School of Communication and Film

Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Film (Film and Television Concentration)

Programme Code


Year of Entry

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

Class Start Date

September 2022

Annual Tuition Fees

HK$42,100 (local); HK$145,000 (non-local)

Credits Required for Graduation


Programme Description

The Film and Television Concentration 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 and Animation Festival Tours
The Academy of Film organises a series of Film and Animation 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.

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, I.T. education, publishing, corporate communication, arts and media administration and management.



Applicants are required to present their portfolios during the interview. They do not need to submit their portfolios before/ after the interview. Applicants should prepare their portfolios in digital format for the ease of presentation. Portfolios should demonstrate the applicant's potential in creativity, storytelling techniques and concepts of images. For international applicants (non-local non-mainland applicants), potential applicants will be invited to submit a portfolio before the interview. Applicants should refer to the interview notification email for the latest interview arrangements.