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Social Sciences Media & Communication

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Multimedia Journalism
多媒體新聞學(榮譽)文學士

Awarded by
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Course Code
MC023A
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Duration
24 months
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$132,000 (payable in 4 instalments)

The proliferation of digital technologies in the past decades has completely changed the media landscape. This new Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Multimedia Journalism programme aims at preparing students for today's and tomorrow's journalism industry by developing their abilities to engage with evolving digital technologies across multimedia platforms alongside core and specialist skills such as reporting, interviewing, feature writing, editing and production - a transferable skill set which prepares students to excel in a wide range of areas, including print journalism, digital publishing, broadcasting, researching, freelance writing, social media marketing, video production, news agencies, public relations and public sector press departments.

  • Engaging with the ever-changing processes of production, circulation and consumption in today's and tomorrow's journalism industry;
  • Exploring a wide range of multimedia platforms including print, broadcast, online and social media;
  • Learning to build an outstanding digital portfolio for future career development; and
  • Practising and improving English language skills for professional communication.

Duration of Study

With full exemptions granted, students can complete the programme in 24 months (part-time).
(This programme is also offered in full-time mode. With full exemptions granted, students can complete the programme in 18 months.)

Teaching Mode

HKU SPACE and Manchester Metropolitan University lecturers employ diverse teaching modes and these include lectures, seminars, small group discussions, screenings, practical workshops, field trips, case studies, problem-based approaches, blended learning (classroom learning complementing with online resources, communication and discussion) and individual tutorials.

Award

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Multimedia Journalism by Manchester Metropolitan University.

Career Opportunities

With strong multimedia and language skills, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Multimedia Journalism graduates will be able to seek a career in a wide range of sectors including print journalism, digital publishing and editing, broadcasting, researching, media development, freelance writing, specialist journalism, news agencies, public relations departments and public sector press departments.

Further Studies

Graduates with the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Multimedia Journalism award are also eligible to progress onto the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Media and Cultural Critique, awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE or other local and overseas master's degree programmes.

Relevant Programmes

Venue
  • Note: Upon availability of classrooms, classes may be held in other learning centres.
Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

This programme consists of 8 modules, each carrying 30 credits. Upon fulfilling the minimum entry requirements, students enrolled in the programme will be granted an exemption from 4 modules (120 credits), normally equal to the first year of study. With this exemption, students are required to complete only 8 modules in 24 months (part-time).

Module Title Credits
Year 2  
Editing and Production 1 15
Editing and Production 2 15
Magazine Journalism 1 15
Magazine Journalism 2 15
Media Law and Regulation 1 15
Media Law and Regulation 2 15
Multiplatform Journalism 1 15
Multiplatform Journalism 2 15
Year 3  
Advanced Journalism 1 15
Advanced Journalism 2 15
Law and Ethics for Multimedia Journalism 1 15
Law and Ethics for Multimedia Journalism 2 15
Journalism Portfolio 1 15
Journalism Portfolio 2 15
Advanced Audio and Video 1 15
Advanced Audio and Video 2 15

Note: The above programme structure is intended for use as a guideline to prospective students. The University reserves the right to modify the structure.

Applicants shall hold:

  1. an Associate of Arts in areas of Languages and Humanities; or
  2. an Associate of Arts in areas of Media, Cultural and Creative Studies; or
  3. an Associate of Applied Social Sciences in areas of Communications, Public Relations and Journalism, or an Associate of Social Sciences; or
  4. an Associate of Business Administration.

OR

  1. a Higher Diploma in areas of Arts, Design, Languages and Humanities; or
  2. a Higher Diploma in areas of Business Administration and Management; or
  3. a Higher Diploma in areas of Information Technology and Social Science.

Normally for those applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS 6.0 overall is required: applicants should have at least 5.5 in each element. Holders of Associate Degree / Higher Diploma of HKU SPACE, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution in Hong Kong are normally regarded as demonstrating the required English proficiency.

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HK$132,000 (payable in 4 instalments)

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK. It has over 38,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, including a diverse community of 3,000 international students from over 120 countries. Times Higher Education includes MMU in its top 200 universities in the world under 50 years old (2020).

The Department of Languages, Information & Communications at MMU which provides more than 10 undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of information, digital media, web development, communications and multimedia journalism. In the area of Journalism, Publishing & Public Relations, Manchester Metropolitan University is ranked 29th out of 61 universities in the UK (The Guardian University Guide 2020).

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