Prospective Students

English Enhancement Courses

ARTS1010   /  ARTS1013

Non HKU students application deadline:

Non-local students (student visa needed): 

  • Courses starting on June 24 (Session A): April 10, 2019
  • Courses starting on July 2 (Session B): April 16, 2019
  • Courses starting on July 15 (Session C): April 24, 2019
  • Courses starting on July 29 (Session D): May 1, 2019

Local students (not needing student visa) 31 May 2019 

Credit bearing courses with the ARTS prefix are for exchange and visiting students only, while History courses, Philosophy courses, Music courses, Fine arts courses, Linguistics courses and courses with the GCIN prefix are for all undergraduate students, including eligible HKU students. Fee exemption/reduction applies for HKU students and students under formal HKU exchange agreements. 

Please, note that no add/drop will be permitted after the commencement of the summer courses.

ARTS1006

ARTS1010 English for Effective Communication in Business and Social Contexts (6 credits)

This course aims to develop students’ business and social communication skills. Areas covered include negotiation and telephoning skills and writing business correspondence such as email, business letters and investigative reports; as well as oral and presentation skills in both informal and formal social contexts such as meeting new friends and interacting at social gatherings. Students will develop their communication skills in relation to business meetings and cross cultural interactions and will be given extensive opportunities to practice and apply the skills through a variety of speaking tasks and an end-of-course social function.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students from Mainland or overseas universities

Period of Teaching: July 15  August 2, 2019 (three weeks); Mon to Fri, 10:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Programme Fee: HKD14,000

Course Description: please click here
 

academic writing

ARTS1013 Academic Writing and Critical Reading (6 credits)

This is an advanced academic writing skills course that aims to enhance students’ writing abilities in academic contexts. Students are exposed to a number of scholarly texts on selected topics, and analyze these texts through critical reading and discussions in class. Students are then required to respond to these readings to write well-structured and stylistically appropriate academic papers. Students will receive focused advice and constructive feedback from both their peers and teachers on how to improve their writing skills.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students from Mainland or overseas universities

Period of Teaching: July 15 – August 2, 2018 (three weeks); Mon to Fri, 10:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Programme Fee: HKD14,000

Course Description: please click here

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