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

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 2022年9月19日 (星期一)
修業期 8個星期
課程費用 HK$3,200
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 15 FEB 2023 (WED)
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$11,000
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 12 SEP 2022 (MON)
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000
The Postgraduate Diploma in Media and Cultural Critique programm aims to develop students’ critical understanding of media and cultural institutions, ideologies and policies and their relationships with social and economic reality. This programme provides a grounding in the media and then visual, socio-cultural and economic content, and makes it possible for graduates to further study in media and cultural studies, creative industries, media management and advertising.

 

 
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Start 12 SEP 2022 (MON)
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 13 FEB 2023 (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 13 FEB 2023 (MON)
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 13 FEB 2023 (MON)
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000

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)
哲學概論證書是哲學系列課程的入門課程。通過對古今中外哲學家對宇宙人生終極問題探索路向和結果的學習、研究和探討,使學員明瞭哲學的特性與意義;通過對哲學主要問題和中西哲學主流學派思想的研究,揭示哲學與現代生活關係,訓練閱讀哲學著作能力,提高批判思考能力。
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開課日期 2022年10月19日 (星期三)
修業期 7個月
課程費用 HK$8,300
本課程旨在讓學員有系統地掌握中國哲學的源流、主要學派的思想、演變及影響;希望藉着傳授有關之理論知識,能培養學員對中國哲學的欣賞及興趣,進一步能夠根據中國哲學的觀念,探討普遍的哲學問題。故除基礎文本研究外,本課程亦著重訓練學員就特定理論進行延伸討論與分析。
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開課日期 2022年10月20日 (星期四)
修業期 12個月
課程費用 HK$14,500
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