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Academic Structure : Outline of the Programme (Core Modules)

Based on a unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, the BA (Honours) in Convergent Media and Communication Technology is a 4-year bachelor’s degree programme which requires students to complete a total of 120 credits from a well-balanced curriculum, consisting of Major Studies modules, Common Core modules, Business Education modules and Elective modules.

Year 1

Business Education


Common Core Curriculum


Major Studies



+ Chosen from the list of IT electives

Year 2

Business Education


Common Core Curriculum


Major Studies



# Chosen from each list of the four GE Cluster electives
‡ Chosen from the list of Quantitative Methods electives

Year 3

Common Core Curriculum


  • General Education
    • GE Cluster- 3 x1  #

    • GE Cluster- 4 x1  #

  • Chinese
    • CHN2001 – Applied Putonghua


Free Elective Modules


  • Free Elective x1

Major Studies


  • Media & Communication Technology
    • CMT3001 - Web-based Interactive System

    • CMT3002 - Mobile Platform Technologies

  • Media Production
    • CMT3003 - Desktop Publishing

  • Communication Core
  • Major Electives
    • Major Elective x1  *


# Chosen from each list of the four GE Cluster electives
* Chosen from the list of CMCT major electives

Year 4

Common Core Curriculum


  • General Education
    • GE Cluster Elective x2

Free Elective Modules


  • Free Elective x1

Major Studies


  • Media & Communication Technology
    • CMT4001 - Network and System Administration

  • Media Production
    • CMT4002 - Web-media Production

  • Communication Core
    • CMT4003 - Data Journalism

  • Major Electives
    • Major Elective x2  *

* Chosen from the list of CMCT major electives
List of Major Elective Modules


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