Faculty of Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Translation

Programme Code

JS2020-TRAN


Year of Entry

Year 3

Mode of Study

Full Time

Duration of Study

4 Years

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for formal classroom teaching at HKBU is English, except for those courses that are granted exemption.

Fund Type

Government Funded

First Year Intake Number

TBC

Class Start Date

September 2018

Annual Tuition Fees

HK$42,100 (local); HK$120,000 (non-local)

Credits Required for Graduation

128

The programme is designed to:

  • Offer professional training in translation and interpreting
  • Enhance communication skills across languages (English and Chinese)
  • Develop the cultural sensitivity needed to function effectively in different intercultural contexts
  • Nurture key intellectual and critical competencies relevant to a range of future career paths
  • Provide a strong link with real-world professional practice.

We adopt a holistic approach in selecting applicants on individual merits. Applicants are required to meet the University admissions requirements, English Language requirements and Programme admissions requirements (if any).

 

Associate Degree/ Higher Diploma Students/ Holders

AD/ HD holders or students studying in the final year of AD /HD programmes may apply for Year 3 entry.

 

Transfer Students

Transfer students are current students of recognised local/ overseas institutions who are enrolled in a full-time or sandwich government-funded or self-financed degree programme.

Applicants who have completed at least one year of study of a 3-year degree programme or two years of study of a 4-year degree programme may apply for Year 3 entry.

Inter-institutional transfer of students is considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

Degree Holders

Holders of Bachelor’s/ Master’s/ Doctoral Degree or students studying in the final year of a degree programme may apply for Year 3 entry.

Applicants applying to the programme are expected to have a Chinese language qualification as deemed acceptable by the University.

For applicants holding international qualifications, they may fulfill the Chinese Language requirement with the following Chinese qualifications:

Proficiency Test

Minimum Scores

GCE A/ AS Level Chinese

Grade E

GCSE/ IGCSE/ GCE O-Level Chinese

Grade C

Others

Other Chinese Language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University