Abbreviation to be used in the application form Code Number of first-year places
BJ 6822 28
Programme Aims and Features

A multidisciplinary curriculum consisting of professional-skills courses, media studies and courses in liberal arts and the social sciences such as economics, politics, sociology, psychology, English, statistics. In the third and fourth years, students pursue another major in the Faculties of Social Sciences, Arts, Business and Economics, Science or Engineering.

The programme pursues a convergent media approach, offering integrated training in print, broadcast and online.

A core element of the programme is a faculty-administered internship programme that places students in media jobs in Hong Kong and overseas. Students also have the opportunity to spend one or two semesters at leading overseas journalism schools.

Career Prospects

Graduates are highly qualified for careers in journalism and media-related industries, and a wide range of other professional jobs. The strong English component of the programme also prepares students for numerous career opportunities, emphasising analytical and communication skills.

Contacts for Further Information
Faculty of Social Sciences
Journalism and Media Studies Centre
Email jmscbj@hku.hk
Website http://jmsc.hku.hk

 

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