The Department of English offers a Bachelor of Arts in English (Honours) Programme which is designed to help students build a sound knowledge base in English literature and linguistics as well as develop strong language and cultural awareness essential for an increasingly globalised world and economy. The Programme covers a rich and diverse range of topics aiming to broaden students' horizons intellectually and personally. The integration of Business Studies modules in the curriculum also makes it unique with both academic and practical relevance.
This is a four-year degree programme and there will be two semesters of 15 weeks per year. Each module will consist of three credits. Each credit will consist of a minimum of 15 contact hours. Students will be required to study at least 43 modules of 129 credits in total over 4 years.
There are three Study Areas -- English Studies, Business Studies and General Education.
Internship Opportunities / Exchange Experience
The Hang Seng Management College is committed to providing effective internships for students. The BA in English (Honours) Programme is making arrangements with companies such as AIA Co Ltd, Hong Kong Commercial Press Co Ltd and South China City Holdings Ltd to secure internship places that call for the use of English for its students. The Programme also seeks to provide exchange opportunities in overseas universities to increase students’ exposure in English-speaking cultures, and cultivate their identity as global citizens.