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Associate in Bilingual Communication
Programme Code: 8C110-BC
Programme Leader: HO, Janet Wai-man 何蕙雯
Assistant Programme Leader: KWOK, Tony Chun-tung 郭震東

What is this programme about?

Why this programme?

Articulation rate nearly 93% in 2016
You will be developed into a proficient ...

Graduate sharing

The Associate in Bilingual Communication programme not only enhanced my generic skills, ...

Why this programme?

 

  • Articulation rate over nearly 93% in 2016
  • You will be developed into a proficient bilingual talent
  • Both theoretical and practical elements are embraced

This programme helps you develop into a capable Chinese-English bilingual talent (including Putonghua), for whom there is a big market demand. Its broad-based and holistic approach will provide you with fundamental domain-specific knowledge for future academic pursuit in language-related fields.

 

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure
You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 22 subjects in total, ...

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates
More than 120 local and overseas bachelor's degree ...

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure
 
You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 22 subjects in total, comprising 12 - 14 General Education Subjects and 8 Discipline-specific Subjects.
 
General Education Subjects
 

8 - 9 Compulsory Subjects

 
  • Chinese Communication for College Students@ OR Elementary Chinese~
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Elementary Statistics
  • English for Academic Studies (Humanities and Communication) I
  • English for Academic Studies (Humanities and Communication) II
  • Information Technology for Language Studies
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Practical English for College Students^
  • Putonghua for Cultural and Communication Purposes@
 
@Taught in Putonghua
~Students who are non-Chinese speakers, or whose Chinese standards are at junior secondary level or below are required to take this subject.
^Students with Level 3 or above in HKDSE English are exempted from taking this subject.
 

4 - 5 Elective Subjects*# (from the following cluster areas)

 
  • Community, Organisation and Globalisation
  • History, Cultures and World Views
  • Human Nature, Relations and Development
  • Language and Communication
  • Science, Technology and Environment
 
*Students with Level 3 or above in any one HKDSE subject (other than English) only need to take four General Education elective subjects.
 

For the full list of more than 50 General Education subjects, please click here.

 
Discipline-specific Subjects
 

6 Compulsory Subjects

 
  • Analysis of English Grammar
  • Bilingual Communication
  • Chinese for Business and Administration
  • Foundations of Translation
  • Introduction to Phonetics
  • The Structure of Modern Chinese
 

2 Elective Subjects# (from the following subjects)

 
  • Business Putonghua
  • Chinese for the Mass Media
  • English for the Mass Media
  • Foundations of Linguistics
  • Foundations of Oral Interpretation
  • Language and Society
  • Translation for Practical Purposes
 
#Offering of individual elective subjects is subject to resources and quota availability.
 
Intended Learning Outcomes
 
Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates will be able to achieve its intended learning outcomes. For details, please click here.
 

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates
 

More than 120 local and overseas bachelor's degree programmes have admitted graduates from HKCC's Associate Degree Scheme in Humanities and Communication. For the articulation track record of graduates, please click here.

 
Career Prospects
 
  • Administration
  • Customer Services and Public Relations
  • Editing and Publishing
  • Journalism and Media Relations