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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese


What will I learn?

The purpose of the Chinese (Honours) Bachelor of Arts program is to develop students' independent thinking skills, broaden their knowledge areas, pay special attention to improving Chinese language proficiency, and master the methods of studying literature. This course covers literary studies and professional writing. It focuses on multi-angle literary studies and on the writing and study of media and official documents.

Students completing this course will achieve the following objectives should be:

  • After completing this course, students should achieve the following goals:
    1. Have excellent Chinese writing and communication skills;
    2. Have a rich knowledge of Chinese;
    3. Have a profound and extensive knowledge of Chinese classical and modern literature;
    4. Be able to transcend Interdisciplinary methods to study Chinese literary works;
    5. Good professional writing skills (including media and business document writing);
    6. Broad vision and logical thinking and analytical skills;
    7. Good English proficiency.

Learning result

The Chinese (Hons) Bachelor of Arts program is designed around the following learning outcomes:

1. Knowledge

Acquire relevant knowledge of Chinese language, writing, classical literature, modern literature and literary criticism.

2. Skills

Possess good Chinese language and writing skills, as well as the ability to analyze and appreciate Chinese literature.

3. Value

Possess the advantages of aesthetic appreciation, courage to accept new ideas and analytical thinking promoted by liberal arts education.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
HK$140,000.00 (14,64,435) per year
Application deadline

Expected May, July 2023

More details

Start date

Expected January 2023


Lingnan University

8 Castle Peak Road,

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Grade 4 in one of the following English Language subjects: English A, English B, English Literature and Performance

For international students

One of the following:

  • A degree or a sub-degree awarded by a recognised post-secondary institution
  • Satisfactory completion of at least one year of undergraduate study at a recognised university
  • Satisfactory completion of at least one year of study leading to the qualification of associate degree / higher diploma or its equivalent at a recognised post-secondary institution

Entry requirements vary country by country.

In addition to the General Admission Requirements, applicants are also required to fulfill one of the following English language requirements:

  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Grade 4 in English Language
  • TOEFL: 550 (paper-based) or 79 (internet-based)
  • IELTS: Overall band score of 6.0 in Academic Module

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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