City University of Hong Kong

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New bachelor degree students

In order to meet the University’s English Language Requirement, bachelor degree students entering City University with a DSE English Level 3 are required to take the following course in academic English, as a pre-requisite to GE1401 University English.

Code Title Hours per week Total hours Length Credits
LC0200A English for Academic Purposes 1 3 39 1 semester 3
LC0200B English for Academic Purposes 2 3 39 1 semester 3

Check out ‘Who Takes What’ on the left-hand menu for further information about which course[s] you need to take and whether or not you are eligible for exemption from any course.

New associate degree students in the Division of Building Science and Technology (BST) and the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

In order to meet the University’s English Language Requirement, associate degree students of BST and the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering entering City University are required to take the following LC courses, depending on DSE English score.

Code Title Hours per week Total hours Length Credits
LC0009 English Foundation Course for Associate Degree Students 3 39 1 semester 0
LC1002 English Enhancement Course for Associate Degree Students I 3 39 1 semester 3
LC1003 English Enhancement Course for Associate Degree Students II 3 39 1 semester 3

Check out ‘Who Takes What’ on the left-hand menu for further information about which courses you need to take and whether or not you are eligible for exemption from any of the courses.


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 exemption from LC courses and exceptions to the requirements.