Bachelor of Arts Chinese Language and Literature

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Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 4 years
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Entry Requirements

General Requirements (Notes)

1. Applicants shall be eligible to apply if they:

*have obtained in one sitting of the GCE Advanced Level Examination pass grades in no less than three Advanced Level subjects (Applicants with pass grades in 2 Advanced Level and 2 Advanced Subsidiary Level subjects may also apply)*; OR

*have acquired an International Baccalaureate Diploma (check preferred subject requirements of the programmes)*; OR

*possess a qualification obtained outside Hong Kong which qualifies them for university admission in the country/region where such qualification is originated (e.g. high school diploma plus SAT in USA, UEC / STPM in Malaysia, ATAR in Australia, OSSD in Canada, GSAT in Taiwan, etc.); OR

have successfully completed:

*at least one year of full-time undergraduate study at a recognized university; OR

*a course of study leading to the qualification of an associate degree / higher diploma; OR

*are mature persons aged 23 or over on 1st September in the year when admission is sought, provided they are able to show either by publication or by other acceptable evidence that they have achieved sufficient competence in their chosen field of study to justify admission; or have shown exceptional ability in appropriate academic or professional fields; OR

*have other exceptional achievements which merit admission.

For candidates who have completed only GCE-AS or the first year of IB Diploma studies with outstanding results, they may be considered for admission under special circumstances on individual merits case-by-case.


2. Language Requirement

Applicants should have attained an acceptable level of proficiency in English. Below are the minimum required scores or grades for some of the more common acceptable examinations.

Test (English Language) Minimum Attainment

GCE-AL/AS          E


IB            4

IELTS      6.0

SAT Reasoning Test Essay             8


- Paper 550

- Computer         213

- Internet            80

In addition to the General Requirements, including the Language Requirement, individual programmes may have additional or higher requirements. Please refer to the website(s) of the respective programme(s) to which you wish to apply for admission for updates on the programme requirements.



Students admitted on GCE A-level / IB or equivalent qualifications (e.g. STPM) will normally be required to complete 99 units of courses (normative period of study is 3 years) in order to graduate. Students admitted on standing below GCE A-level / IB qualification (e.g. qualifications obtained outside Hong Kong for admission to 4-year undergraduate programmes of an overseas university) will normally be required to complete 123 units of courses (normative period of study is 4 years) in order to graduate. There are yet some other programmes that are offered as a standard four-year or five-year programme.


Additional Considerations

Applicants are:

1.expected to possess keen interests, suitable talents or academic background to make a unique contribution to the cultural diversity on campus;

2.recommended to take TOEFL, IELTS or another acceptable language test, if English is not their native language;

3.expected to be able to support themselves financially during all periods of enrolment




























Course Code      Course Title        Unit(s)

CHLL1110             Introduction to Chinese Linguistics           3

CHLL1211             Ancient Texts and Information Technology          2

CHLL1401             Introduction to Literature            3

CHLL1402             Writing 2

CHLL2121             Introduction to Chinese Philology             3

CHLL2131             Introduction to Chinese Phonology         3

CHLL2212             Introduction to the Study of Classical Chinese Texts         3

CHLL2300             History of Chinese Literature I    3

CHLL2301             History of Chinese Literature II  3

CHLL2350             Classical Chinese Poetry: Selected Readings and Writing Practice               2

CHLL2401             Introduction to Modern Chinese Literature         3

CHLL2402             Readings in Modern Chinese Literature 3

CHLL3110             Applied Linguistics           3

CHLL3121             Studies in Chinese Characters    3

CHLL3131             Studies in Chinese Phonology    3

CHLL3132             Chinese Prosodic Phonology       3

CHLL3141             Modern Chinese Grammar          3

CHLL3151             Chinese Rhetoric              3

CHLL3161             Putonghua: Research and Teaching         3

CHLL3162             Study of Cantonese        3

CHLL3221             Lun Yu   3

CHLL3222             Meng Zi                3

CHLL3223             Li Ji         3

CHLL3231             Shi Ji      3

CHLL3232             Han Shu               3

CHLL3233             Chinese Bibliography      3

CHLL3310             Poetry of Tao Qian          3

CHLL3311             Poetry of Li Bai  3

CHLL3312             Major Author(s) (Prose)               3

CHLL3313             Major Author(s) (Poetry)             3

CHLL3314             Major Author(s) (Ci Poetry)        3

CHLL3315             Ci Poetry of Su Shi and Xin Qiji    3

CHLL3316             Zhaoming Wenxuan       3

CHLL3320             Selected Works of Qu    3

CHLL3321             Classical Chinese Fiction (Short Stories)  3

CHLL3322             Classical Chinese Fiction (Novel)                3

CHLL3323             Scholar-Beauty Romance             3

CHLL3324             Chuanqi and Kunqu Opera from Ming through Qing         3

CHLL3341             Women’s Literature from Ming through Qing     3

CHLL3351             Classical Chinese Ci Poetry: Selected Readings and Writing Practice          3

CHLL3352             Classical Chinese Prose: Selected Readings and Writing Practice 3

CHLL3360             Introduction to Foreign Literature I          3

CHLL3401             Introduction to Foreign Literature II        3

CHLL3402             Modern Chinese Literature and Film       3

CHLL3403             Creative Writing               3

CHLL3404             Modern Chinese Poetry               3

CHLL3405             Modern Chinese Prose 3

CHLL3406             Modern Chinese Fiction (Novella and Short Stories)        3

CHLL3407             Modern Chinese Fiction (Novel)               3

CHLL3408             Modern Chinese Drama                3

CHLL4001             Independent Research I               0

CHLL4002             Independent Research II              6

CHLL4110             Selected Topics in Chinese Linguistics     3

CHLL4121             Chinese Paleography and Ancient Texts                3

CHLL4141             Chinese Historical Grammar        3

CHLL4151             Chinese Textual Exegesis             3

CHLL4161             Chinese Dialectology      3

CHLL4224             Zuo Zhuan           3

CHLL4241             Lu Shi Chun Qiu 3

CHLL4242             Zhuang Zi             3

CHLL4243             Xun Zi    3

CHLL4244             Han Fei Zi             3

CHLL4251             Selected Topics on Classical Texts             3

CHLL4252             Selected Topics on Excavated Texts         3

CHLL4310             Shi Jing 3

CHLL4311             Chu Ci   3

CHLL4312             Poetry of Du Fu                3

CHLL4313             Prose of Han Yu                3

CHLL4314             Prose of Liu Zongyuan   3

CHLL4320             Classical Chinese Drama                3

CHLL4321             Drama of Tang Xianzu    3

CHLL4322             Honglou meng  3

CHLL4330             Wenxin diaolong              3

CHLL4331             Classical Literary Criticism             3

CHLL4332             Chinese Poetics                3

CHLL4340             Literature of the Jian'an Period  3

CHLL4341             Selected Topics in Classical Chinese Literature    3

CHLL4342             Chinese Literature (1840-1919)  3

CHLL4401             Literature and Art            3

CHLL4402             Modern Literary Criticism             3

CHLL4403             Hong Kong Literature     3

CHLL4404             May Fourth Women Writers       3

CHLL4405             Eileen Chang: Works and Adaptations    3

CHLL4406             Studies of Selected Author(s) (Modern Chinese Literature)         3

CHLL4407             Selected Topics in Modern Chinese Literature    3

CHLL4408             Modern Chinese Literature and Culture                3

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