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  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English Language and Culture

    The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English Language and Culture is a four-year programme. Applicants can apply for admission to Year 1 or Senior year.

    Year 1 entry   Programme code: BAHELCJ1
    Senior year entry*   Programme code: BAHELCJS
    * Only Year 2 entry is available for this programme.

    Entry Requirement




    The programme intends to provide students with a broad understanding of the English language through a variety of courses in literary works, linguistics and multimedia texts. As a language cannot be adequately mastered in isolation from the study of the cultural environment in which it developed, the programme equips students with a solid understanding of the expansion of western culture in the context of globalization. Through the study of English-language literature, popular culture and mass media, students will be equipped with the mastery of English language and knowledge of the cultural framework.

    Career prospects

    The programme prepares graduates for employment in:

    i. civil service
    ii administration
    iii teaching
    iv academic research
    v journalism and publishing
    vi mass communication and media writing
    vii arts development and management
    viii public relations in creative industries

    Further studies

    Graduates of the programme may proceed to postgraduate studies in Hong Kong or overseas on humanities subjects such as Cultural Studies, Literary Studies, Museum Studies, Anthropology, Fine Arts, etc.

    Outstanding feature

    The programme is approved by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government as:

    i a recognized language major degree programme;
    ii a programme accepted for grants under the Professional Development Incentive Grant Scheme for Language Teachers.

    Programme structure

    Please click here to view the programme structure.

    Language of instruction


    Duration of programme
    Year 1 entry: 4 years
    Year 2 entry: 3 years

    Contact information
    School of Arts and Social Sciences
    (852) 2768 5717
    Dr Garfield Lau (Programme Leader)
    (852) 2768 6703
    For more details about the programme information, please refer to the programme website.
    Year 1 entry   BAHELCJ1
    Senior year entry   BAHELCJS

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