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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
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This programme develops competency in concise writing, and effective meeting and negotiation skills. Students learn to be better communicators through extensive practice in workplace correspondence, report writing, formal presentation and communication in international business contexts. Completion of the first TWO modules at Diploma level leads to the SPACE Diploma in Business English Award.
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Duration 24 months
Fee HK$6,000
The programme aims to equip students with the language skills in specific focused areas. Restricted but not limited to the particular skill set, the programme helps students become more fluent and confident when communicating in English.
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Start 18 APR 2017 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 4 years
Fee HK$3,400
SPACE Business English Programmes The Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business English programme is a module-based programme, offering flexibility to learners.
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Duration 1 day
This short course focuses on the strategies and language for producing effective emails for the workplace. In addition to practice on correct grammar, sentence structure, appropriate style and editing, lessons on email writing are centred on a variety of business writing contexts such as marketing, human resources or publicity. It is at a higher level builds their email writings on and enhances email writing skills learned there. However, as long as you meet the entry requirements, you can gain direct entry to Business Email Writing.
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Start 03 JUN 2017 (SAT)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800

Looking at Lars Von Trier’s corpse of cinematic production as an exhaustive point of anti-Hollywood European cinema, this course introduces some of Von Trier’s films in an attempt to crystallize a unifying idea about his thoughts on the human experience as well as filmmaking itself.

Course Outline

Session 1     On Melancholia

Session 2     On Dogville

Session 3     On Europa

Session 4     On Antichrist

Session 5     On The Element of Crime

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Start 06 JUN 2017 (TUE)
Duration 5 weeks
Fee HK$2,400

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.

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Start 17 JUL 2017 (MON)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
Effective Writing Skills 1 will develop your practical writing skills so that you write more clearly, more accurately and more effectively.
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Start 18 APR 2017 (TUE)
Duration 15 weeks
Fee HK$3,400
This course is intended to motivate students to improve their written and spoken English through participation in practical projects in English.
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Start 19 JUL 2017 (WED)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1800
Shape your future with great achievements in the Hong Kong Diploma in Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination. Face the HKDSE English Language challenges with extra practice, timed “mock” tests and targeted strategies for exam success.
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Start 19 JUL 2017 (WED)
Duration 5 weeks
Fee HK$3,200
Topics cover a wide variety of Hong Kong and international media channels including newspapers, TV, the internet and podcasts. Learn discussion and debating skills to capture and convince your audience.
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Start 21 JUL 2017 (FRI)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
Intensive English Refresher is a 30-hour summer course designed to provide English language practice and enhance students' confidence in using English. Lessons will help students cope with language tasks required of students enrolled in lower-intermediate to intermediate courses in SPACE General English series.
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Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$3,200