Programme Structure

Programme Structure

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.

(For the Cohort of Admission to Year 1 in 2021-22 and after)

Year 1

Common Core Curriculum

General Education
GEN1000  Perspectives on General Education
GE Cluster Elective x 1#

English
ENG1001 University English (I)
ENG1002 University English (II)

Chinese
CHN1000  Freshman Chinese

IT Skills
COM1000  Contemporary Information Technologies

Business Education

MGT1002 Principles of Management

Major Studies

Multimedia Communication Technology
CMT1001  Introduction to Multimedia
CMT1002  Introduction to Internet and Programming

# Students must complete one module from each of the four Clusters and complete any two modules from the Clusters as GE Electives.

Year 2

Common Core Curriculum

General Education
GE Cluster Elective x 1#

English
ENG2001 English for Academic Purposes

Chinese
CHN1002 Chinese Literature Appreciation
CHN2001 Applied Putonghua

Quantitative Methods
AMS2340 Introduction to Social Statistics

Business Education

BUS2001 Principles of Marketing

Major Studies

Multimedia Communication Technology
CMT2002 Communication Protocols for Multimedia

Digital Media Production
CMT2001 Visual Effects and Animation
CMT2003 Digital Videography

Communication Methodology
BJC1001 News Reporting and Media Writing in Chinese
BJC2002 Communication Theories

# Students must complete one module from each of the four Clusters and complete any two modules from the Clusters as GE Electives.

Year 3

Common Core Curriculum

General Education
GE Cluster x 2#

English
ENG2002 English for Professional Communication

Major Studies

Multimedia Communication Technology
CMT3001 Interactive Web Service Technology
CMT3002 Mobile Platform Technologies

Digital Media Production
CMT3003 Desktop Design and Publishing

Communication Methodology
CMT3004 Social Media Communication
CMT3005 Multichannel Storytelling

Major Elective

Major Elective x1*

Free Elective

Free Elective x1

# Students must complete one module from each of the four Clusters and complete any two modules from the Clusters as GE Electives.
* To be chosen from the list of BA-CMCT major electives

Year 4

Common Core Curriculum

General Education
GE Cluster x 2#

Major Studies

Multimedia Communication Technology
CMT4004 Converged Communications

Digital Media Production
CMT4002 Web-media Production

Communication Methodology
BJC3002 Media Law and Ethics

Major Electives

Major Elective x2*

Free Electives

Free Elective x1

# Students must complete one module from each of the four Clusters and complete any two modules from the Clusters as GE Electives.
* To be chosen from the list of BA-CMCT major electives