CSTIC Programmes – PhD Programmes

PhD in Linguistics (English) 

Duration: 4 years
Medium of Instruction: English


  • To allow the student to write a high quality, original academic thesis which can be published either individually as articles, or as an entire book after graduation
  • To widen the breadth of the student’s knowledge in their chosen area.
  • To generally improve the student’s awareness of research methodology
  • To train the student up to a professional level of academic writing
  • To qualify the student for work either as a university professor, or for work in areas such as government administration and independent research groups
  • To assist the student in securing high level publications of research outside their thesis


  • Careful and intense supervision over the writing of a long, original thesis
  • University-wide and Faculty-based courses to improve writing skills, research ethics, teaching ability, and knowledge in the student’s chosen field
  • Experience in academic teaching, the organization of conferences and other essential academic duties
  • Help with the preparation of academic articles for publication in prestigious journals

For more details, please refer to FAH’s website.

CSTIC Programmes – Master Programmes

Master of Arts in Translation Studies

Duration: 2 years
Medium of Instruction: Chinese & English/Portuguese


The programme aims to foster a new generation of translators and interpreters with a professional outlook, linguistic and cultural competence, as well as the skills necessary to meet the challenges of both the local and international markets in the years to come. It also aims to provide a comprehensive and in-depth study of the multifaceted issues in translation and interpreting.


  • A 2-year MA programme
    To enhance both practical skills and theoretical knowledge
  • Three Specializations
    • Chinese-English
    • Chinese-Portuguese
    • English-Portuguese (currently not available for admission)
  • Assistantships
              Opportunities available to work as teaching or research assistants with a stipend
  • Comprehensive training
    Courses on both translation theories and practical interpretation and translation
  • State of the art training facilities
    A brand-new campus with state-of-the-art labs for training and research

For more details, please refer to FAH’s website.