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Multimedia and Entertainment Technology

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
600 USD/credit
514 USD/credit
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About

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. 

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Overview

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

Initial Registration Credits

  • 3 for local students
  • 5 for non-local students

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    600 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    514 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 514 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • HK$4,000 per credit for local students
  • HK$4,670 per credit for non-local students

Funding

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