Translation for Beginners

Programme Code: TRFB2021

Faculty of: Arts

Level-of-study: S3-S6

Area of Interest: Arts

Programme Period: July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021

Programme Fee: HKD 3,600

Deadline for Application: May 31, 2021

Online Application: APPLY NOW


The application procedure of this programme is separated from HKUSI application system. You will be required to apply and pay all fees separately. For more information, please visit the programme link.

Course Description:

This five-day course is designed for secondary students interested in translating between Chinese and English. As the medium of instruction is Cantonese, students should be proficient not only in English but also in Cantonese. The instructor will teach basic concepts and skills of translation and interpreting, preparing students for admission to a BA Programme in Translation in Hong Kong. Students will be required to take part actively in class discussions, in addition to doing homework and classwork.

Course Outline:


Programme Schedule:

Monday – Friday 14:30 – 17:30

Programme Link:—humanities/high-school-level/programmes-high-school

For enquires, please contact Faculty of Arts General Office:
Phone:  +852 3917 8977


• You understand that you must be available for the entire duration of the programme, from the start to the end of the programme. 20% absence is allowed for emergencies or sick leave with legitimate reason and official letterhead proof for the absence. Students have the responsibility to contact the programme coordinator and/or teacher concerned about this ahead of time. No exceptions will be made, unless prior approval has been given. You are expected to be punctual for all classes and tutorials. Unexcused cases of lateness may count as absence. Students who fail to achieve an 80% of attendance or absence without legitimate reason and official letterhead proof for the absence will not be awarded the HKU Credits or the Certificate of Completion.