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1st Year Syllabus and Requirements

2nd/3rd Year Syllabus and Requirements





 
   

Programme Syllabus 2007-2008
(extracted from Regulations and Syllabuses for BA 2007-2008)

Programme Syllabus 2008-2009
(extracted from Regulations and Syllabuses for BA 2008-2009)

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Programme Syllabus 2009-2010

Prospective majors in Language and Communication must, as a co-requisite, be accepted to take one of the following majors or minors:

A major in either Chinese, English, French, German, Human Language Technology, Japanese Studies, Linguistics, Linguistics and Philosophy, or Spanish (offered by the Faculty of Arts); or a major in Psychology, Media and Cultural Studies (offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences); or a minor in a language programme (offred by the Faculty of Arts) for which a major is not available; or a minor in Journalism and Media Studies (offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences).

Prospective majors must also pass the prerequisite course LCOM1001 in their first year with at least a satisfactory result (C grade, 53%) , and the required courses for enrolment in the co-requisite major. Prospective minors are also required to pass LCOM1001 in their first year with at least a satisfactory result (C grade, 53%).

The Major
A major in Language and Communication consists of 48 credits taken in the second and third years of the programme. Students have to take the compulsory course LCOM2001 (6 credits), 30 credits of 'core' courses, and a further 12 credits of 'elective' courses. Students should note that any courses taken for the co-requisite major may not be counted towards the major in Language and Communication. Students are also asked to note that departmental pre-requisites for both 'cores' and 'elective' ourses must be met unless otherwise waived.

The Minor
A minor in Language and Communication consists of second- and third-year courses totaling 24 credits from the Language and Communication syllabus. LCOM2001 (6 credits) is a compulsory course; for the 18 remaining credits, two courses (12 credits) have to be chosen
from the list of core courses, and one course (6 credits) from the list of electives.

Special Honours
Students in Language and Communication must take two 6-credit Research Seminars (ENGL3036, ENGL3037). Upon completing their programme and meeting the Special Honours requirements, these students will be given special recognition by the School (for further details, see "Introduction" of the School syllabus.

   
 
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