English Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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At HKU SPACE, we design and offer courses to meet your goals for General English, Business English and English for the Professions. These range from 30 hours to 90 hours and cover a broad spectrum of levels.

Reasons to improve your English at HKU SPACE:

  •  Polish your interpersonal and career skills
  •  Learn to communicate ideas more effectively
  •  Interact confidently with overseas and English speaking people
  •  Fine-tune your presentations and writing to project better impressions
  •  Stay up to date by learning about current English use
  •  Sharpen your competitive edge in today's global workplace

 

Open SPACE 2021  (5 June 2021)

Information Session:

Preparing for University Studies supported by a globally-recognised English Test - PTE Academic
 

To review, please click here.

 

Summer School 2021

 

English Langauge Assessments

LINGUASKILL – the NEW Cambridge English Language Benchmark Test

This is the benchmark test in support of Continuing Education Fund (CEF) reimbursements of English Language course and benchmark test fees.   This replaces the former Business Language Testing Service (BULATS) offered by the University of Cambridge. 

The Cambridge Assessment English offers organisations a quick and convenient way of checking the English Language proficiency levels of your employees – the Linguaskill Tests. 

  • Linguaskill General
  • Linguaskill Business
  • Linguaskill Test & Continuing Education Fund
  • For Individual English Language Learners
  • For Corporates
  • For Immigrants
  • For HKDSEE 2020 Candidates
  • For University Applicants
  • Linguaskill Test Report & Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
  • Cambridge Linguaskill Test in Hong Kong

For details, please follow this link: https://hkuspace.hku.hk/collection/linguaskill 

 

PTE Academic (PTEA) - The Pearson English Language Test

The Pearson offers a fast, fair, recoginzed and convenient test based on an unbiased approach - The PTE Academic test.

For details, please follow this link: pte-academic-pearson-english-language-test

 

Assessment Preparation Courses

Continuing Education Fund

Programmes Type
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Get ready to impress with good results for International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Acquire essential skills and strategies for success, and a clear idea of your current English language abilities.

PT
Start 21 JUL 2021 (WED)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,600

The course provides opportunities for course participants to acquire knowledge of public speaking techniques, and practise public speaking and presentations for a variety of purposes and audiences. Topics include:

  •   Delivering with an impact
  •   Using body language with effect
  •   Speaking with persuasiveness
  •   Using techniques to engage listening audiences
  •   Practising and critiquing speeches/presentations
PT
Start 04 JUL 2021 (SUN)
Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$4,300
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
The proliferation of digital technologies in the past decades has completely changed the media landscape. This new Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Multimedia Journalism programme aims at preparing students for today's and tomorrow's journalism industry by developing their abilities to engage with evolving digital technologies across multimedia platforms alongside core and specialist skills such as reporting, interviewing, feature writing, editing and production - a transferable skill set which prepares students to excel in a wide range of areas, including print journalism, digital publishing, broadcasting, researching, freelance writing, social media marketing, video production, news agencies, public relations and public sector press departments.
PT
Start 01 SEP 2021 (WED)
Duration 24 months
Fee HK$132,000 (payable in 4 instalments)
The programme aims to
1. describe the characteristics of different types of library and information centres;
2. develop skills and techniques required by library assistants in identification, acquisition, storage, organization, use and
circulation of information;
3. identify various application of information technologies in library services;
4. evaluate various categories of information resources, print or electronic for the provision of information service;

 

PT
Start 23 SEP 2021 (THU)
Duration 1 year
The programme aims to equip students with lower advanced level English linguistic knowledge and skills through extensive language practice and student-centred learning activities such as small group discussion, speaking, writing, reading and listening to a wide variety of semi-authentic English texts. Upon successful completion of the programme, students are expected to communicate in English with more confidence.
PT
Start 12 OCT 2021 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$7,000
The programme aims to equip students with advanced English linguistic knowledge and skills through language practice in student-centred learning activities such as speaking, writing, reading and listening to a variety of semi-authentic and authentic English texts. Upon successful completion of the Programme, students are expected to communicate proficiently in English.
PT
Start 12 OCT 2021 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$8,000
The programme provides students with practice in upper intermediate English usage and skills-building through student-centred and graded learning activities such as speaking, writing, reading and listening to a variety of semi-authentic and authentic English texts. Upon successful completion of the programme, students are expected to speak and write at an upper intermediate level and be fluent and confident when communicating in English.
PT
Start 13 OCT 2021 (WED)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,800
This programme is designed for students who seek to advance knowledge of the English language system and develop higher language awareness and communication skills. Apart from face-to-face learning in the classroom, students participate in self-directed and experiential learning outside the classroom, i.e., e-learning and English Immersion Activities.
PT
Start 18 OCT 2021 (MON)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$13,500
The programme provides students with practice in intermediate English usage and skills-building through student-centred and graded learning activities such as speaking, writing, reading and listening to a variety of semi-authentic language texts. Upon successful completion of the programme, students are expected to speak and write at an intermediate level and be fluent and confident when communicating in English.
PT
Start 19 OCT 2021 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,700
The programme provides students with practice in introductory English usage and skills-building through student-centred and graded learning activities such as speaking, writing, reading and listening to a variety of semi-authentic English texts. Upon successful completion of the programme, students are expected to speak and write at an introductory level and be confident when communicating in English.
PT
Start 19 OCT 2021 (TUE)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,500
The programme provides students with practice in fundamental English usage and skills-building through student-centred and graded learning activities such as speaking, writing, reading and listening to a variety of semi-authentic English texts. Upon successful completion of the Programme, students are expected to speak and write at a foundation level and be more confident when communicating in English.  
PT
Start 20 OCT 2021 (WED)
Duration 30 weeks
Fee HK$6,300
The programme aims to equip students with the language skills in specific focused areas at a higher level of accuracy and appropriacy.
PT
Start 06 NOV 2021 (SAT)
Duration 1 year to 4 years
Fee HK$3,650