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Multimedia and Entertainment Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #91 (QS) ,
The programme is for those who are keen to lead in the digital entertainment industry. It is designed to open creative possibilities in the minds of the students by exploring cross-disciplinary media applications and technologies. 

About

Through theories and project-based modules, students are encouraged to look afresh into all aspects of how media impacts our lives, ranging from technological innovation and development for human-machine interfaces to creative content design for digital entertainment. The course starts with the building blocks of human psychology, game design, and on-line entertainment and encourages students to look beyond technology by finding value in innovation to shape the path of what digital entertainment can become.

 
 

Characteristics

The programme features streams that are aligned with the latest advances in both research and industry. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the latest video game development, management, and marketing techniques in our Game Development stream. Fast track their career by specialising in the latest content technologies in our Social, Mobile, and Internet stream. Maximise impact and value of any multi-media design by understanding creative processes and how people interact with media in our Applied Design Psychology stream. Students of all streams learn entrepreneurial thinking and the skills needed to give them a competitive edge in the fast paced multimedia technology and entertainment industry.

The programme is for those who are keen to lead in the digital entertainment industry. It is designed to open creative possibilities in the minds of the students by exploring cross-disciplinary media applications and technologies. Through theories and project-based modules, students are encouraged to look afresh into all aspects of how media impacts our lives, ranging from technological innovation and development for human-machine interfaces to creative content design for digital entertainment. The course starts with the building blocks of human psychology, game design, and on-line entertainment and encourages students to look beyond technology by finding value in innovation to shape the path of what digital entertainment can become.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Production Processes in Multimedia & Entertainment 
  • Recovering Creativity
  • Globalisation in New Media Design & Technology 
  • Successful Project Management
  • Innovative Multimedia Project Development I & II 
  • Sound Design & Technology
  • Story Development
  • Independent Study
  • Marketing Management for Digital Entertainment
  • 3D Computer Animation
  • Building Interactive Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree, preferably in a related field.
  • For mature applicants, please contact us before application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    537 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 537 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    511 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 511 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • HK$4,000 per credit for local students
  • HK$4,200 per credit for non-local students

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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