Translation (TRAN) as Home Major and English Language and Literature (ENG) as Second Major

Students taking TRAN as their Home Major are required to take all required courses (36 units) and four electives (12 units). Details are given below. In their Second Major programme, they are required to take 10 required courses (30 units) and four electives (12 units).


TRAN as Home Major  
Required Courses 36 units
  TRAN2005 Principles and Methods of Translation 3 units
  TRAN2006 Linguistics for Translators 3 units
  TRAN2027 Practical Translation 3 units
  TRAN3007 Culture and Translation 3 units
  TRAN3016 Professional Studies 3 units
  TRAN3036 Beginning Interpreting 3 units
  TRAN4005 Theories and Philosophies I 3 units
  TRAN4007 Translation Criticism 3 units
  TRAN4037 Translation and Intercultural Studies 3 units
  TRAN4046 Placement Portfolio I 3 units
  TRAN4898 Honours Project (Translation/Thesis) 3 units
  TRAN4899 Honours Project (Translation/Thesis) 3 units
Major Elective Courses 12 units
Students must choose four courses from the following groups, at least two courses of which must be at 3000 or 4000 level:
  TRAN1005 Introduction to Translation 3 units
  TRAN2007 Research Methods for Translation Studies 3 units
  TRAN2015 Communication and Translation 3 units
  TRAN2016 English for Translators II: Written Genres 3 units
  TRAN2017 Reading Chinese Literature in Translation 3 units
  TRAN2025 Translating Across Media 3 units
  TRAN2026 Contrastive Language Studies: English and Chinese 3 units
  TRAN2035 Translation, Museums and Intercultural Representation 3 units
  TRAN2036 Introduction to Tibetan Culture and Language 3 units
  TRAN2037 English for Translators I: Grammar, Structure and Style 3 units
  TRAN3026 Media Translation 3 units
  TRAN3027 Spanish/Chinese Translation 3 units
  TRAN3035 Introduction to Translation Technology 3 units
  TRAN3037 Intermediate Interpreting 3 units
  TRAN3045 Drama and Film Translation 3 units
  TRAN3046 Introduction to Localization 3 units
  TRAN3047 Religion and Translation Across Time and Space 3 units
  TRAN4006 Theories and Philosophies II 3 units
  TRAN4015 Gender and Translation 3 units
  TRAN4025 Legal and Government Document Translation 3 units
  TRAN4026 Literary Translation 3 units
  TRAN4027 Special Topic(s) in Translation 3 units
  TRAN4035 Translation of Scientific and Technological Texts 3 units
  TRAN4036 Translation, Publishing and Global Circulation 3 units
  TRAN4045 Intersemiotic Translation, Adaptation and Intertextuality  3 units
  TRAN4047 Translation Workshop 3 units
  TRAN4055 Comparative Topics in Chinese/Hispanic Cultures 3 units
  TRAN4056 Community Interpreting 3 units
  TRAN4057 Conference Interpreting 3 units
  TRAN4066 Placement Portfolio II 3 units


ENG as Second Major  
Required Courses 30 units
  ENGL1005 English, Creativity, and Cultures 3 units
  ENGL2005 Introduction to the Study of Language 3 units
  ENGL2006 Language, Culture and Society  3 units
  ENGL2015 Literature and Culture 3 units
  ENGL2007 Literary and Comparative Studies 3 units
  ENGL2016 Sounds of English around the World 3 units
  ENGL2017 Stepping Stones in English Grammar  3 units
  ENGL2025 The Art of Storytelling  3 units
  ENGL2026 Argumentation and Persuasion  3 units
  ENGL2027 Academic and Professional Writing   3 units
  ENGL3005 Research Skills in English Language and Literature   3 units
Major Elective Courses 12 units
Students must choose four courses from the following groups, at least two courses of which must be at 3000 or 4000 level:
  Group A: Language and Communication Studies
  ENGL2095 Foundations of Language Studies 3 units
  ENGL3007 Discourse Studies 3 units
  ENGL3026 Special Topic in Language 3 units
  ENGL3027 Special Topic in Linguistic Theory 3 units
  ENGL3107 Acquiring and Learning a Language 3 units
  ENGL3115 Studying Hong Kong Through the Lens of Language 3 units
  ENGL3205 Components of a Word 3 units
  ENGL3206 Critical Discourse Analysis 3 units
  ENGL3207 Language and Intercultural Communication 3 units
  ENGL3305 Studying Meaning 3 units
  ENGL3306 Understanding Phonological Patterns 3 units
  ENGL3307 Architecture of Grammar 3 units
  ENGL4006 Advanced Topic in Language 3 units
  ENGL4007 Advanced Topic in Linguistic Theory 3 units
  ENGL4017 Advanced Seminar in Language and Gender 3 units
  ENGL4025 Analysing Multimodal Communication 3 units
  ENGL4026 Exploring Intercultural Communication through Films and Literature 3 units
  ENGL4027 Exploring Bilingualism and Bilingual Education 3 units
  ENGL4035 Functional Grammar 3 units
  ENGL4036 Language, Communication and Advertising 3 units
  ENGL4037 Language and the Workplace 3 units
  ENGL4045 Language in Education 3 units
  ENGL4047 Perspectives on Universal Themes 3 units
  ENGL4055 Stories of English 3 units
  ENGL4056 Theoretical Linguist Meets World 3 units
  ENGL4057 Unravelling Syntax 3 units
  ENGL4115 Tone in Human Languages 3 units
  ENGL4116 Language and Power 3 units
  Group B: Literary and Comparative Studies
  ENGL2035 The Short Story 3 units
  ENGL2036 Pre-Modern Drama  3 units
  ENGL2076 Poetry  3 units
  ENGL2077 Critical Approaches to Literature  3 units
  ENGL2086 Poetry and Poetics  3 units
  ENGL3015 Creative Writing  3 units
  ENGL3025 Faces of Comparative Literature 3 units
  ENGL3036 Chinese-Western Literary Relations  3 units
  ENGL3037 Creative Writing Workshop 3 units
  ENGL3045 Great Novels in English  3 units
  ENGL3046 Literature and the Nobel Prize  3 units
  ENGL3055 Literature and Film  3 units
  ENGL3066 Modern and Contemporary Drama  3 units
  ENGL3096 The Child and Literature  3 units
  ENGL3105 Twentieth-Century Literature  3 units
  ENGL3106 Modern and Contemporary Poetry  3 units
  ENGL3116 Hong Kong Literature 3 units
  ENGL3405 Shakespeare as Dramatist 3 units
  ENGL4016 American Popular Fiction after 1950  3 units
  ENGL4046 Hong Kong Stories in English  3 units
  ENGL4065 Dystopian Fiction  3 units
  ENGL4066 World Literatures  3 units
  ENGL4067 Comics and Graphic Novels  3 units
  ENGL4075 Special Topic in Comparative Literature  3 units
  ENGL4076 21st Century Fiction  3 units
  ENGL4077 Detective Fiction  3 units
  ENGL4085 Special Topic in Literature  3 units
  ENGL4086 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries  3 units
  ENGL4087 Special Topic in Critical Theory  3 units
  ENGL4095 Gender and Literature 3 units
  ENGL4096 Diaspora Writing in English 3 units
  ENGL4097 Gothic Literature 3 units
  ENGL4105 Comparative Drama 3 units
  ENGL4106 Literary Journalism 3 units
  ENGL4107 Postcolonial Fiction 3 units
  ENGL4117 The Human History of Amorous Deeds 3 units
  ENGL4125 Literature and Religion 3 units

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