About This Programme

The MA in Producing for Film, Television and New Media, as first of its kind in the Greater China Region, is set up to meet the escalating demand for the professionals who command high-level of language proficiency with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the film, television and new media industry production process (e.g. planning, finance, project development, producing, distribution, promotion, public relations & marketing and theatre management etc.).

It is a professional programme aiming at nurturing students to be the future producers and executives in the concerned industries with regards to the growing trends.

Curriculum Design

The Programme requires a minimum of 27 units for completion, consisting of 15 units of Core Courses, and 12 units of Elective Courses. Students are required to take a total of 5 Core Courses (15 units).

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Admission Requirements

The Programme will be of interest to Bachelor’s degree holders and who aspired to be producer and executives in film, Television and new media industry.

To qualify for Admissions applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • having a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution;
  • Applicants whose first degree is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:
    1. TOEFL score 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or
    2. Overall band 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • with minimum of GPA 3.00 (over GPA 4.00) for the last three years of undergraduate study
  • Tuition Fee

    HK$120,000 (per year for one-year full time student)
    HK$60,000 (per year for two-year part time student) (local Hong Kong students only)

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    Application Fee

    HK$300 (please refer to the application website for payment instructions)

    On-line Application

    * Only online application will be accepted.

    FAQ

    1. Is this programme a production programme?

    No. While there will be some content related to film production, the programme is mainly focused on non-production aspects of the industry.

    2. Does this programme require prior knowledge in film production?

    No.

    3. Do you offer scholarships?

    Merit-based scholarships will be awarded in the second semester to students with outstanding academic performance in the first semester. Awarded students receive between HK$10,000 and $20,000.

    4. Do I need to speak Chinese to enrol in your programme?

    Yes.

    5. Is a dissertation required?

    No. We recommend disserations only for students interested in pursuing further studies.

    6. Can I live on campus?

    The student halls are not available to post-graduate students, but there is a private on-campus dorm called the NTT International House that some students like to stay in. Most students find private housing off campus.

    7. What is Hong Kong like?

    Hong Kong is a dynamic, international 24-hour city that is full of people, cultural events and food from all over the world. Cantonese is the main language but English is also widely used. Hong Kong is one of the safest cities in the world, is an excellent travel hub for exploring the rest of Asia and has a large variety of outdoor activities and tourist attractions. People love living in the city for its vibrancy and endless list of things to do.

    8. Can I work in Hong Kong on a student visa?

    Students can work on campus up to 20 hours per week and are allowed to have short-term internships while studying. Students may also work in the summer and the Hong Kong government allows students to spend one year working in Hong Kong after graduation without a work visa. See government regulations here.

    9. Does tuition include health insurance?

    Yes. We have committed a substantial subsidy for all students of the progamme to enjoy the same privileges and services as those of UGC-funded programmes at the University Health Clinic.