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What will I learn?

The MSc in New Media is a 1-year full-time or 2-year part-time taught programme that aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to adapt in the changing world characterized by continuous technological innovation affecting industries and job markets. The curriculum gives students an overview of new media from an entrepreneurial management perspective with emphasis on the business and management aspects of the technology as well as the conception, design and development of multimedia applications and content.

Programme Goals

  • to provide graduates with a broad understanding in communication theories and the application of such knowledge to the design and development of new media contents;
  • to provide graduates with a good understanding of the social, economic, cultural, legal, and other implications of new media;
  • to prepare graduates to conduct content and audience research and apply this knowledge in designing strategic information campaigns using new media and giving out goal-directed recommendations;
  • to provide graduates with a technical know-how through hands-on training in multimedia design and development, and
  • to enable graduates to apply creative multimedia applications to solve business problems in training, sales presentations, and to communicate with employees and customers.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Social Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$165,000.00 (16,69,196) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Shatin,

Sha Tin, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree. English Language Requirements: TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based)/79 (Internet-based); IELTS (Academic): 6.5; GMAT (Verbal): Band 21.

For international students

Applicants must satisfy one of the following:

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honors not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honors programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B" ; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honors degree.

The English Language Proficiency Requirement is as follows:

  • possess a pass grade in English in one of the following examinations: Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (AS Level), Hong Kong Higher Level Examination, CUHK Matriculation Examination, General Certificate of Education A-Level/ AS-Level; or
  • achieve Level 4 or above in the English subject of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) examination; or
  • have a degree from a university in Hong Kong or have taken a degree programme of which the medium of instruction was English; or
  • submit a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (or computer-based of 213 or above, or internet-based score of 79) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.

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

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