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  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Creative Writing and Film Arts

    The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Creative Writing and Film Arts is a four-year programme. Applicants can apply for admission to Year 1 or Senior Year.

    Year 1 entry#   Programme code: BAHCWFAJ1
    Senior year entry*   Programme code: BAHCWFAJS
    # SSSDP subsidy is not applicable to non-local applicants/students of this programme.
    * Applicants will be considered for admission to different years of the study programme depending on individual academic merits and other relevant factors. Senior year entry applicants/students of this programme are NOT eligible for subsidy under SSSDP.

    This programme focuses on training creative talents for Hong Kong’s cultural industries, especially filmmaking, media writing, creative writing and publishing. Students learn various aspects of the creative industries and related practices. The courses offered include creative/literary writing, screenwriting, film history, film studies, film production, publication, advertising, broadcasting, and radio plays and drama.

    Entry Requirement



    The programme provides students with an in-depth education and professional training in Creative Writing and Film Arts. Students are assessed continually on the quality of their assignments, projects, essays, presentations and/or examinations. Programme facilities include film/TV production studios, film editing laboratories, computer graphics laboratories, arts studios and sound studios.

    Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:

    (a) master the skills in novel writing, screen writing and film criticism;
    (b) produce critiques on creative writings of different genres;
    (c) put into practice the knowledge learned in the history, theory and aesthetics of world cinema;
    (d) master the techniques and skills in film and video production.


    Career prospects

    Graduates of this programme will find employment opportunities in local media and creative industries, such as:

    film and television
    newspapers and magazines
    journalism and publishing
    public relations and advertising
    art and design houses
    online media channels
    Interpretative documentation - social, heritage historical events
    alternative video and photography production
    museum and visual art curators
    museum and art administration
    art education


    Further studies

    Opportunities for postgraduate studies in film studies, film production, literature, design, media, or related fields such as performance studies and communication, are available in Hong Kong and abroad.

    Honorary professors

    Dr Liu Yichang(劉以鬯)
    Dr Wong Kar-wai(王家衛)

    Programme advisors

    Prof Hoyan Hang Fung (何杏楓)
    Mr Law Kar(羅卡)
    Mr Pun Kwok Ling (潘國靈)
    Ms Wong Ain-ling(黃愛玲)

    Programme structure

    Please click the hyperlink(s) below to view the programme structure:

    Year 1 entry   Programme code: BAHCWFAJ1
    Senior year entry   Programme code: BAHCWFAJS


    Language of instruction

    Cantonese and English

    Duration of programme

    • Year 1 entry: 4 years
    • Senior year entry*: 2 / 3 years

    Contact information
    Ms Angela Law (Programme Leader)
    (852)3120 2493
    For more details about the programme information, please refer to the programme website.
    Year 1 entry   BAHCWFAJ1


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