Minor in Linguistics and Translation

Programme Code 72423-YLT
Mode UGC-funded
No. of Credits Required 18

Programme Aims: 

 

The programme aims to (1) develop students' bilingual, bi-literate, and bicultural abilities essential for our knowledge-rich and highly connected world, (2) enhance students’ general communication skills, especially in terms of culture and domain sensitivity in intercultural and corporate communication; inter-personal skills and empathy in face-to-face communication as well as over digital media; and tech-savvy skills in the areas of linguistics and translation, (3) equip students with a general knowledge of the underlying concepts in linguistics, translation and interpreting, and bilingual corporate communication, and (4) equip students with basic competence in handling data analytics for language content for meeting the needs in society.

 

Programme Outcomes:

 

Students who have successfully completed the programme will be able to:

  • understand the core concepts and the major recent developments in linguistics, translation and interpreting and corporate communication; 
  • critically examine and analyze current trends and issues in language and translation studies and apply this knowledge effectively in various related fields;
  • demonstrate critical awareness of the nature of language and communication;
  • analyze, process and complete translation and interpreting tasks with a high level of competence; 
  • possess a sound knowledge of empirical data analysis tools for language and translation studies.

 

Enquiries

Ms Bonnie SEID

(852) 2766 7463

bonnie.seid@polyu.edu.hk