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Social Sciences Media & Communication

Certificate for Module (New Media)
證書(單元:新媒體學)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
DP107A
Application Code
1880-DP107A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
May 2021
Duration
36 hours
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$10,000
How to Apply
Deadline on 31 Mar 2021 (Wed)
Enquiries
2910 7607
2520 5481

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.

QF Level

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QF Level: 6

QR Registration No.: 19/000086/L6

Validity Period: from 01 Feb 2019 to on-going

Intended Learning Outcomes

On completion of the certificate for module, students should be able to:

  1. analyse New Media in context with ‘older’ media forms.
  2. critically evaluate current New Media theories;
  3. critically assess and interpret the social impacts of New Media;
  4. utilise New Media technology through practical application in creative projects.

 

Syllabus

History of New Media

  • New media development
  • Text and hypertext
  • Image and perspective

 

New Media Theories

  • Remediation and hypermediacy
  • Narratology in new media
  • The dynamics of digital authorship

 

New Media and Identity

  • I Cyborg: Man & media interface
  • Social media and networked communities
  • Citizen D: Identity in the post-digital era

 

New Media and Society

  • Surveillance in new media
  • New media: Race and gender
  • Ethics and virtual reality

 

Application Code 1880-DP107A -

Venue

To complete the programme, students are required to achieve 80% attendance of the programme and pass all the assignment. A Certificate for Module (New Media) will be awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE to those who have successfully completed the programme. 

Teaching Mode

Lecture (24 hours):

As a critique-based programme, a lecture-preview reading assignment is given for each lecture. It consists of a small portion of the reading that will serve as a quick yet crucial introduction to the lecture. Students are required to do the reading before the lecture.

Tutorial Discussions (6 hours):

Tutorials will be held to allow students to discuss and to interact with the materials covered in the lectures in more depth. Students will also be required to participate in group activities and presentations to encourage their own critical thinking and engagement with the issues encountered in the course. Students will have to do assigned readings for tutorial discussion and presentations.

Workshops (6 hours):

6 practical workshops will be held to allow students to develop the needed skills in order to facilitate the production of two new media projects, which require students to do extensive individual research after class.

Assessment

Oral presentation (60%) + Media project and Written assignment (40%)

Applicants should

1. (a)     hold a bachelor’s degree in areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, IT or Business, or equivalent,

                awarded by a recognised institution; 

               or

      (b) (i) hold a sub-degree or higher diploma awarded by a recognised institution; and

            (ii) have two years of recognised professional experience;

and

2.  obtain a score of 6.5 in IELTS (no band less than 6.0), or equivalent (for those graduated from institutions where English is not the medium of instruction).

 

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Application fee waived until the end of 2020)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$10,000
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (New Media)
證書(單元:新媒體學)
COURSE CODE 40C106977 FEES $10,000 ENQUIRY 2910-7607
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (New Media)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])

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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.

Notes

  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.