Programmes on Offer (2015 Entry)
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Bachelor of Arts in Translation
|General Information |
|Year of Entry:
||Direct (Non-JUPAS) Sub-degree Final Year Students/ Holders, Degree Holders and Transfer Students Only: Year 3
|Mode of Study:
|Duration of Study:
|Medium of Instruction:
||The medium of instruction for formal classroom teaching at HKBU is English, except for those courses that are granted exemption.
|First Year Intake Number:
||Not applicable for Year 3 admission
|Class Start Date:
|Annual Tuition Fees:
||HK$42,100 (local); HK$120,000 (non-local)
|Credits Required for Graduation:
The programme aims to:
Offer professional training in translation and interpreting;
Enhance communication skills across languages (English and Chinese) and cultures; and
Provide a broad-based education and open possibilities for future career paths.
A five-year programme, with the fourth year spent in on-the-job training with companies and organisations, mainly in Hong Kong;
Emphasis on "town and gown connection" through year-long placement and commissioned jobs; and
Training in translation management through the operation of a translation agency run by the students themselves.
Communications jobs: translation, editing, publishing, advertising and PR, mass media, IT, teaching and training; also management and administration jobs.
#Subject to changes.