About us

The Department of English at City University of Hong Kong is a leading centre for English studies in Asia, with particular strengths in areas such as

  • English language education

  • English for academic or specific (e.g. business communication, legal discourse) purposes

  • English-medium instruction

  • Multimodality and digital media

  • Professional communication

  • World Literature in English

  • 19th and 20th century literature

  • Contemporary fiction

  • Postcolonial literature

  • Film and adaptation studies

Our international faculty conduct cutting-edge research and contribute to the Department's undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Through a close collaboration with the University's Language Centre, we contribute to developing the academic literacy skills of CityU students across the curriculum.