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Higher Diploma in Chinese for Professional Communication

Programme Code: HD 137 Online Application 3416 6338 2305 5315

Application Code 報名編號 : HD137


Chinese for Professional Communication

Programme Aims & Features

This programme aims to enhance students’ Chinese language proficiency with emphasis on training of their professional writing in Chinese as well as various presentation skills applicable in mass communications, business communities, cultural industries and government departments in Hong Kong. It also makes use of various business and public relations concepts and theories in the production of practical documents for business and public relations purposes. The practical training in professional Chinese writing as well as training in Putonghua will prepare students for career pathways in different industries including culture, education, media, public relations and administration.

Opportunities for Further Studies

Graduates can choose to progress to degree programmes in different areas such Chinese language and literature, Chinese education, creative media, professional writing, creative film and television writing, and cultural studies by some local universities through the non-JUPAS pathway. Below are some examples*:



The University of Hong Kong

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Education in Language Education – Chinese

The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Chinese Language Education) 

Hong Kong Baptist University 

Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature

Bachelor of Arts in Creative and Professional Writing

Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing for Film, Television and New Media

Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

Bachelor of Arts in Bilingual Interdisciplinary Chinese Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Chinese and Bilingual Studies

City University of Hong Kong

BA Chinese and History

BA Linguistics and Language Applications

BA Creative Media 

BA Media and Communication

*The above list is not exhaustive and only shows some of the examples.

HKU SPACE International College

Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to the full-time top-up degree programmes offered locally by HKU SPACE International College in collaboration with the following universities:

Edinburgh Napier University
Manchester Metropolitan University

Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme can develop their career paths in various industries, such as taking up the positions of journalists, editors, ad copywriters, screenwriter, administrative assistant, public relations officer, customer service officer, teaching assistant and many other positions.



  • Introduction to Academic English
  • Advanced Chinese Language
  • English for Academic Purposes I & II
  • Modern Chinese Language 
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Intra- Interpersonal Competencies


Experiential Learning Course

  • Chinese for Professional Communication Project



Year 1

  • Advanced Chinese for Business and Commerce
  • Introduction to Chinese Literature
  • Practical Writing for Marketing and Public Relations
  • Media Publishing Industry and Production
  • Chinese Culture and Society
  • Classical Chinese Poetry and Creative Writing

Year 2

  •  Language, Society and Culture
  • Professional Putonghua
  • Modern Chinese Literature and Film
  • Reading and Writing
  •  Effective Chinese for Public Administration

Courses offered in each semester are subject to student enrolment, timetabling and resources available