Programme of study for cohort 2019

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

Note: EN2717 and EN2718 will be renamed to Literature Across Time and Literature Across Media respectively from Semester A, 2019-20.

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

Note: The course code and course level of EN3592 will be changed to EN4527 and B4 from Semester A, 2019-20.

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_3.pdf
EN4577 Critical Approaches to Literature B4 3 EN4577.pdf

Note: The course code and course level of EN2719 English in Society will be changed to EN3595 and B3 from Semester A, 2019-20.

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
EN4166 Writing for New Media B4 3 EN4166.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_3.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

Note: The course code and course level of EN2719 English in Society will be changed to EN3595 and B3 from Semester A, 2019-20.

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
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
EN4166 Writing for New Media B4 3 EN4166.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

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.