This is a double-degree programme aiming to foster a group of bilingual business graduates who possess a high level of English and Chinese proficiency and comprehensive knowledge of business for the pursuit of a career in international enterprises and organizations.
The importance of good language and communication skills cannot be underestimated in the global business environment in which being able to reach out to other nations is essential.
Courses in the programme are designed to equip students with concepts and technical know-how to write and speak English and Chinese proficiently in the business context.
What you will gain
Solid knowledge of a discipline
To demonstrate specific theoretical and practical knowledge and skills related to English and Chinese and the two cultures, and international business.
Competent bilingual communicative skills
To communicate in English and Chinese effectively and confidently both orally and in written forms.
Global perspectives in practice
To become a global citizen who will aspire to contribute to culturally and linguistically diverse societies in a comprehensive and meaningful way in a multicultural, multilingual and global context.
Problem solving with team work
To work collaboratively and to apply logical, analytical and creative thinking to a range of problems in your workplace.
No. of Credits
Language and business studies
General education and other discipline courses
There are various admission routes to the programme. For latest specific entrance requirements and application, please visit the Undergraduate Admissions website HERE.
Year 1 Entry
JUPAS The university general entrance requirement of 3-3-2-2-2 is applicable.
Non-JUPAS Applicants with local academic qualifications other than HKDSE: – Complete Year 1 study of a recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programme; or – Obtain Grade E or above in AS Chinese Language & Culture and Use of English, and 2 AL/ 1 AL plus 2 AS/ 4 AS subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (or equivalent); and – Satisfactory performance in the admission interview
Exchange & Immersion Programmes
Students will have the chance to participate in a wide range of exchange and immersion programmes at E&L.
*Financial support from QEM Fund will be provided. The amount of support each participant will receive depends on the fund available and the size of participants in that particular year.
Students may also apply for other scholarships, such as, Reaching Out Award (EDB) and Scheme for Subsidy on Exchange.
English Language and Culture Immersion Programme
(Warwick Immersion Programme)
Destination: University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Duration: 3 weeks during late May to mid June
Fees: Estimated to be HKD24,000
Description: Warwick Immersion Programme is a stimulating and enjoyable programme. Participants stay in homestays, attend seminars and workshops, and pay visits to famous sites such as the birthplace of Shakespeare.
Japan Cultural Immersion Programme
Destination: Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 2 weeks in early June
Fees: Estimated to be HKD11,000
Description: The 2-week programme aims at giving students a taste of Japanese culture, education system and Japanese university life. It includes lectures, field trips and homestay at rural areas.
UBC Summer Study Tour
Destination: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 4 weeks either between June and July or between July and August
Fees: Estimated to be HKD30,000
Description: It is a 4-week academic programme offered by various faculties at UBC. Students can choose courses related to their studies or courses outside their discipline of studies.
Career Prospects & Further Studies
Graduates are equipped to take up professions in international business, marketing relations and management.
Graduates will be eligible to take up translation, English and Chinese editing and publishing jobs in different business or industry sectors, and to apply for postgraduate studies in Hong Kong and overseas countries.
Government's Subsidy Scheme & Scholarships
Students, who fulfilled the stipulated requirements set by EDB, are eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS) provided by the HKSAR Government. For details of the scheme and eligibility, please visit https://www.cspe.edu.hk/nmtss.
The University offers entrance scholarship to outstanding new students without requiring them to apply. Successful students may be awarded again in subsequent years of study, subject to outstanding performance at HKMU.
A number of donated scholarships are available for students demonstrating academic merit or improvement. For more details, please visit the Students Affairs Office (SAO) website: www.hkmu.edu.hk/sao.
As a double degree student, it is better to be diligent. Learning in the first year is relatively easy, although some knowledge concept takes time to master. Teachers are willing to answer any academic questions as long as I am not afraid to ask. Remember, don’t be afraid to ask your teacher questions!
ZHONG Xiaoting Betty (Year 2 student) – Awardee of the Outstanding Student Scholarship of the School 2020/21
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