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Chinese Language and Literature

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

18 months
656 USD/credit 13120 USD/year
463 USD/credit 9260 USD/year
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Chinese Language and Literature programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University  helps students to acquire knowledge of Chinese language, literature and culture, the skills necessary for teaching Chinese and the ability to apply what they have learned to their work.

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Chinese Language and Literature programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University  is designed to equip students with the following professional skills.

Professional Competence

  • The ability to present complex ideas clearly and articulately in appropriate forms of Chinese;
  • The ability to assimilate and analyse complex information in different genres or registers of classical or contemporary Chinese, identifying key issues and drawing well-reasoned conclusions;
  • The ability to use reference books and information technology to obtain information needed for Chinese teaching and learning;
  • The ability to appreciate and analyse works in Chinese literature;
  • The ability to discover, analyse and handle issues in Chinese language teaching and testing; and
  • The ability to analyse Chinese cultural tradition.

Strategic Thinking

  • The ability to assess current issues in literature or linguistic theories.

Lifelong Learning Capability

  • Enhanced lifelong learning capability through inquiry and reflection on theories and practices concerned with language in both local and global contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment for Learning in Chinese Language Teaching
  • Chinese Language and Culture
  • Chinese Language Education in Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Chinese Lexical Semantics and Corpus Linguistics
  • Computer Assisted Chinese Language Teaching
  • Computer Tools for the Language Professionals
  • Contrastive Analysis
  • Cantonese Studies
  • Chinese Language Testing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • As for the Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma, the basic requirement is a Bachelor's degree from an institution that is recognised by PolyU. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    9260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 463 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • HK$3,600 per credit for local students
  • HK$5,100 per credit for non-local students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Updated over a year ago

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