Project Description

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English Language and Culture

Programme Outline
Outstanding Feature
Programme Structure
Career Prospects and Further Studies

Students must complete 160 credits.

(i) 60 credits of compulsory courses from Table 1 (each course carries 5 credits);
(ii) 60 credits of elective courses from Table 2 (each course carries 5 credits);
(iii) 20 credits of outside discipline courses (each course carries 5 credits); and
(iv) 20 credits of purpose-designed General Education (GE) courses.

Table 1: Compulsory Courses

Foundation level courses
ENGL A102F Classic American Films
ENGL A103F British and American Short Stories
ENGL A131F Introduction to English Fiction
ENGL A132F Introduction to English Drama and Poetry
Middle level courses
ENGL A203F Hitchcock Films
ENGL A204F Modern British and American Drama
ENGL A206F Asian Writings in English
ENGL A211F The Structure of Modern English: Words and Sentences
ENGL A221F The Structure of Modern English: Sounds and Meaning
ENGL A235F World Englishes and Globalization
ENGL A236F English-language Media and Pop Culture
ENGL A241F English Language and Hong Kong Culture

Table 2: Elective Courses

Middle level courses
ENGL A205F Folktales and Children’s Literature in English
ENGL A222F English Grammar and Usage
ENGL A231F English Literature in the Modern World
ENGL A232F Socio-cultural Issues in English Literature I
ENGL A233F Socio-cultural Issues in English Literature II
ENGL A237F Culture and Adaptation Studies
ENGL A238F British and American Food Culture in Media
ENGL A239F Horror, Violence and Culture
ENGL A240F Cultural Representations of the Metropolis
Higher level courses
ENGL A321F Shakespeare
ENGL A322F Chinese Literature in English Translation
ENGL A324F Topic(s) in Chinese-Western Comparative Literature
ENGL A326F The Poetics of English in Popular Song Lyrics
ENGL A340F Special Topic(s) in Cultural Studies
ENGL A341F Research Methods for English Studies
ENGL A342F Major English Authors
LANG A333F Introduction to Sociolinguistics
LANG A334F Stylistics
LANG A338F Semantics
LANG A335F Discourse Analysis
LANG A339F Pragmatics