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Linguistics degrees in Hong Kong

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Linguistics and Language Applications BA

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) Hong Kong

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Study a Linguistics degree in Hong Kong in 2024

Linguistics is the study of human language or languages. As an academic discipline, linguistics can be classified as a social science, natural science, cognitive science or one of the humanities. The classification will depend on where you choose to study, and the content of your specific course. Most linguistics degrees will cover the science of language and how it has evolved over time. As a linguist, you will be able to analyse languages, looking at all of the elements that make a language what it is.

During a Linguistics degree, you will study a range of topics. Some modules you might study include:

  • Phonology
  • Semantics
  • Typology
  • Analysing Grammar
  • Experimental Phonetics

Study in Hong Kong

Modern Hong Kong combines tradition and modernity to create exciting courses that provide a strong theoretical and practical education. Critical thinking and creativity are encouraged. In addition to this, many courses and programmes focus on practical skills needed for your future career. Whilst Hong Kong is already a popular study abroad destination, the region is always keen to attract more international students, and invests in its higher education system to accommodate this. Hong Kong boasts one of the worlds highest concentrations of internationally ranked universities, with many of them being consistently included in the QS World University rankings.

See our detailed guide to studying in Hong Kong for international students.

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