Master of Arts in Chinese 文學碩士(中文)

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Applicable to students admitted in 2021/22.

 

Overview

Programme Structure

Master of Arts
Minimum number of credit units required for Master of Arts (Chinese Language and Literature stream/ Chinese for Educational and Professional Purposes stream): 30, including:

  1. 2 Common Core Courses (3 credit units each): CAH5711 Essential Concepts in Chinese Language, and CAH5713 Essential Concepts in Chinese Culture;
  2. 5 designated Stream Core Courses (3 credit units each);
  3. 3 Programme Electives (3 credit units each), or 1 Programme Elective (3 credit units) and CAH6507 Master’s Project* (6 credit units)

* MA students should seek prior approval from Programme Leader.

Postgraduate Diploma
Minimum number of credit units required for Postgraduate Diploma (Chinese Language and Literature stream/ Chinese for Educational and Professional Purposes stream): 24, including:

  1. 2 Common Core Courses (3 credit units each): CAH5711 Essential Concepts in Chinese Language, and CAH5713 Essential Concepts in Chinese Culture;
  2. 5 designated Stream Core Courses (3 credit units each);
  3. 1 Programme Elective (3 credit units)
Postgraduate Certificate
Minimum number of credit units required for Postgraduate Certificate (The stream designation is not available.): 12

  • Any 4 courses (except CAH6507 Master’s Project)

For the convenience of students working full-time, the MA programme shall be completed within 5 years. Students can first obtain a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma and take the remaining credit units after a study break to obtain a Master of Arts. Nevertheless, the maximum study period must be 5 years.

 

1. Programme Core Courses: (21 credits)

Common Core Courses (6 credits)

Course Code Course Title Level Credit Units Medium of Instruction
CAH5711 Essential Concepts in Chinese Language
漢語綜論
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5713 Essential Concepts in Chinese Culture
中國文化要義
P5 3 Chinese

 

Stream Core Courses

Stream A: Chinese Language and Literature (15 credits)

Course Code Course Title Level Credit Units Medium of Instruction
CAH5701 Topics in Classical Chinese Literature
中國古典文學專題
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5702 Topics in Chinese Ancient Classics
中國古典文獻學專題
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5703 Topics in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
中國現當代文學專題
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5704 Topics in History of Chinese Literary Criticism
中國文學批評史專題
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5707 Topics in Classical Chinese Philology
中國古代語文學專題
P5 3 Chinese

 

Stream B: Chinese for Educational and Professional Purposes (15 credits)

Course Code Course Title Level Credit Units Medium of Instruction
CAH5622 Selected Readings in Chinese Language and Literature
中國語言及文學作品選讀
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5709 Teaching Chinese in Putonghua: Theory and Methodology
普通話教中文的理論與方法
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5712 Chinese Practical Writing in the Mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan
兩岸三地實用文
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5719 Chinese for the Media
傳媒中文
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5722 Chinese Creative Writing
中文創意寫作
P5 3 Chinese

 

2. Programme Electives1: (9 credits)

Course Code Course Title Level Credit Units Medium of Instruction
CAH5705 Selected Readings in Sinology
漢學名著選讀
P5 3 English/Chinese
CAH5708 Great Works of Chinese Literature, History and Philosophy
文史哲專書選讀
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5710 Teaching Chinese as a Second Language: Theory and Methodology
對外漢語教學理論與方法
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5715 Chinese for Government and Public Administration
政府及公共行政中文
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5717 Business Chinese
商務中文
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5720 Special Topics in Chinese for the Media
傳媒中文專題
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5723 Special Topics in Chinese Creative Writing
中文創意寫作專題
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5725 Writing Workshop in Chinese Couplet, Classical Chinese Prose and Verse
對聯詩文寫作坊
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5730 Special Topics in Chinese Language and Literature
中國語言及文學專題研究
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5731 Special Topics in Hong Kong Literature and Culture
香港文學與文化專題
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5732 Gender Perspective on Chinese Literature
中國文學中的性別視野
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5733 Special Topics in Chinese Literature and Religion
中國文學與宗教專題研究
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5734 Writing for Museum Professional
博物館專業寫作
P5 3 English
CAH5735 Editing and Publishing for Professional Chinese
專業中文編輯與出版
P5 3 Chinese
CAH5736 Chinese Literature and Fine Arts
中國文學與美術
P5 3 Chinese
CAH6507 2 Master's Project
碩士專題研習
P6 6 Chinese
CAH6714 Seminar on Chinese for Professional Purposes
專業中文講論會
P6 3 Chinese

 

1 Apart from students of one particular stream, Stream Core Courses are also open to students of another stream as Programme Electives.

2 For MA students only. Subject to approval by Programme Leader.

 

Enquiry: cah@cityu.edu.hk