Culture & Philosophy Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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The School is committed to offering quality courses on Chinese and world culture conducted by renowned scholars in the respective fields. These include subjects on the modern interpretation of the Chinese classics, ethnic history and culture, as well as postgraduate inter-disciplinary studies of humanities.    

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岑逸飛先生透過中西文化多重角度的分析,令學員擴展視野,學習以創意和廣闊的思維面對職場管理和人生處世的種種挑戰。在本課程中,岑逸飛先生將講授四本中國典籍 — 《西遊記》、《紅樓夢》、《水滸傳》、《三國演義》(統稱「四大名著」),並探討典籍於現代生活和管理上的應用。
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開課日期 待定
修業期 8個星期
課程費用 HK$2,950
A properly set up and managed archives ensures that authentic and reliable historical records are preserved to document the major development and history of an organization.
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Start 16 FEB 2022 (WED)
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$11,000
The Postgraduate Diploma in Media and Cultural Critique programme aims to develop the study of media and cultural institutions, ideologies and policies as part of social and economic reality. Its design has a specific rationale, beginning from a semester which aims to provide a comprehensive foundation in research methods and critical approaches to media and cultural studies, through another semester which provides a grounding in the media (including social media) and then visual and socio-cultural content, giving graduates the possibility of undergoing further study in media and cultural studies, communication studies, creative industries, arts and cultural management.
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Start 17 FEB 2022 (THU)
Duration 7 months
Fee HK$39,000
This programme will focus on key debates on popular culture and cultural consumption in relation to the media. Issues of pleasure, politics, meaning and value will be raised in connection with a range of cultural forms. Situated historically in the twentieth century, the programme analyses the development of mass culture as a socio-economic form, and as a term emerging in relation to other media forms, such as Hollywood movies, television programmes, music, art, print and new media. A range of theoretical perspectives will inform the analysis. The consumption of popular culture is addressed through recent ethnographic and qualitative work on audiences. 
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Start To be advised
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000
The main objective of this programme is to introduce students to the key theories, thinking and debates surrounding new media studies. This programme will also contextualise the social functions and cultural meanings of digital/ new media technologies and their changes in different social and historical environments. The programme will encourage students to explore different forms of new media experiences and participations, and equip students with practical digital media production skills by designing, producing and publishing creative new media projects.
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Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000
Through a combination of lectures, tutorials and student presentations, this programme enables students to define methodological terms, concepts, and processes in media and cultural studies. This helps students make critical judgments on researches commonly used in media and cultural industries, and to design and apply research methodologies to research on media messages, media production and consumption. The programme also aims to equip students with the independent research skills they will need to flourish in academic and vocational contexts, and to carry out basic research in order to produce a piece of academic writing.
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Start To be advised
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000
This programme aims to introduce students to the key meanings and structures of visual culture and thus help them investigate the ways in which cultural meanings are articulated, interpreted and communicated through different forms of visual-cultural practices, such as films, photographs, advertisements and museum displays etc. This programme will also introduce a range of visual research methods and media production techniques which develop students’ capacities in both analysing and creating visual-oriented projects.
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Start To be advised
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000
解釋《易經》,配合歷朝易學大師之心得,將易經由淺至深闡釋出來, 重視周易的天人原理及占測技巧,務求令學員對周易有理論與實踐幷重的基本理解。
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開課日期 2021年10月26日 (星期二)
修業期 7個月
課程費用 HK$8,200

The programme aims to provide students with a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of communication and culture with an emphasis on media and cultural studies. More specifically, it trains the students to be critical consumers and ethical communicators through discussions that allow them to understand the power of both mediated and non-mediated communication in specific cultural contexts. The programme also addresses how existing and emerging forms of new media construct identities and shape lives by examining the relationship between communication and cultures.

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Start 03 OCT 2022 (MON)
Duration 20 months
Fee HK$38,000
(payable in 5 equal installments)
This programme aims to introduce to students the nature, functions and techniques used in records management, the principles of transferring records to archives and the current practices of digitization of different media in various industrial and commercial sectors as well as in government departments.
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Start To be advised
Duration 4 months
Fee HK$7,500
本課程主要為學員提供佛教身心靈關顧服務的基礎訓練,訓練內容主要包括以佛法提供身心靈關顧服務之相關知識、應有的義工態度及關顧技巧。
課程著重於訓練學員以尊重的態度為服務對象提供生理、心理和心靈上的關顧,並識別不同情況病患者的心靈需要, 與病人及其家屬溝通和共渡哀傷,絕症和離世的過程。
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開課日期 待定
修業期 1年