Chinese Language and Literature (MA)

Hong Kong

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About Chinese Language and Literature at The University of Hong Kong

The Master of Arts in the field of Chinese Language and Literature (MA) programme aims to familiarise students with the latest trends in and methodological approaches to the study of Chinese language and Chinese literature, and to prepare them to engage in independent scholarly activities by honing their research and presentation skills. The programme offers lecture, seminar and capstone experience courses in Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, and Chinese Culture. The Language components focus on topical studies of the classical and modern Chinese with reference to etymology, grammar, rhetoric and semantics; the Literature courses encompass topics covering classical and modern Chinese literature, literary theory, creative writing, and Chinese literary history; the Culture courses offer studies of classic Confucian texts, Chinese thought, documentary sources, and Chinese culture in its myriad forms with an emphasis on its unique features.

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Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the courses leading to a taught postgraduate qualification, a candidate:

a) shall comply with the General Regulations;

b) shall hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;

c) shall satisfy any other admission requirements which may be prescribed from time to time for the relevant curriculum; and

d) for a candidate who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).

An application for exemption from the above requirements shall be considered on a case by case basis.

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