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Associate in Translation and Interpretation
Programme Code: 8C110-TI
Programme Leader: TSANG, Chun-pong 曾振邦
Assistant Programme Leader: NG, Raymond Wai-man 吳偉文/ YAU, Shirley Suk-ying 邱淑瑩

What is this programme about?

Why this programme?

Articulation rate nearly 86% in 2016
Lecturers with extensive practical ...

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Studying at HKCC was a pleasant experience to me as there were plenty of hands-on ...

Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate nearly 86% in 2016
  • Lecturers with extensive practical experience in translation and interpretation
  • Intensive and discipline-specific training in English and Chinese
  • Summer internship opportunities

 

This programme will equip you with translation and interpretation knowledge as well as language skills in English and Chinese. You will learn theories and practical skills in translation and interpretation and apply them to different types of text in the business, finance and mass media domains. Upon graduation, you may pursue a degree among some 20 related programmes offered by local universities.

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

 

  • Contrastive Language Studies of English and Chinese
  • Foundations of Oral Interpretation
  • Foundations of Translation
  • Media Translation
  • Practical Translation (Business and Financial Documents)
  • Theory and Practice of Translation

 

2 Elective Subjects# (from the following subjects)

 

  • Analysis of English Grammar
  • Chinese for Business and Administration
  • Culture and Translation
  • Foundations of Linguistics
  • Intermediate Interpretation
  • Language and Society
  • Practical Translation (Public Administration and Legal Documents)
  • 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

 

  • Copywriting
  • Editing and Publishing
  • Education
  • Interpretation
  • Media reporting
  • Public Relations
  • Translation