Admission is decided on a competitive basis. To be eligible for admission, you must have the following qualifications:
Applicants without a major or a minor in communication related areas of studies must have the basic knowledge about media and communication through coursework and an internship in communication related areas for at least three months. Substantive working experience in communication related areas such as a full-time job in a communication related position for at least one year will satisfy the requirement for the basic knowledge about communication.
Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:
The programme is open for both local and non-local applicants. Required by the Hong Kong Immigration Department, all non-local students must enroll in full-time study mode (i.e., taking 12 or more credits per semester) and obtain a student visa before coming to Hong Kong. For non-local applicants, you can also refer to the website of the Global Engagement Office to find out about living in Hong Kong and other aspects of student life at the University.
Tuition fee is charged on a credit unit basis. The tuition fee for the 2021-22 academic year is HK$6,200 per credit or HK$167,400 for 27 credits.
Applications for 2021 entry will start in mid-November 2020. Please visit here to obtain more information about the application process.
UGC Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme
Fellowship awards are available for local students admitted to this programme under the Fellowships Scheme supported by the HKSAR Government. This programme in the priority area of “Creative Industries” is one of the targeted programmes listed under the Fellowships Scheme with 6 fellowship awards. Local students admitted to the programme in 2021/22 academic year will be invited to submit applications for the fellowships.
For more details of the Scheme, please refer to UGC website.