Media & Communication Programmes and Short Courses - HKU SPACE. Explore our list or programmes for part-time and full-time.
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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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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.
Start 07 JAN 2019 (MON)
Duration 2 months
Fee HK$7,000
The programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of those who are currently working in public relations and/ or event management or those who have aspirations in these areas. The programme provides students with core event management concepts as well as knowledge in public relations and corporate branding. A broad and holistic view in event management will be given to students with practical public relations techniques and tools to achieve the corporate's branding goals and objectives. 
Start 07 JAN 2019 (MON)
Duration 4 months
Fee HK$13,000
In order to improve the quality of governance in Hong Kong, it is important to first improve the quality of the politicians. This executive programme is a specialized course developed and offered jointly by the Path of Democracy and HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE), which aims to train and develop young political leaders to meet the needs and unique political situation in Hong Kong.
Start To be advised
Duration 10 months
Fee HK$25,000
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
The 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, suitable for media professionals or career conversion.

This programme, with its emphasis on transforming media and cultural practices, offers a broad approach that spans different sectors. It has been 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 these areas. 
Start 01 SEP 2019 (SUN)
Duration 16 months
Fee HK$130,500
The programme aims to develop the study of media and cultural institutions, ideologies and policies as part of social and economic reality. Its design has a specific rationale, beginning from a semester which aims to provide a comprehensive foundation in research methods and critical approaches to media and cultural studies, through another semester which provides a grounding in the media (including social media) and then visual and socio-cultural content, giving graduates the possibility of undergoing further study in media and cultural studies, communication studies, creative industries, arts and cultural management.
Start 01 FEB 2019 (FRI)
Duration 7 months
Fee HK$39,000
This Postgraduate Certificate in Public Relations and Corporate Communication aims to equip students with updated knowledge and knowhow to analyse, plan, formulate and design practical and innovative solutions that help address the public relations, corporate communication and media relations challenges that organizations are facing nowadays. By influencing and building up mutual relationships with key stakeholders such as media, employees and community, the organization will effectively achieve their brand goals.

Start 04 MAY 2019 (SAT)
Duration Around 9 months
Fee HK$18,800
This programme aims to provide a broad-based education that prepares students to be digital media and broadcasting professionals who can incorporate various skills and practices across different media platforms such as television, the Internet and mobile phones. Students will learn to express their visions and visualise their ideas on screen through practical training on writing, directing, cinematography, sound and editing.
Start 04 MAY 2019 (SAT)
Duration Around 12 months
Fee HK$43,800
This programme aims to help students keep abreast of the contemporary concepts and practices of public relations and corporate communication.

With the multidisciplinary curriculum, students is exposed to the up-to-date knowledge of strategic planning, skills of influencing stakeholders, knowhow of managing crisis and reputation, as well as the many various communication challenges a profit, non-for-profit and government organization is facing today.
Start 04 MAY 2019 (SAT)
Duration Around 1 year and 6 months
Fee HK$37,600
This programme examines the impact and application of social media in influencing the future of communication, advertising, public relations, entertainment and commerce. It prepares students to become innovative and resourceful leaders in the rapidly evolving media and communication industries through developing their imagination, analytical power, communication and practical skills across diverse platforms and environments.
Start 04 MAY 2019 (SAT)
Duration Around 12 months
Edinburgh Napier University, UK
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.
Start 11 FEB 2019 (MON)
Duration 14 months
Fee Tuition Fee (February intake)
HK$26,500 per trimester (3 trimesters in total)

Bridging Module Fee
HK$2,800 (for non-media/ marketing/ PR graduates)