Important note

Any student would like to declare a minor should take at least half of the coursework at the Department. That is 8 out of 15 credit units for a minor. In this connection, coursework exemption or credit transfer should be limited to a maximum of 7.

Application

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Introduction

This programme aims to:

  • Assist students in developing their English proficiency through the study of and exposure to a wide range of professional and social communicative contexts, locally and internationally.
  • Acquaint students with a basic theoretical understanding of the use of English especially in Creative and Cultural industries, and the impact of globalization on the use and manipulation of language within these contexts.
  • Equip students with the ability to analyze the use of English in a range of professional and social communicative contexts, especially within creative and cultural industries.
  • Develop in students an appreciation for the relationship between communication and culture, bringing an awareness of the roles and rules of language both within and across a range of intercultural and intra-cultural contexts.
  • Offer students basic training in the use of language in specific creative professions.
  • Develop in students the ability to critically evaluative and reflect on language and issues; build their interpersonal skills and adapt to different professional contexts.