Media & Communication Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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Unleash your potential and enhance your employment prospects, job performance and choice with postgraduate study in Media and Communication subject area at College of Humanities and Law, HKU SPACE.

Our suite of professionally-focused programmes include Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Public Relations and Corporate Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Media, Postgraduate Diploma in Social Media and Communication, and a list of short courses that fit for your learning goals and adding values to you, improving both your academic and professional qualifications.

Our curricula and programmes are constantly updated that strive to satisfy the market needs of the ever-changing media and communication landscape. Our lecturers are well-established industry practitioners with respectable academic credentials who are passionate in sharing and passing their experiences and expertise to the next generations. We encourage lively exchange of ideas between the lecturers and students, and with knowledge building and networking that extend from the classroom to the profession.

All programmes, both award bearing and non-award bearing, are delivered in part-time mode that range from roughly a few weeks to eighteen months. For more information, please visit the respective programme webpages.

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The programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of those who are currently working in public relations and/ or event management or those who have aspirations in these areas. The programme provides students with core event management concepts as well as knowledge in public relations and corporate branding. A broad and holistic view in event management will be given to students with practical public relations techniques and tools to achieve the corporate's branding goals and objectives. 
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Start 14 JAN 2020 (TUE)
Duration 2 months
Fee HK$13,000
In order to improve the quality of governance in Hong Kong, it is important to first improve the quality of the politicians. This executive programme is a specialized course developed and offered jointly by the Path of Democracy and HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE), which aims to train and develop young political leaders to meet the needs and unique political situation in Hong Kong.
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Start 18 JAN 2020 (SAT)
Duration 10 months
Fee HK$25,000
The programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of people who are currently working in public relations or those who have aspirations in this area. The programme provides students with knowledge in practical public relations techniques and tools to achieve the corporate's branding goals and objectives.
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Start 22 FEB 2020 (SAT)
Duration 2 months
Fee HK$7,000
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice is a unique programme that explores contemporary media and communications alongside the cultural and creative industries. Work-place learning forms an integral part of this programme, which makes it very suitable for media professionals or career conversion.

With its emphasis on transforming media and cultural practices, the programme offers a broad approach that spans different sectors. More specifically, it is designed for postgraduate students considering a career in the media, culture or media arts industries, or those who want to work in research and education in such areas. 
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Start 01 JAN 2020 (WED)
Duration 16 months
Fee HK$130,500
This Postgraduate Certificate in Public Relations and Corporate Communication aims to equip students with updated knowledge and knowhow to analyse, plan, formulate and design practical and innovative solutions that help address the public relations, corporate communication and media relations challenges that organizations are facing nowadays. By influencing and building up mutual relationships with key stakeholders such as media, employees and community, the organization will effectively achieve their brand goals.

 
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Start 18 APR 2020 (SAT)
Duration Around 9 months
Fee HK$18,800
This programme aims to help students keep abreast of the contemporary concepts and practices of public relations and corporate communication.

With the multidisciplinary curriculum, students is exposed to the up-to-date knowledge of strategic planning, skills of influencing stakeholders, knowhow of managing crisis and reputation, as well as the many various communication challenges a profit, non-for-profit and government organization is facing today.
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Start 18 APR 2020 (SAT)
Duration Around 1 year and 6 months
Fee HK$37,600
The programme aims to offer an interdisciplinary exploration of the contemporary development in the social media and digital communications in the local and global contexts.
 
The programme examines the impacts and applications of social media in influencing corporate communication, advertising, public relations, entertainment and commerce. It focuses on developing the students’ imaginative and analytical abilities as well as the communication and practical skills across diverse platforms and environments. It challenges and encourages students to extend and explore their professional practices and become innovative and resourceful leaders in the rapidly evolving media and communication industries.

 
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Start 18 APR 2020 (SAT)
Duration Around 12 months
Fee HK$38,800
This 36-hour Certificate programme is designed for those who are interested in learning more about art collecting, especially art collecting as a cultural practice in the contemporary world.  It offers an interdisciplinary approach to inquire the cultures of art collecting, including the patterns of collecting, art valuation, relationship between connoisseurship and taste, the global ‘travelling’ of cultural objects and the politics of display of artefacts.  This programme will examine the issues from both international and local perspectives, and students will learn the cultural politics of art, the role of the trade of artefacts and cultural objects in global cultural economy.
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Duration 12 weeks
Fee HK$10,000
This programme examines the various ways in which globalisation processes are impacting media practices and representations. Key theoretical concepts and debates on media globalisation will be covered, with application to a range of global media examples and texts, including elements of popular culture and trends in new media. The developments in communications and transmission formats that have resulted from media globalisation will also be evaluated in order to delineate how audience identities are being constructed and shaped by these transnational and intercultural productions and processes.
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Duration 12 weeks
Fee HK$10,000
In this mediated network society, use of media increasingly becomes an essential part of people’s everyday life. The media are therefore strategically employed as pedagogical tool by the teaching profession. This programme purposes to critically review the historical and contemporary development of media as a pedagogical tool. By evaluating different forms of media content, it applies principles and concepts related to media literacy for instructional and teaching purposes. The programme equips students with media professional knowledge with a view to assessing teaching effectiveness of media literacy classes.
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Start To be advised
Duration 12 weeks
Fee HK$10,000