The Chinese University of HongKong, Shenzhen

The Chinese University of HongKong, Shenzhen

Translation (English-Chinese) (HSS)

: September, 2024
: English
: April, 2024
: RMB 115,000
: -
: 081217178800 / 081214567888



The BA programme in Translation will provide students with the learning opportunities to have a solid foundation in the use of English and Chinese languages, to master the basic skills and knowledge for doing translation and interpreting and to become competent professionals in cross-cultural communication and in providing language services to meet market needs. The curriculum is optionally designed, which focuses on issues of the contemporary society and covers a wide range of topics in different areas so that our students can become life-long learners. With the help of language labs, CAT and other IT-based facilities for the learning activities, our students will become acquainted with new technologies in the field and become efficient users. Students graduating from our BA programme will enjoy a wide range of opportunities for employment and for career development. The BA programme is taught by a team of faculty members have had many years of professional experience in teaching Translation and Interpreting courses and their work is known internationally. CUHK-Shenzhen has signed MOU for cooperation with a number of outstanding universities overseas to provide more learning opportunities for our students, who will have the chance to join university level student exchange programmes in future.


1. High school graduate and above.

2. Non-Chinese citizens who hold a foreign passport and comply with the relevant regulations set by the “Document No. 12 (2020) of Ministry of Education of the PRC.".


3. Physically and mentally healthy.

4. Applicants under 18 years old (Per September 1st) should provide a letter of guarantee for their guardian in China (notarization required).

Application Documents:

1. Passport: Please scan your passport ID page. If there is any additional or change of the name, please also provide the endorsement page.( (

2. Recent photo, with the following format: Recent full-faced photo (the head occupies 70% of the size of the photo); the aspect ratio is 4:3; white background without borders; the size must be between 100-500KB (*.jpg,*.jpeg). (

3. Language Certificates

- For English-Taught program: IELTS with an overall score of 5.5-6.5 or TOEFL IBT 85 (subject to each university)

- For Chinese-Taught program: HSK 4-6 (level and minimum score are subject to each major and university)

4. High school diploma (for bachelor degree applicants) and Bachelor or Master diploma (for master and doctoral degree applicants), students who hasn’t graduated should provide an official statement from high school or university as a guarantee of the graduation date (Pre-Graduation Statement). ( (

5. High school transcripts (for bachelor degree applicants) and university transcripts (for master and doctoral degree applicants), page sorted from first semester to last or latest semester in one PDF file. Please contact your school to get ‘1 sheet’ kinds of transcripts. (

6. 2 (two) recommendation letters from your teachers in high school (for bachelor degree applicants) and two university professors (for master and doctoral degree applicants) along with letterhead, stamp from the school, and sign. Please also include the email and phone number of the recommenders.

7. Study Plan / Personal Statement, approximately 800 words (English/Mandarin) and must be signed with a clear name. You could check general personal statement points grid here (

8. Additional requirements that apply vary from university to university, for example:

- Entrance Examination / Interview.

- Financial Statement (from Bank). (

- Curriculum Vitae (CV), you can check the sample or simply look up on google (

- Certificate of Non-Criminal Record Report(SKCK) from the Local Indonesian Police. (

- Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Medical Check-up Report). ( (


- Documents number 4-6 above, MUST be translated into English / Mandarin by the school or a sworn translator, and need to be legalized.

- Please neatly SCAN each file in pdf format, the size must not be more than 1 MB (except the recent photo must comply with the requirements above), then upload everything into the system (

1. Tuition Fee: RMB 115,000 per academic year

2. Accommodation Fee: Annual accommodation fees RMB 1,200. However most international students will receive a scholarship which includes accommodation.

3. Miscellaneous Study Fee: RMB 500 per academic year.

4. Medical Insurance: RMB 800 per academic year.

5. Textbooks: approx. RMB 1,200, dependent on courses and study preferences.

6. Monthly expenses: dependent on lifestyle and preferences, approximately RMB 2,000 should cover meals, power, water and entertainment.