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City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

BA in Linguistics and Language Applications

BA in Linguistics and Language Applications Regular Class
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Aims of Major

This major aims to educate students so that they will become language professionals who are familiar with linguistics and language-related applications. Students will also develop an analytical, critical and creative mind and an open attitude towards people from different cultures.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Major (MILOs)

Upon successful completion of this Major, students should be able to:

(1) Apply knowledge of linguistics, language skills and modern language technology to their professional careers.

(2) Perform, as proficient, effective and versatile communicators with a good understanding of the nature of language, language-related applications in a competitive and multilingual workplace.

(3) Benefit from their exposure to world languages and cultures when working with people in an international and culturally diverse workplace.

(4) Think analytically, critically and creatively, and apply their training in knowledge discovery, evaluating alternatives and formulating ideas, which may be innovative, to their study, work and life.

(5) Continue to develop intellectually in a life-long learning process.

Academic Excellence

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, Linguistics of CityU is ranked 43rd this year.

Besides being a well-established academic discipline in its own right, linguistics, the scientific study of language, often plays an important role in curricula of language-related majors in universities of the world. In Hong Kong, linguistics degrees are in general recognized as English language majors for the purpose of teaching in schools. Linguistics students may have their strengths in other languages and may choose careers in various language-related fields. Coupling language with information technology also gives students an advantage in the modern world.

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City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

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