Regulations for the Higher Diploma in Language and Translation, the Diploma in Language and Translation, and the Diploma in Language (English and Chinese)
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These regulations are made under paragraphs 1 to 4 of the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications (Sub-degrees).

In these regulations definitions shall apply as in the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications and in the Interpretation Section of the Academic Rules and Regulations.

Higher Diploma in Language and Translation (HDLT)
1. To be eligible for the award of the Higher Diploma in Language and Translation, a student shall:
  a) comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
  b) comply with the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications (Sub-degrees); and
  c) obtain at least 90 credits in courses prescribed by the regulations including at least 10 credits at Higher level and no more than 10 credits at Pre-foundation level.
2. For the Higher Diploma in Language and Translation, the University has prescribed that a student must:
  a) obtain at least 10 but no more than 20 credits from courses labelled CE in Table 1; and
  b) obtain 30 credits from courses labelled CT and/or CH in Table 1; and
  c) obtain 30 credits from courses labelled EPF, EF, EM and/or EH in Table 1; and
  d) obtain 10 credits from courses labelled CH or EH in Table 1; and
  e) complete additional course(s), as necessary, from Table 1, provided that of the total 90 credits, no more than 10 credits are from Pre-foundation level courses.
     
Diploma in Language and Translation (DLT)
1.

To be eligible for the award of the Diploma in Language and Translation, a student shall:

  a) comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
  b) comply with the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications (Sub-degrees); and
  c) obtain at least 60 credits in courses prescribed by the regulations including at least 20 credits at Middle level and no more than 10 credits at Pre-foundation level.
2. For the Diploma in Language and Translation, the University has prescribed that a student must:
  a) obtain at least 10 but no more than 20 credits from courses labelled CE in Table 1; and
  b) obtain 20 credits from courses labelled CT in Table 1; and
  c)

obtain 20 credits from courses labelled EPF, EF or EM in Table 1; and

  d)

complete additional course(s), as necessary, from those labelled EPF, EF, CF, CM or EM in Table 1, provided that of the total 60 credits, no more than 10 credits are from Pre-foundation level courses.

     
Diploma in Language (English and Chinese) (DLEC)
1. To be eligible for the award of the Diploma in Language (English and Chinese), a student shall:
  a) comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
  b) comply with the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications (Sub-degrees); and
  c)

obtain at least 60 credits in courses prescribed by the regulations including at least 20 credits at Middle level and no more than 10 credits at Pre-foundation level.

2.

For the Diploma in Language (English and Chinese), the University has prescribed that a student must:

  a)

obtain at least 10 but no more than 20 credits from courses labelled CE in Table 1; and

  b) obtain 20 credits from courses labelled CF or CM in Table 1, of which at least 10 credits must be gained at Middle level (labelled CM in Table 1); and
  c) obtain 20 credits from courses labelled EPF, EF or EM in Table 1, of which at least 10 credits must be gained at Middle level (labelled EM in Table 1); and
  d) complete additional course(s), as necessary, from those labelled EPF, EF, CF, CM or EM in Table 1, provided that of the total 60 credits, no more than 10 credits are from Pre-foundation level courses.

Table 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

DLEC

DLT

HDLT

Pre-foundation level

EDU L010 1,2,4/
EDU L080 1,2,4

Study Skills

5

CE/EPF

CE/EPF

CE/EPF

ENGL L020 1,2,4/
ENGL E070 1,2

English for Post-secondary Study

5

CE/EPF

CE/EPF

CE/EPF

ENGL A090 2

English Speaking and Listening Skills

5

CE/EPF

CE/EPF

CE/EPF

Foundation level

ENGL A100 2,4

English for University Study

5

EF

EF

EF

ENGL A101 2

University English Writing Skills

5

EF

EF

EF

CHIN A171C

Practice in Contemporary Language

5

CF

CF

CF

CHIN A172C

Introduction to Chinese Language

5

CF

CF

CF

BUS B100 4

Business Communication

5

EF

EF

EF

PTH E150C 2

Foundation Putonghua

5

CE/CF

CE/CF

CE/CF

ENGL A122 2

Presentation Skills

5

CE/EF

CE/EF

CE/EF

CHIN L124C 4

Chinese Business Communication

5

CE/CF

CE/CF

CE/CF

Middle level

ENGL A200

Analysing English Grammar

10

EM

EM

EM

ENGL A202

The Structure of Modern English

10

EM

EM

EM

PTH A200C

Putonghua II

10

CM

CM

--

TRAN A251C 3

Introduction to Translation

10

CM

CT/CM

CT

TRAN A252C 3

Language Studies for Translation

10

CM

CT/CM

CT

TRAN A253C

Study of Translation Texts

5

CM

CT/CM

CT

TRAN A254C

Fundamentals of Interpreting

5

CM

CT/CM

CT

CHIN A272C

Modern Chinese Grammar

10

CM

CM

--

LANG E271 4

Language and Communication in Society

10

EM

EM

EM

Higher level

LANG A330

Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics

10

--

--

EH

LANG A331

Language and Society in Hong Kong

10

--

--

EH

TRAN A351C

Applied Translation 1 (Law and Business)

10

--

--

CH

TRAN A352C

Applied Translation 2 (Public Administration and Media)

10

--

--

CH

Notes:

  1. The following is a list of phased out and replacement courses. A student who has previously successfully completed the phased out course will not be permitted to register on the corresponding replacement course.

       Phased out courses   

    Replacement courses

     

    EDU L010

      EDU L080
     

    ENGL L020

      ENGL E070
  2. Courses form excluded combinations with other courses. Only one of the courses of the excluded combinations can count towards an OUHK award. Students should refer to the attached list for details.
     
  3. Students pursuing DLEC may have either TRAN A251C or TRAN A252C counted towards the Diploma but not both.
     
  4. Courses no longer available.

September 2015

 
 
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