Languages and Communication
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Language, Literature and Communication
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Japanese Studies
- Bachelor of Communication and Media
- Associate of Arts in Applied Chinese Studies
- Associate of Arts in Bilingual Communication Studies (Japanese and Chinese)
- Associate of Arts in Bilingual Communication Studies (Korean and Chinese)
- Associate of Arts in English for Professional Communication
Associate of Arts in Bilingual Communication Studies (Japanese and Chinese)
The programme offers students a strong foundation in the Japanese language skills and professional and academic knowledge and skills in Chinese/English. Students are expected to be equipped with Japanese skills equivalent to Level N3 of Japanese Language Proficiency Test after the completion of study. In order to enhance students’ social communication and language skills, various activities are organized, such as summer study tour to Japan, Afureko (dubbing) Contest, Japanese Singing Contest, or exchange activities with Japanese people.
Admission, entry requirements, fees
Applications can be submitted by the following methods:
- E-APP (for current year HKDSE only)
- Online Application (for applicants with other qualifications)
- By Post / In Person (Application Form)
Click here for more information on admissions procedures.
Programme Specific Entry Requirements
- No programme specific entrance requirements.
Associate Degree Programmes
HK$1,900 per credit x
63 Credits required for Programme Completion
Associate of Social Science in Social Work
HK$2,600 per credit x 38 social work courses credit +
HK$1,900 per credit x 21 general Education credit +
HK$2,500 per credit x 15 fieldwork placement credit
A Graduation Fee of $400 will be charged upon enrolment in a programme.
Students enrolled in self-financing Bachelor/Associate Degree /Higher Diploma programmes are eligible to apply for financial assistance from the following sources:
- Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (FASP)
Provides means-tested financial assistance to needy full-time students pursuing locally-accredited, self-financing post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree. The scheme aims to provide financial assistance to needy students so that no eligible students will be denied access to post-secondary education because of lack of means.
Enquiries: 2152 9000
- Non-means Tested Loan Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (NLSPS)
The NLSPS is used to complement the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) to provide loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees of locally-accredited, self-financing full-time post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree.
Enquiries: 2150 6222
- Continuing Education Fund (CEF)
Some of the AD programmes or course(s) in the AD programmes are included in the list of reimbursable courses for CEF purposes.
The CEF subsidizes students with learning aspirations to pursue continuing education and training courses without age limit. Eligible applicants enrolling on courses after 1 August 2022 will be reimbursed 80% of their fees on the first $10,000 and 60% on the second $15,000, subject to a maximum sum of HK$25,000 (whichever is the less), upon successful completion of a reimbursable programme/course(s).
Prior to 1 August 2022, the following condition will apply:
The CEF subsidizes students over 18 years of age with learning aspirations to pursue continuing education and training courses. Eligible applicants enrolling on courses between 1 April 2019 and 31 July 2022 will be reimbursed 80% of their fees on the first $10,000 and 60% on the second $10,000, subject to a maximum sum of HK$20,000 (whichever is the less), upon successful completion of a reimbursable programme/course(s).
Enquiries: 3142 2277
Programme structure and outcomes
- Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)
- Main subject areas
- Programme structure
- Career opportunities
- Programme enquiry
Upon successful completion of his programme, students should be able to:
- Communicate in the spoken and written languages of their option about personal, social, cultural and workplace matters at a level equivalent to an internationally recognised assessment test*;
- Demonstrate a level of language skills appropriate for further studies, for employment and for personal development;
- Apply enhanced general knowledge of languages, society and culture of their option for further study and/ or employment;
- Identify and critically explore problems, gather relevant information, carry out and present basic research under guidance, and purpose solutions to address problems responsibly both individually and as part of a team; and
- Relate major ideas in arts and humanities, science and technology to their own area of study.
English: IELTS 6.0
French: Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B1 Level
Japanese: Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N3 Level
Korean: Korean Language Ability Test (KLAT) Level 3 or Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) Level 3
Spanish: Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B1 Level
- Oral Communication in Japanese
- Written Communication in Japanese
- Japanese for Professional Communication
- Bilingual Project
- Bilingual Studies
- Chinese Language Enhancement
- Practical Chinese
- Chinese for Business Contexts
- Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
To qualify for this award, a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 63 credit points by satisfactory completion of the following core courses.
|Course Code||Course Name|
|LAC14200||Chinese Language Enhancement|
|LAC22612||Chinese for Business Contexts|
|LAC24204||Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature|
|LAC22601||Bilingual Studies (Japanese and Chinese/English)|
|LAC14800||Oral Communication in Japanese I|
|LAC14801||Oral Communication in Japanese II|
|LAC14802||Written Communication in Japanese I|
|LAC14803||Written Communication in Japanese II|
|LAC24800||Oral Communication in Japanese III|
|LAC24801||Written Communication in Japanese III|
|LAC24802||Written Communication in Japanese IV|
|LAC24803||Japanese for Professional Communication|
|CGE1000 (1500)||English for Academic Studies A or B|
|CGE2000||English Professional Communication|
|CGE12311||Cultural Neighbours – China, Japan and Korea|
An additional 2 General Education courses to be chosen as electives.
At least one course must be chosen from Science and Technology, and one of the courses chosen must be at level A2
General elective courses must be selected from all the following domains:
- Administrative assistant
- Public relations officer
- Customer service officer
- Legislative assistant
- Teaching assistant
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Telephone: (852) 2707 3113
Fax: (852) 2707 3114
Address: 3/F, UOW College Hong Kong, 18 Che Kung Miu Road, Tai Wai, New Territories, Hong Kong
(accessible via MTR Tai Wai Station Exit B)
Telephone: (852) 2707 3111
Fax: (852) 2707 3222
Address: 1/F, UOW College Hong Kong, 18 Che Kung Miu Road, Tai Wai, New Territories, Hong Kong
(accessible via MTR Tai Wai Station Exit B)