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

Unleash your potential and enhance your employment prospects, job performance and choice with postgraduate study in Media and Communication subject area at College of Humanities and Law, HKU SPACE.

Our suite of professionally-focused programmes include Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Public Relations and Corporate Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Media, Postgraduate Diploma in Social Media and Communication, and a list of short courses that fit for your learning goals and adding values to you, improving both your academic and professional qualifications.

Our curricula and programmes are constantly updated that strive to satisfy the market needs of the ever-changing media and communication landscape. Our lecturers are well-established industry practitioners with respectable academic credentials who are passionate in sharing and passing their experiences and expertise to the next generations. We encourage lively exchange of ideas between the lecturers and students, and with knowledge building and networking that extend from the classroom to the profession.

All programmes, both award bearing and non-award bearing, are delivered in part-time mode that range from roughly a few weeks to eighteen months. For more information, please visit the respective programme webpages.

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本課程以體育評述專業作為引旨,由行內資深體育評述人和傳媒工作者擔任導師,目標是透過講解及實習,訓練學員的說話、評述技巧和分析、表達能力。
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開課日期 2022年5月28日 (星期六)
修業期 8個星期
課程費用 HK$5700

The programme is designed to give students an understanding of the methodologies and issues in engaging the public in science. It aims to explore the role played by culture and media in science communication and discuss ways to deliver content and utilise technology and digital media to facilitate effective communication of science to different audiences.

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Start 11 NOV 2022 (FRI)
Duration 30 hours
Fee HK$7,500
The programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of people who are currently working in public relations or those who have aspirations in this area. The programme provides students with knowledge in practical public relations techniques and tools to achieve the corporate's branding goals and objectives.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 month
Fee HK$7,000
This 36-hour Certificate programme is designed for those want to understand better the contextual factors that shape media structures, policies and management practices. It aims to critically review strategic and operational opportunities as well as the problems of media organisations within the current information environment.  With reference to socio-legal perspectives on media and regulatory issues, a comparative analysis of models and principles of media regulation governing access to media infrastructure and content in both conventional mass media and new digital communications technologies will be included.
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Start To be advised
Duration 12 weeks
Fee HK$10,000
This programme examines the various ways in which globalisation processes are impacting media practices and representations. Key theoretical concepts and debates on media globalisation will be covered, with application to a range of global media examples and texts, including elements of popular culture and trends in new media. The developments in communications and transmission formats that have resulted from media globalisation will also be evaluated in order to delineate how audience identities are being constructed and shaped by these transnational and intercultural productions and processes.
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Start To be advised
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000
This programme aims to develop an appreciation of the complex interplay between the media and urban areas in contemporary world. City imaging is nowadays supplemented and constructed by exposure to visual media rather than by direct sense experience of urban realms. The examination of how the media enhance individuals to mentally organise their own sensory experience of cities is thus the focus of the programme. Through evaluation of concepts and skills in the representation of cityscapes, the process of constructing written and visually-based narratives about the potential of places will be discussed.
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Start To be advised
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000
In this mediated network society, use of media increasingly becomes an essential part of people’s everyday life. The media are therefore strategically employed as pedagogical tool by the teaching profession. This programme purposes to critically review the historical and contemporary development of media as a pedagogical tool. By evaluating different forms of media content, it applies principles and concepts related to media literacy for instructional and teaching purposes. The programme equips students with media professional knowledge with a view to assessing teaching effectiveness of media literacy classes.
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Start To be advised
Duration 36 hours
Fee HK$10,000
Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Committed first and foremost to producing effective and reflective practitioners, this programme is contemporary and cutting edge, focusing on providing students with the knowledge both theoretically and practically to have a successful career in advertising, corporate/organisational communication, media relations, branding, employee communication, and PR. Students will develop an excellent understanding of communication, advertising and PR principles. Working both on their own and as part of a team, students will also gain transferable skills and develop their confidence in presenting work and ideas to their peers, lecturers and professionals in the industry.
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Start 19 SEP 2022 (MON)
Duration 14 months
Fee Full Tuition Fee
$81,000

Bridging Module Fee
HK$2,800 (for students without strong media/marketing/PR background)
University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom

This programme not only enables students to understand critical and creative approaches to the study of everyday life and the media but also involves the development of creative digital media projects and engagement in cultural research. Students will develop skills and expertise in media production, cultural research, events management, and writing for different contexts and audiences.

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Start 03 OCT 2022 (MON)
Duration 24 months
Fee HK$132,000
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
The proliferation of digital technologies in the past decades has completely changed the media landscape. This new Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Multimedia Journalism programme aims at preparing students for today's and tomorrow's journalism industry by developing their abilities to engage with evolving digital technologies across multimedia platforms alongside core and specialist skills such as reporting, interviewing, feature writing, editing and production - a transferable skill set which prepares students to excel in a wide range of areas, including print journalism, digital publishing, broadcasting, researching, freelance writing, social media marketing, video production, news agencies, public relations and public sector press departments.
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Start To be advised
Duration 24 months
Fee HK$132,000 (payable in 4 instalments)
本課程以體育評述專業作為引旨,由行內資深體育評述人和傳媒工作者擔任導師,目標是透過講解及實習,訓練學員的說話、評述技巧和分析、表達能力。
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開課日期 2022年5月28日 (星期六)
修業期 8個星期
課程費用 HK$5700
This programme focuses on equipping junior graphic design practitioners and students without proper training in the field with both design fundamentals and practical skills in visual communication. It will enable them to use the creative process of design as a means of problem-solving and let them understand the role of communication designer through practice.
 
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Start 01 JUN 2022 (WED)
Duration 12 months
Fee Total course fee: $39,800 in 2 instalments ($27,860 & $11,940)