Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English and Comparative Literature BAHECLJ-Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English and Comparative Literature
Introduction

The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English and Comparative Literature is a four-year programme. Applicants can apply for admission to Year 1, Year 2 or Year 3.

Year 1 entry   Programme code: BAHECLJ1
Total credits: 160
Year 2 entry   Programme code: BAHECLJ2
Total credits: 120
Year 3 entry   Programme code: BAHECLJ3
Total credits: 80

Year 2 entry: For holders of a Higher Diploma or Associate Degree in any discipline.

Year 3 entry: For holders of a Higher Diploma or Associate Degree in a related area.

This programme is designed to give students broad and comprehensive training in the cultural formation of the English language and its literature in the modern globalized era. The programme includes a wide range of courses on the various genres of literary texts and art forms in English from different historical and cultural backgrounds.

Aims

The programme intends to equip students in Hong Kong with critical thinking skills. It introduces analytical frameworks through the study of literature, culture, film and the mass media. The programme is organized in such a way that it will enhance students’ critical ability and cultural awareness, thus preparing them for complex jobs involving sophistication in cultural critique.

Career prospects

Graduates of this programme will find employment opportunities in the following fields:

the civil service
administration
teaching
academic research
journalism and publishing
mass communication and media writing translation

Further studies

Opportunities for postgraduate studies in communication, journalism studies, media management and related fields are available in Hong Kong and abroad.

Professional recognition

This degree programme is approved by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government:

as a recognized English language major degree programme included on the SCOLAR list;
as an English language major degree for meeting the Language Proficiency Requirement for teachers of English (also known as the English Language Benchmark Test); and
As a programme accepted for grants under the Professional Development Incentive Grant Scheme for Language Teachers.

Programme structure

Please click the hyperlinks below to view the programme structure:
BAHECLJ1, BAHECLJ2, BAHECLJ3

Language of instruction

English

Duration of programme

• Year 1 entry: 4 years
• Year 2 entry: 3 years
• Year 3 entry: 2 years

Contact information
Full-time English and Comparative Literature Programme Team
(852) 2768 6703
as@ouhk.edu.hk
For more details about the programme information, please refer to the programme website.
Year 1 entry   BAHECLJ1
Year 2 entry   BAHECLJ2
Year 3 entry   BAHECLJ3