Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Animation and Digital Arts



What will I learn?

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Animation and Digital Arts (ADA) is a four-year self-financed programme. ADA offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to creative arts education that fosters innovative thinking and creativity. It will add an extra dimension to the liberal arts curriculum, the core value of Lingnan’s mission in higher education. Students of this new programme will learn fundamental knowledge and professional skills in animation and digital arts.

The major comprises three categories: Lingnan’s liberal arts core curriculum; subjects on the history of fine arts and moving images; and skill courses on animation and digital media. ADA students are expected to develop their expertise in digital media with a solid liberal arts foundation. Furthermore, to prepare students for a professional pathway of their own choice, a string of electives is made available in animation, digital art installation and other fields in creative media.


ADA prepares graduates for a competitive employment market and work field. Students will be guided to create cutting-edge digital artworks. Striking a balance between technology and creativity, the Programme allows students to learn a wide range of essential knowledge from art history, film art, design to 2D and 3D animation as well as concepts and application of virtual reality. Students will receive comprehensive historical and technical training of animation and digital arts through hands-on learning and rigorous mentorship.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Students who complete the Animation and Digital Arts Programme will be able to:

  • Create cutting-edge work with artistic vision, combining essential specialized technical skills with original concepts;
  • Apply practical knowledge to real world production, and recognizing the strength of individual software and developing a tailored skillset;
  • Use critical thinking skills to identify problems and develop innovative solutions with resourceful mind;
  • Embrace new ideas and adapt to changing technology and environment.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
HK$140,000.00 (14,84,466) per year
Application deadline

Expected May, July 2024

More details

Start date

Expected January 2024


Lingnan University

8 Castle Peak Road,

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Grade 4 in one of the following English Language subjects: English A, English B, English Literature and Performance

For international students

One of the following:

  • A degree or a sub-degree awarded by a recognised post-secondary institution
  • Satisfactory completion of at least one year of undergraduate study at a recognised university
  • Satisfactory completion of at least one year of study leading to the qualification of associate degree / higher diploma or its equivalent at a recognised post-secondary institution

Entry requirements vary country by country.

In addition to the General Admission Requirements, applicants are also required to fulfill one of the following English language requirements:

  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Grade 4 in English Language
  • TOEFL: 550 (paper-based) or 79 (internet-based)
  • IELTS: Overall band score of 6.0 in Academic Module

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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