|Academic Year of Entry||2020/21|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
|Mode of Study||Full time|
|Indicative Intake Target
(subject to change)
Direct Application Places (Local Students) :
20 for the School of Creative Media
Advanced Standing II Places (Local Students only) : 33
Non-Local Students Places : Please click here for details.
|Minimum No. of Credits Required||93 (for Advanced Standing I); 69 (for Advanced Standing II)|
|Normal Duration of Programme||3 years (for Advanced Standing I); 2 years (for Advanced Standing II)|
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|Tuition Fee||Click here for more information|
Mr LEUNG Hiu Ming, Eddie
|Deputy Major Leader||
Prof Chong Wah NGO (Department of Computer Science)
BSc MSc (NTU), PhD (HKUST)
+852 3442 8049
This major produces creative media professionals who are proficient in computing technology. Students also gain a solid foundation in creative processes, including video, sound, photography, storytelling, game design, animation, computer graphics, installation and interactive digital media production.
This major combines core courses from the School of Creative Media and the Department of Computer Science to produce graduates who are able to bridge the gap between the technical and artistic sides of the media field. Graduates use the latest computing and media technologies in the creation of various media including computer games, animation, special effects, sound, wireless and mobile media and Internet applications.
To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements.
For senior-year (Advanced Standing II) admission, applicants are normally expected to have completed an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma in a relevant discipline with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of ≥3.0 or an equivalent overall mark, or a credit award.
Applicants may be invited to attend an interview and/or other assessment processes, as required, to gauge their creative potential. To facilitate the assessment of applications, all direct applicants for SCM programmes (1041/1042/1043/1044/1456A/1468A/1471A)are strongly encouraged to submit a portfolio of creative work via an on-line system to the School of Creative Media. Please refer to the School’s portfolio web page for the most up-to-date submission deadlines and specifications for the portfolio. Portfolio materials may include still photography, paintings/drawings, sculptures, musical compositions/performances, films/videos, software, multimedia productions, academic or creative writing, science projects or other forms of imaginative activity.
Consideration may be given to employment records, travel and other examples of life experience.
For details of the programme’s curriculum structure, please visit the 'Undergraduate Catalogue' (The catalogue for the 2019 cohort is for reference only. The 2020 catalogue will be published around July 2020)
This major is ideal for students who have strong interests in both computing technologies and creative media. Our graduates are qualified to work in a wide range of digital media companies in areas such as computer animation, special effects, computer games, Internet-based and mobile media. Graduates become part of creative teams and contribute to both the technical and creative aspects of media projects. With a solid background in both technical and creative elements, our graduates are ideal candidates for future management positions.
Alumni sharing is available at https://www.scm.cityu.edu.hk/alumni_list.
Students’ showcases are available at https://www.scm.cityu.edu.hk/student_project.
Our “Alumni Spotlight”:
Some works by SCM graduates can be found at CityU’s YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL955C034F2D28DB49.
Semester-long exchange study opportunities are offered worldwide with over 160 partner institutions. European venues include UK, Ireland, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Czech Republic and Switzerland. Asian venues include Mainland China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. Students are also encouraged to join month-long overseas summer study programmes of various themes, such as animation, creative computing and English enhancement.
The internship programme complements the SCM curricula by coordinating with companies and organizations in providing on-the-job training to students. A broad variety of local and overseas internship opportunities are available to prepare students for the exciting challenges of the fast-growing creative industries.
The School encourages students to join media art competitions and festivals locally and internationally. Our students and alumni have participated in many competitions and made outstanding achievements such as the following:
Many of our graduates have gone abroad to study for their master's degrees in various fields of specialisation in prestigious schools and universities such as the following: