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    Initial Application Deadline: 1 December 2018 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00
    Research Grants Council (RGC) Website: www.rgc.edu.hk/hkphd
    Doctor of Philosophy in Translation:  www.cuhk.edu.hk/tra
     
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    Keynote speakers:
    • Rainer Guldin, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland
    • Loredana Polezzi, Cardiff University
    • Carlos Rojas, Duke University
    Download forms from our website:
    http://traserver.tra.cuhk.edu.hk/space-web/
     
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A.  Admission Requirements

In addition to the general qualifications required for admission to the Graduate School, applicants should have a Master's degree in Translation or in a related field. In the latter case the Division may require the student to complete preliminary coursework at graduate level. Applicants are required to submit a 5-page research proposal on or before the application deadline and attend an interview.

All applicants must also fulfil the 'English Language Proficiency Requirement' as stipulated by the Graduate School before being considered for admission. Please refer to the website of the Graduate School for details.

B.  Study Scheme

Applicable to students admitted in 2017-18 and thereafter

 
1. Coursework Requirement
 
Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 units of courses for graduation. If the Division deems it necessary, a student may be required to take specific courses as prescribed by the Division.
 
Required courses:
TRAN 8100 (to be taken each term until completion of thesis)
TRAN 6910 and 6920 (to be taken in the first or second year of attendance, depending on when the courses are offered)
 
The thesis monitoring course is listed below:
TRAN 8100
 
2. Qualifying Examination
Students must pass a qualifying examination before they can be promoted to Ph.D. candidature. The examination will consist of a written and an oral examination based upon the reading lists drawn up by the Division.
 
Students are allowed no more than two attempts at passing the qualifying examination. Any second attempt must come within six months of the first one.
 
Students are required to pass the qualifying examination within the maximum period stipulated below calculated from the date of admission:
With research Master’s: Full-time 24 months
  Part-time 32 months
 
3. Other Requirements
(a) Students must fulfill the Term Assessment Requirement of the Graduate School. For details, please refer to Section 13.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk.
(b) A student must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in order to fulfill the graduation requirement, unless special approval is granted by the Graduate Council.
(c) Students are required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.
(d) Complete an Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) module on “Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research”. This is an online module and relevant information can be accessed from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html.
(e) Students are required to complete an online Research Ethics Training (RET) module on “Publication Ethics” offered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) and obtain a valid Publication Ethics Certificate for graduation. Relevant information can be accessed from the RET website at https://www.research-ethics.cuhk.edu.hk/web/. [Applicable for RPg and taught doctoral students admitted in 2017-18 and thereafter.]
 

C.  Course List

Code Course Title Units Remarks Outline
TRAN6910 Research Seminar in Translation I 3 Required Outline
TRAN6920 Research Seminar in Translation II 3 Required Outline
TRAN8100 Thesis Supervision 3 Required  

D.  Tuition Fee (2018-19)

Full-time: $42,100 per year
Part-time: $42,100 per year

E.  Postgraduate Studentships & Grants (Applicable to full-time students)

- HK$16,660/month for non-HKPFS awardees (in 2018-19)
- HK$20,000/month for HKPFS awardee
- Conference/Travel Grants

A.  Admission Requirements

In addition to the general qualifications required for admission to the Graduate School, applicants should have obtained a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university, or an equivalent professional qualification. Applicants are required to submit a 5-page research proposal on or before the application deadline and attend an interview.

All applicants must also fulfil the 'English Language Proficiency Requirement' as stipulated by the Graduate School before being considered for admission. Please refer to the website of the Graduate School for details.

B.  Study Scheme

I. Applicable to students admitted in 2018-19 and thereafter

 
1. Coursework Requirement
 
For Full-time Students:
Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 units of courses for graduation.

(a) Required courses:

 
First Year of Attendance:
TRAN6001
3 Units
First to Second Year of Attendance:  
TRAN8100 (to be taken each term until graduation) 12 units
TRAN6910, 6920 6 units

(b) Elective courses:

 
Any one courses to be chosen from the following:
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6811, 6821, 6823
3 units
Total: 24 units
 
For Part-time Students:
Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 units of courses for graduation.

(a) Required courses:

 
First Year of Attendance:
TRAN6001
3 Units
First to Second Year of Attendance:
TRAN6910, 6920
6 units
First to Third Year of Attendance:
TRAN8100 (to be taken each term until graduation)
18 units

(b) Elective courses:

 
Any one courses to be chosen from the following:
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6811, 6821, 6823
3 units
Total: 30 units
 
2. Other Requirements
(a) Students must fulfill the Term Assessment Requirement of the Graduate School. For details, please refer to Section 13.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk.
(b) A student must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in order to fulfill the graduation requirement, unless special approval is granted by the Graduate Council.
(c) Students are required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.
(d) Complete an Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) module on “Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research”. This is an online module and relevant information can be accessed from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html.
(e) Students are required to complete an online Research Ethics Training (RET) module on “Publication Ethics” offered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) and obtain a valid Publication Ethics Certificate for graduation. Relevant information can be accessed from the RET website at https://www.research-ethics.cuhk.edu.hk/web/.
 

II. Applicable to students admitted in 2017-18

 
1. Coursework Requirement
 
For Full-time Students:
Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 units of courses for graduation.

(a) Required courses:

 
First Year of Attendance:
TRAN6001
3 Units
First to Second Year of Attendance:  
TRAN8100 (to be taken each term until graduation) 12 units
TRAN6910, 6920 6 units

(b) Elective courses:

 
Any one courses to be chosen from the following:
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6204, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6602, 6811, 6821, 6822, 6823
3 units
Total: 24 units
 
For Part-time Students:
Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 units of courses for graduation.

(a) Required courses:

 
First Year of Attendance:
TRAN6001
3 Units
First to Second Year of Attendance:
TRAN6910, 6920
6 units
First to Third Year of Attendance:
TRAN8100 (to be taken each term until graduation)
18 units

(b) Elective courses:

 
Any one courses to be chosen from the following:
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6204, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6602, 6811, 6821, 6822, 6823
3 units
Total: 30 units
 
2. Other Requirements
(a) Students must fulfill the Term Assessment Requirement of the Graduate School. For details, please refer to Section 13.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk.
(b) A student must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in order to fulfill the graduation requirement, unless special approval is granted by the Graduate Council.
(c) Students are required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.
(d) Complete an Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) module on “Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research”. This is an online module and relevant information can be accessed from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html.
(e) Students are required to complete an online Research Ethics Training (RET) module on “Publication Ethics” offered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) and obtain a valid Publication Ethics Certificate for graduation. Relevant information can be accessed from the RET website at https://www.research-ethics.cuhk.edu.hk/web/.
 

C.  Course List

Code Course Title Units Remarks Outline
TRAN6001 Advanced Translation Studies 3 Required TRAN6001A
TRAN6001B
TRAN6101 Advanced Business Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6102 Financial Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6103 Translation of Legal Writings 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6104 Government and Public Affairs Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6106 Translation of Public Relations Writings 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6107 Mass Media Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6108 Translation of Subtitles 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6109 Science and Technology Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6110 Literary Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6111 Arts Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6112 Readings in Translated Works 3 Elective  
TRAN6113 History of Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6114 Translation Criticism 3 Elective  
TRAN6115 Translation Process and Methodology 3 Elective  
TRAN6116 Comparative Language Studies 3 Elective  
TRAN6117 Bilingual Editing Skills 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6119 Special Topics 3 Elective  
TRAN6205 Consecutive Interpreting I: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6206 Consecutive Interpreting II: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6207 Simultaneous Interpreting I: C/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6208 Simultaneous Interpreting II: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6305 Consecutive Interpreting I: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6306 Consecutive Interpreting II: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6307 Simultaneous Interpreting I: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6308 Simultaneous Interpreting II: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6601 Introduction to Computer-aided Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6811 Bilingual Lexicography 3 Elective  
TRAN6821 Computer Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6823 Terminology Management 3 Elective  
TRAN6910 Research Seminar in Translation I 3 Required Outline
TRAN6920 Research Seminar in Translation II 3 Required Outline
TRAN8100 Thesis Supervision 3 Required  

D.  Tuition Fee (2018-19)

Full-time: $42,100 per year
Part-time: $42,100 per year

E.  Postgraduate Studentships & Grants (Applicable to full-time students)

- HK$16,660/month (in 2018-19)
- Conference/Travel Grants

A.  Admission Requirements

In addition to the general qualifications required for admission to the Graduate School, applicants should have obtained a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university, or an equivalent professional qualification. Applicants are required to submit a 5-page research proposal on or before the application deadline and attend an interview.

All applicants must also fulfil the 'English Language Proficiency Requirement' as stipulated by the Graduate School before being considered for admission. Please refer to the website of the Graduate School for details.

B.  Study Scheme

I. Applicable to students admitted in 2017-18 and thereafter

 
1. Coursework Requirement
 
For Full-time Students:
Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 units of courses for graduation.

(a) Required courses:

 
First Year of Attendance:
TRAN6001
3 Units
First to Second Year of Attendance:  
TRAN8100 (to be taken each term until graduation) 12 units
TRAN6910, 6920 6 units

(b) Elective courses:

 
Any one courses to be chosen from the following:
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6204, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6602, 6811, 6821, 6822, 6823
3 units
Total: 24 units
 
For Part-time Students:
Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 units of courses for graduation.

(a) Required courses:

 
First Year of Attendance:
TRAN6001
3 Units
First to Second Year of Attendance:
TRAN6910, 6920
6 units
First to Third Year of Attendance:
TRAN8100 (to be taken each term until graduation)
18 units

(b) Elective courses:

 
Any one courses to be chosen from the following:
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6204, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6602, 6811, 6821, 6822, 6823
3 units
Total: 30 units
 
2. Other Requirements
(a) Students must fulfill the Term Assessment Requirement of the Graduate School. For details, please refer to Section 13.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk.
(b) A student must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in order to fulfill the graduation requirement, unless special approval is granted by the Graduate Council.
(c) Students are required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.
(d) Complete an Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) module on “Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research”. This is an online module and relevant information can be accessed from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html.
(e) Students are required to complete an online Research Ethics Training (RET) module on “Publication Ethics” offered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) and obtain a valid Publication Ethics Certificate for graduation. Relevant information can be accessed from the RET website at https://www.research-ethics.cuhk.edu.hk/web/.
 

II. Applicable to students admitted in 2016-17 and before

 
1. Coursework Requirement
 
For Full-time Students:
Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 units of courses for graduation.

(a) Required courses:

 
First Year of Attendance:
TRAN6001
3 Units
First to Second Year of Attendance:  
TRAN8100 (to be taken each term until graduation) 12 units
TRAN6910, 6920 6 units

(b) Elective courses:

 
Any one courses to be chosen from the following:
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6105*, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6201*, 6202*, 6203*, 6204, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6301*, 6302*, 6303*, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6602, 6811, 6821, 6822, 6823
(* courses offered in 2016-17 and before)
3 units
Total: 24 units
 
For Part-time Students:
Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 units of courses for graduation.

(a) Required courses:

 
First Year of Attendance:
TRAN6001
3 Units
First to Second Year of Attendance:
TRAN6910, 6920
6 units
First to Third Year of Attendance:
TRAN8100 (to be taken each term until graduation)
18 units

(b) Elective courses:

 
Any one courses to be chosen from the following:
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6105*, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6201*, 6202*, 6203*, 6204, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6301*, 6302*, 6303*, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6602, 6811, 6821, 6822, 6823
(* courses offered in 2016-17 and before)
3 units
Total: 30 units
 
2. Other Requirements
(a) Students must fulfill the Term Assessment Requirement of the Graduate School. For details, please refer to Section 13.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk.
(b) A student must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in order to fulfill the graduation requirement, unless special approval is granted by the Graduate Council.
(c) Students are required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation.
(d) Complete an Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) module on “Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research”. This is an online module and relevant information can be accessed from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html.
 

C.  Course List

Code Course Title Units Remarks Outline
TRAN6001 Advanced Translation Studies 3 Required TRAN6001A
TRAN6001B
TRAN6101 Advanced Business Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6102 Financial Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6103 Translation of Legal Writings 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6104 Government and Public Affairs Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6105* Journalistic Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6106 Translation of Public Relations Writings 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6107 Mass Media Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6108 Translation of Subtitles 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6109 Science and Technology Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6110 Literary Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6111 Arts Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6112 Readings in Translated Works 3 Elective  
TRAN6113 History of Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6114 Translation Criticism 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6115 Translation Process and Methodology 3 Elective  
TRAN6116 Comparative Language Studies 3 Elective  
TRAN6117 Bilingual Editing Skills 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6119 Special Topics 3 Elective  
TRAN6201* Principles of Interpreting: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6202* Consecutive Interpreting: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6203* Simultaneous Interpreting: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6204 Conference Interpreting 3 Elective  
TRAN6205 Consecutive Interpreting I: C/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6206 Consecutive Interpreting II: C/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6207 Simultaneous Interpreting I: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6208 Simultaneous Interpreting II: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6301* Principles of Interpreting: P/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6302* Consecutive Interpreting: P/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6303* Simultaneous Interpreting: P/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6305 Consecutive Interpreting I: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6306 Consecutive Interpreting II: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6307 Simultaneous Interpreting I: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6308 Simultaneous Interpreting II: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6601 Introduction to Computer-aided Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6602 Editing Skills for Computer Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6811 Bilingual Lexicography 3 Elective  
TRAN6821 Computer Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6822 Natural Language Processing 3 Elective  
TRAN6823 Terminology Management 3 Elective  
TRAN6910 Research Seminar in Translation I 3 Required  
TRAN6920 Research Seminar in Translation II 3 Required  
TRAN8100 Thesis Supervision 3 Required  
(* courses offered in 2016-17 and before)

D.  Tuition Fee (2018-19)

Full-time: $42,100 per year
Part-time: $42,100 per year

E.  Postgraduate Studentships & Grants (Applicable to full-time students)

- HK$16,660/month (in 2018-19)
- Conference/Travel Grants
Application for admission in 2019-20 is now open. Please apply through Graduate School webpage https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/programme/arts#ma-in-translation.
* Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early application is strongly recommended.

A.  Background

Established in 1984, the Master of Arts in Translation Programme has the longest history among all postgraduate translation programmes in Hong Kong. This two-year part-time or one-year full-time programme aims at enhancing students’ abilities in translation and interpretation.

The programme curriculum, designed to meet the changing needs of society, equips students with both theoretical knowledge and practical experience, and stresses interaction between teachers and students.

B.  Admission Requirements

In addition to the general qualifications required for admission to the Graduate School, applicants need to have obtained a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university, or an equivalent professional qualification. Applicants are required to attend an interview.

All applicants must also fulfil the 'English Language Proficiency Requirement' as stipulated by the Graduate School before being considered for admission. Please refer to the website of the Graduate School for details.

C.  Study Scheme

(Effective 2018–19)

1. Course Requirement

Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 units of courses for graduation.

For Full-time Students
 
(a) Required courses: 9 Units
 
TRAN6001, 6002, 6003  
 
(b) Elective courses: 15 units
 
Any five courses to be chosen from the following:  
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6811, 6821, 6823, 6910  
Total: 24 units
For Part-time Students
 
(a) Required courses: 9 Units
 
First Year of Attendance  
TRAN6001  
 
Second Year of Attendance  
1st Term: TRAN6002 or 6003  
2nd Term: TRAN6002 or 6003  
 
(b) Elective courses: 15 units
 
Any five courses to be chosen from the following:  
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6305, 6306, 6307, 6308, 6601, 6811, 6821, 6823  
 
Second Year of Attendance  
TRAN6910  
Total: 24 units

2. Other Requirements

(a) Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
 
(b) A student who obtains a cumulative grade point average (GPA) below 2.0 in the preceding term will be put on academic probation. For details, please refer to Clause 13.0 "Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies" of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/.
 
For study scheme of 2016–17 or before, please click HERE.

D.  Course List

Code Course Title Units Remarks Outline
TRAN6001 Advanced Translation Studies 3 Required TRAN6001A
TRAN6001B
TRAN6002 E-C Translation Workshop 3 Required Outline
TRAN6003 C-E Translation Workshop 3 Required Outline
TRAN6101 Advanced Business Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6102 Financial Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6103 Translation of Legal Writings 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6104 Government & Public Affairs Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6106 Translation of Public Relations Writings 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6107 Mass Media Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6108 Translation of Subtitles 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6109 Science and Technology Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6110 Literary Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6111 Arts Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6112 Readings in Translated Works 3 Elective  
TRAN6113 History of Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6114 Translation Criticism 3 Elective  
TRAN6115 Translation Process and Methodology 3 Elective  
TRAN6116 Comparative Language Studies 3 Elective  
TRAN6117 Bilingual Editing Skills 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6119 Special Topics 3 Elective  
TRAN6205 Consecutive Interpreting I: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6206 Consecutive Interpreting II: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6207 Simultaneous Interpreting I: C/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6208 Simultaneous Interpreting II: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6305 Consecutive Interpreting I: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6306 Consecutive Interpreting II: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6307 Simultaneous Interpreting I: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6308 Simultaneous Interpreting II: P/E 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6601 Introduction to Computer-aided Translation 3 Elective Outline
TRAN6811 Bilingual Lexicography 3 Elective  
TRAN6821 Computer Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6823 Terminology Management 3 Elective  
TRAN6910 Research Seminar in Translation I 3 Elective Outline


Elective courses are quota courses and not all are offered every year.

E.  Tuition Fee

$110,000 per programme

a). Full-time (1 year)
$55,000 x 2 instalments
 
b). Part-time (2 years)
1st year: $27,500 x 2 instalments
2nd year: $27,500 x 2 instalments

MA in Translation (Full-time/Part-time)
2016–17 or before

A.  Background

Established in 1984, the Master of Arts in Translation Programme has the longest history among all postgraduate translation programmes in Hong Kong. This two-year part-time or one-year full-time programme aims at enhancing students’ abilities in translation and interpretation.

The programme curriculum, designed to meet the changing needs of society, equips students with both theoretical knowledge and practical experience, and stresses interaction between teachers and students.

B.  Admission Requirements

In addition to the general qualifications required for admission to the Graduate School, applicants need to have obtained a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university, or an equivalent professional qualification. Applicants are required to attend an interview.

All applicants must also fulfil the 'English Language Proficiency Requirement' as stipulated by the Graduate School before being considered for admission. Please refer to the website of the Graduate School for details.

C.  Study Scheme

1. Course Requirement

Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 units of courses for graduation.

For Full-time Students
 
(a) Required courses: 9 Units
 
TRAN6001, 6002, 6003  
 
(b) Elective courses: 15 units
 
Any five courses to be chosen from the following:  
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6105, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6201, 6202, 6203, 6204, 6301, 6302, 6303, 6601, 6811, 6823, 6910  
Total: 24 units
For Part-time Students
 
(a) Required courses: 9 Units
 
First Year of Attendance  
TRAN6001  
 
Second Year of Attendance  
1st Term: TRAN6002 or 6003  
2nd Term: TRAN6002 or 6003  
 
(b) Elective courses: 15 units
 
Any five courses to be chosen from the following:  
TRAN6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6105, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6111, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6119, 6201, 6202, 6203, 6204, 6301, 6302, 6303, 6601, 6811, 6823  
 
Second Year of Attendance  
TRAN6910  
Total: 24 units

2. Other Requirements

(a) Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
 
(b) A student who obtains a cumulative grade point average (GPA) below 2.0 in the preceding term will be put on academic probation. For details, please refer to Clause 13.0 "Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies" of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/.

D.  Course List

Code Course Title Units Remarks Outline
TRAN6001 Advanced Translation Studies 3 Required  
TRAN6002 E-C Translation Workshop 3 Required  
TRAN6003 C-E Translation Workshop 3 Required  
TRAN6101 Advanced Business Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6102 Financial Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6103 Translation of Legal Writings 3 Elective  
TRAN6104 Government & Public Affairs Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6105 Journalistic Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6106 Translation of Public Relations Writings 3 Elective  
TRAN6107 Mass Media Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6108 Translation of Subtitles 3 Elective  
TRAN6109 Science and Technology Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6110 Literary Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6111 Arts Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6112 Readings in Translated Works 3 Elective  
TRAN6113 History of Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6114 Translation Criticism 3 Elective  
TRAN6115 Translation Process and Methodology 3 Elective  
TRAN6116 Comparative Language Studies 3 Elective  
TRAN6117 Bilingual Editing Skills 3 Elective  
TRAN6119 Special Topics 3 Elective  
TRAN6201 Principles of Interpreting: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6202 Consecutive Interpreting: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6203 Simultaneous Interpreting: C/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6204 Conference Interpreting 3 Elective  
TRAN6301 Principles of Interpreting: P/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6302 Consecutive Interpreting: P/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6303 Simultaneous Interpreting: P/E 3 Elective  
TRAN6601 Introduction to Computer-aided Translation 3 Elective  
TRAN6811 Bilingual Lexicography 3 Elective  
TRAN6823 Terminology Management 3 Elective  
TRAN6910 Research Seminar in Translation I 3 Elective  


(All elective courses are quota courses.)

E.  Tuition Fee

$100,000 per programme

a). Full-time (1 year)
$50,000 x 2 instalments
 
b). Part-time (2 years)
1st year: $25,000 x 2 instalments
2nd year: $25,000 x 2 instalments

BA Programmes

The BA Programme in Translation teaches students the theory of translation, providing comprehensive training in translation and interpretation, while preparing them for work as well as further studies.

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Research Programmes

The Department offers both Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes for those who wish to pursue a senior research post or a career in academia.

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MA Programme

Develop your abilities in both translation and interpretation by joining our world-class MA Programme in Translation.

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Contact Us

Get in touch:
E-mail: tra@cuhk.edu.hk
General enquiries: 3943 7700

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