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Programme Code
Study Period
Open for
Programme Code
Study Period
4 Years / 2 Years (Senior Year Entry)
Open for
JUPAS / Non-JUPAS Year 1 / Non-JUPAS Senior Year / Mainland (Gaokao) / International
Programme Introduction

At the forefront of translation education in Hong Kong, our historic Translation Programme combines time-honoured traditions with forward-thinking innovation to meet the demands of the rapidly evolving digital world. Our programmes are designed to address the growing global demand for language professionals proficient in English and Chinese. Integrating cutting-edge translation technology courses into the curriculum ensures that our students are well-prepared to meet the evolving needs of the translation industry and empowered to benefit from a vast array of career opportunities, from translation management and localization to a broad spectrum of language services. Join us in the Translation Programme and unlock your limitless potential as a bridge between languages and cultures, equipped with the latest translation technology expertise to thrive in the exciting digital age of translation.

Dual Degree Options

BA (Translation) – JD Double Degree
Jointly offered by the Department of Translation and the Faculty of Law, the BA (Translation) – JD double degree is a highly flexible option designed to prepare students to qualify as practising lawyers while leaving the door open to other career choices along the way.

BA in Translation and Chinese Language and Literature (Double Major)

BA in Translation and Linguistics (Double Major)

Career Prospects

We firmly believe in providing our students with an immersive experience that extends into the industry, opening doors to a multitude of diverse sectors. Through global exchanges and internships, including collaborative translation projects with the United Nations, our students gain first-hand exposure to the vibrant realities of the professional world. From translation to education and public service, our graduates make their mark in diverse sectors. Over the years, the accomplishments of our alumni have underscored the far-reaching influence of our programme, as they carve out successful careers in an ever-expanding range of professional arenas:

  • Commerce Sector: Approximately 74%, in fields such as public relations, marketing and mass communication.
  • Education Sector: About 22%.
  • Government: About 5%.

Employers include IPSOS in Hong Kong, Edelman of Hong Kong, the HKSAR Government, TransPerfect Translations Limited, Publicis Groupe, Elegance Financial Communication Limited, and the Autism Treatment Centre.

For those seeking to take their career to new heights, our Translation Programme offers exceptional postgraduate opportunities. Each step of the way, we are dedicated to your personal and professional growth, empowering you to reach new heights and seize exciting opportunities in your chosen path. Embark on an enriching journey with us that will shape your future as a versatile translator, language service provider and global citizen.

If you are interested in this programme, please review the application requirements and deadlines specific to the respective admission scheme to increase your chances of getting accepted.


More Information:

Department of Translation:

1/F, Leung Kau Kui Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong

(852) 3943 7700