School of Communication

Bachelor of Communication - Film Major - Film and Television Concentration

Programme Code

JS2330


Year of Entry

Year 3

Mode of Study

Full Time

Duration of Study

4 Years

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for formal classroom teaching at HKBU is English, except for those courses that are granted exemption.

Fund Type

Government Funded

First Year Intake Number

TBC

Class Start Date

September 2019

Annual Tuition Fees

HK$42,100 (local); HK$140,000 (non-local)

Credits Required for Graduation

128

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

 

Unique Features

To equip students with the knowledge required to develop careers in the creative industries, such as audio-visual production and to provide theoretical training in cinematic arts.

 

Student Learning Experiences

  • Exchange Opportunities
    Hong Kong Baptist University is a learning community dedicated to provide whole person education. International Office promotes international activities that ensure prominence for global competence. For the details of exchange opportunities, please visit the International Office website at https://intl.hkbu.edu.hk/
  • Film and Animation Festival Tours
    The Academy of Film organizes a series of Film and Animation Festival Tours to enhance students’ competitive edge and their international/ global exposure such as Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain), Busan International Film (Korea), Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Toronto), Far East Film Festival (Udine, Italy), Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (Korea) etc.
  • Internship
    Students are encouraged to undertake a non-graded and zero-unit professional internship during their study. The company such as TVB, Cable TV, RTHK, animation & visual effect studio, corporate communication division, graphic design house, advertising agency, production house etc. will provide internship opportunities (subject to availability) to students.

 

Career Opportunities

Career prospects for graduates include creative content industries, such as network TV, film, broadcasting, cable TV, multimedia, animation, online and interactive application development, visual 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.

We adopt a holistic approach in selecting applicants on individual merits. Applicants are required to meet the University entrance requirements, English Language requirements and Programme entrance requirements (if any).

 

Associate Degree/ Higher Diploma Students/ Holders

AD/ HD holders or students studying in the final year of AD /HD programmes may apply for Year 3 entry.

 

Transfer Students

Transfer students are current students of recognised local/ overseas institutions who are enrolled in a full-time or sandwich government-funded or self-financed degree programme.

Applicants who have completed at least one year of study of a 3-year degree programme or two years of study of a 4-year degree programme may apply for Year 3 entry.

Inter-institutional transfer of students is considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

Degree Holders

Holders of Bachelor’s/ Master’s/ Doctoral Degree or students studying in the final year of a degree programme may apply for Year 3 entry.

Applicants may need to submit a portfolio for assessment. Portfolios should demonstrate the applicant's potential in creativity, visual and design literacy, animation and/ or game design.