UNDERGRADUATE PLUS TAUGHT POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES

These undergraduate plus taught postgraduate degree programme options are offered under the Talents Programme (HK TECH Tiger). They provide students who are willing to go the extra mile and make the best of their time at CityU with an advanced academic training in both the undergraduate and postgraduate learning as well as interdisciplinary learning.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Introduction

With the objective to attract high caliber students and inspire CityU Year 1 students to raise their performance, the University has launched the Talents Programme (HK TECH Tiger) for implementation from the 2020 undergraduate intake. Secondary school graduates and current CityU first year undergraduate students who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to enroll in the programme to enrich their learning experience. Eligible entrants will be given an offer into the UGC-funded undergraduate major plus a conditional offer for the self-financing taught postgraduate programme.

Undergraduate Studies Students complete the undergraduate major (120 credit units), including a maximum of 30% of taught postgraduate courses as prescribed by the taught postgraduate programme to fulfill "Free Electives" requirement.
After completion of the bachelor's degree Students continue to pursue the taught postgraduate degree as self-financing students.

Admission Criteria

New Year 1 Students

Local Students:

JUPAS: a minimum HKDSE score of 28 in 4 core and 2 elective subjects
Non-JUPAS: 2A* and 1A in GCEAL or minimum IB Diploma score of 38

Non-local Students:

Fulfill the entrance scholarship requirements

Existing Year 1 Students

Top 10% of existing Year 1 students who have attained a Year 1 CGPA of 3.4 at the end of Semester B and completed at least 30 credit units in the first year, including specified courses for the major.  
 

SCM and non-SCM undergraduate students need to maintain a CGPA of 3.4 on a yearly basis (as at Semester B) to maintain enrolment in the Ug plus TPg degree programmes. If students do not meet the ongoing performance requirement of CGPA 3.4, they will have to exit the programme and are not allowed to re-join in a later semester/year. They will continue to complete the regular undergraduate degree programme they enrol in until graduation.  

Programme Combinations

Combinations of Ug Plus TPg Degrees Offered by the School of Creative Media

For BA Creative Media, BAS New Media and BSc Creative Media
 

Master of Arts in Creative Media (30 credit units)

Students take up to 9 credit units in their undergraduate studies and the remaining 21 credit units will be completed in their postgraduate studies.

Students are required to take at least one core course. The remaining two courses can be in any combination of the core courses and electives.

Core Courses (at least one course)

  1. SM5303 Introduction to New Media Arts - Theories, Technologies, Aesthetics
  2. SM5325 Introduction to Media and Cultural Studies
  3. SM6325 Philosophy of Technology and New Media
  4. SM6333 World-Building in Digital Narrative Media

Electives

  1. SM5335 Archaeology of New Media Art
  2. SM5336 Art in the Information Age: Creative Act, Art Object, Aesthetic Perception
  3. SM5337 Aesthetics Beyond the Anthropocene
  4. SM6344 Technology and Aesthetics
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Media (54 credit units)

Students take up to 15 credit units in their undergraduate studies and the remaining credit units (at least 39) will be completed in their postgraduate studies.

Students are required to take two core courses and one elective from each of the three Clusters.

Core Courses 

  1. SM5303 Introduction to New Media Arts – Theories, Technologies, Aesthetics
  2. SM5345 Introduction to Digital Processes: From Creative Computation to Fabrication

Electives

  1. SM5316 Topics in Media Art I (Fabrication Cluster)
  2. SM5312 Interactive Media I (Interaction Cluster)
  3. SM5347 Topics in Media Worlding (Media Worlding Cluster)

Combinations of Ug Plus TPg Degrees Offered by Other Colleges

Please choose your major (BA Creative Media, BAS New Media or BSc Creative Media) in the dropdown box:

Master of Arts in Communication & New Media (27 credit units)
Students take up to 8 credit units in their undergraduate studies:
  1. COM5103 Policy and Regulations of New Media
  2. COM5104 Research Methods for Communication and New Media
  3. COM5108 Psychological Processing of New Media
Master of Social Sciences in Development Studies (24 credit units)
Students take up to 7 credit units in their undergraduate studies. Please contact the Department of Asian and International Studies for the most updated course list.
Master of Arts in International Studies (24 credit units)
Students take up to 7 credit units in their undergraduate studies. Please contact the Department of Asian and International Studies for the most updated course list.
Master of Science in Marketing (30 credit units)
Students take up to 9 credit units in their undergraduate studies:
  1. MKT5610 Marketing Strategy and Planning
  2. MKT5644 Digital Marketing
  3. MKT5648 Social Media Marketing
Master of Arts in Communication & New Media (27 credit units)
Students take up to 8 credit units in their undergraduate studies:
  1. COM5103 Policy and Regulations of New Media
  2. COM5104 Research Methods for Communication and New Media
  3. COM5108 Psychological Processing of New Media
Master of Social Sciences in Development Studies (24 credit units)
Students take up to 7 credit units in their undergraduate studies. Please contact the Department of Asian and International Studies for the most updated course list.
Master of Arts in International Studies (24 credit units)
Students take up to 7 credit units in their undergraduate studies. Please contact the Department of Asian and International Studies for the most updated course list.
Master of Science in Marketing (30 credit units)
Students take up to 9 credit units in their undergraduate studies:
  1. MKT5610 Marketing Strategy and Planning
  2. MKT5644 Digital Marketing
  3. MKT5648 Social Media Marketing
Master of Arts in Communication & New Media (27 credit units)
Students take up to 8 credit units in their undergraduate studies:
  1. COM5103 Policy and Regulations of New Media
  2. COM5104 Research Methods for Communication and New Media
  3. COM5108 Psychological Processing of New Media
Master of Science in Marketing (30 credit units)
Students take up to 9 credit units in their undergraduate studies:
  1. MKT5610 Marketing Strategy and Planning
  2. MKT5644 Digital Marketing
  3. MKT5648 Social Media Marketing

Sample Study Paths

Below demonstrates a typical recommended study path for a 30-credit postgraduate programme (e.g. Master of Arts in Creative Media).

Undergraduate Studies Taught Postgraduate Studies
Undergraduate curriculum (≥ 120 credit units), out of which 9 credit units are taught postgraduate courses as electives for students in the Talents Programme Taught postgraduate curriculum (30 credit units), with 9 credit units nominally transferred from undergraduate study
Registered as undergraduate students, paying undergraduate tuition fees Registered as taught postgraduate students, paying self-financing taught postgraduate tuition fees for 21 credit units