Study Scheme

Coursework Requirement (applicable to students admitted in 2013-2014)

 

Students are required to complete of 27 units of courses for graduation.

 

(I) Required Courses

 

ENGE5010ENGE5420ENGE5430ENGE5540 (3 units each)
ENGE8000 (a 3-unit thesis monitoring course to be taken each term until completion
of thesis.)

 

18 units

(II) Elective Courses

 

At least three courses from the following:
ENGE5410ENGE5440ENGE5450ENGE5510ENGE5520

ENGE5530ENGE5550ENGE5560ENGE5570ENGE5580

ENGE5590ENGE5600ENGE5610ENGE5620ENGE5630 

(3 units each)

9 units
  Total 27 units

Coursework Requirement (applicable to students admitted in 2012-2013 and before)

 

Students are required to complete of 27 units of courses for graduation.

 

(I) Required Courses

ENGE5010ENGE5410ENGE5420ENGE5430ENGE5540ENGE8000
(ENGE8000 is a thesis monitoring course to be taken each term until completion of thesis.)

 

21 units

(II) Elective Courses

 

At least two courses from the following
ENGE5440ENGE5450ENGE5510ENGE5520ENGE5530

ENGE5550ENGE5560ENGE5570ENGE5580ENGE5590

ENGE5600ENGE5610ENGE5620ENGE5630

6 units
  Total 27 units

Other Requirements

 

(a) Students are required to submit a research thesis and pass an oral examination for graduation. The thesis should contain an original contribution to Applied Linguistics.

 

(b) IT Proficiency Test. (Please refer to “Student IT Competence”.)

 

(c) Students showing deficiencies in undergraduate-level linguistics may be required to attend related undergraduate courses concurrently. Students whose research requires statistical analysis may be required to take undergraduate courses offered by the Department of Statistics as well as workshops offered by the Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research.

 

(d) A student who obtains a cumulative grade point average (GPA) below 2.0 in the preceding term or receives a failure grade in thesis monitoring courses (for Research Postgraduate Programmes) will be put on academic probation. For details, please refer to Clause 14.0 “Unsatisfactory Performance and Discontinuation of Studies” of the General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies which can be accessed from the Graduate School Homepage: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/gss.

 

(e) Complete an Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) module on “Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research”. This will be an online module and relevant information can be accessed from the website:
http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html.

 

Remarks

 

(a) Full-time and part-time students must complete at least 15 units at the end of the second and third term respectively.

 

(b) Full-time students are required to submit a formal thesis proposal in early May of the second term; part-time students are requested to do so at the beginning of the third term. They are allowed no more than two attempts in applying for the formal approval of their proposal by the Graduate Panel. Any second attempt must come within one month of the first one.