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The arts and cultural development in Hong Kong in recent years has spurred the need for quality education for managers/administrators in these sectors. The School offers both Master and Postgraduate Diploma programmes to provide practical and theoretical knowledge for those who are interested in pursuing a career in arts and culture, creative industries and museum management. These programmes are also suitable for art administrators, teachers, curators and event administrators who are already working in the cultural sector or museum and galleries sector, helping them to develop new knowledge and skills for career advancement.

 

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This programme aims to enable students to make an in-depth pursuit in both academic studies (criticism and theory) and practices (applied skills) in contemporary photography. The overall background and knowledge of contemporary issues in photography will be discussed. Students are expected to deal with historical perspectives, criticism and theory in photography and to explore contemporary lens-based image-making through a curriculum in the culture, history, theory and practice of photography. Students will be trained to reflect their learning through essays and photographic project work.
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Duration 1 year
Fee HK$38,500
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
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 30 SEP 2020 (WED)
Duration 24 months
Fee HK$145,500
University of Leicester, UK
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 01 OCT 2020 (THU)
Duration 24 months
Fee £17,450
University of Leicester, UK
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 01 OCT 2020 (THU)
Duration 24 months
Fee £17,450
Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
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.
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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Duration 16 months
Fee HK$130,500
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 05 SEP 2020 (SAT)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$32,000
University of Leicester, UK
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 01 OCT 2020 (THU)
Duration 18 months
Fee £15,520
The programme is designed for archivists or those engaging in records management related functions who wish to update their professional knowledge and skills, widen their international exposure and obtain an academic qualification for their profession. All lectures and seminars are conducted by academics and archives specialists that are prominent experts in the subjects they teach.
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Start 02 NOV 2020 (MON)
Duration 3 weeks
Fee Overseas students : HK$15,000
Local students : HK$15,000
(course fee subject to revise)
University of Leicester, UK
The programme aims to provide a programme of study for 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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Duration 8.5 months
Fee £7,760
This programme aims to enable students to make an in-depth pursuit in both academic studies (criticism and theory) and practices (applied skills) in contemporary photography. The overall background and knowledge of contemporary issues in photography will be discussed. Students are expected to deal with historical perspectives, criticism and theory in photography and to explore contemporary lens-based image-making through a curriculum in the culture, history, theory and practice of photography. Students will be trained to reflect their learning through essays and photographic project work.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$38,500