School of Creative Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Film and Television

Programme Code

JS2330


Year of Entry

JUPAS - HKDSE: Year 1

Mode of Study

Full Time

Duration of Study

4 Years

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for classroom teaching (in all forms) at HKBU is English, except for those courses that are granted exemption.

Fund Type

Government Funded

First Year Intake Number

18

Class Start Date

September 2024

Annual Tuition Fees

HK$42,100 (local); HK$160,000 (non-local) i

Credits Required for Graduation

128

Programme Requirements

HKDSE Core Subject(s) Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS Notes 3

Notes for elective subjects:

1) One of the electives must be any Category A subjects (excluding Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2));

2) The other elective can be any of the following subjects:
a) Category A subjects (including Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2));
b) Related Applied Learning subjects (with "Attained with Distinction (I)" or above) listed in the following website: https://af.hkbu.edu.hk/sites/default/files/admission/2024_entry/2024entry_FTV_List-of-Category-of-Assessment-Criteria.pdf;
c) Category C (Other Language) subjects at Grade C or above. 

Remarks on other requirements:

1) Good results in Chinese Language and English Language subjects are preferred.

2) High choice banding in JUPAS application is preferred.

3)Candidates may be required to attend an interview. Candidates are required to submit their portfolios before the interview,
and/or present their portfolios to the interview panel.

4) Candidates should prepare their portfolios in digital format for the ease of presentation. Portfolios should demonstrate candidates' potential in creativity, story telling techniques and concepts of images.

 

Programme Description

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

Unique Features

To equip students with the knowledge and vocational skill required in the creative industries, such as film, television, commercial and other sectors in audio-visual production and to provide theoretical training in cinematic arts. 

Student Learning Experiences

Film Festival Tours

The Academy of Film organises a series of Film Festival Tours to enhance students’ competitive edge and their international/ global exposure such as Berlin International Film Festival, Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain), Busan International Film Festival (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. TVB, Cable TV, RTHK, studios, corporate communication divisions, advertising agencies, production houses, etc. will provide internship opportunities (subject to availability) to students.

Career Opportunities

Career prospects for graduates of the Film and Television Major include creative content industries, such as film, TV, broadcasting, multimedia, and other sectors involved in the use of digital video and audio, such as public relations and advertising, IT, education, publishing, corporate communication, arts and media management, and journalism.

 

Remark

i. Subject to University annual review.

Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2) can be recognised for fulfilment of the second elective requirement.

The Programme will consider specified Category B subjects (Applied Learning) (with “Attained with Distinction (I)” or above) listed in the following website: https://af.hkbu.edu.hk/sites/default/files/admission/2024_entry/2024entry_FTV_List-of-Category-of-Assessment-Criteria.pdf for fulfilment of the second elective requirement.

The scores for Category B subjects are converted as follows:

Attained with Distinction (II)=4, Attained with Distinction (I)=3

 

The Programme will consider Category C subjects (Other Language) at Grade C or above for fulfilment of the second elective requirement.

The scores for Category C subjects are converted as follows:

A=7, B=5.5, C=4, D=2.5, E=1

  1. Upon score calculation and compilation of interview results (if any), eligible applicants will be given a rank in the Merit Order List to the JUPAS Office. The Merit Order List will be generated according to the priority given to the list of Tie-breakers. During the admissions process, the following are the most commonly used tie-breakers by the programmes offered by the University.
     
    The most commonly used tie-breakers by the programmes offered by the University
    Tie-breakers Remarks
    HKDSE Academic Score (plus interview score, if any) Derived from the score formula of individual programme
    (The programme will consider the best 5 HKDSE subjects in Academic Score calculation.)
    Interview Performance Applicable to School Principal's nominees / applicants with a disability / OEA applicants / regular applicants with interview
    Band Band A applicants will be ranked first then Band B, and so on.
    A (Prog. Choice 1 - 3) >
    B (Prog. Choice 4 - 6) >
    C (Prog. Choice 7 - 10) >
    D (Prog. Choice 11 - 15) >
    E (Prog. Choice 16 - 20)
    HKDSE English Score Take the best score of HKDSE English Language Result
     
  2. If a programme ranks the tie-breakers as: '1' to 'HKDSE Academic Score', '2' to 'Band', '3' to 'HKDSE Standard + 1 best X Subject Score', applicants with highest HKDSE Academic Score will be ranked first. If there are two applicants having the same HKDSE Academic Score, the one who places the programme in a higher band choice will be ranked higher. If the two applicants are the same on the first 2 tie-breakers, their HKDSE Standard + 1 best X Subject Score will be compared, the one with higher HKDSE Standard + 1 best X Subject Score will be given a higher rank, and so on.

 

 

Note:

As programmes select students not only on the basis of the HKDSE results, the actual results of the students admitted to each programme may vary from year to year (depending on the overall results achieved by applicants in a particular year, the number of applicants applying to the programme, changes in selection criteria, etc.). Please be reminded that information listed above is for reference ONLY and is subject to change, and should NOT be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme.