Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Language Studies and Translation

School of Arts and Social Sciences Programmes & Courses Undergraduate Programmes (full-time) Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Language Studies and Translation


This 4-year translation degree programme aims to enable students to learn a range of language phenomena and translation skills, and prepare them for career development as well as academic enrichment. This major offers a variety of courses designed to expand students' intellectual horizons on top of enhancing their language ability that are needed for cross-cultural communication to meet the modern needs of globalisation. The Language Studies and Translation programme combines various language systems of English such as sound, word, grammar, meaning and usage, as well as encompasses practical skills in dealing with the cultural dimension of translation.

Furthermore, courses from our translation degree accounts for the differences between the English and Chinese languages and handling translated texts in specialized areas, including law, business, public administration and media. This translation degree programme intends to bring students to a level of proficiency that will enable them to be linguistically and analytically equipped to be language professionals and translators.

Graduates from our translation programme are able to complete extended translation assignments and deal with linguistically and culturally-related problems in translation, and to comprehend, analyse and explain complicate language phenomena and to perform various language tasks confidently as other practising language professionals.