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What will I learn?

Communication is a key to the future in knowledge-based economy and creative industries. The School of Communication of HKBU is the only academic unit in Hong Kong offering a full range of communication programmes at degree and post-graduate levels. It is housed in a building designed specifically for the purpose of advancing higher education in communication and media. The Communication and Visual Arts building is equipped with sound, film and television studios; editing facilities for video, film, sound and print; laboratories and communication research facilities, and its own printing press.

The Bachelor of Communication (Honours) programme offers a variety of ways to explore the exciting field of communication, and equips graduates with the skills required to embark on stimulating and meaningful careers, postgraduate studies, or both.

Animation and Media Arts
Animation and Media Arts Concentration provides theoretical training in visual media and creativity, with an emphasis on leveraging digital media for various forms of creative expression, such as digital animation, interactive gaming, visual design and art installations.

Film and Television
Film and Television Concentration provides broad training in film, video and television, with attention to relevant areas of theory, history, and practice.

Internship

TVB, Cable TV, RTHK, animation & visual effect studio, corporate communication division, graphic design house, advertising agency, production house, etc.

Career Prospects

Career prospects for graduates of the Film Major include creative content industries, such as network TV, film, broadcasting, cable TV, multimedia, animation, online and interactive application development, visual graphic design and creative communication, and other sectors involved in the use of electronic image-sound media, such as public relations and advertising, IT, education, publishing, corporate communication, arts and media administration and management and journalism.

Which department am I in?

School of Communication

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
HK$140,000.00 (US$ 17,835) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must hold a combined score of 1,650 in SAT Test (minimum score of 550 in each of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing). After 2005, and a sub-score on essay writing of no less than 8; or an American College Test (ACT) composite score of 23; and Grade 3 in at least two Advanced Placement (AP) subjects; or a score of 500 or better in each of two or more subjects in SAT Subject Tests. Students following Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) in community colleges must hold: US High School Graduation Diploma; and successful completion of IGETC with Grade C or above in each of the subjects. English Language Requirements : TOEFL- Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550; IELTS Academic: Overall Band: 6.0. Grade C or above in GCE O-Level/ GCSE/ IGCSE English; or Grade E or above in GCE AS Level or AL Level English; Grade E or above in HKALE Use of English (AS Use of English); IB - Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) or Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level).

For international students

Applicants who apply for admission with overseas qualifications are expected to have received 12-year pre-university education with appropriate school-leaving qualifications. Students from other countries should have qualifications equivalent to Hong Kong.

The following public examination results are recognised as meeting the English Language requirements stipulated by the University:

  • TOEFL: Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550
  • IELTS Academic: Overall Band 6.0
  • IGCSE First Language English: Grade C/ Grade 4
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language: Grade B/ Grade 5
  • IB: Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) OR Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level)

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

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