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Associate of Arts in Media, Cultural and Creative Studies

Creative Media and Cultural Industries

Programme Code: AD 109 Online Application 3416 6338 2305 5315

Application Code 報名編號 : CC 80 - 205


HKUSPACE CC Media, Cultural & Creative



Aims and features

  • Focus of studies: Creative studies, creative media, cultural industries
  • An inter-disciplinary major that evaluate current issues and trends in creative media and cultural industries
  • To equip you with practical knowledge for both university education and the job market
  • To nurture your critical capacity, creative thinking and cultural sensitivity, all being key factors to succeed in the knowledge-based economy

2018 Overall Progression Rate: 87%
UGC-funded Bachelor’s Degree Programmes: 62%

Some of our graduates/students are admitted to UGC-funded degree programmes every year. The list below shows the programmes that our graduates/students of recent years have articulated to*:

The University of Hong Kong

BA (Hons) Chinese
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature
BA (Hons) English
BA (Hons) Fine Arts
BA (Hons) Global Creative Industries
BA (Hons) Hong Kong Studies
BA (Hons) Music
BA (Hons) Philosophy
BA and BEd Language Education - English (Double Degree)
BSSc Sociology

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

BA Anthropology
BA Chinese Lang & Lit
BA Contemporary China Studies
BA Cultural Management
BA Cultural Studies
BA English
BA Fine Arts
BA History
BA Music
BA Philosophy
BA Religious Studies
BSSc Gender Studies
BSSc Global Studies
BSSc Journalism & Communication
BSSc Sociology

City University of Hong Kong

BA Creative Media
BA Culture & Heritage Management
BA Digital TV & Broadcasting
BA English for the Professions
BA English Studies
BA Language Studies
BA Linguistics & Language Applications
BA Media & Communication
BAS New Media
BSocSc Applied Sociology
BSocSc Asian & International Studies
BSocSc Criminology
BSocSc Environmental Policy
BSocSc Public Policy, Management & Politics

Hong Kong Baptist University

BA (Hons) Creative & Professional Writing
BA (Hons) Creative Writing for Film TV & New Media
BA (Hons) English Language & Literature
BA (Hons) Geography
BA (Hons) History
BA (Hons) Humanities
BA (Hons) Music
BA (Hons) Religious Studies
BA (Hons) Translation
BA (Hons) Eng Lang & Lit and BEd (Hons) Eng Lang Teaching (Double Degree)
BSocSc (Hons) China Studies - Economics
BSocSc (Hons) Communication - Film and Media Arts
BSocSc (Hons) Communication - Public Relations & Advertising
BSocSc (Hons) Integrated Communication Management
BSocSc (Hons) Social Policy
Bachelor of Social Work (Hons)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

BA (Hons) Advertising Design
BA (Hons) Bilingual Interdisciplinary Chi Studies
BA (Hons) Communication Design
BA (Hons) Eng Studies for the Professions
BA (Hons) Language & Culture
BA (Hons) Scheme in Fashion & Textiles Scheme in Design
BSc (Hons) Nursing

The Education University of Hong Kong

BA (Hons) Creative Arts & Culture
BA (Hons) Creative Arts & Culture (Music)
BA (Hons) Creative Arts & Culture (Visual Arts)
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education
BA (Hons) Human & Organizational Development
BA (Hons) Language Studies (Chinese Major)
BA (Hons) Liberal Studies
BSocSc (Hons) Greater China Studies
BSSc (Hons) Psychology
BEd (Hons) (Secondary) English Language
BEd (Hons) Chinese Language
BEd (Hons) Music

Lingnan University

BA (Hons) Cultural Studies
BA (Hons) Philosophy

Through-train Pre-enrolment Scheme

Swansea University, The UK
Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Bachelor of Creative Industries
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Communication
The University of New South Wales
Bachelor of Media (Public Relations and Advertising)
Macquarie University
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Media

HKU SPACE International College

University of the Arts London
Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland
University of the West of England, Bristol
The University of Western Australia, Australia

Career Prospects

The arts and cultural industry is booming and you have diverse choices in cultural management (cultural practitioners/mediators of festivals, mega-events, community events & facilities, cultural heritage, etc.), creative industries, art and media administration, public relations and marketing, etc.


Sharing by renowned local comic artist and lyricist Siu Hak (works include Panda-a-Panda, and singer Eason Chan’s song The Main theme)





Guest lectures: Vicky Fung (馮穎琪 song writer, co-founder of the music label Frenzi Music and crowdfunding platform MusicBee 音樂蜂) and Michael Lai (黎曉陽 singer-songwriter)


*The above list is not exhaustive and only shows some of the examples.

  • Advanced Chinese Language
  • Introduction to Academic English
  • English for Academic Purposes I & II
  • English for Arts and Humanities
  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Quantitative Analysis I 

Experiential Learning

  • Discovering and Expressing the Narrated Self

Year 1

  • Introduction to Media and Communications
  • Understanding Culture and Everyday Life

Year 2 

Common Core Courses

  • Introduction to New Media
  • Researching Culture and Media 

Advertising and Communications

  • Advertising: Principles and Practice
  • Media Publishing Industry and Production
  • Writing and Editing for Chinese Media

Creative Media and Cultural Industries

  • Creativity and Creative Industries
  • Cultural Space: Examining and Enabling People and Place
  • Introduction to Film Studies

Media and Cultural Studies

  • Gender and Society
  • Media, Society and Consumer Culture
  • Questioning Cultural Identity


(Choose ONE course from the following and from any courses listed under “Specialism Core” above)



  • Introduction to Comparative Literature
  • The Basics of Sociology
  • About “Me” and “Not Me”: Creating Life Histories
  • Fundamentals of Journalism
  • News Writing and Translation



Core Courses

  • Fundamentals of Tonal Music I
  • Music in Western History (Baroque through Late Romantic Periods)
  • Introduction to Musics of the World
  • Introduction to Chinese Music
  • Creativity and Creative Industries
  • Understanding Culture and Everyday Life
Core Curriculum Courses
  • Critical Analysis and Reasoning in Discipline-based Studies
  • Choose THREE courses from the Core Curriculum
The Specialism Electives courses do not apply to Music Theme.
Courses offered in each semester are subject to student enrolment, timetabling and resources available.
Ng Ching Yu, Kitty
Ng Ching Yu, Kitty
  • 2016-2018 Associate of Arts in Media, Cultural and Creative Studies – Cultural and Creative Industries
  • Offer accepted: HKU Bachelor of Arts in Global Creative Industries Year 3
  • Other offers received: CUHK Bachelor of Social Science in Gender Studies
  • Other offers received: CUHK Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Management
  • Other offers received: CityU Bachelor of Arts in Chinese and History (Cultural Heritage)

During these two years, I have deepened my interest in studying culture and received lots of support from the lecturers. Lecturers of AAMCCS would offer a wide variety of activities and fieldtrips for us, which help us to broaden horizon and engage into the cultural and creative industries in Hong Kong.

Lau Cho Yee Joey
Lau Cho Yee, Joey
  • 2010-2012 Associate of Arts in Media, Cultural and Creative Studies
  • 2012 CityU - Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy, Management and Politics Year 2
  • Other offer received: CityU - BA in Integrated Strategic Communication Year 3