What will I learn?

Objectives

Acquiring strong communication skills is key to success in the global economy. This area of Concentration Studies is a new and improved English Programme which encompasses both the practical use of professional communication in English alongside the strengthening of creativity. This gives our graduates an advantage in more options for undergraduate programmes and eventually entering the international job market where English fluency will boost competitiveness. Distinctive features include:

  • Acquiring transferable professional communication skills enabling students to sharpen their English language skills, communicate confidently in public speaking contexts;
  • Develop critical faculties, ingenuity as well as acumen.

Career Prospect

With a broad exposure to professional communication in the English-medium will allow students to transfer generic skills more effectively to a variety of professions including but not limited to creative industries, marketing, media, public relations, advertising and other careers requiring demonstrable language competence in English.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
HK$68,500.00 (US$ 8,837) per year
Application deadline

3 July 2020

More details

Start date

September 2020

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must hold a combined score of 1,650 in SAT Test (minimum score of 550 in each of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing). After 2005, and a sub-score on essay writing of no less than 8; or an American College Test (ACT) composite score of 23; and Grade 3 in at least two Advanced Placement (AP) subjects; or a score of 500 or better in each of two or more subjects in SAT Subject Tests. Students following Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) in community colleges must hold: US High School Graduation Diploma; and successful completion of IGETC with Grade C or above in each of the subjects. English Language Requirements : TOEFL- Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550; IELTS Academic: Overall Band: 6.0. Grade C or above in GCE O-Level/ GCSE/ IGCSE English; or Grade E or above in GCE AS Level or AL Level English; Grade E or above in HKALE Use of English (AS Use of English); IB - Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) or Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level).

For international students

Applicants who apply for admission with overseas qualifications are expected to have received 12-year pre-university education with appropriate school-leaving qualifications. Students from other countries should have qualifications equivalent to Hong Kong.

The following public examination results are recognised as meeting the English Language requirements stipulated by the University:

  • TOEFL: Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550
  • IELTS Academic: Overall Band 6.0
  • IGCSE First Language English: Grade C/ Grade 4
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language: Grade B/ Grade 5
  • IB: Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) OR Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level)

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

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

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