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Joint Bachelor's Degree Programme in BA
in Linguistics and Language Applications/ Translation and Interpretation of Department of Linguistics and Translation with National Taiwan University, Taiwan
(for implementation from Semester A 2021/22)

The Joint Bachelor’s Degree Programme between LT, CityU and National Taiwan University (NTU) offers students an overseas undergraduate educational experience. Students will spend two years at CityU and two years at NTU or vice versa. On completion of the academic requirements of both institutions, students will receive two bachelor’s degrees awarded by CityU and NTU.

CityU NTU

Bachelor of Arts
Linguistics and Language Applications (BALLA)

Bachelor of Arts
Foreign Languages and Literatures

 

Bachelor of Arts
Translation and Interpretation (BATI)

Bachelor of Arts
Foreign Languages and Literatures

Benefits from Students

The Joint Bachelor’s Degree Programme allows students to benefit from overseas experiences and this is in line with Go – Global. It offers our students an opportunity to benefit directly from the ambience of two of the best institutions as well as two great places in the world and hence significantly enhance our graduates’ future employment prospects.

Eligibility

Full‐time normative four‐year programme students who

  1. have completed at least 60 credit units in their first two years of study at CityU before commencing their study at NTU. Completed credits must include courses specified by the respective college and departments for the first two years’ curriculum.
  2. have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.30 or above.
  3. have good English language proficiency:
    • For admission to NTU, CityU students have to meet either one of the following minimum English language requirements:
      (i) TOEFL: 79 on the internet‐based test
      (ii) IELTS: overall band score of 6.5
  4. meet all the admission requirements of CityU.

Period of Study

CityU students will spend the first two years at CityU before studying the remaining two years at NTU.

  Location of Study
 
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
CityU students to NTU NTU students to CityU
CityU NTU
CityU NTU
NTU CityU
NTU CityU

Curriculum Design

Courses taken at both institutions will be mutually recognised and used to fulfil the curriculum requirement of both institutions based on the course mappings.

Annual Quota

Up to FIVE students per year.

Tuition and Fees

CityU students pay tuition and fees to CityU irrespective of their study location. Eligible students may apply for scholarships at both institutions on their own.

Tentative Timeline

Proposed Period/Date Items
Early to mid-February 2021 Application Period
Mid-February to early March 2021 Screening of applications and arranging interviews
Mid to late March 2021 Sending shortlisted applications with supporting documents (i.e. transcripts and English proficiency requirements to NTU)
Reviewing applications by NTU
Early April 2021 Announcement of application results
Mid-April 2021 Acceptance deadline for successful applications
After the release of course grades of Semester B 2020/21 Sending CityU transcripts to NTU for arranging credit transfer
To be advised Orientation at NTU for successful applicants

Contacts

References

1. Curriculum Mappings and Tentative Study Plans

Major Curriculum Mappings Study Plans
BALLA link link (tentative)
BATI link link (tentative)

2. Presentation file of the briefing conducted on 5 January 2021

3. NTU Educational Objective

4. Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, NTU – Undergraduate Curriculum

5. Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, NTU – Course Details

 

Enquiry: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Page last updated: 13 January 2021