Journalism and Communication

JS4850 新聞與傳播學

43

Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.

4

Duration of Study

The normative study period is 4 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:

1

Programme Highlights

2

2020 Requirements

3

Score Calculation

4

2019 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...

i

Flexible Curriculum with 3 Professional Tracks 

Students can specialize in one professional stream or generalize their studies in various areas according to their interests. The three professional tracks offered are:  
  • Journalism
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Creative and New Media

OUR DESIGN

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Unique Practicum Course Structure 

The programme offers four practicum groups to Major students: U-Beat, Varsity, Pinpoint, and Creative Media Laboratory. Students can choose to participate in the writing, editing and production of one of the School’s two news practicum magazines: U-Beat, which is published in Chinese, or Varsity, published in English. Students can also acquire hands-on experience conducting social and commercial campaigns by working at Pinpoint. Those who join the Creative Media Laboratory gain knowledge and skills in audio and visual media production.

OUR DESIGN

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State-of-the-art Facilities

The School is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including high definition (HD) television and radio studios, a Blackbox Studio, a Creative Hub for HD video editing and numerous networked computer laboratories.

OUR DESIGN

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What does the School of Journalism and Communication offer you?

Watch the following video to find out:
Admission Talk [4:01] in Cantonese

  For more information of the Journalism and Communication programme, please visit the following...

Programme  |  Website  |  Facebook  |  YouTube  
 
Faculty of Social Science  |  Website  |  Brochure  |  Video  |  YouTube

Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

SubjectLevel
English3
Chinese3
Mathematics2
Liberal Studies2
Elective 13
Elective 2 or M1/M23

Note 1: Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

No

After
release of
HKDSE results:

No

For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion


Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting


Subjects with heavier weighting

English (x 1.3)

Chinese (x 1.3)

Selection Principle


Best 5

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of Best 5 HKDSE subjects.

Bonus points will be awarded to the 6th and 7th subjects.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting


No penalty will be imposed

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3For 2020 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2019 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2019 entry: Best 5

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ5*555 5**5*5*30
M45*55** 5**4 29
LQ5*445 5**5* 28

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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