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English Studies
Advanced Standing II
Major
English Studies
英語語言
Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Arts in English Studies
文學士(英語語言)
Offering Academic Unit
Department of English
Normal Period of Study
2 years
Maximum Period of Study
5 years
Credit Units Required for Graduation
63 credit units
Note: The following curriculum information is subject to periodic review and changes.

GE Requirements (12 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2017/18



  Credit Units
University Requirements Discipline-specific English 3
Distributional Requirements Take 1 course from any one of the three distributional areas:

Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
Area 3: Science and Technology

Visit the GE website for more course information.
3
College-specified Courses

Take 2 courses from the following:

AIS2032 Hong Kong: Continuity and Change in a Global City
AIS2200 Introduction to International Studies Through Film
CAH2201 The Mirror for Today: Introduction to Chinese History
CAH2516 Society, Theatre and Performance
CAH2545 Texts in Chinese Art and Culture
CAH2551 Chinese Art and Political Expression
CAH2810 Ancient Chinese History 1
CAH2811 Ancient Chinese History 2
CAH2840 Modern Chinese History
CAH2854 The City in Chinese History
CAH2865 History of Chinese Art
CAH2871 American History
CAH3851 Chinese Archaeology
CAH3852 World Archaeological History
COM3107 Fundamentals of Persuasive Communication
COM3408 Integrated Strategic Communication
EN2321 Modern and Contemporary Fiction
EN2801 Popular Culture and Social Life
EN3583 Facebook and Autobiography. How we narrate ourselves on social network sites.
LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics
LT2306 Appreciating Written Texts
LT3234 Language and Cognition
LT3345 Discovering and Managing Terms
POL2106 Government and Economy
POL3113 Issues in Contemporary World Politics
POL3114 Seminars on Hong Kong Government and Politics
POL3120 Politics and Media
POL3207 Health Care Policy and Ethics
POL3233 Managing the Housing System
POL3234 Transport Planning and Management
POL3309 Issues in Public Management
POL3310 Public Management in the Information Age
POL3410 Management Ethics
POL3703 Labour and the State in China
POL3900 Social Innovation and Public Policy
POL3914 The European Union
SS1012 Youth in a Changing Society
SS1611 Movies and Psychology
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College / School Requirements (0 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2017/18



Full exemption from college requirements is given.

Major Requirements (51 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2017/18



1. Core Courses (36 credit units = 18 major core + 18 stream core)

Major Core Requirement (18 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EN2711The Structure of English3
EN2717Literary and Cultural Studies3
EN2718Literature and Adaptation3
EN2719English in Society3
EN2848Language and Digital Media3
EN3525English in Corporate and Professional Communication3

Stream Requirement (18 credit units)

Concentration Stream: Corporate and Professional Communication
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EN3321Public Speaking and Presentations in English3
EN3511Professional Communication Internship3
EN4510Professional Communication Projects6
EN4564Strategic Business Communication in English3
EN4574Communication Strategies in Business Projects3

Concentration Stream: English for the Creative Professions
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EN3504Intercultural Communication3
EN3585Creative Professions Internship3
EN3589English Speech and Performance3
EN4511English in Creative and Cultural Professions3
EN4572Creative Professions Projects6

2. Electives Courses (15 credit units)

Concentration Stream: Corporate and Professional Communication

Stream Electives (15 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EN2709Introduction to English Literary and Cultural Studies3
EN2713Corporate Training in Business Practices3
EN2837Communicating Fashion Culture3
EN2855Image Management for Professionals3
EN3329Discourse and Pragmatics3
EN3513Promotional Writing in English3
EN3561Advertising Copywriting in English3
EN3583Facebook and Autobiography. How we narrate ourselves on social network sites.3
EN3584Professional Communication Study Tour3
EN3586Organizational Culture and Communication3
EN3587Critical Discourse Analysis3
EN4166Writing for New Media3
EN4505Cross-cultural Organizational Communication3
EN4519Public Relations Writing in English3
EN4527Professional and Corporate Discourse3
EN4528Multimodal and Mediated Discourse3
EN4563Writing for Management3
EN4565Negotiation in Professional Contexts3
EN4573Language in Law and Crime3

Concentration Stream: English for the Creative Professions

Stream Electives (15 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
EN2131Asian Literature in English3
EN2322Creative Writing3
EN2319Introduction to English Poetry3
EN2320Fantasy in Literature3
EN2321Modern and Contemporary Fiction3
EN2709Introduction to English Literary and Cultural Studies3
EN2801Popular Culture and Social Life3
EN2808Introduction to English Film Studies3
EN2832Popular Music and Social Life3
EN2837Communicating Fashion Culture3
EN2842Shakespeare: Introduction to Genius3
EN3327Drama Workshop3
EN3329Discourse and Pragmatics3
EN3513Promotional Writing in English3
EN3561Advertising Copywriting in English3
EN3572Fiction Writing3
EN3573Poetry Writing3
EN3574Creative Non-Fiction Writing3
EN3575Script Writing3
EN3576The English Novel3
EN3577Creative and Cultural Study Tour3
EN3578Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults3
EN3579World Literature in English3
EN3580Literature in the Digital Age3
EN3581Literature and the City3
EN3587Critical Discourse Analysis3
EN4166Writing for New Media3
EN4519Public Relations Writing in English3
EN4525Gender Discourse3
EN4528Multimodal and Mediated Discourse3