Programme of study for cohort 2019 & 2020

Total numbers of credit units of this programme are different for each cohort. Requirement for normative 4-year degree, Advanced Standing I and Advanced Standing II students are not the same too. Please also refer to the the credit distribution page for the details.

Foundation-year courses1

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN2714 English Language Skills and Strategies B2 3 EN2714.pdf
EN2722 Studies in English: Knowledge and Pathways B2 3 EN2722.pdf

Core

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN2711 The Structure of English B2 3 EN2711.pdf
EN2717 Literature Across Time B2 3 EN2717.pdf
EN2718 Literature Across Media B2 3 EN2718.pdf
EN3329 Discourse and Pragmatics B3 3 EN3329.pdf
EN3525 English in Corporate and Professional Communication B3 3 EN3525.pdf
EN3593 Internship B3 3 EN3593.pdf

Capstone Experience
Students choose ONE of the following courses.

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN4575 Research Final Year Project B4 6 EN4575.pdf
EN4576 Professional English Final Year Project B4 6 EN4576.pdf

Stream core - English and Professional Communication Stream

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN3504 Intercultural Communication B3 3 EN3504.pdf
EN3586 Workplace Culture and Interaction B3 3 EN3586.pdf
EN3592 Professional and Corporate Discourse B3 3 EN3592.pdf
EN4574 Communication Strategies in Business Projects B4 3 EN4574.pdf

Stream core - Language and Literature Stream

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN3589 Modern Drama: Text and Performance B3 3 EN3589.pdf
EN3594 English as a World Language B3 3 EN3594.pdf
EN3595 English in Society B3 3 EN3595.pdf
EN4577 Critical Approaches to Literature B4 3 EN4577.pdf

Stream elective - English and Professional Communication Stream

Students in the English and Professional Communication stream are required to take a minimum of 9 credits of the following courses. 

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN2502 Language in Social Interaction B2 3 EN2502.pdf
EN2720 Persuasive Writing B2 3 EN2720.pdf
EN2837 Communicating Fashion Culture B2 3 EN2837.pdf
EN3321 Public Speaking and Presentations in English B3 3 EN3321.pdf
EN3513 Promotional Writing in English B3 3 EN3513.pdf
EN3561 Advertising Copywriting in English B3 3 EN3561.pdf
EN3596 English Summer Programme B3 3 EN3596.pdf
EN4505 Intercultural Organizational Communication and Institutional Interaction B4 3 EN4505.pdf
EN4511 English in Creative and Cultural Professions B4 3 EN4511.pdf
EN4519 Public Relations Writing in English B4 3 EN4519.pdf
EN4528 Multimodal and Mediated Discourse B4 3 EN4528.pdf
EN4564 Strategic Business Communication in English B4 3 EN4564.pdf
EN4565 Negotiation in Professional Contexts B4 3 EN4565.pdf
EN4573 Language in Law and Crime B4 3 EN4573.pdf

Students in the English and Professional Communication stream can also take up to 6 credits of the following courses. 

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN2131 Asian Literature in English B2 3 EN2131.pdf
EN2319 Introduction to English Poetry B2 3 EN2319.pdf
EN2320 Fantasy in Literature B2 3 EN2320.pdf
EN2321 Modern and Contemporary Fiction B2 3 EN2321.pdf
EN2322 Creative Writing B2 3 EN2322.pdf
EN2721 The Art of Life Narrative B2 3 EN2721.pdf
EN2801 Popular Culture and Social Life B2 3 EN2801.pdf
EN2808 Introduction to English Film Studies B3 3 EN2808.pdf
EN2832 Popular Music and Social Life B2 3 EN2832.pdf
EN2848 Language and Digital Media B2 3 EN2848.pdf
EN3327 Drama Workshop B3 3 EN3327.pdf
EN3571 Advanced English Phonetics and Phonology B3 3 EN3571.pdf
EN3572 Fiction Writing B3 3 EN3572.pdf
EN3578 Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults B3 3 EN3578.pdf
EN3579 World Literature in English B3 3 EN3579.pdf
EN3581 Literature and the City B3 3 EN3581.pdf
EN3587 Critical Discourse Analysis B3 3 EN3587.pdf
EN3588 Advanced English Grammar B3 3 EN3588.pdf
EN3589 Modern Drama: Text and Performance B3 3 EN3589.pdf
EN3590 Crime Fiction B3 3 EN3590.pdf
EN3591 Hong Kong Language and Society B3 3 EN3591.pdf
EN3594 English as a World Language B3 3 EN3594.pdf
EN3595 English in Society B3 3 EN3595.pdf
EN4166 Writing and the Modern World B4 3 EN4166_0.pdf
EN4525 Gender Discourse B4 3 EN4525.pdf
EN4577 Critical Approaches to Literature B4 3 EN4577.pdf
EN4578 Shakespeare: Film, Text, Performance B4 3 EN4578.pdf

Stream elective - Language and Literature Stream

Students in the Language and Literature stream are required to take a minimum of 9 credits of the following courses. 

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN2131 Asian Literature in English B2 3 EN2131.pdf
EN2319 Introduction to English Poetry B2 3 EN2319.pdf
EN2320 Fantasy in Literature B2 3 EN2320.pdf
EN2321 Modern and Contemporary Fiction B2 3 EN2321.pdf
EN2322 Creative Writing B2 3 EN2322.pdf
EN2721 The Art of Life Narrative B2 3 EN2721.pdf
EN2801 Popular Culture and Social Life B2 3 EN2801.pdf
EN2808 Introduction to English Film Studies B3 3 EN2808.pdf
EN2832 Popular Music and Social Life B2 3 EN2832.pdf
EN2848 Language and Digital Media B2 3 EN2848.pdf
EN3327 Drama Workshop B3 3 EN3327.pdf
EN3571 Advanced English Phonetics and Phonology B3 3 EN3571.pdf
EN3572 Fiction Writing B3 3 EN3572.pdf
EN3578 Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults B3 3 EN3578.pdf
EN3579 World Literature in English B3 3 EN3579.pdf
EN3581 Literature and the City B3 3 EN3581.pdf
EN3587 Critical Discourse Analysis B3 3 EN3587.pdf
EN3588 Advanced English Grammar B3 3 EN3588.pdf
EN3590 Crime Fiction B3 3 EN3590.pdf
EN3591 Hong Kong Language and Society B3 3 EN3591.pdf
EN3596 English Summer Programme B3 3 EN3596.pdf
EN4166 Writing and the Modern World B4 3 EN4166_0.pdf
EN4525 Gender Discourse B4 3 EN4525.pdf
EN4578 Shakespeare: Film, Text, Performance B4 3 EN4578.pdf

Students in the Language and Literature stream can also take up to 6 credits of the following courses. 

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN2502 Language in Social Interaction B2 3 EN2502.pdf
EN2720 Persuasive Writing B2 3 EN2720.pdf
EN2837 Communicating Fashion Culture B2 3 EN2837.pdf
EN3321 Public Speaking and Presentations in English B3 3 EN3321.pdf
EN3504 Intercultural Communication B3 3 EN3504.pdf
EN3513 Promotional Writing in English B3 3 EN3513.pdf
EN3561 Advertising Copywriting in English B3 3 EN3561.pdf
EN3586 Workplace Culture and Interaction B3 3 EN3586.pdf
EN3592 Professional and Corporate Discourse B3 3 EN3592.pdf
EN4505 Intercultural Organizational Communication and Institutional Interaction B4 3 EN4505.pdf
EN4511 English in Creative and Cultural Professions B4 3 EN4511.pdf
EN4519 Public Relations Writing in English B4 3 EN4519.pdf
EN4528 Multimodal and Mediated Discourse B4 3 EN4528.pdf
EN4564 Strategic Business Communication in English B4 3 EN4564.pdf
EN4565 Negotiation in Professional Contexts B4 3 EN4565.pdf
EN4573 Language in Law and Crime B4 3 EN4573.pdf
EN4574 Communication Strategies in Business Projects B4 3 EN4574.pdf
Study Plan

Please download the study plan for cohort 2020 and onwards here.

Remark

  1. Students of second major and students changed to the Major will follow the Advanced Standing I curriculum and will be required to take one designated Foundation-year course, i.e. EN2722 (3 credit units) (only applicable to normative 4-year degree students and students admitted with Advanced Standing I). ASII students will be exempted from the Foundation-year courses.