Important note

The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English for Professional Communication (BAEPC) has been renamed the Bachelor of Arts in English Studies (BAELST) starting from 2012 cohort. Prospective students please apply to the BAELST. Please click here for more information about the BAELST.

Credit distribution - 2010 and 2011 cohort

  Advanced
standing I*
Advanced
standing II**
Gateway education    
  Distributional area requirements 12 9
  English attainment requirement 6 3
  Chinese language requirement 3 n.a.
College requirement 9 n.a.
Programme requirement    
  Core: Major 15 15
  Core: Stream 18 18
Programme electives    
  Electives: Stream 9 9
  Electives: Writing 6 6
  Electives: External 3 3
Minor (optional) 15-18 15-18
Free electives 9 n.a.
Total no. of credit units    
  Minimum 90 63
  Maximum 114 84

*For students with recognised Advanced Level Examinations or equivalent qualifications
** For students with recognised Associate Degree, Higher Diploma or equivalent qualifications