Faculty of Arts
Offered As: Major Minor
URL: https://www.chinese.hku.hk/en/undergraduate/handbook/ https://www.chinese.hku.hk/en/undergraduate/handbook/
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 72 36
What is it about? The programme provides a wide range of courses from theoretical to applied translation. Students following these courses will be able to acquire practical translation skills and develop a breadth of knowledge in translation studies.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute School of Chinese

Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor Major:
Pre-requisite course(s): Grade C or above in CHIN1311 (6 credits)
Additional 30 credits of introductory courses including CHIN2336, CHIN2361 and CHIN2362
Additional 30 credits of advanced courses including CHIN2351 and CHIN2365
Capstone: CHIN2320
(out of a total major requirement of 72 credits)

Pre-requisite course(s): A pass or above in CHIN1311 (6 credits)
Additional 12 credits of introductory courses
Additional 18 credits of advanced courses
(out of a total minor requirement of 36 credits)

**Remarks: A Level 5 or above in both English Language and Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination is required for admission to the pre-requisite course: CHIN1311.
Career opportunities The training is particularly relevant in careers like education and commerce, press and publishing, civil and community services.
For further information, please check with School of Chinese or CEDARS (Careers & Placement)
Further information https://www.chinese.hku.hk/en/undergraduate/handbook/
Contact T: 3917 1199
E: chinese@hku.hk
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.