Applicants for the programme should be the holder of a good BA degree (honoured, Division 2 or above), preferably with a major in linguistics or a closely related subject from a recognised university.
Expected English standards:
Applicants with qualifications from a university or comparable institution outside HK where the language of teaching or examination is not English are required to obtain:
- a score of 550 or above (paper based test) or 80 or above (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), with a score of 4 or above in the Test of Written English (TWE), or a score of 25 or above in the Writing section of the Internet-based TOEFL; or
- a minimum overall band of 7 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Only TOEFL / IELTS score recorded in the two years before the date of application will be considered for admission.