Arts, Design & Culture Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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Arts, Design & Culture

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Hong Kong's cultural and creative industries have grown at a rate faster than the overall economy in recent years. This Programme is designed  to equip you with practical knowledge of the activities, structures and processes involved in the management in this dynamic sector.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$32,000
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 03 FEB 2021 (WED)
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$11,000
Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, United Kingdom
MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise is the first-of-its-kind Master's programme offered in both London and Hong Kong by Central Saint Martins, a leading institute in arts and design education for 150 years under UAL, a world Top 2 university for art and design.  

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cknowledging the need for multi-skilled individuals who can both generate ideas for original arts and cultural events, and provide leadership for the teams that realise them, the programme targets at graduates with some work experience who wish to challenge themselves by developing innovative approaches to arts management and cultural production. 
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Start 16 JAN 2021 (SAT)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$175,000* (Payable in four equal installments)
*The tuition fee is subject to annual review.
University of Leicester, United Kingdom
This programme targets at those who want to develop a career in the museum and related sectors based on leading museum studies research and practice.
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Start 05 APR 2021 (MON)
Duration 24 months
Fee £17,450
University of Leicester, United Kingdom
The programme targets at those who want to develop a career in the museum and related sectors based on leading museum studies research and practice.
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Start 05 APR 2021 (MON)
Duration 24 months
Fee £17,450
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, United Kingdom
The programme offers a combination of academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives and address the needs of managerial professionals who work in the local design industry, as well as those who work in non-design areas and are looking for a new thinking approach to resolve complex design and management-related issues.
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Start To be advised
Duration 24 months
Fee HK$145,500
The University of Hong Kong
The 18-month programme is designed as a professional training of counsellors who specialize in Buddhist Counselling.  It is the first of its kind in Asia.    The Programme signifies the birth of a recognized profession of Buddhist Counsellors who have reached professional competence in the provision of individual and group counselling services, counselling visits, Buddhist homiletics, and meditation guidance in hospitals, homes for the aged, and other community settings.
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Start 19 JAN 2021 (TUE)
Duration 18 months
Fee The fee is generously sponsored by Lee Fung Kung Wah (Mrs Simon K Y Lee)
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 18 FEB 2021 (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 22 FEB 2021 (MON)
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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Start 22 FEB 2021 (MON)
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 22 FEB 2021 (MON)
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000