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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

BA (Hons) in Linguistics and Translation

BA (Hons) in Linguistics and Translation Regular Class
Universitas123 - Akademik


Programme Aims 

  • To train language and knowledge professionals for our knowledge-rich and highly connected world, with a special focus on biliteracy and trilingual proficiency.
  • To endow our graduates with highly sophisticated communication skills, especially the following: cultural and domain sensitivity in intercultural and corporate communication; inter-personal skills and empathy in both face-to-face communication and over digital media; and the technological knowhow to master current and future new media.
  • To equip our graduates with a general knowledge of the underlying concepts and profession-specific literacy and skills requirements in linguistics, speech sciences, translation and interpreting, and corporate communication.
  • To equip our graduates with competence in handling data analytics for language content and with the ability to extract and distil relevant trends and information from big linguistic data sets to meet the needs of society.

Programme Characteristics

  • Leveraging the combined strengths of linguistics and translation to create a synergy of theories, applications and professional training.
  • Capitalising on advanced information and communication technologies (ICT) to prepare language professionals for digital applications across a wide range of language-related professions (e.g., machine translation/interpreting and automatic tools for text and speech processing).

Medium of Instruction

Universitas123 - Berita


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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