Chinese Language and Literature

JS4018 中國語言及文學

80

Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.

4

Duration of Study

The normative study period is 4 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:

1

Programme Highlights

2

2020 Requirements

3

Score Calculation

4

2019 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...

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Department with the Longest History

The Department of Chinese Language and Literature has the longest history at CUHK. The Department offers rigorous training in Chinese language and literature from close examination of the characteristic features of Chinese language, in-depth introduction to traditional theories of language and modern linguistics, to critical study of classical and modern literature.

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Wide Selection of Courses

Students can select from more than 50 specialty courses according to their academic interests, including philology and linguistics, Qin/Han textual studies, Tang/Song poetry, modern Chinese fiction or creative writing - all under the guidance of erudite faculty members.
Click here to see the courses offered by the department. 

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Dual Degree Programme with Peking University

A dual undergraduate degree programme is offered in collaboration with the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Peking University from 2019/20, which combines the advantages of the both institutions to strengthen the learning experience of students.

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What can you expect from the Chinese Language and Literature programme in CUHK?

Watch the following video to find out:
Introduction to the Department of Chinese Language and Literature [4:09] in Cantonese

  For more information of the Chinese Language and Literature programme, please visit the following...

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Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

SubjectLevel
English3
Chinese3
Mathematics2
Liberal Studies2
Elective 13
Elective 2 or M1/M23

Note 1: Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.

Note 2: The programme does NOT accept application for waiver of Chinese Language requirement.

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

No

After
release of
HKDSE results:

No

For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion


Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting


Subject with heavier weighting

Chinese (weighting ranges from 1.2 - 2.0)

Selection Principle


Best 5

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of Best 5 HKDSE subjects.

Bonus points will be awarded to the 6th and 7th subjects.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting


No Penalty will be imposed

  

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3For 2020 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2019 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2019 entry: Best 5

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ5*5**5*4 5*5  30
M5*445 5*5*528
LQ5**444 5*5326

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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