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Major in Translation and Interpretation (TI)

Aims of Major

This major aims to provide students with a professional education in translation studies, preparing them for career development as well as for academic study. It offers a variety of courses designed to broaden their intellectual horizons and to enhance their language ability, sharpen their linguistic and cultural awareness, and equip them with skills and knowledge for cross-cultural communication to meet the needs and challenges of globalization.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Major (MILOs)

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

(1) Explore how language works to facilitate cross-linguistic and cross-cultural communication;

(2) Explore the multifaceted problems inherent in translation and interpretation;

(3) Function as qualified, competent, and efficient translators/interpreters with professionalism, updated knowledge of translation studies, and a global perspective of the profession;

(4) Perform as proficient, effective, and versatile communicators capable of a wide range of language-related tasks in a competitive and multilingual workplace;

(5) Be efficient problem solvers, able to think analytically, critically, and creatively;

(6) Demonstrate awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity, and confidence in working in international and culturally diverse workplace;

(7) Uphold professional ethics without fear and discharge professional duties to the best of their knowledge and skill; and

(8) Demonstrate keenness to enrich their lives both as a professional and life-long learners.

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Major   Translation and Interpretation
Degree   Bachelor of Arts
Award Title   Bachelor of Arts in Translation and Interpretation
Mode of Funding   Government-funded
Admission code   JS1105 (JUPAS)
1105 (Non-JUPAS)
1248A (Advanced Standing)
Minimum no. of credits required for the Award   See here
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 Δ Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
8 years 6 years 5 years
Minimum Number of Credit Units Required for the Award
Normative 4-year degree Advanced Standing I Δ Advanced Standing II (Senior-year Entry) ΔΔ
120 90 66
See also the University's 4-Year Degree Requirements page.
Entrance Requirements ∗∗
  JUPAS (HKDSE) JUPAS (HKALE) Non-JUPAS Direct Application
General Entrance Requirements
Specific Entrance Requirements
for entry to this major


∗∗ For full details please refer to the University's Admissions Office website.

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: 1 September 2021