|This is an MA by coursework degree offered to those presently engaged in or planning to engage in language-related professions. The programme considers the needs for linguistic sophistication with regard to Chinese and English language issues for the following professions in particular: language teachers, administrators and language officers, instructors in tertiary and adult/continuing education, translators, and media specialists.
In order to fulfill the graduation requirements, students of the programme are required to take five core subjects and either (i) two electives and a dissertation, or (ii) four electives (without a dissertation). Classes will be delivered on either weekday evenings or Saturdays.
The programme is designed with build-in flexibility. Students may choose to do: (i) part-time study over a normal period of two academic years or (ii) full-time study over a normal period of one year. With the approval of Course Management Committee, students can request to extend their study period to a maximum of three part-time years.