory of Translation
 P5
3
*
LT5604 Translation Methodology
 P5
3
*
LT5605 Interpretation Methodology
 P5
3
@
 
2. Stream Elective Courses: (9 credits)
Course Code Course Title Level Credit Units Remarks
Cluster A: General Linguistics
LT5199 Profesisonal Internship
#
LT5406 Psycholinguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5407 Research Methodology for Applied Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5409 Systemic Functional Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5413 Philosophy of Language
 P5
3
 
LT5416 Historical Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5417 Language Universals and Linguistic Typology
 P5
3
 
LT5421 Corpus Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5423 Quantitative Methods for Linguistic Data Analysis
 P5
3
 
LT5430 Special Topics in Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5431 Functional Approaches to Syntax
 P5
3
 
LT5451 Pedagogical Grammar: Chinese and English
 P5
3
^, @
LT5454 Grammar of Chinese
 P5
3
^, @
LT5455 Pragmatics
 P5
3
 
LT5458 Computer-Assisted Language Learning
 P5
3
 
LT5510 Contrastive Studies of Chinese and English Grammar
 P5
3
 
LT6422 Advanced Topics in Semantics
 P6
3
 
LT6423 Advanced Topics in Syntax
 P6
3
 
LT6580 Master’s Project
 P6
6
*
LT6581 Project
 P6
3
*
 
Cluster B: Corpus and Empirical Linguistics
LT5199 Profesisonal Internship
#
LT5401 Phonetics and Phonology
 P5
3
 
LT5402 Syntax and Morphology
 P5
3
 
LT5403 Semantics and Discourse
 P5
3
 
LT5407 Research Methodology for Applied Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5411 Computational Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5422 Cognitive Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5432 Lexical Semantics
 P5
3
 
LT5451 Pedagogical Grammar: Chinese and English
 P5
3
^, @
LT5456 Text Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5457 Computational Lexicography
 P5
3
 
LT5458 Computer-Assisted Language Learning
 P5
3
 
LT5459 Terminology
 P5
3
 
LT5631 Corpora and Translation
 P5
3
 
LT6421 Advanced Topics in Corpus and Empirical Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT6580 Master’s Project
 P6
6
*
LT6581 Project
 P6
3
*
 
Cluster C: Pedagogical Linguistics
LT5199 Profesisonal Internship
#
LT5401 Phonetics and Phonology
 P5
3
 
LT5402 Syntax and Morphology
 P5
3
 
LT5403 Semantics and Discourse
 P5
3
 
LT5406 Psycholinguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5408 Sociolinguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5412 Language Teaching
 P5
3
 
LT5418 Second Language Pronunciation Acquisition: from Theory to Practice
 P5
3
 
LT5420 Language Arts and Literature
 P5
3
 
LT5421 Corpus Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5423 Quantitative Methods for Linguistic Data Analysis
 P5
3
 
LT5452 Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
 P5
3
^, @
LT5453 The Cantonese Language: Pronunciation, Lexicon and Grammar
 P5
3
%, @
LT5460 Studies of Second Language Acquisition
 P5
3
 
LT5461 Cognition and Language Differences
 P5
3
 
LT6580 Master’s Project
 P6
6
*
LT6581 Project
 P6
3
*
 
Cluster D: Translation and Interpretation
LT5199 Profesisonal Internship
#
LT5451 Pedagogical Grammar: Chinese and English
 P5
3
^, @
LT5456 Text Linguistics
 P5
3
 
LT5601 Stylistics and Translation
 P5
3
*
LT5606 Culture in Translation
 P5
3
 
LT5617 Bilingual Reading and Writing for Translators
 P5
3
*
LT5620 Translation Technology
 P5
3
 
LT5621 Language and Literature in Translation
 P5
3
*
LT5626 Translation and Comparative Literature
 P5
3
*
LT5627 Advanced Interpreting
 P5
3
*
LT5628 Human-Machine Interactive Translation
 P5
3
 
LT5630 Special Topics in Translation and Interpretation
 P5
3
*
LT5631 Corpora and Translation
 P5
3
 
LT6505 Legal Translation
 P6
3
*
LT6514 Advanced Legal Translation
 P6
3
*
LT6580 Master’s Project
 P6
6
*
LT6581 Project
 P6
3
*
 
Free Elective: (9 credits)

Students are free to choose any three 3-credit unit courses offered for the MALS programme (9 credit units).

Remarks: Students can only select either LT6580 Master’s Project or LT6581 Project, but not both.
 
Medium of Instruction and Assessment
^ Medium of instruction is English, supplemented with Putonghua.
% Medium of instruction is English, supplemented with Cantonese.
@ Medium of assessment is English, supplemented with Chinese.
* English is the main medium of instruction and assessment, supplemented with Chinese (Cantonese/Putonghua) in situations where English-Chinese translation and interpretation or Chinese linguistic data/texts is involved
# English is the medium of instruction on campus and assessment; English and/or Chinese may be required by individual internship partners.
 
Additional Information
Intermediate Awards Required Courses Total Credits
Postgraduate Diploma in Language Studies
深造文憑 (語文學)
Fulfill the stream core requirements (3 courses/ 9 credit units) and elective requirements (5 courses, at least 3 should be taken from one’s respective stream cluster). 24
Postgraduate Certificate in Language Studies+
語文學深造證書+
any four 3 credit unit courses 12

+ The stream designation is not available to graduates of Postgraduate Certificate.

Enquiry: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Page last updated: 23 March 2017